Michel Nkurunziza
Michel Nkurunziza
One of different houses that are in  high risk zones in Nyabihu District. According to officials fourteen districts with households in need of urgent relocation from high-risk zones have been identified. PHOTO BY SAMUEL NGENDAHIMANA
Districts with households in high-risk zones to be resettled identified
Imara Properties's newly completed housing units in Isange Estate Phase II,  that were handed over to to buyers  , on January 18, 2024. Emmanuel
PHOTOS: Isange Estate Phase II: Imara Properties hands over apartments to buyers
Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya, Rwanda’s Minister of Environment (left), speaks about ending plastic pollution at a side event at the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 18.
WEF: Rwanda urges world leaders to turn plastic tap off, end pollution
More than 10 million land titles in papers were supported to be accessed in digital format. Courtesy
Electronic land titles helping to check fraud – official
A demolished house that was reported to be constructed without construction permit at Gisozi in Gasabo. Couresy
Districts with most cases of forged construction permits, land titles named
One of over ten houses that were damaged by landslides due to heavy rains in Southern Province. Courtesy
Over 4,000 households to be resettled amid heavy rain
Xavier Niyonsenga, a beneficiary of the Vision Umurenge Programme (VUP), feeds his cow in a cowshed at his home in Gikomero Sector, Gasabo District, on March 3,2022.  Rwanda targets to lift 315,000 households out of poverty and extreme poverty within two years. File
Govt plans to lift 300,000 families out of poverty in two years
A view of Lake Kivu in Karongi, where some businesses operating on the shores of the lake, have been identified  to be polluting Lake Kivu. Photo by Samuel Ngendahimana
Over 100 offenders penalised for lake pollution, encroachment
A section of Huye–Nyamagabe road that was damaged by heavy rains in Kigoma sector of Huye district on Monday, January 15. Courtesy
What next after heavy rain damages Huye-Nyamagabe road?
A section of Huye-Nyamagabe road that was damaged by heavy rains  in Karambi cell, Kigoma sector in Huye district on Monday, January 15. According to Rwanda National Police announcement, the road is temporarily closed to traffic until further notice. Courtesy
Heavy rain blocks Huye-Nyamagabe road
A section of the Karongi-Nyamasheke road that was damaged by landslides on January 7. Meteo Rwanda has cautioned that the southwestern regions of the country will continue to have higher-than-usual rainfall until January 20. Courtesy
More havoc looms as heavy rain predicted in next five days
Street vendors and customers in Kigali’s Central Business District. LODA is collaborating with the City of Kigali to establish additional markets for former street vendors. Photo by Sam Ngendahimana
How will city avoid fraudulent access to street vendor funding?
Patients using the community-based medical insurance Mutuelle de Sante wait for services at Bugarama Health Center. PHOTO BY SAM NGENDAHIMANA
Govt to launch welfare registration system
Road construction works in Remera, Kigali, in 2023. The City of Kigali has promised to resume the construction of 45.1 kilometres of roads in January 2024, targeting completion by the end of the 2023-24 fiscal year. PHOTO BY CRAISH BAHIZI
CoK to resume road works, targets mid-year completion
Residents enjoy swimming in the Bugarama hot spring located in the Nyakabuye sector of Rusizi District. Sam Ngendahimana
Govt mandates permits for hot spring investors
A landscape view of Karongi port on the shores of Lake Kivu. An investigation by Rwanda Environment Management Authority revealed that construction and agriculture projects, as well as waste discharge, are polluting four major lakes in Rwanda. Photo: Sam Ngendahimana.
Main polluters of four major lakes revealed: What next?
Former street vendors at the newly unveiled mini-market  that was set up for them. Courtesy
Kigali: Former street vendors to get low-interest financing opportunity
A view of the ongoing construction activities of a Rwf13.3 billion Veterinary Laboratory Complex at the University of Rwanda, Nyagatare campus. Courtesy
Govt to construct Rwf13bn animal treatment facility

Subscribe to The New Times E-Paper