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 Alice Kagina
Alice Kagina
21st February, 2024
At Butaro

University of Global Health Equity • 8h Third cohort of #UGHE MBBS students-class of 2028 donned their white coats as a symbol to their commitment and pledged to uphold the highest standards of medical ethics and patient care.
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FEATURED: UGHE commences 41 medical students in White Coat Ceremony
Central bank Governor John Rwangombwa addresses the media during a press conference in Kigali on Thursday, February 22. Photo Courtesy
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Central bank maintains its lending rate of 7.5 per cent
Agents who completed upskilling training on enhanced citizen services.
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Irembo, Africa Management Institute train agents for enhanced citizen services
Minister of State for Health, Yvan Butera, delivers remarks during a panel discussion at the AU Summit on February 17. Courtesy  
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General Saïd Chanegriha (L) receives a gift from Gen Mubarakh Muganga, the Rwanda Defence Force Chief of Defence Staff. Photo/Courtesy
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Rwanda, Algeria move to strengthen defence ties
Participants and delegates pose for a group photo during the event that was held in Kigali on February 19.
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The African Union (AU) is expected to launch an Alliance of African Multilateral Financial Institutions (AAMFI) dubbed ‘Africa Club.
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AU to launch Africa Club to strengthen financial institutions
Jenelly Matundu, Namibia’s Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and Vincent Biruta, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation during the signing of a general cooperation agreement on February 16. Courtesy
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Rwanda, Namibia sign cooperation agreement
Workers on duty at Gold Refinery in Rwanda at Kigali Special Economic Zone on  June 18, 2019. File
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Rwanda’s record $1bn mineral revenue inspires growth – Miners
Workers arrange melted tin for export at LuNa Smelter in Kigali. Rwanda's mineral export revenue in 2023 increased to more than $1.1 billion, up from the $772 million recorded in 2022.  Sam Ngendahimana
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Rwanda's mineral exports rake in record high $1bn in 2023
Amb. Clever Gatete, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), speaking at the 44th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Courtesy of UNECA
Education
Quality education calls for digital transformation of education systems, says ECA boss
Rwanda launched a Centre of Excellence for Aviation Skills (CEAS) aimed at building local capacity and empowering the labour force in the aviation industry in the region and beyond , on February 14. Sam Ngendahimana
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Rwanda launches aviation training centre
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, speaks during a news conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on December 20, 2021. REUTERS
Health
The world is not yet prepared for next pandemic, WHO boss warns
Delegates follow President Kagame's responses  during a one-on-one conversation at the World Governments Summit in Dubai on Monday, February 12. PHOTO BY VILLAGE URUGWIRO
The world hasn’t learnt from tragic history – Kagame
President Paul Kagame responds to a question from Eleni Giokos (L), an anchor and correspondent for CNN, during a one-on-one conversation at the World Governments Summit in Dubai on Monday, February 12. PHOTO BY VILLAGE URUGWIRO
Africa
Africa’s industrialization doesn’t depend on outside influence – Kagame
Consumer prices on Rwandan market only increased by 5 percent year-on-year in January 2024. Courtesy
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Inflation slows down to 5 percent in January 2024
First Lady Jeannette Kagame writes a message of sympathy in the eulogy book of the late President Hage Geingob, in Namibia, on Sunday, February 11. Courtesy
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First Lady condoles with Namibians after death of President Geingob

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