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29-Nov-2022 to 10:38

Rwanda joins global drive to end plastic pollution

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has joined nations at the first session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC1) taking place in Uruguay to begin drafting a global treaty to end plastic pollution.

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29-Nov-2022 to 09:23

Six Rwandan senior civil servants arrested over bribery

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has arrested at least six people including senior managers in the health sector over alleged corruption in procurement projects and bribery for promotion, a police source confirmed to APA on Tuesday.

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28-Nov-2022 to 19:04

Rwanda gets new minister of Health in sudden mini reshuffle

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Monday appointed Dr Sabin Nsanzimana, a long serving medical doctor as new minister of Health.

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28-Nov-2022 to 18:57

Rwanda set to establish sensors for monitoring noise and air pollution

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — To address the issue of noise pollution, Rwanda is set to address the issue of noise pollution through establishment of 13 sensors across the capital city Kigali, local media reported Monday citing administrative authorities.

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27-Nov-2022 to 15:58

Genocide memorials: Rwanda to resume talks over World Heritage status

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan officials are set to resume talks with UN officials to assess how four of the largest memorial sites of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis be granted the UNESCO World Heritage status, a source confirmed Sunday to APA in Kigali.

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27-Nov-2022 to 15:46

New C'wealth fund to bridge financing mechanism for members

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Commonwealth Secretariat on Sunday announced the introduction of the Blue Charter Project Incubator that will provide funding to the member countries to support projects that promote ocean protection and marine development while tackling climate change.

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25-Nov-2022 to 14:30

More Burundi refugees in Rwanda repatriated

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — As of October 2022, UNHCR has facilitated the voluntary repatriation of 30,317 Burundian refugees from Rwanda since August 2020, an official source confirmed Friday.

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