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 Alice Kagina
Alice Kagina
Volunteers carry a trauma victim during a commemoration event at Murambi Genocide Memorial. Activists have called for improved service delivery in public hospitals that offer mental health services. Photo: File.
Health
Mental health: Calls grow for improved services in hospitals
Nadine Kanyana, the founder and owner of Kanyana World fashion brand during the interview. Kanyana  created affordable ready-to-wear and made-to-measure fashion for young people. / Photos: Olivier Mugwiza
Featured
Meet Kanyana, 25-year-old designer on creating affordable fashion for young people
Editable vector silhouette of a man sitting with his head in his hand with background made using a gradient mesh
Health
How to tell if your child is struggling with depression
Haimanot Teferra, Chief of IMF Mission to Rwanda, addresses the media during a meeting with Minister of Finance, Uzziel Ndagijimana, in Kigali, on October 7 . Dan Gatsinzi
Business
Rwanda’s risk of debt distress remains moderate – IMF
The official launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area 's  Guided Trade Initiative, on October 7. So far, eight countries are participating in the pilot phase. They include_ Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Tunisia, Tanzania and Rwanda.
Hopes high as AfCFTA launches Guided Trade Initiative
Prime Minister Ngirente meets Jonathan Nzayikorera, Executive Director for the Eastern Africa Constituency at African Development Bank  to discuss on areas of cooperation on October 7. Courtesy
Economy
PM Ngirente, AfDB Executive Director discuss development priorities
Residents wade through a flooded street in Kigali on January 28, 2020. Rwanda has secured US$310 million loan from IMF’s Resilience and Sustainability Facility to tackle climate change.
Environment
Rwanda, IMF agree on $310m deal on climate financing
Bank officials toast with their customers during the celebration of Customer Service week in Kigali on October 6. All photos: Dan Gatsinzi
Featured
Bank of Africa spotlights its customers in appreciation week
Briggette Harrington, President and CEO of Igire Coffee Limited. Photo: Courtesy.
Business
Packaging remains a hindrance for local products – Rwanda’s AfCFTA trade pioneer
Uzziel Ndagijimana, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning and Belen Calvo Uyarra, EU designate Ambassador to Rwanda after signing the agreement in Kigali on Thursday ,October 6. Courtesy
Agriculture
Rwanda, EU sign Rwf72.5 billion deal for climate-resilient agriculture
Zephanie Niyonkuru, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Development Board was removed  from his duties due to repeated managerial failures. FILE
Rwanda
Zephanie Niyonkuru dropped as deputy boss of RDB
First Lady Jeannette Kagame speaks on maternal and child health on the sidelines of the ongoing World Innovation Summit for Health  in Doha, Qatar, on October 4. Courtesy
Health
First Lady talks peace, prosperity as baseline for sustainable development
Delegates follow a presentation during the launch of “Ikaze Munyamuryango” campaign that seeks to celebrate over 15 million Equity members across seven African markets, on September 30. / All photos: Craish Bahizi
Featured
Equity Bank avails $6 billion fund to boost business recovery across Africa
Workers sort fresh green beans for export at the newly inaugurated packhouse at Kigali Special Economic Zone in Masoro on September 8. Rwanda’s private sector have been urged to leverage the AfCFTA to expand their businesses beyond the EAC market. Photo by Craish Bahizi
Economy
Private sector urged to expand market under AfCFTA trading
 Marie Immaculee Ingabire, Chairperson of TIR addresses the event to launch the report on, Wednesday, September 28 .She cited lack of evidence as a big challenge they face in the fight against this vice. Courtesy
Law
Sexual corruption victims urged on timely case reporting
A health worker during temperature screening at Gatuna border on May 27, 2019. All travellers entering Rwanda from Uganda are now subject to screening following an outbreak of Ebola in Uganda. / File
Health
EAC partner states urged to reinforce Ebola preparedness, response
Rwanda’s mountain gorillas of Susa family in Volcanoes National Park. / Sam Ngendahimana
Tourism
Rwanda’s mountain gorillas hit Instagram
A view of the Kigali’s Central Business District. Rwanda aspires to become a knowledge-based and services-led economy through diversification of its
export base into distribution and logistics services, tourism. Photo: Sam Ngendahimana.
Economy
World Bank: Improved internet, innovation could boost Rwanda’s service trade

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