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 Michel Nkurunziza
Michel Nkurunziza
The project facilitating power exchange between the two nations encompasses the construction of the Shango Substation and the Mirama-Shango 220kV Transmission Line, spanning 93.5 kilometers to link Rwanda with Uganda.
Energy
Rwanda-Uganda power trading reduces dependency on diesel plants
Women drying chilli produce in Bugesera District. The new report has revealed that women own more agricultural land than men in Rwanda. File
Women
Women own more agricultural land than men in Rwanda - report
Inside Inyange Industries with  glass bottles that are mainly used in conferences in Kigali. According to the Ministry of Trade and Industry, demand for glass bottles increased from 19,530 tonnes in 2022, to 21,816 tonnes in 2023. Photo by Craish Bahizi
Business
Rwanda’s glass bottle demand ramps up amid plastic phase-out
Miners at Rulindo based mining site. Photo by Craish Bahizi
Environment
A look at ecological potential of Rwanda’s mining industry
The aerial view of Kigali Special Economic Zone in Gasabo District. Members of Parliament  have raised concerns that buffer zones around six industrial parks are not respected. File
Environment
6 industrial parks under scrutiny for pollution
Delegates during the launch of a $62.89 million project to boost smallholder farmer's agriculture exports, on March 1. Photos by Jean Pierre Mazimpaka
Agriculture
NAEB launches $63m project to boost smallholder farmer's agri-exports
Minister of Local Government Jean Claude Musabyimana addresses delegates during the official launch of  Imibereho Social Registry System in Kigali on thursday, February 29. Photos by Dan Gatsinzi
Rwanda
New social registry system to lift over 900,000 households out of poverty
Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has arrested seven people who forged 108 documents. Courtesy
Crime
RIB cracks down on forgery ring
A veterinarian conducts artificial insemination at former ISAR's farm in Bugesera District. The University of Rwanda (UR) has announced significant reforms, including the establishment of a dedicated College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Production and sciences that will be set in Nyagatare District. Sam Ngendahimana
Education
University of Rwanda reforms: Why new college of veterinary medicine will be set up
Elie Habimana, the newly appointed Managing Director for Norrsken East Africa.
Featured
Elie Habimana appointed Managing Director of Norrsken East Africa
New appartments to accommodate residents of Gitega Sector who live near Mpazi drainage that is identified as a high risk zone in Kigali. All photos by Craish Bahizi
Housing
Inside Kigali’s plan to reduce informal settlements to 20%
Delegates at the ongoing World Trade Organization’s 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Courtesy
Rwanda
Rwanda joins global deal to end illegal fishing
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Featured
FEATURED: SKOL Brewery Ltd, TotalEnergies partner to embrace green technology
A section of Urukumbuzi Real Estate, commonly known as Kwa Dubai, in Kinyinya Sector, Gasabo District, where some houses collapsed due to substandard workmanship.
Photo: Courtesy.
Housing
Real estate scams: Nine tips for safe home buying
The government has launched a $300 million (Rwf382 billion) relief project that aims to deploy various measures to mitigate flooding along the Mukungwa River. Photo: Courtesy
Environment
Govt launches Rwf382b project to combat Mukungwa river flooding
Farmers  in Rwangingo Marshlanda in Nyagatare District trying  to salvage their crops in the aftermath of heavy rains on May 06 2020. Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB) announced plans to save the 1,753-hectare Bugarama arable wetland from recurrent floods that have plunged rice farmers into losses in Rusizi District. Photo: Courtesy
Agriculture
Govt to save 1,700 ha Bugarama arable wetland from floods
Some of the over 6,000 homes that were wrecked by disasters on May 3, 2023, in Nyundo Sector, Rubavu District. The government is identifying ‘disaster hotspots’ prone to floods and landslides nationwide to move more families from danger zones before March.
Environment
Govt to identify ‘disaster hotspots’ ahead of three-month heavy rains
University of Rwanda's Gikondo campus. The relocation initiative is part of a broader framework of the university’s ongoing institutional reforms. File photo
Education
Relocation of UR Gikondo campus students pushed to June

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