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 Alice Kagina
Alice Kagina
Workers packing biscuits inside a factory at Kigali Special Economic Zone (KSEZ) in May 2021. Rwanda’s economy is projected to grow by 7 per cent in 2024, up from 6.3 per cent in 2023. Photo by Craish Bahizi
Economy
2024: Rwanda to lead economic growth in East Africa – UN report
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Rwanda
Kagame, King Abdullah II commit to enhance ties
A view of Amman, the capital of Jordan. Net photo.
Business
Inside growing Rwanda, Jordan ties
King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein of the Kingdom of Jordan delivers remarks at Kigali Genocide Memorial on Monday, January 8. PHOTOS BY DAN GATSINZI
Kwibuka
‘Indifference is same as complicity’: Jordanian King Abdullah II on Genocide
King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein of the Kingdom of Jordan lays a wreath to pay tribute to victims of the Genocide Against the Tutsi during his visit at  Kigali Genocide Memorial on Monday, January 8. Photos by Dan Gatsinzi
Kwibuka
Genocide memorial testament to national reconciliation — King Abdullah II of Jordan
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Jean-Chrysostome Ngabitsinze, and his Jordanian counterpart Yousef Mahmoud Al Shamali, during the signing of various bilateral cooperation agreements in Kigali, on Sunday, January 7. Photo: Courtesy.
Economy
Rwanda, Jordan sign economic, health deals
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Rwanda
PHOTOS: King Abdullah II of Jordan in Kigali for state visit
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Vincent Biruta, shakes hands with his Brazilian counterpart, Mauro Vieira, after signing agreements, including visa waiver in Brazil on October 5
A look at Rwanda’s diplomatic ties in 2023
Equity Bank Rwanda officials cut a cake during the celebration as the bank officially launched the revamped operations across the country, following the completion of a merger with Cogebanque Plc. Courtesy
Rwanda
Equity Bank Rwanda boss outlines priorities after Cogebanque acquisition
For the Christmas message to the Catholic community, Pope Francis urged for prayer of peace in Israel and Palestine.
Religion
Pope Francis prays for peace in Israel, Palestine
Cardinal Antoine Kambanda leads the Christmas mass at St Michel on Christmas on December 25. Courtesy
Religion
PHOTOS: Cardinal Kambanda urges ‘present’ parenting
The annually celebrated diaspora event, Rwanda Day, is expected to take place on February 2 and 3, 2024. Courtesy
Rwanda
Rwanda Day returns in February 2024
Panelists during the meeting where Akagera Medicines and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations launched a new $1.46 million partnership to enhance vaccine delivery and accessibility in Africa. Photo: Olivier Mugwiza
Health
Akagera Medicines secures $1.5m to improve access to vaccines
(Top, L-R): Col. Lydia Bagwaneza, Col. Stella Uwineza, and Col. Seraphine Nyirasafari. (Bottom, L-R): Col. Lausanne N. Ingabire, Col. Belina Kayirangwa, Col. Betty Dukuze, and Col. Marie Claire Muragijimana. Courtesy.
PHOTOS: History as Rwanda gets first seven women at rank of Colonel
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Featured
FEATURED: Youth, women businesses to benefit from Inkomoko’s Rwf189 billion investment
Officials pose for a photo during the signing ceremony of a grant agreement worth €15.6 million between Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) and Germany’s KfW Development Bank. Courtesy
Business
Rwanda, Germany set up Rwf20 billion credit facility to support SMEs
Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission of Africa, Claver Gatete speaks during a meeting. Courtesy
Africa
UNECA boss Gatete talks AfCFTA and how global credit facilities can work for Africa
Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Vincent Biruta and Annalena Baerbock, Germany Minister of Foreign Affairs  address journalists on Monday, December 18. Courtesy
Health
Rwanda, Germany cement bilateral ties in trade, pharmaceuticals

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