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Rwanda Among Countries in Good Economic Recovery Trend – IMF Report
April,16 2021 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic growth is set to recover in 2021 but the path to overcoming the long-lasting effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be difficult unless vaccination is given priority, International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. IMF said that this year, sub-Saharan Africa is projected to grow by 3.4 percent, recovering from the 1.9 percent contraction…
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Rwanda: Students Start the Crucial Third Term
April,16 2021 Williams Buningwire Comments(0)

The third term of the most difficult academic year in Rwanda’s calendar is scheduled to start next week, April 19, 2021. After celebration of Easter and commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi with their families the students will on Monday resume the courses which involved several interruptions here every now and then due to…
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U.S Deports Genocide Suspect Munyenyezi to Rwanda
April,16 2021 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_64887" align="aligncenter" width="873"] Beatrice Munyenyezi arrives in Kigali this Friday evening.[/caption] The United States has deported a genocide suspect to Rwanda, previously found guilty of lying about herself to obtain American citizenship in fraudulent manner. Beatrice Munyenyezi is set to arrive at Kigali International Airport, at 7pm this Friday evening.  The Directorate of Immigration…
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EAC Moves to Harmonize Procurement Tools to Promote Key Sectors
April,15 2021 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_64877" align="alignnone" width="680"] Rwanda e-Procurement call center (e-umucyo) was launched: 3131 toll free for locals and +250788381536 for internationals by Minister Dr. Uzziel Ndagijimana, Hon. Christophe Bazivamo, the EAC Deputy Secretary General in charge of Productive and Social Sectors, alonside Joyeuse Uwingeneye, the DG of RPPA[/caption] The East African Community (EAC) Deputy Secretary General…
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Cabinet Meeting: DCG Marizamunda Appointed Commissioner General, Rwanda Correctional Service
April,15 2021 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_64859" align="alignnone" width="635"] Top Down from Left: Juvenal Marizamunda. Jean Bosco Rushingabigwi, Head of Department for Media Sector Coordination at RGB, Ujeneza Jeanne Chantal, Fred Mufulukye[/caption] The cabinet meeting held on April 14 has appointed Deputy Commissioner-General(DCG) Juvenal Marizamunda as Commissioner General of Rwanda Correctional Service(RCS). [caption id="attachment_64863" align="alignnone" width="1080"] President Paul Kagame at…
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Featured: Rwanda to Host 13th East African Procurement Forum
April,14 2021 KT Press Reporter Comments(0)

The Government of Rwanda through Rwanda Public Procurement Authority (RPPA) is set to host the 13th East African Procurement Forum from 15th to 16th April 2021 at Kigali Convention Center. Hosted in Rwanda for the 3rd time, the forum will be held under the theme “Strengthening Integrity and Accountability in Public Procurement for an Effective…
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Actor Frankie Joe Blames ‘Social Media Stars for Not Doing Much’ to Fight Genocide Denial 
April,14 2021 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

Ex-BBA star and singer Frankie Joe real name Frank Rukundo has no remorse over his words condemning social media celebrities for not using their huge followings to spread positive messages during the commemoration week. The singer turned model and actor blamed local social media influencers and stars with millions of followers on social media platforms…
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Without India, Africa Would Still Be Waiting for Vaccines- President Kagame
April,14 2021 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_63147" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] President Kagame says India has been key in African countries receiving vaccines for COVID-File Photo/Village Urugwiro.[/caption] President Paul Kagame said that without the intervention of India to manufacture vaccines, African would perhaps still be waiting for COVID-19 vaccines.  The Head of State made the observation on Tuesday during the annual Raisina…
Tags: Rwanda - India Relations
Kwibuka 27: A Letter to Genocide Survivors
April,13 2021 Dan Ngabonziza Comments(0)

Dear genocide survivors; Mukomere kandi mutwaze! I am writing this letter to you with deep sorrow. As the official week of the 27th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi winds up today – ushering us into yet another 93 days of grief as we continue to remember and honour our beloved parents, sisters, brothers,…
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Armed Gang Terrorizing Rusizi Residents Arrested
April,13 2021 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_64802" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] RIB paraded members of the armed gang at Kamembe station.[/caption] Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has paraded 12 people suspected of belonging to an armed gang that was terrorising residents in Rusizi district, in the south western part of the country. The investigative body said the dozen individuals who include one woman…
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German Injects €78 M Into Rwanda’s COVID-19 Recovery
April,12 2021 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

Rwanda and Germany have signed €78 million (Rwf90billion) agreement to support decentralization, good governance, exports promotion and technical education (TVET) among other initiatives. The financing and technical cooperation agreements was penned between Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Dr. Uzziel Ndagijimana and the Ambassador of Germany to Rwanda Dr. Thomas Kurz in Kigali this April…
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“We Are Devastated”-Singer Tom Close on Losing Father-in-Law
April,12 2021 KT Press Staff Writer Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_64783" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Tricia Ange Niyonshuti posted a photo of herself being walked down the aisle by her deceased father.[/caption] Singer and professional physician Tom Close has spoken out about the loss of his father-in-law and father to his wife Ange Tricia Niyonshuti, describing his death as devastating to the family. Niyonshuti announced the…
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President Kagame on How Africa Can Leverage Strategic Partnerships to Manufacture Own Vaccines
April,12 2021 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_64776" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] President Kagame during the virtual conference organised by the AU and Africa CDC. Photos/Village Urugwiro.[/caption] President Paul Kagame says it is high time Africa started building strategic partnerships that would help the continent manufacture her own vaccines rather than depend on external goodwill for present and future pandemics. The Head of…
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President Paul Kagame to Attend Africa Vaccination Manufacturing Conference
April,11 2021 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_64384" align="alignnone" width="2048"] President Kagame says Africa manufucturin. File Photo/Village Urugwiro.[/caption] President Paul Kagame will be among African leaders who will discuss the Africa vaccine manufacturing conference. The 2-day Africa’s vaccine manufacturing virtual conference is scheduled on  Apil 12-13, 2021 and was organised by the African Union (AU), the Africa Center for Disease Control…
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Rapper, Actor DMX Dead At 50
April,11 2021 Vincent Gasana Comments(0)

The many fans of rap artist and actor, Earl Simmons, better known by his stage name DMX, are mourning the star’s early death from a reported heart attack. He was 50 years of age.  Simmons was of the most celebrated, and successful rappers of his generation. He came to prominence in the 90s, quickly distinguishing…
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