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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

Citizen Outreach: Kagame meets Nyamagabe District residents

President Paul Kagame on Tuesday interacted with residents of Nyamagabe District, Southern Province as part of his Citizen Outreach programme. The President, accompanied by senior government officials will also hear from citizens in surrounding districts. This is the second day of the President...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 5:15pm

Kagame to Southern Province leaders: serving people is not a favour to them

President Paul Kagame has challenged leaders in the Southern Province to have the right mindset in tackling societal challenges such as poverty and infrastructure deficit among others. The President was speaking Monday evening in Huye District, Southern Province while interacting with...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 9:36am

Kagame seeks global participation in fight against genocide denial

As Rwanda prepares to mark the 25th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi and the country’s liberation, President Paul Kagame has called for concerted efforts in the fight against genocide denial. Kagame made the call while addressing foreign envoys during the annual diplomats...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:16am

Kagame shares Rwanda's story with US business leaders

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...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:41am

Kagame reiterates call for self-reliance

President Paul Kagame has said that African countries ought to continuously invest in their citizens in order to bring to an end the persistent dependence on aid. Kagame was speaking at the Milken Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Summit in the Island capital of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 9:39am

Kagame to speak at Milken East and North Africa Summit

President Paul Kagame is on Wednesday scheduled to speak at the Milken East and North Africa (MENA) Summit in the Island capital of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. According to a statement from the Office of the President, he is set to hold a one on one conversation on various topics on Rwanda...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:07am