In an interview with Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RTV) on 20 March 2020, High Commissioner Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye talks about the current Coronavirus situation in Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand, the containment measures that had been put in place, and the status of the Rwandan Community in each country.
Hon. Justice Amie Muyoboke Karimunda, Judge of the Supreme Court of Rwanda, and Mrs Providence Umurungi, Head of International Justice and Judicial Cooperation at the Ministry of Justice, were in Singapore to represent Rwanda at the signing of the Singapore Convention on Mediation on 7 August 2019. Also known as the UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements resulting from Mediation, the treaty will ‘provide for […]
His Excellency Guillaume Kavaruganda and Mdm Alda Ntezilizaza was invited to the President’s Annual Diplomatic reception on 2nd July 2018 at the Istana. President Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore, and Mr Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee hosted the annual reception to thank all heads of diplomatic and consular missions, and representatives of international organisations.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 & […]
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 […]