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 Alice Kagina
Alice Kagina
President Kagame meets with Dan Zelikow, Vice Chairman of Public Sector, and Global Co-Head of Infrastructure Finance and Advisory Group at JP Morgan Venture Capital in Kigali, on Thursday February 23. Photo by Village Urugwiro
Rwanda
Kagame hosts global investment firm official
Minister of Environment, Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya has revealed that Rwanda will announce its offering on the carbon market in April following consultations and studies that are currently under way,
Environment
Rwanda to announce carbon credit offerings in April
Pascal Nyamulinda has been appointed Director General of Benin’ National Agency for the Identification of Persons. File
Rwanda
Rwandan named boss of Benin’s identification agency
President Paul Kagame meets with  Ayman Safadi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Kingdom of Jordan on Wednesday, February 22. Photo by Village Urugwiro
Rwanda
President Kagame receives Jordan Deputy PM
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr.Vincent Biruta and Ayman Safadi, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Kingdom of Jordan after signing the MoU in Kigali, on February 22. All photos by Craish Bahizi
Rwanda
Photos: Rwanda, Jordan to waive visa requirements on ordinary passports
Tourists drive through Akagera National Park. Seen here taking pictures of giraffe at the park.  Courtesy
Tourism
Nature-based tourism key in boosting Rwanda’s economy – World Bank
President of Malawi Lazarus Chakwera delivers remarks at the Africa Business Forum, on February 20. He urged the UNECA, African Union, and Afreximbank to explore the feasibility of a carbon market in Africa
Africa
AU leaders want to develop an African carbon market
President Paul Kagame speaks during Transform Africa Summit in Kigali on May 15, 2019. Kagame will attend the 6th edition of Transform Africa Summit slated for April 26 to 28  in Zimbabwe. Village Urugwiro
Technology
Kagame to attend Transform Africa Summit in Zimbabwe
The Secretary General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Wamkele Mene,delivers remarks during the African Union Summit held under the theme “Accelerated Implementation of the AfCFTA.
Economy
Africa on track to conclude AfCFTA protocols - Mene
President Paul Kagame delivers remarks during  the launch of the Africa CDC Ministerial Executive Leadership Programme, on Saturday, February 18. Photo by Village Urugwiro
Africa
Kagame reiterates Africa’s need for swift response to health emergencies
Some members of genocidal group FDLR are fighting along the DR Congo army in its battle against the M23 rebel group in the eastern DR Congo. Refugees flee fighting in DR CONGO. File
Security
DR Congo crisis: Understanding FDLR’s source of funding
Rwanda’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Claver Gatete speaks at  the UN Security Council  briefing of the UN Group of Experts  mid-term report on the security situation in DR Congo on February 16.. Gatete reiterated Rwanda's commitment to regional mechanisms and dialogue towards security in the region and called for decisive action to finally take place. Courtesy
Africa
Address root causes of DR Congo conflict not symptoms - Amb Gatete
Central Bank’s Chief Economist Thierry Kalisa. File
Economy
Central Bank’s Chief Economist on strategies to keep inflation at bay
A bank teller counts money while serving customers at Bank of Kigali. The National Bank of Rwanda has increased its lending rate by 50 basis points from 6.5 percent to 7 percent in efforts to tame the persistent high prices.
Economy
Central Bank increases lending rate to 7%
Delegates at the 42nd Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Africa
AU chief hopes Nairobi, Luanda peace processes can resolve DR Congo crisis
President Paul Kagame virtually addresses  the 40th Session of AUDA-NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee on February 15,2023. Photo by Village Urugwiro
Africa
Kagame outlines Africa’s key challenges at key AU meet
Tanzanian Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Trade, Ally Gugu. Courtesy
Economy
Tanzania to start trading under AfCFTA
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Rwanda
MP Fidel Rwigamba dies at 73

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