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Rwanda: Political Parties Welcome Revised EALA Election Draft Bill

Rwanda: Political Parties Welcome Revised EALA Election Draft Bill

Rwanda Parliament has started a process of examining a special draft bill governing election of Rwanda members to the East Africa Legislative Assembly (EALA) that will allow other political parties…

Rwanda Phases Out Non Biometric Passport

Rwanda Phases Out Non Biometric Passport

Rwanda has phased out non biometric passport which has been replaced by e-passport or electronic passport, common for all East African Community member countries. “Machine-Readable Passports have been…

EAC Moves to Harmonize Procurement Tools to Promote Key Sectors

EAC Moves to Harmonize Procurement Tools to Promote Key Sectors

The East African Community (EAC) Deputy Secretary General Christophe Bazivamo has called on member states to speed up the process of harmonized procurement laws so as to improve regional apparel…

Rwandan Business Community Speaks Out Ahead of KPA Awards

Rwandan Business Community Speaks Out Ahead of KPA Awards

Rwandans operating businesses through the Mombasa Port located on the Indian ocean in Kenya, stand a chance to win the second East Africa Maritime Awards (EAMA), officials of Kenya Ports…

President Kagame Speaks Out On Regional Handling of COVID-19

President Kagame Speaks Out On Regional Handling of COVID-19

 President Paul Kagame has spoken out on challenges affecting joint management of the New Coronavirus outbreak in the East African Community (EAC), pointing out that countries have not acted in…

Progress Registered On Rwanda Containers in Kenya, Tanzania- PSF CEO

Progress Registered On Rwanda Containers in Kenya, Tanzania- PSF CEO

Rwanda Private Sector Federation (PSF) has revealed that the process of solving the issues of clearing hundreds of Kigali-bound containers held at Mombasa and Dar-es-salaam is currently…

Tanzania to Decide On Held Rwandan Goods 

Tanzania to Decide On Held Rwandan Goods 

Rwanda will have to wait until next week to get a final decision about its 2000 Kigali-bound containers held in Tanzania. Last week, KTPress reported that over 2000 containers…

Uganda Dragged To Regional Court for Blocking Rwanda-trained Lawyers

Uganda Dragged To Regional Court for Blocking Rwanda-trained Lawyers

Uganda has been dragged to the East African Court of Justice (EAC) by a regional body for blocking Lawyers trained in Rwanda from practicing in the East African country, despite…

2000 Containers of Rwandan Traders Held at Mombasa, Dar-es-Salam Ports over Fines

2000 Containers of Rwandan Traders Held at Mombasa, Dar-es-Salam Ports over Fines

Rwanda private sector federation has decried reasons behind Kenya and Tanzania’s intention to slap a heavy fine on Rwanda-bound containers which are currently lying at the Mombasa and…

Rwanda, Burundi and DRC Sign Deal to Kick Off Construction of Joint $700M Power Project

Rwanda, Burundi and DRC Sign Deal to Kick Off Construction of Joint $700M Power Project

The governments of Rwanda, Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have signed a tripartite deal that marks official launch of construction works for a $700 million joint Hydropower project…

Rwanda, Uganda and Other EAC Armed Forces in Joint Healthcare Exercise

Rwanda, Uganda and Other EAC Armed Forces in Joint Healthcare Exercise

Military officers from Uganda, Rwanda and other East African Community member states of Kenya, South Sudan and Tanzania have kicked off a week-long ‘EAC Armed Forces medical outreach’ in…

EAC Countries Lacking Common Ground to Combat the Deadly Malaria

East African Community (EAC) member states are set to come up with a new malaria prevention plan which has identified a need to control all cross border movements especially from…