Kagame

Response to COVID-19: Don’t panic, just learn new ways

On Saturday, March 13, Rwanda confirmed the first case of COVID-19 infection in the country. It was the most unwelcome news, although not unexpected. It came a few days after the World Health Organisation (WHO) had declared it a global pandemic and two and a half months  since its...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 12:35am

Inside Kagame's message on good neighbourliness

At the annual Diplomatic Corps Luncheon on January 29, President Paul Kagame delivered a candid speech explaining the Uganda-Rwanda crisis. Kagame underscored that it is bad neighbourliness that "closed" the border between the two countries, which he illustrated through analogy...

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 12:45am

You have everything to grow yourself, Kagame to young people

President Paul Kagame on Saturday told more than 600 young people gathered in Kigali that they have everything it takes, which they can leverage to grow themselves and contribute to the transformation of their societies. The young crowd included innovators, entrepreneurs, students and public...

Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 6:05am

Open dialogue saves lives – Kagame

President Paul Kagame on Monday emphasised the importance of open dialogue as a means to address and prevent HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections. “Open dialogue saves lives. When it comes to sexually-transmitted infections, stigma and silence are real killers, just as much as the...

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 8:42am

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

Kagame launches new CMU-Africa campus, lauds diversity of students

Africa must make the right linkages between technology and industry, and knowledge and production to be able to achieve her development aspirations, President Kagame has said. The Head of State said this while opening the new campus of Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa) that is built...

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 12:51am

Africa increasingly speaking with one voice, says Kagame

The current global context and trends have made it important for developing countries to take lead in their own development agenda and the pursuit of prosperity as opposed to leaving it to external stakeholders, President Paul Kagame has said. President Kagame was speaking in Brussels, Belgium at...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 8:08am

Kagame to speak at European Development Days summit

President Paul Kagame is today expected to attend this year’s European Development Days (EDD) in Brussels, Belgium where he is expected to make a keynote address at the opening ceremony This year’s meeting is under the theme "Inequalities: trends and challenges in the context of...

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 9:35am

Corruption is not part of Africa’s destiny – Kagame

Tolerating corruption is a choice not inevitable and it is within people’s power to end it, which is the most important starting point, President Paul Kagame said on Tuesday. Kagame who was addressing the National Democracy Day Anti-Corruption Summit in Abuja, Nigeria, spoke alongside his...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 12:30pm

President Kagame in Abuja for anti-corruption summit

President Kagame early on Tuesday arrived in the Nigerian capital Abuja, where he gave a keynote address at the opening of the National Democracy Day Anti-Corruption Summit, which was hosted by his counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari. During his address, Kagame stressed that corruption requires about...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 3:01pm

President Kagame visits Gabonese counterpart

President Paul Kagame on Monday paid a visit to his Gabonese counterpart President Ali Bongo Ondimba, with whom they held discussions at Palais de la Renovation in the capital Libreville. During the visit, President Kagame said he was happy to be in Gabon, a visit he said was part of efforts to...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 9:07am

President Kagame visits Northern Province

President Paul Kagame is in the Northern Province’s Burera District this morning, where he will be meeting with residents. The tour is part of his three-day trip to Northern and Western provinces this week, with other stop-overs expected in Musanze District on Thursday and Rubavu District on...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 12:20pm

Kagame challenges leaders to turn things around

President Paul Kagame has challenged local and central government leaders as well as private sector operators to change the attitude and mindset in order to deliver on the country’s aspirations. He was yesterday closing the 16th National Leadership Retreat, Umwiherero, which was attended by...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 9:10am

Kagame, Magufuli hold bilateral talks in Dar es Salaam

Rwanda and Tanzania will continue strengthening bilateral ties as well as cooperating on further regional integration in the East African region, President Paul Kagame has said. President Kagame was speaking at State House in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania after a bilateral meeting with his counterpart...

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 1:47am

Our focus is changing our lives and country for the better – Kagame

President Paul Kagame yesterday said that Rwanda’s performance as evaluated through global measurement and standard indicators has not happened by accident, but through the amount of work that has been put into taking the country from devastation to a place of hope. Kagame was speaking...

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 1:06am

Kagame in South Africa for YPO summit

President Paul Kagame on Tuesday arrived in Cape Town, South Africa for the Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO) EDGE, the organisation’s flagship event. YPO is an international platform that brings together chief executives of various firms to engage, learn and grow to harness...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 10:32am

Kagame makes case for Single African Air Transport Market

Operationalisation 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...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 1:34pm

Kagame urges Nyamagabe residents to work towards self-reliance

President Paul Kagame has encouraged citizens of Nyamagabe District and surrounding areas to use the little available resources to solve their own problems, rather than wait for external support. The President was addressing thousands of citizens on Tuesday in Nyamagabe District. The rally was...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:12am

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