Americans who despair of ever seeing a civilized presidential campaign really should have witnessed Barack Obama help Mitt Romney iron his crumpled suit in a Manhattan hotel room last week. Well, if only they’d been the real president and his Republican challenger.
by Dr Pierre Damien Habumuremyi, Prime Minister
The position of the Government relating to the need to improve customer service in Rwanda is simple. A lot more still needs to be done!
Last week, Finance Minister John Rwangombwa came out to warn leaders that people should not be forced to contribute to the Agaciro Development Fund. This does not really come as a surprise.
Over the past few months, several areas in Kigali have experienced a noticed increase in power cuts and outages.
Last week, when the UK announced that it would release part of the budget support to Rwanda that had been suspended because of our alleged support to the M23 rebels in the DRC, Congolese officials cried foul.
“We have had a man sitting in judgment of Rwanda who should not have been there.” When she uttered that sentence in an interview with Inner City Press after her appearance before the DRC Sanctions Committee meeting at the UN to present Rwanda’s position on the Group of Experts (GoE) interim report on the eastern Congo, Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo neatly summed up the government’s point of view.
Rwanda Utility Regulatory Agency (RURA) plans to fix rates for hired taxis as one of the measure to promote equity in public transport.
The Minister of Finance John Rwangombwa has indicated that this year’s contribution to the recently launched Agaciro Fund will be invested in rural electrification programs—a development that will see some rural areas have electricity for the first in history.
London 2012 Olympics are now history.
Last week, President Paul Kagame took time off his busy schedule to have a candid discussion with journalists and media owners who had converged in Kigali for the fifth East Africa Community (EAC) media summit.