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10 African Leaders to be recognized for Exceptional Contribution to AfCFTA process
January,15 2021 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_61870" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] Several African leaders who have been actively involved in the realization of AfCFTA will be recognised today.[/caption] Ten African Heads of State will today be awarded for exceptional contribution to the AFCFTA process, the African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has said. Adesina said the virtual award ceremony, which is open…
National
Tags: AfCFTA, Big-story
Rwanda Central Bank’s Chief Economist Dies
January,15 2021 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

Long-serving Chief economist of Rwanda's national Bank Prof. Thomas Kigabo has died. Kigabo succumbed to illness in Kenya where he had gone to seek treatment-yet to be confirmed information say that he succumbed to COVID-19 which, the pandemic in severe wave currently in Rwanda and across the world. Thomas Kigabo has a Ph.D in monetary,…
National
Tags: Latestnews
5 Dead, 197 New Cases: COVID-19 Numbers Continue to Rise as Rwanda Readies for Vaccine
January,15 2021 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_61862" align="aligncenter" width="992"] Rwanda has installed storage facilities for the COVID-19 vaccines in readiness to receive the first batch. Photos/RBA[/caption] The new Coronavirus numbers in Rwanda continue to be worrisome as daily infections and death seem not to be relenting, with 5 deaths and 197 new cases reported on Thursday. According to the Ministry…
National
Tags: Coronavirus, Latestnews
EAC: All Eyes on Uganda as Vote Counting Begins
January,14 2021 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_61857" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] President Museveni and singer-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine are facing off in a tense poll.[/caption] The East African Community (EAC) will be on alert for the outcome in the Presidential elections in Uganda as the East African country went to polls on Thursday. By press time, voting had closed at…
Regional
Tags: Latestnews
CAR: RDF, UN Sec. General, Speak Out on Fallen Rwandan Peacekeeper
January,13 2021 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_61390" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] UN peacekeepers from the MINUSCA Rwanda Contingent stand guard at the Lycée Boganda voting centre in Bangui as Central Africans go to the polls in the 27 December 2020 general elections. RDF says it remains committed to the peace process in CAR.[/caption] The Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) has spoken out on…
National
Tags: Latestnews, Rwanda Peacekeeping
17,000 Newly Recruited Teachers to Start Job Next Week
January,13 2021 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29727" align="alignnone" width="800"] Teacher at Kazo Primary School in Kamonyi district shows a student what she should have done during school quiz. Mock exams are a much bigger quiz to prepare students to national exams[/caption] The Rwanda Education Board (REB) has announced recruitment of half of the number of trained teachers who applied to…
National
Tags: Education, Latestnews
The Ben, Miss Pamela Love In the Air
January,13 2021 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

‘This is love’ hit maker The Ben and longtime rumored girlfriend Miss Pamela Uwicyeza finally show the world that indeed they are in love. This comes following The Ben’s recent birthday bash which was attended by Pamela among friends and she couldn’t hide fondness towards The Ben. She took over her instagram and posted two…
ShowBiz
Tags: Latestnews, Music Stars
UN: Rwandan Peacekeeper Killed in CAR Attacks, Another Injured
January,13 2021 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_61827" align="aligncenter" width="800"] A Rwanda peacekeeper has been killed in armed attacks in CAR. The UN has condemned the attack.[/caption] Another Rwandan peacekeeper has been killed and another one injured in attacks by armed groups in the Central Africa Republic (CAR), the United Nations announced on Wednesday. The Spokesperson of the United Nations Secretary…
National
Tags: Central African Republic, Latestnews
How SKOL Brewery Is Giving Back to the Community
January,13 2021 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_61817" align="alignnone" width="660"] SKOL employees doing community work[/caption] Rwanda’s beer producer, Skol Breweries Limited, has announced plans to continue supporting Rwandans in three focus areas of social, economic, and environmental development as part of the brewery’s 2021 Social Corporate Responsibility (CSR). This comes after a successful year of CSR activities in which Skol was…
Companies
Tags: Latestnews, Skol
More COVID-19 Patients in Critical Condition- Dr. Nsanzimana
January,13 2021 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_53101" align="aligncenter" width="1400"] RBC Director General Dr. Nsanzimana says more patients are in critical condition. File Photo[/caption] Rwanda currently has its highest number of patients in critical condition since the New Coronavirus outbreak in March, with more than 40 people currently being given oxygen in treatment centres, in what seems to be a more…
National
Tags: Big-story, Coronavirus
Sintex Premiers A New Video
January,12 2021 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

Dancehall star Arnold Kabera a.k.a Sintex has released a brand new song dubbed ‘Situation’ urging people to extend a helping hand to needy people. The new song was released with both audio and video with a promise to drop more records to keep his fans on the grid.  “Situation is made to inspire us to…
ShowBiz
Tags: Latestnews, Local Music
Rwanda Government Scholarship Applications on the Rise
January,12 2021 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

Public tertiary institutions have reported a tremendous increase in number of students applying for university scholarship compared to previous years. While ongoing classes resumed in November 2020, students who wrote, passed the 2019 national exams for A level, and applied for government scholarship had yet to know their fate until last Sunday when the Ministry…
National
Tags: Education, Latestnews
Covid-19: What The World Lost In The China Blame Game
January,12 2021 Vincent Gasana Comments(0)

It is now a year, since Chinese authorities officially reported to the World Health Organisation, about a new, yet to be understood epidemic. Some would now seek to hold China culpable for the spread of the virus. But did the world in fact spurn a rare chance that China offered, to pool resources, and face…
Special Reports
Tags: Coronavirus, Latestnews
Yolande Mukagasana Launches Foundation to Fight Genocide Denial, Revisionism
January,12 2021 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_61783" align="aligncenter" width="674"] Yolande Mugakagasana has been confronting genocide denial and revisionism through her literal works.[/caption] Genocide survivor and anti-genocide activist Yolande Mukagasana has lunched a foundation through which she will be confront the denial and revisionism of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The creation of an independent foundation on the research and…
National
Tags: Genocide Denial, Latestnews
How President Kagame Tipped Anglican Church to Transform Giporoso
January,11 2021 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_61764" align="alignnone" width="988"] L-R: Revival Legacy House, Anglican Union Plazza[/caption] For travelers who have not been in Giporoso, a busy neighborhood in Kicukiro District, Kigali city since the outbreak of COVID-19 in March 2020, expect surprises. [caption id="attachment_61765" align="alignnone" width="988"] L-R: Anglican Union Plazza, Revival Legacy House[/caption] Dilapidated kiosks that used to serve as…
National
Tags: City Of Kigali, Latestnews
Nyungwe Canopy Ranked Best Canopy Walkway to Visit In 2021
January,11 2021 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_49060" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Nyungwe Canopy[/caption]  A renowned destinations' company has ranked Nyungwe Canopy walkway in Rwanda's southern-Western Nyungwe National park top among 11 best canopies to recommend to visitors this 2021. "Almost 230ft (70m) above a lush ravine in Rwanda’s Nyungwe National Park are 525ft (160m) of sturdy suspension bridges and metal platforms, the perfect…
International
Tags: Tourism
Masterplans for Satellite, Secondary Cities to Be Ready by January
January,11 2021 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57882" align="aligncenter" width="711"] Like the City of Kigali, all secondary and satellite cities are expected to have their masterplans to be implemented as soon as they are approved.[/caption] All satellite and secondary cities will have the master plans fully approved by June this year the Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) has said. The eight towns that…
National
Tags: Land
The UN Group of Experts: Giving Succour To Enemies of Peace?
January,11 2021 Vincent Gasana Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_10718" align="aligncenter" width="680"] FDLR Combatants at one of their Bases in Congo. Rwanda and DRC have worked closely to end insecurity where the UN has failed for decades.[/caption] Two heads of state, in a region that has known all too little peace, begin to navigate their way through an antagonistic past, to a state…
National
Tags: Rwanda-DRC Relations
Government Moves to Temporarily Repossess Unregistered Land  
January,10 2021 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57520" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] The government will temporarily take over unregistered land until owners show up.[/caption] The Government of Rwanda has temporarily taken ownership of unregistered land in the country after the owners failed to meet the deadline of registering it.  According to Jean Baptiste Mukarage, the interim Director of Land Management at Rwanda Land…
National
Tags: Land
Amb. Hategeka Presents a Copy Of Credentials to Represent Rwanda In Bahrain
January,10 2021 KT Press Reporter Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_61727" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Ambassador Emmanuel Hategeka presenting a copy of credentials virtually[/caption] Amb. Emmanuel Hategeka has today presented to Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain, a copy of his credentials as Rwanda’s Ambassador designate to the Kingdom of Bahrain with residence in Abu Dhabi. At…
International
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