- Read remarks by President Kagame at this year's Climate Adaptation Summit.
- The New Times reports that two-thirds of the world’s population believe that climate change is a global emergency.
- Kigali Today, The New Times and other outlets report that Rwandans are encouraged to use electric vehicles.
- Taarifa, Imvaho Nshya and other outlets report that the Government plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 38% by 2030.
- Rwanda National Police reports that police seized 72kgs of minerals from an illegal dealer in Rutsiro district.
- KT Press reports about key projects that will transform Rwanda’s Southern Province.
- The New Times reports that Rwandans will start owning digital land records by next year.
Key Projects That Will Transform Rwanda’s Southern Province (KT Press - Monday, 01 February 2021) --
The Southern Province is arguably one of the fast-developing provinces of Rwanda, with several key infrastructure projects in several of the districts of the province to be completed this year expected to usher in economic transformation and create hundreds of jobs. Read More
Gicumbi – Rulindo: Miliyari zisaga 5 zigiye gushorwa mu kwegereza abaturage amazi meza n’imihanda (Kigali Today - Sunday, 31 January 2021) --
Muri uyu mwaka w’ingengo y’imari wa 2020-2021, hari imishinga ikomeye uturere twateganyije ko ugomba gusozwa yarangiye, bigafasha abaturage kurushaho kwikura mu bukene. Read More
Igabanyuka ry’imvura hagati y’italiki ya 1 n’iya 10 Gashyantare 2021 (Imvaho Nshya - Sunday, 31 January 2021) --
Ikigo cy’Igihugu gishinzwe Ubumenyi bw’Ikirere (Meteo Rwanda) kiratangaza ko mu gice cya mbere cy’ukwezi kwa Gashyantare 2021 (kuva taliki ya 1 kugeza ku ya 10) mu Rwanda hateganyijwe imvura iri hagati ya milimetero 0 na 75. Read More
Gatsibo: Bijejwe umushinga wo kuhira imyaka hifashishijwe ikoranabuhanga amaso ahera mu kirere (IGIHE - Sunday, 31 January 2021) --
Abahinzi bagera kuri 85 bo mu Murenge wa Nyagihanga mu Karere ka Gatsibo, babwiwe ko bagiye kugezwaho umushinga w'ubuhinzi uzifashisha ikoranabuhanga rirambye mu bikorwa byo kuhira imyaka yabo cyane cyane ibigori n'ibishyimbo, none barategereje baraheba. Read More
Editorial: People believe climate change is a global emergency, policymakers must listen (The New Times - Friday, 29 January 2021) --
The latest report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the University of Oxford has revealed that two-thirds of the world population consider climate change to be a global emergency. Read More
New Amendments On Land Tax Regime To Be Announced Soon (KT Press - Friday, 29 January 2021) --
Before the end of this month, new amendments in the disputed increases on land and immovable property tax regime will be announced, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning said this afternoon. Read More
Climate change: Biden commits to ratify Kigali Amendment (The New Times - Thursday, 28 January 2021) --
US President Joe Biden has directed his administration to prepare to send the Kigali Amendment protocol to the Senate for its advice and consent to U.S. ratification. Read More
Survey: Two-thirds of people think climate change is a global emergency (The New Times - Thursday, 28 January 2021) -- At least two-thirds of the world’s population believe that climate change is a global emergency that requires urgent action to combat, a new survey has indicated. Read More
Nyagatare: Imyaka ibaye itandatu imvubu zonera abaturage bakabura kivugira (Igihe - Thursday, 28 January 2021) -- Abaturage bo mu Karere ka Nyagatare mu Murenge ya Karangazi barasaba ubuyobozi kugira icyo bukora ku mvubu zibonera imyaka zikabateza igihombo none imyaka ikaba ibaye itandatu ntakirakorwa. Read More
Illicit fishing threatens biodiversity in Lake Kivu (The New Times - Tuesday, 26 January 2021) --
Fish production in Lake Kivu has plunged by 28 per cent over the last two years, occasioned by illegal fishing practices, which are characterised by the use of destructive equipment. Read More
Kagame calls for more investment in climate adaptation (The New Times - Tuesday, 26 January 2021) -- President Paul Kagame has urged global leaders to prioritize climate adaptation in the course of the year, and beyond, citing that increased investment in the area strengthens societies for future growth and prosperity. Read More
Abanyarwanda barashishikarizwa gukoresha imodoka z’amashanyarazi (Kigali Today - Tuesday, 26 January 2021) -- Ikigo cy’Igihugu cyo kubungabunga Ibidukikije (REMA) cyaguze imodoka yacyo ya mbere ikoresha ingufu z’amashanyarazi mu rwego rwo gukangurira abantu n’ibigo bitandukanye, gahunda yo gukoresha imodoka zidasohora ibyuka bihumanya ikirere. Read More
Perezida Kagame yerekanye uko u Rwanda ruhangana n’ihindagurika ry’ikirere (Imvaho Nshya - Tuesday, 26 January 2021) -- “Mu gihe duharanira kugabanya umuvuduko w’imihindagurikire y’ikirere, tugomba no gukora ku kugabanya ingaruka zayo.” Iyo ni imwe mu mpanuro za Perezida wa Repubulika y’u Rwanda Paul Kagame, ubwo yagezaga ijambo ku bitabiriye inama y’iminsi ibiri yiga ku guhangana n’imihindagurikire y’ikirere. Read More
18,000 ha under risk of soil erosion around Sebeya River on course to be restored (The New Times - Tuesday, 26 January 2021) -- Landscape restoration is required on about 18,000 hectares that are under risk of soil erosion on Sebeya River catchment to reduce induced economic losses and floods that affect off-farm businesses surrounding the river. Read More
Transition to electric motorbikes could save Rwf9 billion annually (The New Times - Tuesday, 26 January 2021) -- The Government of Rwanda is engaging partners and private sector to promote e-mobility that could see phased adoption of electric buses, private cars and motorcycles with a goal to reduce conventional vehicle sales, transport fuel imports which are associated with gas emissions. Read More
Umwaka utaha abantu bazatangira gutunga ibyangombwa by’ubutaka mu ikoranabuhanga (Kigali Today - Monday, 25 January 2021) -- Ikigo cy’Igihugu gishinzwe ubutaka gitangaza ko mu mwaka utaha inyandiko z’ibyangombwa by’ubutaka zizatangira kubikwa mu buryo bw’ikoranabuhanga mu rwego rwo koroshya kubika amakuru akenewe ku butaka. Read More
The Five “Es” of our Ellen Campus (Gorilla Fund - Monday, 25 January 2021) -- The Fossey Fund’s entire mission is encapsulated in these four words, and when we began to design and build The Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, we knew our Campus needed to reflect this critical mission before the foundations were even laid. Read More
Kagame Commits Rwanda’s Contribution To Global Climate Resilience (Taarifa - Monday, 25 January 2021) -- Rwanda has committed to reduce 38% in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and increase financing for climate resilience projects as well as the creation of thousands of green jobs. Read More
Opening statement by H.E. Mr Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda | Climate Adaptation Summit 2021 (Climate Adaptation Summit TV - Monday, 25 January 2021) -- Opening statement by H.E. Mr Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda.Climate Adaptation Summit 2021. Watch Here