We will not lose our way again –President Kagame

We will not lose our way again –President Kagame

President Paul Kagame on Thursday paid homage to Rwandans who fought for freedom and equal rights of all citizens as the country marked the 25th Liberation anniversary. He also called upon all Rwandans to keep working together to sustain the gains made so far, explaining that the main challenge at the moment is to ensure sustainability. The Head of State delivered the message at a […]

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New Zealand Prime Minister pays tribute to genocide against Tutsi victims

New Zealand Prime Minister pays tribute to genocide against Tutsi victims

New Zealand Prime Minister JacindaArdern on Saturday called on leaders the world over to remember as well as commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi if humanity is to prevent the repetition of such cruelty anywhere. Ardern said this as members of the Rwandan community in her country, and friends of Rwanda, held an event to commemorate the 1994 Genocide in the capital, Wellington. Ardern said […]

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Kwibuka25: World leaders join in lighting flame of remembrance

Kwibuka25: World leaders join in lighting flame of remembrance

Leaders and representatives of countries on Sunday morning joined President Paul Kagame and First Lady Mrs. Jeannette Kagame in lighting the frame of remembrance in commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The lighting of the flame and laying of a wreath at the Kigali Genocide Memorial where 250,000 victims were buried is one of the events of the 25th commemoration of the 1994 […]

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Nothing has greater value than mindset, Kagame tells African business leaders

Nothing has greater value than mindset, Kagame tells African business leaders

President Paul Kagame has challenged African business and political leaders to adopt the right mindsets to make the most of intra-regional cooperation initiatives such as the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Kagame was speaking on Monday at the opening of the 7th Africa CEO Summit that is underway in Kigali. The President said to ensure the integration process translates into prosperity and well-being for the […]

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Global Gender Summit

A biennial event organized by the world multilateral development banks, this summit brings together leaders from government, development institutions, private sector, civil society and academia to share best practices and drive innovation to accelerate progress on gender equality around the world. The African Development Bank is leading the 2019 event in Kigali, Rwanda, and the theme will be ‘Unpacking Constraints to Gender Equality’.

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President Kagame makes case for Single African Air Transport Market

President Kagame makes case for Single African Air Transport Market

Operationalization of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) will among other things eliminate challenges of geography which have been a common reason for continent’s underdevelopment, President Paul Kagame has said. Kagame was speaking at the opening of the ongoing Aviation Africa Summit underway at the Kigali Convention Centre. Launched in January last year, SAATM is one of the African Union’s flagship initiatives meant to […]

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Aviation Africa Summit & Exhibition

Aviation Africa Summit & Exhibition

Aviation Africa is a major trade event for the aerospace and defence industries. The event is a 2 day summit and exhibition. Speakers within our open-air ‘silent’ conference hall will include Air Chiefs, leaders from African airlines, civil aviation authorities, business aviation & support industries. The co-located exhibition will feature over 100 global aviation companies.

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New envoys pledge to strengthen their countries’ relations with Rwanda

New envoys pledge to strengthen their countries’ relations with Rwanda

Thirteen new envoys representing different countries to Rwanda yesterday presented their credentials to President Paul Kagame at Village Urugwiro, pledging to further enhance cooperation between their countries and Rwanda. The new envoys accredited to Rwanda are Krzysztof Buzalski of Poland, Cherdkiat Atthakir of Thailand, Mark Raphael Ramsden of New Zealand, Lisa Stadelbauer of Canada, Nguyen Kim Doanh of Vietnam and Burcu Cevik of Turkey. Amb. […]

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How Rwanda is winning the fight against malaria

How Rwanda is winning the fight against malaria

Following the malaria contingency plan that was put in place in 2016, severe cases of malaria and mortality have since decreased by 50 per cent. There has also been estimated reduction in the country’s malaria burden with 430,000 fewer cases recorded in 2017 than in 2016, according to the World Health Organisation report released last year. These achievements are attributed to many factors and one of […]

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Crested crane conservationist Olivier Nsengimana dedicates award to country

Crested crane conservationist Olivier Nsengimana dedicates award to country

Olivier Nsengimana, who was on Tuesday announced among three winners of a prestigious award and close to Rwf50 million (Euros 50,000), each, for their efforts in conservation of nature has told The New Times that the award is for the country, not him as a person. He emphasized that there are “so many stakeholders” including the conservation department at Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Akagera National Park, and numerous […]

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