Speech by the Dean of the Africa Group at the Africa Day Celebration

Speech by the Dean of the Africa Group at the Africa Day Celebration

28TH MAY 2018 On behalf of the African Ambassadors Group in Singapore, it is my honour and a privilege to welcome you to this event, through which we are celebrating 2018 Africa Day in Singapore. We are pleased that so many people involved with Africa, are here to celebrate with us. High Commissioners and Ambassadors, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Distinguished Guests, African Sisters and […]

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Rwandans in Australia commemorate Kwibuka 24

Rwandans in Australia commemorate Kwibuka 24

In Brisbane, Australia, the Rwandan High Commission, together with the Rwandan Community in Australia held a commemoration event which coincided with 2018 commonwealth games currently underway in Gold Coast, Australia. A minute of silence was observed in memory of the victims of the Genocide before a volleyball game between Rwanda and New Zealand at the 2018 Commonwealth games. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of […]

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Rwanda-based Mustard Seed Institute well-received at Conference in Sydney

Rwanda-based Mustard Seed Institute well-received at Conference in Sydney

On 17 March 2018, the Mustard Seed Institute was at the Rotary Presidential Peacebuilding Conference 2018 in Sydney, Australia. Rwandan Jean Nepo Sibomana is the Institute’s co-founder and director. As one of the speakers at the Conference, Nepo gave a presentation on the empowerment of rural communities for reconciliation and sustainable peace through socio-economic development initiatives in post-genocide Rwanda. Agaseke baskets made by local women […]

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Umwiherero: Serve nation with humilty and hard work, says Kagame

Umwiherero: Serve nation with humilty and hard work, says Kagame

President Paul Kagame yesterday urged leaders to adopt the culture of serving with humility and hard work. He was speaking at the closure of the 15th Leadership Retreat, an annual event designed to evaluate progress and effect change. The President cautioned officials against being carried away by self-importance, saying that the exaggerated sense of one’s own importance was detrimental and costly to the country and […]

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Primetime Diversity Dialogue 2017

Primetime Diversity Dialogue 2017

PrimeTime hosted its 3rd annual Diversity Dialogue at the historic Singapore Cricket Club on Thursday, 9 November 2017. In looking at gender diversity from different angles, His Excellency was invited to the Dialogue along with the Ambassador of the European Union and the Ambassador of Argentina. During the Dialogue, global perspectives were shared with Malathi Das of SCWO and moderator Sian Brown of Barclays & […]

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Africa Challenge 2017 Award Ceremony

Africa Challenge 2017 Award Ceremony

Hosted by the NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies, the African Challenge Business Model Competition 2017 was concluded on Monday, 30 October 2017, with the Award Ceremony at Mandarin Orchard. Distinguished guests at the Ceremony includes His Excellency Guillaume Kavaruganda – High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda, His Excellency Ogbole Amedu Ode – High Commissioner of Nigeria, Mrs Zainab Zakaria-Awami – Head of Chancery of […]

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ITB Asia 2017

ITB Asia 2017

As one of Asia’s leading travel trade shows organised by Messe Berlin, ITB Asia took place from 25th to 27th October 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre in Singapore. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the show in successfully bringing together experts within the travel trade industry from all over the world  to engage in dynamic B2B discussions. The Rwanda Development Board, together […]

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Rwanda tourism industry eyes Asia market

Rwanda tourism industry eyes Asia market

Rwanda Development Board has for the first time participated in ITB Asia, one of Asia’s leading travel trade shows that was hosted last week in Singapore. Organised by Messe Berlin, the show that was held at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre in Singapore also marked the 10th anniversary for ITB Asia, according to a statement. Being one of the experts within the travel trade industry worldwide, […]

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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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