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The Government of Rwanda, in partnership with the World Bank, The Power of Nutrition, and the Global Financing Facility (GFF), has developed an integrated program to combat chronic malnutrition, with a focus on high-stunting districts, vulnerable populations and the critical 1,000 days beyond which ...
The Government of Rwanda, in collaboration with the World Bank, The Power of Nutrition, and the Global Financing Facility (GFF), has developed an integrated program to combat chronic malnutrition, with a focus on high-stunting districts, vulnerable populations, and the critical 1,000 days beyond which ...

With the deadline to review the World Bank Doing Business reforms looming, the Government is rolling out reforms in three sectors to improve the business ecosystem. The three reforms are aiming at reducing bureaucracy in construction, ensuring timely electricity provision for investors, and reducing the ...
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 - The Government of Rwanda and the World Bank today signed a $23 million Additional Financing agreement to help reduce the stunting rates among children under age 5 in 13 of Rwanda's highest-stunting districts. Through the Nutrition Sensitive Direct Support (NSDS), this ...
The Minister for Justice, Johnston Busingye, has said he believes that “nothing has changed yet” in as far as how Rwanda and Britain view cases of Genocide fugitives who continue to walk freely in the United Kingdom. He made the remarks shortly after a closed door meeting with Jo Lomas, the British ...
FILE - In this Sunday, April 6, 2014 file photo, Rwandans sing and pray at the Evangelical Restoration Church in the Kimisagara neighbourhood of the capital Kigali, Rwanda. Rwanda's government in 2018 is closing thousands of churches and dozens of mosques as it seeks to assert more control over a ...

The Rwandan government has been clamping down on religious leaders and churches. Over 700 churches and 100 mosques have been ordered to close. The government has arrested six pastors for “illegal meetings with bad intentions.” This is in direct contradiction to Rwandan law that states that there ...
The Government has reiterated its commitment to work with development partners to facilitate local small and medium enterprises to access funding. The Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Amb. Claver Gatete, said that the access to funding remains a major challenge for SMEs and there is need ...
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's government has closed thousands of churches and dozens of mosques as it seeks to assert more control over a vibrant religious community whose sometimes makeshift operations, authorities say, have threatened the lives of followers. President Paul Kagame has said ...
While the statistics illustrate growing economic equality for women in the country, many are still being prevented from running a business. Author: Rodrigue Rwirahira; Publish date: Mar 23, 2018; Social count: 9. 9. SHARES. GettyImages-825219100. (Photo: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images). On paper, Rwanda looks like ...
Jeanne d'Arc De Bonheur, the Minister of Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs visited the families along with Alvera Mukabaramba, the Minister of State in Charge of Social Affairs and Community Development in the Ministry of Local Government. Mukabaramba said the Government of ...
In addition, the bank also signed a US$55.4million (€45million) long term loan with the Rwandan government to finance sewage and waste water projects in the capital Kigali. The entire project, expected to cost US$118.2 million (€96 million), will be financed alongside the African Development Bank and ...
As Rwanda is still on the fight to control noise in the country, all Mosques in the capital Kigali have been banned from using loudspeakers during the call to prayer. According to Rwandan government, the ban has been put in place in order to rescue residents of Nyarugenge district from the noise which was ...
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | BDF is an independent company that was created in collaboration of the Government of Rwanda and the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD). The fund is one of the implementing institutions of the National SME Development Policy and has been mandated to ...
THE Government of Rwanda, Mara Corporation Ltd and SB Energy Corp have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to boost solar energy and universal access to affordable electricity. The deal was inked yesterday during the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Conference taking place in New Delhi, ...
The Government of Rwanda, Mara Corporation Ltd and SB Energy Corp have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to boost solar energy and universal access to affordable electricity. The deal was inked yesterday during the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Conference taking place in New Delhi, India ...
Cases of chronic malnutrition could be reduced by more than 10 per cent thanks to a new financing deal between the Government of Rwanda and the World Bank Group. The Government and the World Bank yesterday signed a $55 million deal (about Rwf47bn) to reduce stunting rates among children.

Cases of chronic malnutrition could be reduced by more than 10 per cent thanks to a new financing deal between the Government of Rwanda and the World Bank Group. The Government and the World Bank yesterday signed a $55 million deal (about Rwf47bn) to reduce stunting rates among children.
A move by Rwanda to shut down more than 700 churches in its capital city, allegedly for building safety, hygiene and noise violations, is prompting accusations that the government of President Paul Kagame is trampling on religious freedom. On Tuesday, police detained six pastors, accusing them of ...
He required the HRW to include the Rwandan government's statements about the country's human rights situation in its reports. "They rush to publish reports that tarnish the image of the country, ignoring Rwanda's efforts in improving human rights," she said. Even though the watchdog was not satisfied with ...
Government has begun offering free access to viral hepatitis treatment to all Rwandans, a decision that Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) says is aimed at reducing viral hepatitis morbidity and mortality in Rwanda. According to a statement signed by Jeanine Condo, the director general of RBC, hepatitis ...
EIB, EU and the Rwandan government officials during the signing of the €45million loan to finance sewage and waste water project in Kigali on Feb 20, 2018. Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | The European Investment Bank (EIB) has extended US$29.6million (€24million) loan to two local banks for ...
Around 700 churches have been shut down in Rwanda in a mass clampdown for failing to comply with government regulations. Most of the churches are small Pentecostal outfits and one mosque has also been closed. Village church Reuters. 'Some churches conduct their worship services in shoddy and ...
(Ecofin Agency) - The Rwandan government is still determined to ban the importation of second-hand clothes from the U.S, despite being pressured by the latter. This measure, adopted in 2015 by the East African Community (EAC), aimed to suspend by 2018, import of cheap used clothes and footwear ...
This will facilitate refugees' ability to access Government services, employability and to move more freely in the country and abroad. Kigali, Rwanda – The Government of Rwanda through the Ministry for Disaster Management and Refugees (MIDIMAR), the National Identification Agency (NIDA), and ...
The Minister for Justice, Johnston Busingye, has called for concerted efforts from everyone to ensure the country fully implements recommendations on human rights by a UN mechanism. Busingye, who is also the Attorney General, was speaking at a meeting to review the mid-term implementation of ...
The government has harmonised fees charged by veterinary doctors, a move that, according to Rwanda Council of Veterinary Doctors, will address issues where each veterinarian was setting their own prices. The doctors claimthe quality of servicesthey give outweighs the prices they charge. The fees ...
The implementation of the project will be done by the Government of Rwanda and a US based health company – Medtronic. Speaking to the press on Tuesday, Marescaux said that Medtronic has accepted to give $1million and to supply medical devices annually while the Ministry of Health has provided ...
The Rwandan government has rejected claims Kigali was involved in efforts to return illegal African immigrants from Israel to Africa, with Rwanda reported to be one of the possible destinations. "Any suggestion - explicit or implicit - that certain groups of migrants are presented with two options: "go to ...
The Rwandan government has rejected claims Kigali was involved in efforts to return illegal African immigrants from Israel to Africa, with Rwanda reported to be one of the possible destinations. “Any suggestion – explicit or implicit - that certain groups of migrants are presented with two options: “go to ...
The RapidSMS system, a Unicef initiative, which has been embraced by the Rwandan government, is a real-time monitoring system designed to track ... commitment by the government of Rwanda to focus on critical health issues and child survival,” said Ted Maly, the Unicef representative for Rwanda.
“Today I am happy with what the Government of Rwanda has done for us here and as you see, we are all excited. We had never had electricity; our area has lagged behind when it comes to economic development yet we have gold mines and good agricultureal land because of the good soils,” says ...
Israel, which has supplied numerous despotic regimes with advanced weaponry, is now helping the Rwandan government rewrite the narrative of the 1994 genocide. So much for ... Israel's support for the Rwandan government's proposal to rewrite its history has far-reaching implications for Rwanda itself.
(Ecofin Agency) - The Rwandan government is still determined to ban the importation of second-hand clothes from the U.S, despite being pressured by the latter. This measure, adopted in 2015 by the East African Community (EAC), aimed to suspend by 2018, import of cheap used clothes and footwear ...
On December 7 of last year, the Government of Rwanda officially inaugurated its first e-waste recycling facility in Kigali. The event was attended by several public representatives, demonstrating the national will to create an infrastructure for responsible recycling. Building on a long-standing partnership with ...
ZNCC said the Government of Rwanda came up with a position under the Vision 2020 to bring the country's economy upfront and the strategy included opening Rwanda to business and linking it to the rest of the world. “Among other reforms, the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) was formed in 2008 after ...
The Government of Rwanda welcomes the backing for the European Investment Bank and other international partners for the Kigali Centralized Sewerage project. The EIB has played a key role supporting the technical, economic and environmental studies essential for the successful design of this scheme.
The Government of Rwanda is encouraging the masses, businesses and organisations to embrace digital payment systems to drive its goal of achieving a ... As part of its Vision 2020 development plan, the Rwandan government has set an ambitious goal to increase the number of adults who are financially ...
I wish the Rwandan government and the Chinese government could always organize this kind of event," the student said. ... It is an honor for the government of Rwanda not only to co-host the event, but to share and celebrate the cultural ties strengthening the friendship existing between Rwanda and China ...
But, the RPF asserted that the Rwandan government was in clear violation of the terms of the cease-fire. The offensive on ... They complained that while hostilities ceased in disputed territory, the Government of Rwanda continued to carry out attacks against unarmed civilians far away from the battle-front.
This will facilitate refugees' ability to access Government services, employability and to move more freely in the country and abroad. Kigali, Rwanda – The Government of Rwanda through the Ministry for Disaster Management and Refugees (MIDIMAR), the National Identification Agency (NIDA), and ...
The Government of Rwanda has gone about systematically and simplistically in evolving the programme. The nurses appointed by it have visited each of the 15,000 villages and it was found that 34 per cent of the population needed some form of eye care or the other. Shortsightedness is the most common ...
The Government of Rwanda in partnership with African Development Fund (ADF), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the European Union, on Thursday launched a 208 kilometre Kagitumba-Kayonza-Rusumo road upgrade project. The main objective of the ongoing rehabilitation and ...
NEW YORK - After thousands of demonstrators gathered in front of the Rwandan embassy in Herzliya to protest the deportation of asylum seekers from Israel to the African country, thousands more joined them in protest outside Rwandan missions around the world in over a dozen cities. The cold and heavy ...
The Minister for Justice, Johnston Busingye, has called for concerted efforts from everyone to ensure the country fully implements recommendations on human rights by a UN mechanism. Busingye, who is also the Attorney General, was speaking at a meeting to review the mid-term implementation of ...
This comes at a time when government of Rwanda is seeking to establish new regulations governing civil aviation in the country to help make it more efficient. Minister of State for Transport Eng Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye told Parliament on Monday that the new regulations will improve the way Rwanda ...
But in an unprecedented leap of faith by the Government of Rwanda, together with its stakeholders, the sector's fortunes could soon turn around for the better. This comes as government and stakeholders begin to mull the possibility of nurturing the nascent sector into a core tourism product. On Tuesday ...
A French public hospital has suspended a Rwandan doctor who was convicted on genocide charges back home, after a protest by a Rwandan government commission. Dr. Charles Twagira started working at the Paul Doumer Hospital outside Paris last month, and the Rwanda National Commission for the ...
The Government of Rwanda believes that it is in her interest to respect, protect and promote the human rights of her citizens. We have demonstrated whenever the opportunity presents itself, that we legislate for and deliver on our human rights commitments as obligations the Government owes the citizens.
Government yesterday tabled a bill in the Lower House that seeks to establish new regulations governing civil aviation in the country. While presenting the draft law in the House, the Minister of State in charge of Transport, Eng. Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, said that the new regulations will improve the way ...


 

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