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 Michel Nkurunziza
Michel Nkurunziza
R-L Arthur Asiimwe, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Rwanda in Washington D.C.; Ms. Janice Zahn, Bellevue City Council Member; Mr. Thomas McLeod, Mayor of Tukwila, Washington; and James W. Lovell, SeaTac City, and other mourners observe a moment of silence in honour of victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi. Courtesy
Kwibuka
Six US states commemorate 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi
Beekeepers in their farm in Southern Province. Rwanda joined the world to mark World Bee Day on May 20. Photos by Olivier Mugwiza
Rwanda
Beekeepers warn of decline in food production as bees face threats
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) top leaders during the party's meeting on Sunday May 19. PSD has approved a list of 67 candidates for July parliamentary elections.
Politics
PSD approves 67 candidates for parliamentary elections
Engagement with local leaders and cooperative members has promoted self-application of payment processes, ensuring every resident has equitable access to vital services. Courtesy photos
Featured
Irembo’s Byikorere campaign marks one year of digital transformation in Rwanda
Françoise Lombard, the CEO of Proparco and  One Acre Fund’s CEO, Eric Pohlman sign the agreement in Kigali on Wednesday, May 15. Courtesy
Featured
One Acre Fund gets $10 million from Proparco to increase food security in Africa
Officials pose for a group photo with participants after receiving the certificates of completion on Friday, May 10, 2024, at a concluding business networking event at the University of Rwanda - College of Science and Technology. Courtesy
Featured
FEATURED: Kigali-Kobe ICT Business Initiative empowers UR students with innovative tech-based skills
Abbas Mukama, the National Consultative Forum of Political Organisations (NFPO) spokesperson, during an Ideal Democratic Party (PDI) party congress in Kigali in April. Mukama has warned NFPO member organisations to avoid dirty money ahead of the 2024 electoral campaigns. Courtesy
Politics
2024 elections: Political parties forum warns against dirty money in campaigns
Officers during the launch of the campaign as they joined farmers in the fight against fall army worms to protect farmers from losses caused by the pest. Courtesy
Agriculture
Why Rwanda is mulling GM maize crop varieties
According to the research, the statistics shows that out of 59 students,  14 students had mental health issues and they needed treatment. Photo by Sam Ngendahimana
Health
Study uncovers 8 common triggers of poor mental health in UR students
Panelists during a discussion at the 2nd International Conference on Re-shaping Education for Sustainable Development in Kigali. Courtesy
Featured
Education researchers, policymakers convene in Kigali to re-examine quality education
Young girls with their mentors discuss  reproductive health through speak-out clubs in secondary schools in Gisagara District.Photo by  Sam Ngendahimana
Health
Battle taken to schools as govt records 22,000 teen pregnancies
At least 50 engineering professionals received certificates after completing a five-day intensive training on soft skills, including communication on May 8. Photos by Dan Gatsinzi.
Featured
FEATURED: Engineers conclude five-day intensive training on soft skills
A newly constructed water drainage to curb floods at Kanogo in Kigali. Photo by Sam Ngendahimana
Environment
Rwanda faces $7 billion funding gap to implement climate action plan
Nadine Umutoni Gatsinzi; Chief Gender Monitor. File
Rwanda
Govt to certify more institutions for gender equality
Delegates at the meeting organized by One Acre Fund Rwanda to discuss the achievements in agriculture in the last two seasons (2024AB) and the action plan for the 2025AB seasons, in Kigali on Tuesday, May 7. Courtesy.
Featured
One Acre Fund Rwanda boosts the income for over 850,000 farmers
One of the 26 houses destroyed by landslides on a hill in Gakenke District on Sunday, May 5. Courtesy
Environment
Gakenke landslides demolish 26 houses, destroy crops
Legal experts from Central African countries pose for a group photo in Kigali on May 3. The statement follows a week-long assembly of the network for environmental lawyers from Central African countries. Courtesy
Environment
Rwanda to host headquarters of Central Africa environmental legal experts’ network
Rwandan exhibitors pose for a  photo during the Coffee Expo Seoul 2024”, the biggest coffee exhibition in South Korea, which took place on March 21-24. Courtesy
Economy
Rwanda’s green coffee secures market in Korea

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