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Zimtrade Readies for Rwanda Market

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's national export promotion, ZimTrade, is working to increase local exporters' participation in regional markets, especially Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. (AllAfrica)

Heavy Rains - 53 People Killed Since January

[New Times] Statistics from the Ministry of Emergency Management (MINEMA) have revealed that 53 people died and 84 others were injured since January this year due to heavy rains. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda, DR Congo Sign Deal to Protect Biodiversity

[New Times] Rwanda and DR Congo have signed an agreement aimed at monitoring safe exploitation of methane gas and protection of biodiversity in Lake Kivu. (AllAfrica)

Cricket - Nominees Revealed for RCA Excellence Awards

[New Times] Pankaj Vekaria, the right-hand batsman and fast bowler for Kutch Tigers Cricket along with Telugu Cricket Club pair of Orchide Tuyisenge and Eric Niyomugabo have been nominated for the Male Player of the Year award. (AllAfrica)

Over 800 Graduate at INES-Ruhengeri

[New Times] A total of 854 students on Thursday, March 5 graduated from Musanze-based Ruhengeri Institute of Applied Sciences (INES), with degrees in various disciplines. (AllAfrica)

Relief as Traffic Resumes on Tanzania Highway

[New Times] Transport operations along the Morogoro-Dodoma highway in Tanzania resumed on Wednesday night after a bridge collapsed due to heavy rains on Monday and disrupted movement of goods and people from Rwanda to Tanzania, sources have told The New Times. (AllAfrica)

Report Highlights Issues in Public Procurement

[New Times] A survey conducted to explore the state of public procurement at the local level has highlighted a number of issues with as many as 55 percent of the respondents admitting to have lodged complaints contesting the processes. (AllAfrica)

Experts Calls for More Economic Inclusiveness for Women

[New Times] As the International Women's Day approaches, experts advise on developing sustainable strategies to enroll more women in business and financial sectors. (AllAfrica)

Basketball - IPRC-Huye Eye Women's Day Tourney Glory

[New Times] IPRC-Huye women's basketball team have fired warning to rival hopefuls that they will be targeting the title of the 2020 Women's Day Tournament, which starts Friday at Amahoro Stadium. (AllAfrica)

I Had a 'Memorable Experience' in Rwanda - PSG Legend Djorkaeff

[New Times] Paris Saint-Germain and France football legend Youri Djorkaeff has spoken highly of Rwanda and its 'warm hospitality' following his four-day visit to the country. (AllAfrica)

European Business Chamber Launched in Rwanda

[New Times] A group of European businesses operating in Rwanda has come together to officially unveil the 'European Business Chamber of Rwanda', which they say will, among other things, promote business exchanges and policy conversations. (AllAfrica)

Human Rights Watch's Credibility Called Into Question Again

[New Times] The Human Rights Watch's credibility and independence have come under scrutiny in the wake of damning revelations implicating the organisation's top leadership in a corruption scandal. (AllAfrica)

Why Few Girls Have Embraced TVET

[New Times] Nadia Uwitonze is a 21-year-old third-year student pursuing a course in electrical and electronic technology at IPRC Gishari, Rwamagana District. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Starts Repairs on Road Linking to Rwanda

[New Times] The Tanzanian Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication is repairing a section of the Morogoro-Dodoma highway where a bridge collapsed due to heavy rains on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Education Ministry Recalls Teachers Over Missed Exams

[New Times] Thousands of primary and secondary school teachers have been recalled after it emerged that some of the recently deployed teachers had missed certain recruitment exams. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Bridge Collapse Causes Jitters Among Rwandan Traders

[New Times] A bridge on the Morogoro-Dodoma highway near Dumila in Tanzania, which collapsed on Monday, March 2 due to heavy rain is likely to cause delays in the transportation of Rwanda's goods, according to local traders. (AllAfrica)

UAE's Sheikh Mohammed Visits Rwanda

[New Times] H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai recently visited Rwanda. (AllAfrica)

Rugby Body Unveils Busy 2020 Season Calendar

[New Times] The local rugby governing body (RRF) has unveiled a busy calendar for the 2020 season, which, for the first time, has taken into consideration women's rugby. (AllAfrica)

Kigali's Rapid Urbanisation Calls for Serious Attention, Experts Say

[New Times] With at least 68,000 people migrating from rural Rwanda to Kigali every year, the need for more investment in infrastructure development to cater for their mobility and shelter is rising. (AllAfrica)

Congolese Army Captures Another Anti-Rwanda Militia Leader

[New Times] Congolese army, FARDC, which has been battling various illegally armed militias in the vast country's east captured another Rwandan militia commander, 'Col' Marc Nizeyimana, alias Marc Masambaka, according to latest reports. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Court Summons Eugene Gasana Over Rape

[New Times] The Supreme Court of the State of New York, has put out a public notice summoning a Rwandan man over alleged rape that took place in a New York hotel. (AllAfrica)

Fuel Prices Decrease Slightly

[New Times] Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) Tuesday announced a slight fall in fuel prices for both petrol and diesel. (AllAfrica)

Heavy Rains - Death Toll Rises to Five

[New Times] The Ministry of Emergency Management (Minema) has confirmed that five people died while infrastructure was destroyed on Monday night due to heavy rains. (AllAfrica)

Slain Journalist's Family Goes to Court to Seek Compensation After 17 Years

[Nairobi News] After waiting in vain for close to a decade, the family of slain freelance journalist whose death was connected to the Rwanda genocide fugitive Felicien Kabuga, has now resorted to court for redress. (AllAfrica)

Why Rwandan Banks Operating Costs Are Going Up

[New Times] Operating costs of local banks have been rising steadily in the last three years, statistics from the Central Bank show. (AllAfrica)

Report Sheds Light on Property Expropriation Issues

[New Times] A survey conducted in six districts has shed light on the issues in the land expropriation process with a whopping 60 percent of the respondents defining the processes, especially in valuation, as 'unfair'. (AllAfrica)

IPRC Students Initiate Smart System for Banana Processing

[New Times] Some 82.5 per cent of harvested bananas are used in industries for banana wine and juice, 10 per cent in traditional wine, 5 per cent for consumption while 2.5 per cent is used in dessert, according to statistics from Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB). (AllAfrica)

Uci Director General Impressed With Tour Du Rwanda

[New Times] The Director General of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Amina Lanaya says she was impressed by the organisation of Tour du Rwanda and commended it as a benchmark in the development of cycling. (AllAfrica)

New Guidelines Issued on Public Contracts

[New Times] The Minister for Justice, Johnston Busingye, has issued fresh guidelines to heads of all government institutions regarding public procurement. (AllAfrica)

Rwandans in France Protest Against Conference Welcoming Genocide Deniers

[New Times] Rwandans living in France are petitioning French lawmakers, especially the Senate, against welcoming known Genocide deniers and revisionist for a conference scheduled there on March 9. (AllAfrica)

We Can't Afford Setbacks in Health Sector - Kagame

[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Thursday told more than 800 medical doctors that the country cannot allow the achievements made in the health sector to be derailed by poor practices. (AllAfrica)