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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Africa Day 2018

Africa Day 2018

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 Brothers, […]

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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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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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Umushyikirano 2017: Day 2 and Youth at the centre of Rwanda’s transformation process

Umushyikirano 2017: Day 2 and Youth at the centre of Rwanda’s transformation process

Speaking on a panel at the Umushyikirano 2017 yesterday, the Minister for Youth, Rosemary Mbabazi, called drug abuse a life-threatening vice. The panel, moderated by Gloria Mukamabano of RBA, focused on the role of youth in Rwanda’s development and included Edouard Bamporiki, Chairman of Itorero Commission, and Jaures Habineza, founder of Made in Rwanda Online. With youth accounting for over 60% of the population, the […]

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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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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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