Rwanda Networking Dinner

Rwanda Networking Dinner

The High Commission hosted a Rwanda Networking Dinner on 6th July 2018 at the National Museum of Singapore. Friends of Rwanda were invited, along with SBF business delegates from the recent official visit to Rwanda made by Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam. Upon the occasion of the 24th Liberation Day of Rwanda and the 56th year […]

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Kagame: The spirit of unity will transform our country

Kagame: The spirit of unity will transform our country

President Paul Kagame has urged all Rwandans to keep pulling their efforts together to fast-track the country’s development and improving their lives. The Head of State delivered the message yesterday in Rongi, a mountainous area in Southern Province’s Muhanga District that is also historically known as part of Ndiza region. He addressed residents in Rongi – about 50 kilometres from Muhanga District headquarters – shortly […]

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Rwanda ranked second safest place in Africa – Gallup report

Rwanda ranked second safest place in Africa – Gallup report

The 2018 Global Law and Order report has ranked Rwanda second in Africa. Gallup’s Law and Order Index which gauges people’s sense of personal security and their personal experiences with crime and law enforcement indicates that 83 per cent of Rwandan residents have confidence in the local police force and that feel safe walking alone at night. In Africa, Egypt tops the chart followed by Rwanda […]

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Rwanda, Singapore boost ties in aviation, investment

Rwanda, Singapore boost ties in aviation, investment

Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente and Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Thursday witnessed the signing of bilateral agreements in aviation and investment promotion. The signing ceremony took place in the Prime Minister’s office in Kigali. The aviation agreement was signed by Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, the Rwandan Minister of State for Transport and Koh Poh Koon, Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Trade and […]

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Singapore’s Deputy PM in Rwanda for a two-day working visit

Singapore’s Deputy PM in Rwanda for a two-day working visit

The Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, is in the country for a two-day working visit to discuss investment and business ties between Singapore and Rwanda. Before holding a combined meeting earlier today with the ministers of Infrastructure, Trade and Industry, Finance and Economic Planning and the National Bank of Rwanda, Shanmugaratnam paid homage to Genocide victims […]

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Kagame meets Ellen DeGeneres

Kagame meets Ellen DeGeneres

Popular American TV host Ellen DeGeneres today met with President Paul Kagame at Village Urugwiro in Kigali. Ellen Degeneres and her partner Portia de Rossi are on holiday in Rwanda since Sunday and to oversee the initial stages of the construction of the Ellen DeGeneres Campus that will be dedicated to the late Dian Fossey’s work in Rwanda. The campus will support conservation of mountain […]

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Rwanda deposits instruments of AfCFTA & Free Movement of people ratification

Rwanda deposits instruments of AfCFTA & Free Movement of people ratification

Rwanda yesterday became the third nation on the continent to deposit the instruments of ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area. The development was confirmed by Olivier Nduhungirehe, the Foreign Affairs State Minister via twitter. Rwanda also became the first to deposit the Protocol to the Abuja Treaty on the Free Movement of People and Right of Establishment and Right of Residence. Depositing the […]

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Rwanda becomes Arsenal’s first tourism partner

Rwanda becomes Arsenal’s first tourism partner

Rwanda is Arsenal’s first-ever tourism partner. The top-flight English Premier League football club will have all their teams wear ‘Visit Rwanda’ on the sleeves. Vinal Venkatesham, Arsenal’s Chief Commercial Officer said the deal will bring Rwanda into people’s minds in a new and dynamic way. “This is an exciting partnership which will see us support Rwanda’s ambition to build their tourism industry,” Venkatesham said adding […]

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The Royal Tour: The other side of President Kagame

The Royal Tour: The other side of President Kagame

It will, one suspects, be repeated several times over the coming months, and however many times it is repeated, it will still be the most watched programme on Rwanda’s national broadcaster, RBA. This is of course, Peter Greenberg’s Royal Tour, Rwanda. A travel documentary which may set some kind of record, in that given the opportunity, every Rwandan household with a television set will want […]

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‘Rwanda: The Royal Tour’ comes to Kigali

‘Rwanda: The Royal Tour’ comes to Kigali

After two successful screenings in Chicago and New York, the long awaited travel documentary ‘Rwanda-The Royal Tour’ is finally coming to Kigali. Both mainstream and social media have been awash with pictures and behind-the-scenes clips that only left Rwandans yearning for more. In the US, the documentary aired on PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), the American public broadcaster on Thursday evening. Rwanda, The Royal Tour is […]

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