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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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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Cafe Asia 2017

Cafe Asia 2017

The High Commission participated in the ICT Expo 2017 – the 5th International Coffee & Tea Industry Expo in Singapore. During the 3-day event, Rwanda coffee and tea products are showcased to industry players and the general public. A seminar was also given by Mr George William Kayonga. Entitled “Rwanda Coffee and Tea: The shift from quantity to quality”, the seminar highlighted the growth and […]

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22nd Liberation Dinner – Kwibohora 22

22nd Liberation Dinner – Kwibohora 22

  Excerpt from H.E Guillaume Kavaruganda’s speech: “We have reasons to celebrate: We are celebrating life over death, We are celebrating light over the darkness, We are celebrating hope over desperation We are celebrating joy over the sorrow.”  

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22nd Commemoration of the Genocide against Tutsi – Kwibuka 22

22nd Commemoration of the Genocide against Tutsi – Kwibuka 22

  “The Rwandan community in Singapore and friends of Rwanda gather for the 22nd Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. As we take a moment of silence to remember those who lost their lives, we also take the time to remember the fight against genocide denial and ideology.  The genocide ideology perpetrated by past leadership with ill-intentions and misguided thinking should not […]

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