The Government of Rwanda and the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday signed two financing agreements of a loan totaling around US$ 68 million dedicated to construct a part of Kivu Belt road bridging the western part of Rwanda from Rusizi to Rubavu districts.
Reporting a good improvement in service delivery to the beneficiaries, Théophile Ruberangeyo, the executive secretary of the Genocide survivors assistance fund (FARG) told the press that the reported mismanagement of funds in the past is not an issue of which his administration can be held accountable today.
The Nation Commission for Children (NCC) met the vice-mayors in charge of social affairs from all the districts as well as in charge of governance at province level countrywide in order to discuss issues regarding the election of the children’s representatives on local level, scheduled to take place from August 18-21.
Prime Minister Pierre Damien Habumuremyi on Thursday officially opened the 2012 Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF) at the Expo grounds in Gikondo.
The number of women in parliament is not enough to show that parliament is gender-sensitive. This was said by Honorable Alphonsine Mukarugema, the chairwoman of Rwanda Women Parliamentary Forum (RWPF) at the occasion of a consultative meeting organized by the forum, which took place yesterday at the parliament with a theme: ‘A Gender Sensible Parliament’.
Lt. Col. Rugigana Ngabo was on Wednesday sentenced to 9 years in prison and fined with Frw 100,000 by the Military High Court based in Kanombe for charges of threatening national security.
As revealed by its officials this Tuesday while explaining to both private and public legal practitioners about the mission of the new commission, the recently-established National Law Reform Commission (NLRC) will put much emphasis on research to formulate suitable recommendations leading to adequate legal reforms.
18 American high school students visiting the country met the Senate president in order to find out the role the Parliament has played in the post-Genocide Rwanda.
President Paul Kagame urged senior command and staff of the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) to become catalysts for the transformation of the society. The Head of State made the call on Monday while officially inaugurating the RDF senior Command and Staff College located in Nyakinama, Musanze district.
Kigali city residents are battling an unprecedented water scarcity that has forced some to depend on untreated water from swamps while others resort to desperate measures such as rationing.