Rwanda

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  • 11 months ago

Survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsis in Rwanda and the government there are up in arms in reaction to plans by the UN tribunal set up to try genocide perpetrators (MICT), to actually instead release some of them. Rwanda has filed an official complaint with the UN Security Council where Russia is holding current […]

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  • 12 months ago

Kigali, 6 May 2018 – The Prime Minister of Rwanda, the Honourable Edouard Ngirente, this morning officially declared the African Innovation Summit (AIS) 2018 open in Kigali, Rwanda. AIS II will focus on innovative and disruptive solutions to the major challenges facing African countries, which include energy access, water, food insecurity, health systems, and governance. […]

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  • 12 months ago

Kigali– Africa’s cluster of Innovators and seekers to some of the major challenges facing the continent will meet in Kigali from 6-8 June, 2018 at the Kigali Convention Center as they seek to find solutions to these challenges. This year’s summit will focus on innovative and disruptive solutions to the major challenges facing African countries, […]

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  • 12 months ago

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has arrived in Belgium to attend the 12th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), which runs from 5-6 June 2018. Themed ‘Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, and invest’, this year’s EDD meetings will focus on the vital role of women and need for their full […]

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  • 2 years ago

More fabricated information is being spread online by people whose agenda can only be best-known to them. The claims that President Paul Kagame held a security meeting during the weekend in Kigali are completely false. A proxy website has published claims that “According to our highly placed military source from Urugwiro, the meeting which […]

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  • 2 years ago

Ms. Hyacinthe Dusengeyezu was concerned when her husband, Mr. Rene Rutagungira, didn’t return home after a night out at a bar in one of Kampala’s neighborhoods that he frequented. She and Rene, a businessman, are Rwandan nationals who spend a significant amount of time in Uganda where the latter runs his businesses. “At least if […]

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  • 2 years ago

The role of France in Rwanda before and during the genocide of 1994 has been investigated before. Many commentators attributed France’s role in Rwanda in the early  1990s to its socialist President Francois Mitterrand who was stuck in the de Gaulle’s post Second World War era, neo-colonialism, the need to fend off ‘Anglo-Saxon encroachments’ […]

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  • 2 years ago

Podesta Group – a lobby firm which Rwandan exiled politicians have been paying tens of thousands of dollars to access US lawmakers, is being investigated in the Russian election medalling probe. The firm has been paid total of Rwf 440,000 to help Rwandan tycoon Tribert Rujugiro and his partner Dr David Himbara access Congressman Chris […]

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  • 2 years ago

Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) on Friday handed over 40 houses constructed for vulnerable people at Rugendabari I Model village, in Kankuba cell, Mageragere sector, Nyarugenge District. The houses constructed in partnership with the Ministry of Local Government, Nyarugenge District and different partners within Nyarugenge district were handed over to the vulnerable families that include […]

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  • 2 years ago

Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) deployed  an additional Motorised Infantry Company of 140 troops, to reinforce the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA); the Ministry of Defence stated on Tuesday. The newly generated Motorised Infantry Company under command of Major Steven Semwaga left Kigali International Airport, on 26 September,  around […]

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  • 2 years ago

President Paul Kagame flew to Angola’s capital Luanda for the inauguration of the country’s new leader scheduled for this Tuesday September 26th; reports KTPress João Lourenço won the August 25 presidential elections securing 64.5% of the vote. He campaigned under the ruling party ticket – People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA). The […]

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  • 2 years ago

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has called for reforms of the United Nations body to fit the current challenges the world is facing. The Rwandan head of state was delivering a speech at the ongoing 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, USA. “Our world faces difficult challenges, but no […]

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  • 2 years ago

François Graner – a French researcher requested for permission to investigate the archives, he was told that some officials have immunity. This development as availed on Friday last week follows a 2015 French government announcement that it would De-classify documents detailing the role of its high ranking officials during the Genocide against Tutsi in […]

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  • 2 years ago

Rwanda has approved extra financing for energy projects in a resolve to close gaps in power generation, that the country has been working on with multiple efforts; reports KTPress To meet these targets, the cabinet meeting chaired by President Paul Kagame on Tuesday approved loans and grants worth over $51 million to fund three […]

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  • 2 years ago

When President Kagame visited the Vatican City in March this year on invitation by Pope Francis, he was presented with a gift. For President Kagame, the Pope’s gift was a similar sign of the tragedy Rwanda went through and where it is heading today. “The gift was a designed photo which the Pope said symbolized a journey Rwanda […]

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  • 2 years ago

Africa is blessed with tourist attractions, but one big mess; “insecurity” remains a thorn in the continent’s tourism earning, a top United Nations official said on Tuesday. At the opening of a 3-day 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Rwanda’s capital Kigali, Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi – Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade […]

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  • 2 years ago

President – elect Paul Kagame of Rwanda laid a foundation stone to officially flag off construction of Bugesera International Airport (BIA); KTPress reported on Wednesday. For Kagame, the new airport facility is an essential component in boosting intra-African travel,investment and business; “I look forward to celebrating the inauguration of the new airport in the […]