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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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’.
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 […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
President Paul Kagame Monday evening addressed a gathering of over 300 business leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina in the US, where he said that Rwanda has put behind the tragedies of the past decades to shape a better future. “We don’t allow ourselves to get lost in our tragedies because if you do that, that is where you stay. The lessons should be able to inform […]