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 Alice Kagina
Alice Kagina
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
Economy
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
Aviation
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
Economy
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
Africa
First Lady condoles with Namibians after death of President Geingob
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed  on the sidelines of the second edition of Rwanda-Poland Business Forum in Kigali on February 7. Courtesy
Rwanda
Rwandan firm inks satellite solutions deal with Polish space company
President Andrzej Duda addresses delegates at Rwanda-Poland Business Forum in Kigali on February 7. Photo by Dan Gatsinzi
Business
Polish, Rwandan business leaders explore trade, investment partnerships
President Andrzej Duda of Poland lays a wreath to pay tribute to victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi at Kigali Genocide Memorial   on Wednesday, February 7. Courtesy
Rwanda
Kigali Genocide Memorial a masterclass on justice, forgiveness – Polish President
Minister of Foreign Affairs Vincent Biruta (R), and Andrzej Szejna, Polish Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, exchange documents after signing cooperation agreements in trade and green technologies on Wednesday. PHOTO BY DAN GATSINZI
Economy
Rwanda, Poland sign deals in trade, green technologies
Polish President Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda arrive at Kigali International Airport , on February 6. Courtesy
Rwanda
PHOTOS: Polish President Duda arrives in Kigali
Polish President Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda are expected in Kigali on a working visit, on February 6. Internet
International
Bilateral relations: Unpacking Rwanda-Poland ties
Polish President Andrzej Duda.
International
Polish president expected in Kigali
B-KELANA International (R) Ltd – an audit and financial advisory firm – has recruited new staff members to drive and enhance professional business services in Rwanda. Photo by Emmanuel Dushimimana
Featured
FEATURED: B-KELANA welcomes new staff, moves to revolutionise auditing services
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Featured
Catalysing Rwanda's financial sector growth through skills development
While speaking during Rwanda Day in Washington D.C on Saturday, February 3, President Paul Kagame urged the Rwandan Diaspora to stay connected with the country and make choices that take Rwanda to the place it deserves to be. Photos by Village Urugwiro
Rwanda
Kagame to Diaspora: It is upon you to take Rwanda to its deserved position

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