RURA – Regulating for Safety, Fairness and Efficiency

[New Times] In line with its policy of economic development and good governance, the Government of Rwanda established the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) to contribute to the achievement of its socioeconomic goals.

[New Times] In line with its policy of economic development and good governance, the Government of Rwanda established the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) to contribute to the achievement of its socioeconomic goals.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Mastercard U.S.$1 Million Grant Set to Ignite Business Growth in Rwanda

[CIO] In support of Rwanda’s Sustainable Development Goals, the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growthhas confirmed its commitment to a grant of up to USD$1 million over three years to support the growth of small business owners in Rwanda.

[CIO] In support of Rwanda's Sustainable Development Goals, the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growthhas confirmed its commitment to a grant of up to USD$1 million over three years to support the growth of small business owners in Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Activism and Rwanda’s Development Model – Diane Rwigara Takes a Stand

[Daily Maverick] The role of the activist within Rwanda is extremely fraught as it involves balancing the desire and need to express oneself in order to build a better future for the country, while entering increasingly dangerous territory for even att…

[Daily Maverick] The role of the activist within Rwanda is extremely fraught as it involves balancing the desire and need to express oneself in order to build a better future for the country, while entering increasingly dangerous territory for even attempting to do so. Diane Rwigara's bravery is a call to other activists within Rwandan to begin to assert themselves peacefully on their government, reminding it that they want to be heard, reminding it that they too are part of its developmental project. By BRANDON FINN.

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Rwandan Refugees Resist Repatriation

[Financial Gazette] More than 500 Rwandan refugees residing at Tongogara Refugee Camp are resisting repatriation despite assurances from the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) that it was now safe for them to return hom…

[Financial Gazette] More than 500 Rwandan refugees residing at Tongogara Refugee Camp are resisting repatriation despite assurances from the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) that it was now safe for them to return home, the Financial Gazette can report.

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When Art Confronts Politics and the Corporate Boardroom

[New Times] Nelson ‘Madiba’ Mandela remains an international figure many hold dear for his leadership and rectitude. It was therefore to great dismay around the world that a South African artist should portray Madiba being sexually assaulted by Preside…

[New Times] Nelson 'Madiba' Mandela remains an international figure many hold dear for his leadership and rectitude. It was therefore to great dismay around the world that a South African artist should portray Madiba being sexually assaulted by President Jacob Zuma in a work the artist titled, "The Economy of Eape".

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Holders Rayon Sports to Face Musanze in Peace Cup Last 16

[New Times] Peace Cup holders Rayon Sports will face first division league rivals Musanze FC in the last 16 of this year’s competition. The last 16 will be played over two legs, starting on the weekend of May 13-14 while the second leg will be staged a…

[New Times] Peace Cup holders Rayon Sports will face first division league rivals Musanze FC in the last 16 of this year's competition. The last 16 will be played over two legs, starting on the weekend of May 13-14 while the second leg will be staged a week later.

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Exhaust All Means to Ramp Up Mutuelle Uptake

[New Times] Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) is not leaving any stone unturned in its quest to achieve universal target of community-based health insurance scheme, Mutuelle de Sante. From one campaign to another, right from previous managers of the …

[New Times] Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) is not leaving any stone unturned in its quest to achieve universal target of community-based health insurance scheme, Mutuelle de Sante. From one campaign to another, right from previous managers of the scheme to the present, RSSB, that took over last year, efforts have yielded varying degrees of success but never the 100 per cent dream target.

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Agri-Exporters to Benefit From Export Growth Fund

[New Times] Donatilla Nibagwire acquired a $100,000 (about Rwf80 million) loan from Export Growth Fund in 2016 to further her market penetration. She doubled her export volumes from two tonnes of fruits and vegetables.

[New Times] Donatilla Nibagwire acquired a $100,000 (about Rwf80 million) loan from Export Growth Fund in 2016 to further her market penetration. She doubled her export volumes from two tonnes of fruits and vegetables.

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Govt Says Food Secure Despite Armyworm Crisis

[New Times] Food security situation remains under control despite fall armyworms ravaging maize plantations in parts of the country, Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana, the minister for agriculture and animal resources, has said.

[New Times] Food security situation remains under control despite fall armyworms ravaging maize plantations in parts of the country, Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana, the minister for agriculture and animal resources, has said.

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Rwanda Look to Qualify for Africa Rugby Cup Group 1B

[New Times] Rwanda national rugby team, the Silverbacks, will be looking to qualify for Africa Rugby Cup, Group 1B next year if they defeat Zambia on Saturday at Lusaka Rugby ground.

[New Times] Rwanda national rugby team, the Silverbacks, will be looking to qualify for Africa Rugby Cup, Group 1B next year if they defeat Zambia on Saturday at Lusaka Rugby ground.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda