Rwanda’s Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration has reminded unregistered NGOs operating in that country that their failure to register could result in punitive measures.
The Directorate started the registration exercise in January this year which was supposed to end in April, but four months after the deadline, a good number of these NGOs continue to operate illegally.
There have been cases where individuals set up ambiguous NGO's claiming they have an international presence and are serving a humanitarian purpose. When one digs deep into their activities, you find they are driven by sinister motives that undermine existing government programmes instead of complementing them.
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