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 Michel Nkurunziza
Michel Nkurunziza
Officials at the launch of new infrastructure while celebrating World Cities Day on October 31, 2023. Courtesy
Infrastructure
22 stations to monitor floods in Kigali City
Miners during mining activities in Gakenke District. Photo by Craish Bahizi
Health
Probe names major hazards affecting miners’ safety, health
Workers sort garbage at Nduba landfill in Gasabo District in Kigali on  August 27, 2019 .Over 80 households living around the hazardous Nduba landfill in Gasabo District are seeking over Rwf2 billion as compensation. File
Rwanda
Residents around Nduba landfill seek Rwf2bn to urgently relocate
 (L-R)  Arthur Germond, AFD's Director in Rwanda, French Ambassador Antoine Anfré, Richard Tusabe, Minister of State for National Treasury and Minister of Health, Dr Sabin Nsanzimana pose for a photo after signing a €75 million (over Rwf91 billion) loan agreement from French Agency for Development (AFD) to modernise Ruhengeri Referral Hospital, in Kigali on Monday, October 30. Courtesy
Health
Rwanda secures Rwf90bn to upgrade Ruhengeri Hospital
The village councils are going to be established for the first time. The bureau of the council will also be established. There are 14, 837 villages across the country.
Rwanda
Saturday elections: Village councils to be established for the first time
Minister of Environment, Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya delivers her remarks during the climate research conference in Kigali on October 27. COURTESY
Environment
Rwanda to set up weather forecasting centre of excellence
A maize plantation in Kayonza. On October 25, the government launched a roadmap to strengthen partnerships in getting rid of poor-quality seeds by 2030. Photo by Sam Ngendahimana
Agriculture
10 things to know about Rwanda's new seed strategy
The National Electoral Commission Executive Secretary Charles Munyaneza addresses the media during a past news briefing. FILE
Rwanda
Electoral Commission sets date for by-elections to fill vacant local government positions
Officials poses for agroup photo during the  launch of a roadmap to strengthen partnerships in getting rid of fake seeds by 2030, on Wednesday, October 25. Courtesy
Agriculture
Agric ministry rolls out plan to eliminate fake seeds by 2030
Farmers work in their Irish potato plantation in Musanze District. Sam Ngendahimana
Agriculture
Scientists seek response to disease that erodes 80% of Irish potatoes
Over 2,000 Rwandan youth living in Canada and the US will meet during the 2023 Rwanda Youth Convention, in Ottawa-Gatineau. Courtesy
International
Over 2,000 Rwandan youth in Canada, US to discuss their role in development
Some districts could face strong wind speeds ranging between 8 and 10 metres per second over the next 10 days. Courtesy
Environment
Weather forecast: What to expect in the next 10 days
Delegates at  the 2nd Open Science Conference of the World Climate Research Programme in Kigali. Courtesy
Environment
Open Science Conference: 160 research findings to help advance climate resilience
Rwanda is seeking to increase sweet potato production from eight to 30 tonnes per hectare using six new varieties. Courtesy
Agriculture
Rwanda turns to sweet potatoes as wheat flour baking substitute
A health worker administers a Covid-19 vaccine in Kigali on August 23, 2021. CRAISH BAHIZI
Science
Rwanda’s cooling centre mobilises $25m to improve vaccine supply
Maize farmers across the country are worried as armyworms have built resistance to pesticides. File
Agriculture
Maize farmers worry as fall armyworms build resistance against pesticides
A pin-tailed whydah locally known as "Matene" photographed at  Nyandungu Eco-Tourism Park. Nearly 200 bird species that had migrated due to wetland degradation have returned to Nyandungu Wetland Eco tourism Park after its rehabilitation. Photo by Sam Ngendahimana
Environment
PHOTOS: Nearly 200 bird species return to restored Nyandungu eco-park
One of the 61 houses that were destroyed by strong wind  in Nyagatare district.Courtesy
Environment
Strong wind destroys 61 houses in Nyagatare District

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