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FEATURED: NCBA Rwanda donates health insurance for teen mothers and single mothers with disabilities and their families
Reda Helal, the Group Managing Director – Processing, Africa and Co-Head Group Processing at Network International (left) and Benjamin Mutimura, the CEO of I&M Bank (Rwanda) during the signing ceremony of the MoU in Kigali on Tuesday, March 5
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I&M Bank, Network International team up to accelerate digital payment transformation in Rwanda
President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe opening of the Ministerial segment of the 56th Session of the Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, on March 4.
Africa
COM2024: President Mnangagwa calls for innovative green investment strategies to boost Africa’s economic growth
A RwandAir plane prepares to take off at Kigali International Airport. African airlines recorded one of their safest years during 2023, registering no fatal accident for the fourth year in a row. File photo
Aviation
African airlines mark fourth safe year in 2023
UNECA Executive Secretary Amb. Claver Gatete said the development of infrastructure such as internet connectivity was key to tapping the benefits of AI and that the technology must be shared among countries to avoid inventing the wheel. COURTESY PHOTO
Africa
Africa needs right policies, infrastructure to prosper from AI, experts say
APR Women were crowned champions of the 2024 Memorial Kayumba tournament concluded at Groupe Scolaire Officiel de Butare (GSOB) on Sunday, March 3. Courtesy
Volleyball
PHOTOS: APR, Kepler win Kayumba Memorial Tournament titles
Some of the mercenaries fighting alongside FARDC against M23. In 2023, DR Congo’s authorities sought to hire 2,500 military contractors from Latin America to fight in North Kivu province.
Africa
Inside Kinshasa’s plan to hire American mercenaries to fight M23
APR women Volleyball Club booked their place in the semifinals of Kayumba Memorial Tournament. Courtesy
Football
APR women through to semis of Kayumba Memorial tourney
In Nyarubuye Cell, Kagogo Sector, Burera District, the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) in charge of Administration and Personnel (DCG) Jeanne Chantal Ujeneza laid a foundation stone for the construction of an early childhood development (ECD) centre and handed over a cheque of Rwf5 million to support a local cooperative of agents of change composed of rehabilitated drug addicts. All photos courtesy of RNP.
Rwanda
PHOTOS: RNP, RDF roll out novel three-month countrywide citizen outreach programme
Tanzania records 26 cholera deaths in one month
Health
Tanzania records 26 cholera deaths in one month: health ministry
Stephen Karingi, the ECA Director for Regional Integration and Trade Division.
Africa
African countries trade with rest of the world more than among themselves – new report
Volleyball players during the past edition of  Father Kayumba memorial tournament in Huye. A total of 31 volleyball teams will participate in this year’s edition.
Volleyball
Volleyball: Over 30 teams to participate in Fr. Kayumba tourney
Somalia's former Foreign Affairs minister Fawzia Yusuf Adam. She has formally declared interest in the African Union Commision (AUC) chairperson seat which its elections are set to be held in 2025. PHOTO _ POOL
Africa
Somalia fronts ex-minister for AU Chairperson top seat
Zambia President, Hakainde Hichilema addresses delegates at Norrsken House during his state visit in Rwanda last year. President Hicchilema on Thursday declared a national state of disaster and emergency to enable a rapid response to the prolonged drought in the country. File photo
Africa
Zambia declares state of disaster due to drought
Former Tanzanian President Ali Hassan Mwinyi.
Africa
Former Tanzania President Ali Hassan Mwinyi dies at 98
EU Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen speaks during a debate about insecurity in eastern DR Congo at the EU parliament on Tuesday, February 27
Africa
EU condemns DR Congo support to FDLR
The deadline for declaring and paying immovable property tax and rental income tax is approaching following the extension to February 29, 2024. Sam Ngendahimana
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FEATURED: Five key things to know as deadline for immovable property tax, rental income tax looms
A Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) contingent is participating in Justified Accord 24 (JA24), a two-week Joint Multinational Field Training Exercise (FTX) commenced that commenced February 26 at the Counter Insurgency, Terrorism, and Stability Operations Center (CITSO) in Nanyuki, Laikipia County. Photos courtesy of RDF
RDF participates in multinational military drills in Kenya

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