COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Paul Kagame
Population: 11,901,484 (2017)
Land Size: 26,338 sq km (10,169 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Feb 15, 2019: Skin Bleaching Cosmetics Worth Over U.S.$14,500 Seized - AllAfrica News: Rwanda
[New Times] A joint operation conducted on Wednesday in various parts of the country seized assorted skin bleaching products valued at over Rwf13 million.
- Fri - Feb 15, 2019: Five Rwandan Startups to Benefit From Dubai Chamber Mentorship Programme - AllAfrica News: Rwanda
[New Times] Five Rwandan startups are among the 10 selected startups from Africa by the Dubai Chamber that will stand a chance to participate in the mentorship program in August this year in the United Arab Emirates.
- Fri - Feb 15, 2019: RRA Owes Rwf30 Billion in VAT Refunds - AllAfrica News: Rwanda
[New Times] Rwanda Revenue Authority owes about Rwf 30 billion to different members of the business community in value added tax refunds.
- Fri - Feb 15, 2019: New Bid to Extradite Genocide Fugitive Sylvère Ahorugeze - AllAfrica News: Rwanda
[New Times] Prosecution has announced plans for a fresh bid to have Sylvère Ahorugeze extradited to Rwanda from Denmark, to answer charges of genocide and related crimes committed in 1994.
- Fri - Feb 15, 2019: Experts Weigh in on Need for More Investment in Human Capital Development - AllAfrica News: Rwanda
[New Times] The success of Rwanda's strategies to attain its social economic development goals will depend on the country's ability to sustain investment in human capital development.