Seminar: Judge Karimunda on Singapore Convention on Mediation

Seminar: Judge Karimunda on Singapore Convention on Mediation

Save the date: 12 August 2020 at 7pm (GMT+8)! Judge Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda, who represented Rwanda during the signing ceremony of the Singapore Convention on Mediation last year, will be speaking about Rwanda and the Convention in this seminar hosted by International Mediation Institute – IMI and Singapore International Mediation Institute. Register your virtual seat here!

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Webinar: Understanding Market Developments and Opportunities in Rwanda

Webinar: Understanding Market Developments and Opportunities in Rwanda

Save the date: 25 August 2020 at 4pm (GMT+8)! Co-organised with Enterprise Singapore, Singapore Business Federation, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and Private Sector Federation Rwanda PSF, this webinar will provide an update on Rwanda’s economy, latest market developments, sectoral opportunities, as well as information on how companies can enter the Rwandan market. Register your virtual seat at https://us02web.zoom.us/…/register/WN__DALP77-RDO09CFEefCsuw!

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Rwandans in Perth, Australia celebrate Umuganura 2020

Rwandans in Perth, Australia celebrate Umuganura 2020

The Rwandan Community in Perth Australia on Saturday, August 8 came together to celebrate Umuganura along with the wider African and Australian community. With the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions being eased in Western Australia, the event was attended by over 150 people while observing social distancing and other Covid-19 prevention measures. The event was attended by the Australian community, West Australian Police Force and the Organization of African […]

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10 key highlights of Rwanda’s 2020/21 budget

10 key highlights of Rwanda’s 2020/21 budget

Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Uzziel Ndagijimana Monday presented the final budget to the lawmakers in which the government will spend Rwf3.2 trillion in the 2020/2021 fiscal year. The government spending will be aligned with the economic recovery plan for the next two to three years, and the country’s seven-year transformation strategy for 2017-2024. All MPs present, including senators and deputies, approved the finance bill. […]

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Rwandans in Singapore honour Genocide victims

Rwandans in Singapore honour Genocide victims

The leaders of the Rwandan communities across Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia have highlighted the need to unify and join hands in countering and defeating those that want to misrepresent the history of Rwanda and twist the facts about the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. They made the observations last week on April 18, 2020 as the High Commission of the Republic of Rwanda to […]

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CHOGM 2020 postponed over coronavirus pandemic

CHOGM 2020 postponed over coronavirus pandemic

The 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) that was scheduled to take place in Kigali in June this year has been postponed as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement released by this organization on Tuesday, April 21, it was noted that this meeting and associated events will be held in Kigali “at a time to be announced in due course.” “As a […]

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26th Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi webcast

26th Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi webcast

The High Commission’s 26th Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi was broadcasted live on Saturday 18th April 2020 at 11am (SGT). The recording of the webcast is now available.     Remember, Unite and Renew together with us. Minute of Silence & Candle lighting | Survivor’s Testimony | Remarks from RCA Leaders | Speeches from Honorary Consul-Generals | Address by the High Commissioner | […]

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Kwibuka26 live webcast | 18 April 2020

Kwibuka26 live webcast | 18 April 2020

The High Commission’s 26th Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi will be live on this Saturday 18th April 2020 at 11am (SGT). Remember, Unite and Renew together with us at https://bit.ly/3cmfwQx. #Kwibuka26

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Top government officials forfeit April salary to support vulnerable citizens

Top government officials forfeit April salary to support vulnerable citizens

Senior government officials including Cabinet Members, Permanent Secretaries and heads of parastatals, among other senior leaders will forfeit April’s salary to contribute to social protection of vulnerable citizens. This was announced through a statement issued by the Office of Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente. According to a statement released on Sunday evening, the move is in solidarity with the most affected Rwandans during an ongoing lockdown […]

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Kagame, AU leaders discuss Africa’s COVID-19 response

Kagame, AU leaders discuss Africa’s COVID-19 response

President Paul Kagame said Friday he held a productive conference with other African Union leaders, which discussed the need for a robust response to the coronavirus pandemic. The virtual meeting, which was chaired by the AU Chairperson, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, highlighted the importance of Africa coming together and speaking with one voice in dealing with the consequences of COVID-19. The Rwandan leader is the […]

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