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 Hudson Kuteesa
Hudson Kuteesa
The Food and Agriculture Organization donate 100 water tanks to families during the celebration of the International Day of Rural Women in Gicumbi District  on October 15. Photos by Craish Bahizi
Featured
FAO donates 100 water tanks to families on International Day of Rural Women
Kigali’s Vice-Mayor in charge of Urbanisation and Infrastructure, Merard Mpabwanamaguru (left) chats with Dodo Twahirwa, the CEO of Jali Transport (C) as Jali unveiled 20 new buses on Friday. OLIVIER MUGWIZA
Infrastructure
Kigali’s bus lanes to be tested early 2024
Some of the new buses imported by Jali transport firm. The new fleet of 20 buses was unveiled in the capital Kigali on Friday, October 13, and is expected to ease shortages in public transport by  per cent. PHOTOS BY OLIVIER MUGWIZA
Rwanda
VIDEO: 20 new buses to ease shortages in Kigali’s public transport by 6%
Members of Parliament have expressed concerns about the sluggish pace of digitising cooperatives, despite the government's substantial investment in this endeavour. CRAISH BAHIZI
Technology
Slow progress in digitising cooperatives sparks parliamentary concern
Einat Weiss, Israel’s Ambassador to Rwanda. Photo: Courtesy
International
Rwandans in Israel are safe – envoy
Rwanda Investigation Bureau on Wednesday, October 11, announced the arrest of Theogene Manirakiza, the founder and owner of Ukwezi.com, and Ukwezi TV, a YouTube channel, for attempted bribery. COURTESY
Crime
'Rwf500,000 bribe to kill a story’ gets YouTube journalist arrested
Some of e-waste at the national e-Waste recycling facility in Bugesera industrial zone. File
Environment
E-waste: MPs call on govt to develop effective removal strategy from homes
A view of Rusumo hydroelectric power plant that is under construction in Kirehe District. Upon its fully completion, all diesel-run power plants  would be stopped. File
Energy
Govt to save at least Rwf20b annually after shutting down diesel power plants
Government's announcement permitting the temporary operation of seven-seaters as public transport in Kigali. File
Business
Five things you should know about 7-seaters carrying commuters in Kigali
The Rusumo Hydro Project is a joint scheme shared by Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania. Upon full operation, it is expected to generate 80MW, with each country getting 26.6MW. File
Energy
Rwanda shuts down its diesel power plants
(L-R)  Isao Fukushima, the Ambassador of Japan in Rwanda, Minister of Justice Emmanuel Ugirashebuja (c) and Interpol’s Secretary General Jürgen Stock and with other officials during a guided tour of the newly inaugurated Regional Cybercrime Investigation Centre for Excellence on Friday, October 6. Photos by Emmanuel Dushimimana
Technology
PHOTOS: Regional cyber security centre launched in Rwanda
A house in which residents discovered a couple who lived in, died  in Agatare village, Kinyinya Sector in Gasabo on Monday, October 2. Photos by Hudson Kuteesa
Crime
PHOTOS: Neighbours describe shock after Kigali couple was found dead
Some of Bayern Munich's younger talented academy in Rwanda had been disqualified due to age-fixing.
Football
Bayern academy: How age fixing plot was busted
The newly appointed Rwanda National Police’s Spokesperson ACP Boniface Rutikanga. Courtesy
Rwanda
Gasabo: Police investigating death of couple found lifeless at home
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Business
7-seater vehicles allowed to carry passengers in Kigali
Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman, Penn's historic mRNA vaccine research team, win 2023 Nobel Prize in Medicine. internet
Health
Scientists behind Covid vaccines get Nobel Prize
Meteo Rwanda has predicted rainfall with thunderstorms in the first 10 days of October across various parts of the country. Courtesy
Environment
Thunderstorms predicted in first 10 days of October
Bugesera District Mayor, Richard Mutabazi undergoes heart diseases screening exercise during World Heart Day celebrations on Saturday October 30 in Bugesera district. Courtesy
Health
Heart diseases: Parents, medics urged to pay attention to early signs in children

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