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Heavy rains challenge disaster management

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Midimar Minister Gen. Marcel Gatzinzi recently said that the coun­try is currently experiencing recur­ring disasters due to heavy rains, es­pecially flash floods and landslides. These normally occur in the north and western part of the country.

November 5th, 2012 | Posted in Cover Story,National | Read More »

ORINFOR sweats over mismanagement saga

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The Rwanda Bureau of In­formation and Broadcast­ing (Orinfor) has for the sec­ond year running topped the list of government institutions that have failed to produce supporting docu­ments for monies spent. According to Attorney General Obadiah Biraro, Orinfor is responsible for 73 percent of all unaccounted funds in govern­ment institutions.

November 5th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

Rwanda tips Africa on sustainable development

African Economic Conference

The seventh African Econom­ic Conference closed in Kigali last week with President Kagame tell­ing experts that while their text­book economic policies are first-class, they need the backing of good politics to achieve sustainable growth and inclusive development.

November 5th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,Features,National | Read More »

AU looks at establishment of food safety body

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“There is no life without food. And food is never food if it’s not safe,” said Francois Kanimba, Rwanda’s Minister of Trade and Industry last week during a continental meeting where African Union (AU) members recommended to set up a continental food safety author­ity.

November 5th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

Mininfra held accountable for relocation procedures

The ministry of infrastructure (Mininfra), according to the 2011 Auditor General’s report, inflated debts it owed some of its stake­holders by about Frw 468 million.

November 5th, 2012 | Posted in National | Read More »

KICS gets two international accreditation

Maxwell Trevor, KICS headmaster (In white shirt) and Bryan Hixson (blue shirt) cutting the ribbon for the newly-opened library. (photo Farouk Kaweesi)

Kigali International Community School (KICS) has received two international accreditations from the Association of Christian schools International (ACSI) and Middle States Association (MSA). KICS is a Christian international school with an American-based curriculum.

November 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

Victoire Ingabire sentenced to 8 years in prison (update)

Ingabire trial

Found guilty of genocide denial and conspiracy and planning to cause state insecurity, not guilty of genocide ideology, promoting ethnic divisionism and supporting armed groups

October 30th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

President Kagame opens African Economic conference in Kigali

President Kagame has called for Africans to advance African solutions. (photo Village Urugwiro)

President Paul Kagame has flagged off the 2012 African Economic Conference in Kigali with a call on drivers of the African economies to learn from past mistakes to buffer future sustainable growth.

October 30th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

Minicom apologizes for mismanagement

Emmanuel Hategeka (R) and Dative Uwamahoro during the session. (photo Farouk Kaweesi)

Finance officials from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MINICOM) have admitted to mismanagement of public funds and apologized.

October 30th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

Ingabire verdict set for today

Victoire Ingabire. (Internet photo)

The High Court will today announce the verdict in the case against Victoire Umuhoza Ingabire, who is accused of genocide ideology and terrorist acts among other charges.

October 29th, 2012 | Posted in National | Read More »

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