Truth is the cornerstone of nation building – Kagame

Truth is the cornerstone of nation building – Kagame

Truth and remembrance of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi remain at the centre of nation building and help Rwandans face their past and collectively forge ways of rebuilding their nation, President Paul Kagame has said. The Head of State delivered the message at the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Gisozi yesterday, where he and the First Lady Jeannette Kagame joined Rwandans and Friends of Rwanda […]

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Rwandans in Diaspora, peacekeepers commemorate

Rwandans in Diaspora, peacekeepers commemorate

From neighboring Tanzania to Kenya, Belgium, Australia, USA, China, and other countries, Rwandans and friends of Rwanda worldwide on Saturday joined hands with countrymen back home to remember their loved ones killed in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi as the country once again paused to honour more than one million victims of the Genocide. Rwandan police and military peacekeepers serving under the UN Multidimensional […]

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Kwibuka24: Rwandans remember 24 years later

Kwibuka24: Rwandans remember 24 years later

When 24-year-old Edissa Nyinawumuntu wakes up today, she will be ready to join other Rwandans in observing the 24th anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, which she specifically wants to do by taking part in a walk to remember in the capital Kigali. “During the Genocide people walked a lot looking for safety; so we have to walk in remembrance of that horrible […]

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A new dawn for Africa as 44 countries sign CFTA deal

A new dawn for Africa as 44 countries sign CFTA deal

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (CFTA ) could enter into effect by the end of this year following signing by 44 countries yesterday at the 10th extraordinary African Union Summit. Besides the agreement, which could make Africa the world’s largest free trade zone, 43 nations signed the Kigali Declaration, while 27 countries agreed to ease mobility of people across the continent by signing […]

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Rwanda, Singapore sign aviation training agreement

Rwanda, Singapore sign aviation training agreement

Press Release Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) have signed an agreement that will see the latter train Rwandan officials in the aviation industry. According to the agreement that was signed in Singapore on Wednesday, the training will be conducted in Rwanda by officials from CAAS’ training arm, the Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA). Under the Agreement, SAA will […]

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President Paul Kagame awarded the African of the Year 2017 Award

President Paul Kagame awarded the African of the Year 2017 Award

The African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Awards committee has unveiled the winners for different categories in the just concluded polls for the African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Awards 2017.   The winners who shall be decorated on the 24th February 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, were unveiled by the Publisher of the Magazine Dr. Ken Giami, at the UK Head Office of […]

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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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Delving into the green heart of Africa

Delving into the green heart of Africa

By Michelle Djong, The Straits Times 8 Oct 2017 Watch endangered mountain gorillas play then take a dip in the rift lakes of Rwanda, Africa’s new seat of tourism with its leaps in conservation and development after the 1994 genocide The young mountain gorilla hangs from a branch, then falls to the ground. Not knowing what to do next, it sits atop the imposing head […]

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