Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2020

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2020

In Kigali, Commonwealth leaders will convene under the overarching theme ‘Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming’, building on CHOGM 2018 outcomes which were inspired by the theme ‘Towards a Common Future’. The meeting will place a strong emphasis on delivering achievable, comprehensive, meaningful, and powerful initiatives that effect change and implement the CHOGM 2018 agenda. Meeting in executive sessions and in an informal retreat, […]

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Kwibuka26 – 26th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi

Kwibuka26 – 26th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi

The Kwibuka26 schedule April 7: As the commemoration commences, each district will design a delegation of fewer than ten people who will join at a memorial site and pay tribute to the people buried there. There will be few mourners to pay respect to the genocide victims buried there, the lighting of the flame of hope and one minute of silence shall be observed. According to […]

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The dance of Rwanda’s Warriors

The dance of Rwanda’s Warriors

Tall, strong, dark figures pacing from side to side. Their voices echo, and in unison they chant. Harmoniously, there is a cacophony of sounds emerging from brightly dressed men. These men are the chosen ones, the warriors, handpicked to serve the King.    Listening to music that accompanies the dance, you will hear a variety of tones and beats. The main presiding sound would be the […]

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Kwibuka26: CNLG reveals commemoration programme

Kwibuka26: CNLG reveals commemoration programme

Although cases of coronavirus continue to rise, the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) has said that commemoration activities for the 26th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi will proceed. In an exclusive interview with The New Times, Jean-Damascène Bizimana, the Executive Secretary of CNLG, said there will be changes to this year’s commemoration activities. “As we are in a challenging situation of fighting against coronavirus, […]

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Rwanda COVID-19 cases rise to 70, all stable

Rwanda COVID-19 cases rise to 70, all stable

The Ministry of Health has confirmed an additional 10 people positive for the novel coronavirus bringing the total tally to 70 as of Sunday, March 29. The new cases include 6 travelers who had arrived in the country from Dubai, UAE, 2 travelers from South Africa, one traveler from Nigeria as well as a frequent in the East African Region.  All patients had been in isolation. The […]

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We have to win the fight, Kagame on COVID-19

We have to win the fight, Kagame on COVID-19

President Paul Kagame has said that the government will do everything possible to support Rwandans during the Coronavirus containment period which is characterized by social and economic challenges. The President was addressing the nation on 27th March on the global coronavirus pandemic. Kagame said that the government was well aware that a section of Rwandans are facing challenging especially those whose livelihoods had been interrupted […]

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COVID-19 message from High Commissioner Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye

COVID-19 message from High Commissioner Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye

  Rwandan High Commissioner to Singapore H.E. Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye provides updates on the current COVID-19 situation in Singapore and Rwanda, the Rwandan communities in his jurisdictions, and also urges for those who require consular assistance from the High Commission to contact us through the following channels.   Website: Contact form here Office: +65 6884 4621 Email: info@rwandaembassy.org.sg Twitter: @RwandaSingapore Facebook: @RwandaHC Singapore Linkedin: […]

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EAC ministers agree on joint action to fight COVID-19

EAC ministers agree on joint action to fight COVID-19

East African Community (EAC) Ministers for Health and others responsible for regional affairs met Wednesday, March 25, by video conference in a session chaired by Dr. Daniel Ngamije, Rwanda’s Minister of Health. Ngamije is also the current Chairperson of the EAC Sectoral Council of Ministers responsible for Health. All six countries were represented at the meeting that was aimed at sharing information on the COVID-19 […]

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Kagame, Trudeau discuss global response to COVID-19 outbreak

Kagame, Trudeau discuss global response to COVID-19 outbreak

President Paul Kagame and Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, on Wednesday held talks virtually on measures to curb the global Coronavirus pandemic. The President said in a tweet that they discussed the importance of decisive health measures and global collaboration to deal with the pandemic. The leaders also discussed efforts to soften the impact of the virus that has exceeded 400,000 confirmed cases globally. As […]

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Rwanda COVID-19 cases jump to 36

Rwanda COVID-19 cases jump to 36

The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in the country grew by 17 on Monday to a total of 36, the latest statement by the Ministry of Health indicates. The 17 new cases include; nine travelers from Dubai, UAE, three travelers from Kenya, two from the United States, and one each from Qatar and India. Another one case is a contact of a previously confirmed case […]

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