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New Export Guarantee Fund to Spur Economic Growth- Minister Kanimba

New Export Guarantee Fund to Spur Economic Growth- Minister Kanimba

Rwanda’s Minister of trade and Industry François Kanimba said plans to set up a new Export Guarantee Fund in the next Fiscal budget year are underway. The Export Fund will help local exporters by providing insurance to exporters and guarantees to banks to share the risks of providing export finance. The fund will operate within […]

Burundian refugees face no epidemic risk- UNHCR 

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has asserted that Rwanda has effectively responded to the influx of several thousand refugees from Burundi over the last two months. The remarks were made by Dr. Azam Saber, the UNHCR country representative 19 May 2015, while discussing with Rwanda’s Minister of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDIMAR) Seraphine Mukantabana. […]

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Gasana urges new police cadets to uphold professionalism

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K. Gasana has welcomed the recently graduated Police cadet officers and urged them to uphold professionalism at all times. IGP Gasana said this on May 18, while briefing the 462 officer graduates who had just returned from one week break ahead of being deployed in different departments and […]

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Rwanda Minister condemns regional conflicts

Rwandan Minister of Defence, Gen James Kabarebe condemned series of crisis taking place in the conflicting nations which he said could undoubtedly spread across borders. The Minister made remarks while concluding the National Security Symposium that tackled security issues on May 17, at Rwanda Defense Force and Staff College in Musanze.  Kabarebe added that most […]

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Dutch companies to boost TVET in Rwanda

Africa in motion foundation, Max Koffi and PersCe Company, Leon Van Belle from the Netherlands announced plans to explore possibilities of creating partnerships with key stake holders in Technical Vocation Education and Training (TVET) in Rwanda. The partnership aims to setup several practical oriented woodworking training centers and other sectors. According to Koffi, the purpose […]

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World Bank commends Isange One Stop Centre

The World Bank Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Sri Mulyani Indrawati hailed Isange One Stop Centre as an excellent model which offers hope to victims of gender based violence (GBV). While visiting the centre on May 15, 2015 Indrawati, noted that offering such high level services to victims of GBV is important in the […]

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World Bank seek deep partnership with Rwanda

The World Bank Group has disclosed plans to strengthen partnership with Rwanda in the area of development towards the country’s ambitious plan in eradicating poverty in five years time. This was disclosed by the World Bank Group Managing Director, Sri Mulyani Indrawat on May 14, while discussing with President Paul Kagame in Kigali. “We have […]

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Kagame challenges newly commissioned cadets on safety, security

President Kagame has said that with the kind of professionalism and skills they are equipped with, the Rwanda National Police (RNP) should be able to put Rwandans in a state where they take their security and safety for granted. He made remarks at the pass-out of the 7th intake of Police Officer Cadets on May […]

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Ms Geek: Meet the girls that could drive Rwanda’s tech revolution

Rwanda is known to be home to some of the most beautiful women in the world. And, the search for the finest girl to crown “Miss Rwanda”, is one of the most intense beauty contests there is. Both local and international judges assemble to assess the beauty pageants on their poise, excellent social skills and an […]

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Rwanda: Kwibuka21 to focus on fighting Genocide denial and revisionism

On 7 April 2015, Rwandans across the country will commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi for the 21st time. They will honour the million lives lost in a hundred days. Known as ‘Kwibuka’ – the Kinyarwanda word for ‘remember’ – this year’s commemoration will focus on fighting Genocide denial and revisionism. Both the mourning […]

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