Jeannette Kagame

We continue to rebuild our nation stone by stone, First Lady says

First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said that Rwanda is still on its journey to rebuild the nation, 26 years after it was destroyed thanks to the country’s transformative leadership and the hope for the future. She was speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast on Sunday, which was organised by...

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 12:01pm

First Lady hosts children to Christmas party

Two hundred children from across the country were hosted by First Lady Jeannette Kagame for the annual End of Year Children’s Party, at Village Urugwiro on Sunday. It is an annual culture at Urugwiro to host such parties, where the children have fun; play, sing, are face painted, among...

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 12:45am

President Kagame and First Lady join Gasabo residents for Umuganda

President Paul Kagame on Saturday morning urged hundreds of residents of Rugando Cell, Kimihurura Sector in Gasabo District to continue working together for the development of the country. Kagame said this during the monthly community service – Umuganda, where he and First Lady Jeannette...

Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 11:17pm

The progress Rwanda made is a result of inclusive policies – First Lady

First Lady Jeannette Kagame addressed a gathering in Washington, D.C, stating that the progress Rwanda registered over the last couple of years, is as a result of inclusive policies and structures. The First Lady delivered the message on Wednesday at the 67th National Prayer Breakfast...

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 8:23am

Jeannette Kagame honoured at African Women of Excellence Awards

First Lady Mrs Jeannette Kagame was, on Saturday, awarded the African Women of Excellence Awards (AWEA) for her outstanding work on empowering women and her overall contribution to Africa's development. The awards are an initiative hosted by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Diaspora...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 11:54am

With global partnerships, AIDS can be defeated, says First Lady

First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said that with global cooperation and goodwill, the fight against HIV/AIDS can be won, once and for all. Mrs Kagame said this Tuesday while addressing the Organisation of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) resource mobilization event themed “Free to...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 10:22pm

First Lady renews call to end new HIV infections in children

Children deserve the best. No child should be born with HIV/AIDS because his/her mother is infected, and HIV positive mothers should spare no effort to ensure zero new infections of children. To achieve this, according to the First Lady, Mrs. Jeannette Kagame, it will require concerted efforts by...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 1:41am

FOCAC: First Lady attends key meet on HIV/AIDS prevention, control

First Lady Jeannette Kagame, along with her counterparts from Africa, attended a key conference on HIV/AIDS prevention and control themed ‘Join Hands for a Future Free of AIDS.” The conference, which took place on the sidelines of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation 2018 (FOCAC),...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 3:58pm

First Lady donates cows to Gakenke residents

Faina Yamfashije, a mother of five with two children showing signs of stunting, is optimistic of reversing the situation thanks to a cow donated to her by the First Lady, Jeannette Kagame. Yamfashije is among 12 recipients of the cows that the First Lady donated to vulnerable communities in...

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 9:03am

First Lady: Gender gaps must be fixed in education

The First Lady Jeannette Kagame has reiterated the need for stakeholders to work together to create an environment in education that dispels gender myths to ensure all children are given a fair chance at a bright future. Speaking at the event to mark the Forum for African Women Educationalists (...

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 12:47am

First Lady inaugurates modern complex to host elderly survivors

First Lady of Rwanda, Jeannette Kagame, on Tuesday inaugurated a multi-million complex in Nyamata, Bugesera district which will accommodate about 80 Intwaza - widows and widowers whose families were completely wiped out during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The building is worth Rwf2 billion...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 12:06pm

Day of African Child: nurturing seeds of transformation

In this advancing world that never ceases to develop, the phrase “Children are the leaders of tomorrow” is far too familiar. As much as this statement is true, its prophecy can only be realised if our children are equipped with the right tools, mindset and values that will help them...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 11:44pm

First Lady calls for joint efforts for child’s rights, welfare

Ensuring the rights and welfare of children requires everyone’s efforts if the country is to have a future generation who will play a noble role in national development. The First Lady, Jeannette Kagame made the call during the celebration of African Child Day and the World day against...

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 2:10am

Experts: Rwanda’s dark history must be clearly explained to youth

Rwanda’s history and its dark part about the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi should be clearly explained to the youth in the country and abroad to prevent the latter from falling in the pitfall of denying the Genocide or ending up in total ignorance of what happened. The call was made...

Monday, May 28, 2018 - 9:40am

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