The Africa You May Not Be Aware Of

The Africa You May Not Be Aware Of

24 Sep 2017 Sunday, Mount Faber SAFRA Ballroom   Lovers of Africa, wildlife enthusiasts and photographers converge at Mount Faber SAFRA in support of Julian W. and Adam Chapman as they present a slice of Africa through the work they do. A professional wildlife photographer, Julian W. is a frequent visitor of Africa and her national parks. Julian’s love for Africa shines through as he shares about […]

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A Brookings Institution conversation with President Kagame

A Brookings Institution conversation with President Kagame

  A unified and assertive Africa Union will benefit everyone President Paul Kagame who is currently leading the African Union reforms process called for support towards the initiative noting that a more effective and efficient African Union is not only ideal for the continent but international partners as well. Kagame was speaking at the Brookings Institution, a Washington DC based think tank which conducts research […]

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President Kagame’s 72nd UNGA Address

President Kagame’s 72nd UNGA Address

  Rwanda backs UN reforms – Kagame President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda supports the planned United Nations reforms, noting that it will improve efficiency of the world organisation. Kagame was addressing the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday, attended by global Heads of State and leaders of international organisations. President Kagame said that despite its relevance and competence in […]

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President Kagame with Council of Foreign Affairs

President Kagame with Council of Foreign Affairs

Africans should decide what is best for them, Kagame to the West President Paul Kagame spoke out against the tendency by Western countries and a section of the international community to impose their wishes on African countries. Kagame was speaking at a session hosted by the Council of Foreign Affairs, a think tank specializing in American foreign policy and international affairs. President Kagame is in […]

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Kwita Izina 2017 – Rwanda’s Gorilla Naming Ceremony

Kwita Izina 2017 – Rwanda’s Gorilla Naming Ceremony

  The 13th edition of gorillas naming ceremony- Kwita Izina – was held on 1st September 2017 in Kinigi sector, Musanze district, and was officiated by President Kagame. Located on the outskirts of Virunga National Park,  home to the rare mountain gorillas, the event oversaw the naming of 19 baby gorillas this year. In only 13 years, the annual Kwita Izina has grown to become […]

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NTU-SBF Seminar – Economic Integration in Africa: Challenges and Business Opportunities

NTU-SBF Seminar – Economic Integration in Africa: Challenges and Business Opportunities

As the invited panelist for the seminar, H.E Guillaume Kavaruganda presented his opening remarks on the topic of economic integration in Africa before the Panel discussion begins. Emphasizing upon the opportunities that economic integration of Africa will bring to Rwanda, His Excellency also pointed out that the efficiency of economic integration programmes should be prioritized over their quantity. Quoting Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, His Excellency […]

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Presidential Inauguration Ceremony 2017

Presidential Inauguration Ceremony 2017

President Paul Kagame, who was overwhelmingly re-elected with over 98 per cent of the vote, took oath of office on Friday in a colorful event held at Amahoro National Stadium.  His new term runs until 2024. The inauguration ceremony was attended by more than 20 African Heads of State, several former African heads of state, among other dignitaries from across the globe. In his inauguration speech, […]

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23rd Liberation Dinner – Kwibohora23

23rd Liberation Dinner – Kwibohora23

Along with diplomatics representatives and Friends of Rwanda, the High Commission celebrates the 23rd anniversary of the liberation of Rwanda at a dinner reception.

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Africa day 2017

Africa day 2017

In his opening speech, H.E Guillaume Kavaruganda welcomed distinguished guests Dr. Maliki Osman (Singapore’s Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Mr. Rotimi Chibuike Amaeki (Nigeria’s Minister of Transport), High Commissioners and Ambassadors, Members of the Diplomatic Corps and members of the African community in Singapore. Keeping in mind the 2017 theme of the African Union, “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through […]

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23rd Commemoration of the Genocide against Tutsi – Kwibuka 23

23rd Commemoration of the Genocide against Tutsi – Kwibuka 23

Remember – Unite – Renew “Remember the Genocide against the Tutsi Fighting Genocide Ideology – Build on our Progress”

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