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Rwandans Now Benefiting From New Maternity Law

Rwandans Now Benefiting From New Maternity Law

Posted on 27 May 2016

Mothers working for public and private employers can now begin applying for the newly enacted 12-weeks maternity leave to attend to their newborn babies, under the new law which has been published in the national gazette. Minister of Justice, Johnston Busingye expects that institutions will comply with maternity protection law without any delay, given that, […]

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Police extends community policing awareness to ex combatants

Posted on 27 May 2016

​Rwanda National Police (RNP), on May 26, extended the proactive community policing concept to former combatants currently undergoing civic training at the Mutobo Demobilization and Reintegration camp in the Northern Province. There are 68 former combatants at Mutobo camp including four females, who constitute the 57th batch that have so far benefited from the civic programme […]

He Nearly Kissed Death But Now Makes Coffins

He Nearly Kissed Death But Now Makes Coffins

Posted on 21 May 2016

One morning in February 2011, Justin Hakiri 44, a father of three started the day feeling unwell but moved on with his daily carpentry work. For him it was a simple illness. For the next two months, Hakiri said he had ignored going for any medical checkup, “It started as a simple sickness but day […]

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First Lady in Boston to Raise Funds For Rwanda’s First Cardiac Center

Posted on 20 May 2016

Rwanda is expected to establish its first-ever cardiac care center , a very vital facility in the care of patients diagnosed with cardiac complications. First Lady Jeannette Kagame travelled to Boston, US where she has launched a public campaign to raise funds for construction of Rwanda’s premier cardiac care center. The event hosted at University […]

Rwanda Turns To Online Processing Of Land Titles

Rwanda Turns To Online Processing Of Land Titles

Posted on 18 May 2016

Rwanda has digitalized processing for land titles significantly reducing the period from two months to only five working days. The country is making it possible for every land transaction to be conducted online as a way of wiping out queues at administrative offices and banks and also saving time. “For a maximum of five working […]

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Kagame Promises Massive Electricity Roll-out in Karongi District

Posted on 18 May 2016

Rwandans are expected to begin benefiting from a growing economy which has expanded in the last five years. “We want to ensure everyone gets access to electricity…and this is possible. Proof is the production of methane gas from Lake Kivu which we witnessed yesterday,” President Paul Kagame told thousands of residents who had gathered to […]

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DASSO personnel urged to exercise professionalism

Posted on 18 May 2016

Members of District Administration Security Support Organ (DASSO) in Huye and Goma districts have been urged to be exemplary and defined by high level of discipline, one of the prerequisites for service delivery in ensuring security and peace prevail. The call was made on May 16 in separate meetings held in the two districts. In Ngoma, […]

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Families Wiped-out in Genocide To be Commemorated

Posted on 17 May 2016

On May 21, Rwandans will pay tribute to families that were completely wiped-out during the 1994 genocide against Tutsi. This is part of  activities of the 22nd commemoration events which started on April 7 and will conclude on July 4- liberation day when Rwanda Patriotic Rebels stopped the Genocide. According to GAERG an organization founded […]

Sacco cashier in Muhanga arrested over embezzlement

Sacco cashier in Muhanga arrested over embezzlement

Posted on 06 May 2016

A cashier at a savings and credit cooperative (SACCO) branch in Rugendabari Sector of Muhanga District has been arrested in connection with embezzlement of about Rwf7 million. Philbert Nshimiyimana was arrested on May 4 after the branch management discovered alterations in the financial records. Police spokesperson for the Southern region, Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) […]

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American Funds Construction Of 100 Schools In Rwanda

Posted on 04 May 2016

Hamburg Society for Promotion of Democracy and International Law will fund construction of 100 schools of excellence across Rwanda. The new schools are part of ‘Schools for Africa’ initiative co-founded by Peter Kramer-an American philanthropist and founder of Hamburg shipping company Marine Service in partnership with Nelson Mandela Foundation. Peter Kramer told KT Press he would love […]