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Nakumatt named best taxpayer in Rwanda

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Rwanda files charges against detained opposition leader

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Rwanda files charges against detained opposition leader


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Kenya Court Says It Nullified Election Over Possible Hacking

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Kenya Court Says It Nullified Election Over Possible Hacking


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THIS WEEK: Rwanda, South African firms sign deal to boost tourism

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THIS WEEK: Rwanda, South African firms sign deal to boost tourism


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Rwanda police arrest Opposition leader, mother, sister over tax evasion

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Rwanda police arrest Opposition leader, mother, sister over tax evasion


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‘Rwandans understand the greater goal

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‘Rwandans understand the greater goal


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Rwanda police arrest critic of president for forgery, tax evasion

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  • Nakumatt named best taxpayer in Rwanda
    Nakumatt named best taxpayer in Rwanda

    , kbc.co.ke

    Regional retailer Nakumatt Holdings Rwanda based subsidiary has been named the best tax paper by the Rwanda Revenue Authority. Nakumatt Rwanda which operates 3 retail stores in Kigali, Rwanda was adjudged the best tax payer on Friday evening at a colourful event hosted by the RRA to celebrate tax payers in the country. At the event, Nakumatt Rwanda received the 2016 best Taxpayer award
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Politics & Government

  • Kenya Court Says It Nullified Election Over Possible Hacking
    Kenya Court Says It Nullified Election Over Possible Hacking

    , nytimes.com

    Photo KIGALI, Rwanda — Kenya’s Supreme Court on Wednesday said it had nullified last month’s presidential election because the voting may have been hacked, and accused the electoral commission of failing to verify results before announcing them. It stopped short, however, of calling the vote rigged, and rejected the opposition’s assertion that President Uhuru Kenyatta had used state resources and undue influence to sway the outcome
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Business

  • Nakumatt operates three retail stores in Rwanda
    Nakumatt operates three retail stores in Rwanda

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Nakumatt Holdings’ Rwanda subsidiary has been named the best taxpayer by the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA). The retailer, which operates three retail stores in Rwanda’s capital Kigali was adjudged the best taxpayer on Friday at a colourful event hosted by the RRA. Nakumatt Rwanda also received the best Electronic Billing Machine (EBM) user award. Speaking at the event, RRA Commissioner-General Richard Tusabe said tax compliance rates in the country were steadily edging up with continued support from various economic fronts including the private sector
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Society & Culture

  • Rwanda energy group boss dogged by corruption allegations
    Rwanda energy group boss dogged by corruption allegations

    , theeastafrican.co.ke

    The four months in office for the newly appointed chief executive officer of Rwanda Energy Group (REG) have been dogged by allegations of corruption, financial and technical challenges. Two weeks ago, engineer Ron Weiss, the new CEO of REG, told the media that his four months in office have been tainted by legal issues and challenges related to service delivery, all of which have affected the firm
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Education

  • Rwanda higher education board plans reforms to boost sector
    Rwanda higher education board plans reforms to boost sector

    , theeastafrican.co.ke

    Rwanda's Higher Education Council (HEC) will revise its legal structure for a second time, following recommendations of an audit on all tertiary and higher learning institutions. The audit is part of a request by the government through HEC to check how institutions are conducting their operations and if the teaching and learning methods are in line with national goals. The move is aimed at boosting the quality of education and see the country become a knowledge-based economy
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Farming

  • Most maize crop saved from armyworm pest
    Most maize crop saved from armyworm pest

    , theeastafrican.co.ke

    Rwanda saved 95 per cent of its maize crop from the armyworm invasion that ravaged large tracts of southern and eastern Africa earlier this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, during a briefing to the parliamentary oversight committee on Agriculture and livestock two weeks ago. According to official figures from the Ministry of Agriculture, about 3,500 out of 64,000 hectares of the maize crop was lost to the pest during the low peak season B
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Travel & Recreation

  • THIS WEEK: Rwanda, South African firms sign deal to boost tourism
    THIS WEEK: Rwanda, South African firms sign deal to boost tourism

    , independent.co.ug

    Kigali, Rwanda | THIS WEEK | In an effort to promote Rwanda as a conference hub, a South African firm, Crystal Events Africa, has entered into an agreement with Ikaze Professional Conference Organisers to market the east African country as a top conferences centre and must-visit tourist destination on the continent. “The main purpose of the partnership is to encourage global companies and organisation to hold conferences in Rwanda and Africa, generally as well as to create awareness about Rwanda’s tourist attractions and its potential as a tourist destination on the continent,” Tes Proos, the founding partner of Crystal Events Africa, said
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Law & Crime

  • Critic of Rwanda's president blocked from planning trial defence - lawyer
    Critic of Rwanda's president blocked from planning trial defence - lawyer

    , channelnewsasia.com

    KIGALI: A critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame cannot plan her defence on charges of insurrection and forgery because prosecutors have denied access to her case file, her lawyer said on Monday. Diane Shima Rwigara, a 35-year-old accountant, is the latest in a series of political opponents of Kagame to face criminal charges. She is accused of faking the registration papers she filed to stand against Kagame in an August election
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