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Gabiro Agribusiness Hub is anticipating an investment of $32 million (about Rwf34 billion) from eleven enterprises.Nyagatare and Gatsibo districts in Eastern Province are the epicenter.More than 90% of the necessary infrastructure has been built, and planting could begin by the end of the year.According to Micomyiza, horticultural production receives the most attention, followed by food crop and input production.The mechanization of agriculture is one of the sectors the project intends to fund.He said that French beans, chilies, orchards like avocado, strawberries, lemons, and cereals like maize and soybeans would be significant crops in the hub.He noted that the hub attracts…

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Rwanda -DRC war escalates claims that a Congolese fighter jet had violated Rwandan airspace on Tuesday.Rwandan soldiers had targeted the plane in a “deliberate act of aggression that amounts to an act of war.”According to a tweet from the Rwandan government’s communications office, a Sukhoi-25 from the Democratic Republic of the Congo violated Rwandan airspace for the third time on Tuesday.Attempts were made to defend the position. Rwanda has demanded that the onslaught cease immediately.The Congolese government issued a statement disputing Kigali’s version of events, claiming the plane was “attacked while landing on the runway of Goma’s international airport.”A Congolese…

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The United Nations (UN) has accused Rwanda-backed M23 rebels of entrenching in Eastern Congo and setting up parallel administrations that control border crossing and impose taxes. In a report that has been submitted to the UN Security Council, a panel appointed to probe the issue detailed how the rebel group has been expanding its influence and territory over the years to the extent of imposing taxes to finance its activities. The report also indicates that Rwanda has been offering military support to the rebel group. M23 has been accused of carrying out various atrocities in Eastern Congo including massacres and…

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Rwanda has established an emergency refugee camp in the Rubavu District in response to the influx of migrants from the eastern DRC. The Nkamira Transit Centre in Kanzenze Sector opened on January 16, and as of Tuesday afternoon, they housed 670 Congolese migrants there. The Ministry of Emergency Management has stated that they are prepared to accommodate all incoming refugees. On November 13, 2022, when the M23 attack neared Goma, the first Congolese refugees escaping the present violence landed in Rwanda. According to Kigali, Kinshasa is hesitant to begin a framework for voluntary return. The international world is reluctant to…

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In their debut game of the ICC Women’s Under-19 T20 World Cup in South Africa, the Pakistan Under-19 Women’s Cricket Team defeated Rwanda by an eight-wicket lead. Rwanda only scored 106 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs, with Pakistan’s Areesha Noor taking two wickets and Anosha Nasir, Syeda Aroob Shah, and Zaib-un-Nisa each taking one. Pakistan’s Zaib-un-Nisa showed great presence of mind as she dismissed Shakila Niyumuhoza at the non-striker’s end. In response, Pakistan’s Eyman Fatima played a match-winning knock of 65 runs to guide Pakistan to a comfortable win.

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