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 Michel Nkurunziza
Michel Nkurunziza
Workers at a construction site in Kigali. EMMANUEL DUSHIMIMANA
Housing
New fees to be levied on building permits
Workers at LuNa Smelter mining factory, the sole producer and exporter of tin in both Eastern and Central Africa in Gasabo District in Kigali. SAM NGENDAHIMANA
Economy
2023 recap: A look at Rwanda’s mineral returns
Officials tour a newly launched Kibungo Internet Access Center . Courtesy
Technology
Can internet centres aid digital literacy targets?
Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Uzziel Ndagijimana signs for a new initiative for mobilizing €300 million for climate resilience in Rwanda, at the Paris Summit for a New Global Financing Pact on Thursday June 22. Courtesy
Environment
2023: Inside Rwanda’s climate finance deals
Travellers  stranded  at the Nyabugogo bus park  on Christmas Eve as they headed upcountry to join their families ahead of  Christmas Day celebrations. Craish Bahizi
New Year: Plan to address bus shortage unveiled
Environment Minister Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya officiates the launch of Rwanda's Carbon Market Framework, on December 2, 2023, at COP28 in Dubai, UAE. Courtesy
Environment
2023: When Rwanda took bold steps in fight against climate change
Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Uzziel Ndagijimana addresses journalists on Monday, June 19. Craish Bahizi
Infrastructure
Revised policy on land, rental tax to take effect in February 2024
A view of Busaga natural forest in Muhanga District which is among the leading protected areas. Rwanda Forestry Authority has placed forests covering approximately 1,000 hectares, managed by farmers’ cooperatives. File
Environment
Rwanda: Farmers’ forests put on carbon market
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FEATURED: How FAO Rwanda supports increased production, decent jobs for youth in agribusiness
Prof. Omar Munyaneza, the CEO of WASAC Group, delivers remarks during the conference in Kigali on December 10. Courtesy
Featured
WASAC Group mulls ways to reduce non-revenue water losses
Minister of Health Dr Sabin Nsanzimana, Hesron Byiringiro the president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and Dr Zeno L. Charles-Marcel, the Assoc. Director of Adventist Health Ministry at the Headquarters of the SDA World Church during the handover on Friday, December 15. Courtesy.
Featured
Adventist church takes over Kibagabaga hospital management
A view of Nyarugunga residential area in Kicukiro District. The government has announced substantial tax reductions on residential properties. PHOTO BY SAM NGENDAHIMANA
Housing
Government reduces taxes on residential houses
Minister of State for Education, Claudette Irere delivers remarks during  the event to mark World Teachers’ Day in Kigali on December 14. Courtesy
Education
Govt outlines strategies to eliminate school dropout
One of tree nurseries that were established by the government in Eastern province.  Residents were urged to plant different tree species including those serving as food for bees. Courtesy
Agriculture
Rwanda reviving 15 bee-forage tree species to fix honey scarcity
Grace Ineza Umuhoza, a Rwandan eco-feminist and child advocate, has called for increased climate finance to the newly adopted disaster fund known as the “Loss and Damage Fund”. COURTESY
Environment
COP28: Youth call for urgent action on climate finance
Minister of Environment Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya addresses delegates on a long-standing demand from the global south at the COP25 in Dubai on Saturday, December 9. Courtesy
Environment
COP28: Rwanda advocates for grants over loans in climate disaster relief fund
Minister of Environment, Jeanne D’arc Mujawamariya speaks at a panel discussion at the 28th UN Climate Change Conference (COP28)  in Dubai, UAE, on Friday, December 8. Courtesy
Environment
Highlights from the first week of COP28 negotiations
A view of  Nasho solar-powered irrigation project in Eastern Province in Rwanda. RAB revealed that more 1,050 hectares will be added to the small-scale irrigation scheme using solar power next year. File
Environment
Rwanda: Phasing out fossil fuel in irrigation amid COP28 climate talks

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