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 Moise M. Bahati
Moise M. Bahati
The New Times
Rwanda
Youth urged to embrace heroic values
Lt Col Innocent Nkubana, one of the RDF officers who completed the course on the prevention of recruitment and use of child soldiers, seen here speaks to journalists at the Rwanda Peace Academy (RPA) in Musanze District, on Friday, January 27. Courtesy
Security
Rwandan security officers urged to lead fight against use of child soldiers 
United Nations special envoy for the Great Lakes Region, Huang Xia speaks during a meeting.  The UN special envoy has called upon the two countries to “exercise maximum restraint” amid high tensions. Courtesy
Africa
UN urges restraint over Rwanda-DR Congo tensions
Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation minister Dr Vincent Biruta addresses the Chamber of Deputies on Rwanda’s relations with other East African Community partner states on Thursday, January 26. Courtesy
Security
Rwanda ready to protect its sovereignty – Foreign Minister
A Sukhoi-25 fighter jet from DR Congo violated Rwanda’s airspace on Tuesday, January 24, prompting Rwanda to take defensive measures. It was the third such incident involving a Congolese Sukhoi-25 fighter jet in three months. File
Security
DR Congo’s warplane incursion an act of war – analysts
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Vincent Biruta addresses the Plenary Sitting of the Chamber of Deputies on regional diplomatic situations on Thursday, January 26. Courtesy
Security
DR Congo ignored Luanda agreement – Minister Biruta
A Sukhoi-25 fighter jet from DR Congo violated Rwanda’s airspace on Tuesday, January 24, prompting Rwanda to take defensive measures. This is the third time in three months that Rwanda's airspace has been violated by DR Congo.
Security
Timeline: DR Congo’s violations of Rwandan airspace
Former President of the Republic of Kenya. Uhuru Kenyatta who is the facilitator of the East Africa Community  led Democratic Republic of Congo peace process condemned the deterioration of security situation in DR Congo.
Security
DR Congo: Kenyatta 'deeply concerned' about worsening situation
Representatives of the Congolese refugee community in Rwanda carried placards displaying the messages contained in the petition. Courtesy
Africa
Congolese refugees petition embassies over DR Congo insecurity
Leaders during the mini-summit in Luanda . Analysts say that the Congolese leadership continues to disrupt efforts put in place by regional leaders to restore peace and stability in eastern DR Congo. Courtesy
Africa
DR Congo govt frustrates regional peace efforts – analysts
An enumerator interacts with a resident during the national census in Remera  sector on Aug 16. Craish Bahizi
Rwanda
Census results to be released in February
Prince Shema, a 20-year-old man who was arrested on Monday, January 16, over allegations of fraud. File
Law
Case of 20-year-old accused of Rwf70m fraud goes to prosecution
The National Heroes Mausoleum in Remera in Gasabo District. Photo by Sam Ngendahimana
Rwanda
Who is eligible for Rwanda’s Hero’s medals
The Government Spokesperson, Yolande Makolo during a past news briefing. Rwanda has expressed its concern over the DR Congo “apparent abandonment” of the Luanda and Nairobi peace process. File
Security
Kigali regrets Kinshasa’s abandonment of Luanda, Nairobi peace processes
The members of parliament have surmoned Minister of Trade to further explain  about the quality of meat Rwandans consume. Courtesy
Business
MPs summon trade, local govt ministers over substandard abattoirs
Congolese refugees in Kenya during a demonstration on Tuesday, January 17. They have petitioned the United Nations Security Council and multiple countries over human rights violations targeted at Tutsi communities in eastern DR Congo. Courtesy
Security
Congolese refugees petition UN, world leaders over DR Congo abuses
A deserted view of Gisimenti weekend car-free zone at 7pm on a Friday evening. Photo by Willy Mucyo
Business
What will it take to revive Gisimenti car-free zone?
A view of  Nkamira Transit Centre that was opened in Kanzenze Sector, Rubavu District on Monday, January 16.  According to the Ministry of Emergency Management the centre is currently accommodating 670 Congolese refugees. Statistics show that more than 2,900 Congolese nationals had crossed into Rwanda since November 2022,  fleeing  insecurity, persecution, and violence. in Eastern DR Congo. Courtesy
Security
Rwanda sets up emergency camp as more Congolese refugees arrive

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