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Kagame, Putin meet in Russia

President Paul Kagame Wednesday met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in the Russian Capital, Moscow. Russia is host to the 2018 World Cup final scheduled to kick off Thursday this week. The two heads of state met less than two weeks after the Russian Foreign Minister,...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 8:20am

Kagame: Africa doesn’t need babysitters

The Head of State has long learned to ignore criticism. Whether it is the situation in DR Congo, diplomatic relations with Paris or how long he has been in power, the Chairman of the African Union defends his position and denounces “those who want to give him lessons”. Television host...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 4:41pm

Translate political will into action, Kagame says on climate change

President Paul Kagame has called for rapid action globally to address climate change and prevent impending negative consequences. The President was speaking on climate change and the importance of ending plastic pollution in Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada at the G7 summit which closed yesterday....

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 1:15pm

Kagame in Canada for G7 Summit

President Paul Kagame,who is also the Chairperson of the African Union, is in Quebec, Canada for a two-day G7 Summit. This was confirmed by the Office of the President through a media advisory. G7, also known as the Group of Seven, is made up of seven countries – which are among the largest...

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 8:38am

Video: Guaranteeing women’s equal rights is common sense — Kagame

President Paul Kagame has called on leaders across various fields to level the playing field to ensure gender equality becomes the new norm. Kagame was speaking at the 12th edition of the European Development Days in Brussels in Belgium yesterday. He said that for far too long, gender inequality...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 1:47pm

President Kagame in Belgium for European Development Days meet

President Paul Kagame is in Belgium to attend the 12th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), which starts today in the Belgian capital, Brussels; according to a statement from his office. Leading up to the meeting President today held meetings with EU leaders including Jean-Claude...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:20am

President Kagame in Belgium for European Development Days meet

President Paul Kagame is in Belgium to attend the 12th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), which runs from 5-6 June 2018, according to a statement from his office. This is the second year in a row that the President is attending the gathering that is organised by the European...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 1:19pm

Kagame commends conservationists for gorilla population growth

President Paul Kagame has applauded conservationists for their role in the population growth of the mountain gorillas in the Virunga massif. The population of mountain gorillas, one of the world’s most endangered species, has increased by 25 percent from 480 to 604, according to a latest...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 1:16pm

Why Russian Foreign Minister was in Kigali

Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov held a one -day working visit in Rwanda where he met President Paul Kagame and Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo, among other top government officials. Lavrov’s visit sought to strengthen ties with both Rwanda and the African Union...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:31am

PHOTO STORY: Kagame chairs RPF extended executive committee meeting

The Chairperson of governing Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF)-Inkotanyi addresses members of the Extended National Executive Committee at the Intare Conference Arena at RPF headquarters in Rusororo Sector, Gasabo District yesterday. / Photos: Village Urugwiro

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 11:22am

President Kagame in Ethiopia for State Visit

President Kagame and Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed Friday met for bilateral talks at the National Palace in Addis Ababa. The two leaders committed to strengthen ties in key sectors including Defence, Air Services, Capacity building and in multilateral fora. The meeting was followed by a...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 4:14pm

Rwandan tech firms pitch to global markets in France

President Paul Kagame ended his two-day working visit to Paris yesterday by attending the Viva Tech Summit, a technology summit which opened in France Thursday, bringing together top global tech firms and startups from across the world. The summit was opened by French President Emmanuel Macron and...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 5:50pm

Presidents Kagame, Macron discuss Africa-France ties

President Paul Kagame and his French counterpart President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday held bilateral talks in Paris, France during which the two leaders discussed ties between the African Union and the European nation, among other subjects. Macron met Kagame at the Élysée Palace and during a...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 4:01am

Kagame backs WHO proposal on universal health coverage

President Paul Kagame has backed the proposal by World Health Organisation (WHO) to prioritise universal healthcare in their short-term plan. Kagame called on countries to recognise universal health coverage as an opportunity and not a burden as some may perceive it. He was speaking on Monday at...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:12am

Kagame meets Prince Harry

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 8:19am

President Kagame swears in new leaders

President Paul Kagame yesterday urged new leaders at the Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning to work with commitment and always serve the interests of all Rwandans. The Head of State delivered the message while officiating at the swearing in of Dr...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:29pm

Embrace accountability, Kagame tells leaders

President Paul Kagame yesterday urged local leaders to serve with diligence and a sense of urgency to improve people’s lives. The Head of State was speaking yesterday at the opening of a three-day retreat that brought together more than 1300 local leaders from across the country. “...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 1:38pm