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Rwanda joins the world on gender equality

In a bid to demonstrate a strong commitment to gender equality, and further boost the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV), Rwanda National Police has joined the “HeForShe” global campaign. The force joined the campaign through a launch held at police headquarters in Kacyiru, officiated by the minister of gender and family promotion, Oda Gasinzigwa, […]

24 regional army officers complete UN course

Military officers from eight regional countries who attended the just-concluded a United Nations and African Union Staff Officers’ course at the Rwanda Peace Academy have pledged to put to good use the skills they acquired from the training. The course, which took place in Musanze, brought together 24 ended on Thursday. The course was aimed […]

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Rwanda to host the regional women forum secretariat

Members of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region Regional (ICGLR) Women Forum are in Kigali to discuss about the setting up of the Regional Women Forum (RWF) Secretariat. This came after an agreement by Rwanda’s minister of foreign affairs and cooperation, Louise Mushikiwabo, that Rwanda will host the said secretariat. During the 10th […]

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Farmers Ngoma district of the eastern province were encouraged to choose agriculture mechanization for increased and quality products within a short time. Tony Nsanganira, the minister of state in- charge of Agriculture made remarks on July 29, while officially launching the mechanization week in Mugesera sector, Ngoma district of the eastern province. Nsanganira told residents […]

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DRC, Rwanda meet to scale up cross boarder trading

A delegation of officials from the Democratic Republic of Congo is in Kigali city for a three-day technical bilateral meeting to harmonize the lists of common traded goods under the COMESA Simplified Trade Regime (STR) The move is aimed at facilitating the movement of small cross border traders between the two countries. The main objective […]

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Kenya activists commend Rwanda Isange One stop Centre

A delegation from the Africa UNiTE Kenya, visited Isange One stop Centre situated at the Police Hospital in Kacyiru, and commended the achievements registered by the centre in responding to Gender Based Violence (GBV) issues. The delegation composed of officials from Gender Commission, civil society, and UN women, is in the country for a five-day […]

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Experts in Kigali on financing climate compatible development conference

International experts from across Asia, Africa, Latin America and Caribbean are in Kigali for a South-South learning exchange on financing climate compatible development. More than 50 countries are establishing national funds dedicated to coordinating and mobilising climate finance. The three day meeting will provide Rwanda with the chance to share its success in establishing the […]

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Techno Kigali Fashion week 2015 in pictures

It was all glitz and glamour at the Tecno Fashion Week grand finale held at the Kigali city tower on Friday July 17. The colourful event held at the Belgian ambassador’s residence in Kigali attracted designers from Rwanda, USA, and Europe. Here are some of the interesting outfits showcased at event.

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World Bank gauges Rwanda fast economic growth

World Bank has launched the new Rwanda Economic Update (REU) which projects an economic growth rate of 7.4percent in 2015 and 7.6percent in 2016. The report projects Rwanda’s poverty rate to decline from 63percent in 2011 to 54percent in 2016, thus moving approximately one million people above the poverty rate, according to the report unveiled […]

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Dutch Ambassador concludes Rwanda mission

The outgoing Dutch Ambassador to Rwanda, Leoni Cuelenaere called on Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame to bid him farewell as her tour of duty comes to an end. After discussing with Kagame on July 10, in Kigali Cuelenaere said: “As I leave this beautiful country, I am happy that the relationship between Rwanda and my country […]

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