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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Africa’s little red dot

Africa’s little red dot

By Geoffrey Eu, The Business Times Singapore   Rwanda has much in common with Singapore – it’s clean, green and safe – and has managed to attract some pioneering Singaporeans to set up business ventures there. THEY CALL RWANDA the Land of a Thousand Hills – for obvious reasons – but this small (26,338 square kilometres) land-locked nation in the heart of Africa has a […]

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Kigali: Rwanda’s city of hills

Kigali: Rwanda’s city of hills

  Get travel tips about what to see, eat, shop for; or find out more about the interesting activities to do in Kigali. All the useful tips are from the perspective of Amb. Guillaume Kavaruganda, the High Commissioner of Rwanda in Singapore . Read more at http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/travel/rwandas-city-of-hills

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Rwanda coffee, tea & honey featured at international expo in Singapore

Rwanda coffee, tea & honey featured at international expo in Singapore

From 2-4 March 2017, the High Commission of Rwanda in Singapore took part in an international exhibition held in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore where various Rwandan coffee, tea and honey were showcased and sample tasting provided to the large crowd that visited the booth. Rwandan honey from “The Apiary”such as Forest, Eucalyptus & White Eucalyptus Honey were nearly sold out by the end of the […]

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“Finding Singapore” Documentary – Rwanda

“Finding Singapore” Documentary – Rwanda

Rwanda is featured in this two-part documentary produced by Mediacorp, a Singapore broadcaster for Channel NewsAsia titled “Finding Singapore”. The documentary portrayed the roles that Singaporeans play in improving the lives of the communities in Rwanda by training teachers, planning towns and more. Read more about it at http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/working-hard-to-create-a-mini-singapore-in-africa/3511818.html The documentary is aired on 12 February 2017 and can also be viewed online;- http://www.channelnewsasia.com/tv/tvshows/findingsingapore/rwanda/3513436.html  

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