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Copyright Hope Magazine en-us http://www.hope-mag.com//images/logos.jpg Hope Magazine http://www.hope-mag.com/ Minister Busingye tells Police High Council to adapt to technology trends http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2954 Justice Minister Johnston Busingye has called for a continued evolution of policing to match technological advancement and to continue to be a step ahead in addressing sophisticated cross-border crimes. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 28th March 2017 Serena Hotels celebrate 10 years in Rwanda with Umuganda and cake http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2953 Rwanda’s leading 5-star Kigali and Lake Kivu Serena Hotels have celebrated their 10 years of operations in the country with staff participating in March’s community work Umuganda. - Serena Hotels Tuesday, 28th March 2017 SheTrades Rwanda launched to connect women entrepreneurs http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2952 The Rwandan chapter of the International Trade Centre’s SheTrades initiative was today launched in Kigali by First Lady Mrs Jeannette Kagame. The SheTrades initiative, launched in 2015, aims to connect 1 million women entrepreneurs worldwide to markets by 2020. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 23rd March 2017 On World Water Day, Mininfra launches new water supply and sanitation strategies http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2951 On the occasion of the World Water Day 2017, which was celebrated on Wednesday, the ministry of infrastructure with water and sanitation stakeholders has launched the new Water and Sanitation Sector Policies and Strategies. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 23rd March 2017 Rwandan chapter of global women entrepreneurs’ network to be launched http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2950 The International Trade Centre (ITC), in conjunction with the ministry of trade, industry and East African Community affairs (Mineacom), will on Wednesday 22 March launch the Rwandan chapter of SheTrades, a global initiative launched in 2015 that aims to connect 1 million women entrepreneurs to markets by 2020. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 21st March 2017 Police seize 450 kg of cannabis, main suspect linked to other drugs crimes http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2949 In an anti-drugs operation, the police in Kigali have raided a house in Kimisagara Sector of Nyarugenge District that was being used as a store for narcotic drugs. In the house located in Karwangabo Village, Kamuhoza Cell, they recovered 13 sacks of cannabis weighing about 450 kg, and arrested three people arrested. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 21st March 2017 I&M Bank IPO oversubscribed at 209% http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2948 The initial public offer (IPO) for the sale of the State’s shares in I&M Bank Rwanda has been oversubscribed at 209%, the ministry of finance (Minecofin) has announced. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 21st March 2017 Meeting Kagame, Pope asks ‘God’s forgiveness’ for Church’s role in genocide http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2947 According to a statement by the Vatican, Pope Francis “implored God’s forgiveness for the sins and failings of the Church and its members” during the genocide and told Rwanda’s president that he hoped his apology would help the country heal. - Hope Magazine Monday, 20th March 2017 Zebra Waragi seized, eight arrested in Gatsibo bar operations http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2946 Police in Gatsibo District conducted a targeted operation over the weekend in eight bars located in Kabarore, Gatsibo District and seized over 200 sachets of Zebra Waragi- an illegal gin. - Hope Magazine Monday, 20th March 2017 ‘Polygamy is source of endless family conflicts’ – Minister Kaboneka http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2945 The Minister of Local Government Francis Kaboneka has urged residents of Rugarama Sector in Burera district to avoid polygamy, as it is among the first causes of family conflicts in Rwanda. - Hope Magazine Monday, 20th March 2017 President Kagame and First Lady conclude China visit http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2944 President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeanette Kagame have concluded a two-day visit to Beijing, China, during which they were received by the Chinese President Xi Jiping and First Lady Peng Liyuan at the Great Hall of the People. - Hope Magazine Monday, 20th March 2017 EALA adjourns debate on control of polythene materials http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2943 The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), which has been sitting in Kigali for the past two weeks, has has adjourned the enactment of the EAC Polythene Materials Control Bill in order to allow more room for consultations. - Hope Magazine Friday, 17th March 2017 BK becomes financial one-stop centre with insurance subsidiary http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2942 The Bank of Kigali Group, which has Rwanda’s largest bank in terms of assets, on Thursday launched BK General Insurance, a new subsidiary that will offer ‘bancassurance’ services. - Hope Magazine Friday, 17th March 2017 BRD-sponsored housing expo to promote affordable housing http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2941 The Property & Home Show kicked off on Wednesday with the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) as its main sponsor, to underline the bank’s commitment to promote and develop affordable housing. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 16th March 2017 Kwesé TV adds international news giant Sky News to its bouquet http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2940 Kwesé TV has continued its premium channel acquisitions with the addition of international news leader Sky News International. Now Kwesé audiences across the continent can enjoy 24 hours of uninterrupted news and sports updates, as well as the latest analysis from Sky News specialists all across the continent through Kwesé’s multiplatform offering. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 16th March 2017 President Kagame chairs Broadband Commission meeting http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2939 President Paul Kagame on Thursday chaired the Broadband Commission meeting in Hong Kong, hosted by Huawei Technologies. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 16th March 2017 Airtel and Unicef launch Pitch Night to promote youth’s ideas http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2938 Airtel Rwanda has joined hands with the UN children’s fund Unicef in the Pitch Night initiative, which was developed by Unicef to motivate children and youth below 25 to come up with project ideas on environment, health and education. - Airtel Rwanda Thursday, 16th March 2017 GDP grew by 5.9% in 2016, services account for nearly half of it http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2937 In the year 2016, Rwanda’s GDP at current market prices grew by 5.9%, to an estimated Frw 6,618 billion from Frw 5,956 billion in the previous year, the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) announced on Wednesday. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 16th March 2017 Police arrest six drug dealers http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2936 Six suspected drugs dealers have been arrested in two separate operations conducted in Nyarugenge and Kirehe districts. - Hope Magazine Wednesday, 15th March 2017 Mobisol and MTN offer high-performance smartphone on affordable payment plan http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2935 Mobisol, the leading Germany-based provider of smart high-quality solar solutions, and MTN, Rwanda’s leading mobile telecommunications company, have joined hands to offer customers a high-performance Tecno smart phone to be purchased on an attractive and affordable instalment payment scheme. - MTN Rwanda Wednesday, 15th March 2017 10 days remaining for young tech entrepreneurs competition http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2934 As one of the most exciting sessions in the Transform Africa Summit in 2015, the Face the Gorillas returns to the summit in 2017 and will focus on budding entrepreneurs in the Smart Africa member states. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 14th March 2017 Indian women in Rwanda celebrate Women’s day http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2933 95 Indian women living in Rwanda celebrated International Women’s Day on Saturday at the Zaaffran Indian Restaurant in Kigali. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 14th March 2017 600 kg of smuggled minerals intercepted in Rulindo http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2932 Some 600 kilogrammes of untagged minerals have been seized in Rulindo District as they were being smuggled in two vehicles. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 14th March 2017 Government releases resolutions of National Leadership Retreat http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=2931 The government has released the resolution of the 14th National Leadership Retreat, which was held from 25th February to 2nd March at RDF Combat Training Center in Gabiro. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 14th March 2017