Call to Harmonise Seed Regulatory Framework in COMESA Region

[New Times] There is need to expedite seed regulation harmonisation programme in the COMESA region to help increase access to quality and improved seeds by farmers and boost production and household incomes as well as ensure the bloc is food secure, ex…

[New Times] There is need to expedite seed regulation harmonisation programme in the COMESA region to help increase access to quality and improved seeds by farmers and boost production and household incomes as well as ensure the bloc is food secure, experts have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Over 7000 Genocide Victims Get Decent Burial in Ngoma District

[New Times] Remains of over 7,000 victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi were accorded a decent burial at Kibungo Genocide Memorial in Ngoma District on Saturday.

[New Times] Remains of over 7,000 victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi were accorded a decent burial at Kibungo Genocide Memorial in Ngoma District on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

‘Organisational Challenges Keeping SMEs From Listing On the Bourse’

[New Times] The local exchange recently welcomed I&M Bank Rwanda, which listed on the bourse at the beginning of April 2017. The lender joined other three local and four cross-listed firms that are listed on the Rwanda Stock Market (RSE). The development boosted efforts by the Capital Market Authority, RSE, and government encouraging Rwandans to save and invest on the stock market. However, the listing comes at a time when regional and global exchanges are experiencing a downturn because of the current challenges

[New Times] The local exchange recently welcomed I&M Bank Rwanda, which listed on the bourse at the beginning of April 2017. The lender joined other three local and four cross-listed firms that are listed on the Rwanda Stock Market (RSE). The development boosted efforts by the Capital Market Authority, RSE, and government encouraging Rwandans to save and invest on the stock market. However, the listing comes at a time when regional and global exchanges are experiencing a downturn because of the current challenges

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Digital Education Is the Way to Go

[New Times] Beginning June, the Government in partnership with Microsoft will roll out digital education, a move expected to improve the quality of learning in schools. Digital education is a system of teaching that emphasises the use of computers and …

[New Times] Beginning June, the Government in partnership with Microsoft will roll out digital education, a move expected to improve the quality of learning in schools. Digital education is a system of teaching that emphasises the use of computers and internet to impart knowledge.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

How Gatsata Women Weaved Their Way Out of Poverty

[New Times] Over a decade ago, they solely depended on their husbands for everything. That is, however, a thing of the past following an initiative that brought these women together under the Agaseke k’Umubyeyi Cooperative to make handicrafts. Based in…

[New Times] Over a decade ago, they solely depended on their husbands for everything. That is, however, a thing of the past following an initiative that brought these women together under the Agaseke k'Umubyeyi Cooperative to make handicrafts. Based in Gatsata sector Gasabo District, the cooperative of basket weavers has helped its members to become self-reliant, thanks to group marketing that enabled them to secure good and sustainable market, locally and abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Political Parties Step Up Preparations for Presidential Polls

[New Times] Presidential elections may be four months away but most of the country’s eleven legally registered political parties say that preparations to participate are in high gear.

[New Times] Presidential elections may be four months away but most of the country's eleven legally registered political parties say that preparations to participate are in high gear.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

AU Commits to Combat Genocide Ideology in Africa

[New Times] The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) on Monday published a statement in which, after recalling the horror of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, reiterated commitment to prevent recurrence of similar mass atro…

[New Times] The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) on Monday published a statement in which, after recalling the horror of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, reiterated commitment to prevent recurrence of similar mass atrocities, hate crime and genocide ideologies throughout the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Earmarks Shs100 Billion for Namatala Irrigation

[Monitor] Budaka -Government has earmarked Shs100b to construct Namatala Integrated Irrigation Scheme to address the persistent dry spell and also increase on household incomes.

[Monitor] Budaka -Government has earmarked Shs100b to construct Namatala Integrated Irrigation Scheme to address the persistent dry spell and also increase on household incomes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda