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Rwanda’s Gishwati-Mukura Landscape Becomes UNESCO’s Biosphere Reserve

Rwanda’s Gishwati-Mukura Landscape Becomes UNESCO’s Biosphere Reserve

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has classified Rwanda’s Gishwati Mukura Landscape as one of the few areas in the world full of life in its…

Public Accounts Committee Gets Tough With Ill Prepared Witnesses

Public Accounts Committee Gets Tough With Ill Prepared Witnesses

A Parliament Accounts Committee (PAC) hearing this morning resolved to cut short the hearing when the Nyamagabe District Executive Secretary was apparently unable to explain the district’s procurement tenders…

Delays In Expropriation Dominates Discussions As PAC Holds City of Kigali Accountable

Delays In Expropriation Dominates Discussions As PAC Holds City of Kigali Accountable

City of Kigali authorities were on Wednesday faulted by Parliament Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on failure to implement community development projects. A PAC assessment of the Auditor General’s (AG…

Is Every Penny Earned in Rwanda Tourism Accounted For?

Is Every Penny Earned in Rwanda Tourism Accounted For?

Rwanda seeks to double its tourism revenues from $ 498 million last year  to $800 million in the next four years, but, it has emerged that lack of accountability and even…

PAC Tips RSSB to Revisit Its Policy on Housing Investments

PAC Tips RSSB to Revisit Its Policy on Housing Investments

The Rwanda Parliament has advised the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) to invest pensioner’s contributions in projects which have direct impact on their lives. The Auditor General (AG) report…

Sponsored: KIAC-Arbitration Vs Litigation, Choosing to Save Time and Money

Sponsored: KIAC-Arbitration Vs Litigation, Choosing to Save Time and Money

The Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC) has advised on the best choice to make by parties/partners in a project or contract concerning the resolution of a potential dispute that…

Parliament Reports Shortfalls in Paying Rent at Kigali Special Economic Zone

Parliament Reports Shortfalls in Paying Rent at Kigali Special Economic Zone

The ministry of trade and commerce (Minicom) has been put to task to recover funds that remain missing in government coffers due to negligence in asset management, The parliament Public…

Rwanda’s GDP Slows in Q2 2020, Education Hardest Hit

Rwanda’s GDP Slows in Q2 2020, Education Hardest Hit

The National Institute of Statistics (NISR) has released GDP results of the Second Quarter 2020 showing a decrease by 12.4% and the education sector as most affected. The report…

Continental Nutrition Advocates Propose COVID-9 Nutrition Recovery

Continental Nutrition Advocates Propose COVID-9 Nutrition Recovery

The African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) have unveiled a position paper calling upon African Heads of State and Governments to ensure that financing for nutrition is included in their country…

Rwanda Financial Sector Blooms Amidst Covid-19 Shocks 

Rwanda Financial Sector Blooms Amidst Covid-19 Shocks 

The National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has released a half year Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Statement (MPFSS) 2020, which looks promising in the financial sector despite multi-sectoral shocks…

AGRF Virtual Summit Opens in Kigali

AGRF Virtual Summit Opens in Kigali

The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Board Chairman, Hailemariam Desalegn has hailed Rwanda for taking a lead in transforming agriculture growth on the continent. Desalegn, also former Ethiopian Prime Minister…

Sponsored: Kamonyi Residents Complete Basic Training In Cooperative Management

Sponsored: Kamonyi Residents Complete Basic Training In Cooperative Management

Forty residents grouped into two sessions in Kamonyi district, Southern Province have finished basic training in cooperatives operations, management skills, and business initiatives through self-help groups.The three-day…