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Imihigo: Put citizens first, says Kagame

President Paul Kagame yesterday cautioned local leaders and other government officials who fail to address citizens’ problems, urging them to focus on addressing the issues affecting communities. He delivered the message in Kigali while presiding over the dissolution of the outgoing Lower...

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 12:52am

Kagame opens Giants of Africa training camp

President Kagame on Monday joined the Commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), Adam Silver, and Masai Ujiri, the President of NBA’s Toronto Raptors to officially open this year’s edition of Giants of Africa training camp. Ujiri is also the founder of the Giants of...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:10am

Knowledge without values is meaningless, Kagame tells youth in Itorero

President Paul Kagame yesterday urged the youth who completed the eleventh edition of Indangamirwa series of civic education programme, Itorero, to always strive to protect their country as they also build their lives. He delivered the message to 568 young Rwandans who completed the training at...

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 8:40am

Africa needs the right mindsets, rather than more funding – Kagame

President Paul Kagame has called on African countries to address rising illicit financial flows, tax evasion and misallocation of Africa’s resources. He observed that by taking action, Africa will enable the continent to finance its own development. President Kagame was speaking at the...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 9:22am

Kagame calls on judges to protect their independence

President Paul Kagame has urged newly appointed judges to uphold the rule of law and judicial independence in their day-to-day work. The President delivered the message yesterday at Parliamentary Buildings in Kimihurura while officiating at the swearing-in of new judges of the Supreme Court, the...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:17pm

Africa, BRICS share common interests – Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said that Africa’s improved cooperation with BRICS member countries will have long-term benefits for all partners involved as the countries share common interests. Kagame was speaking at the BRICS Africa Outreach Session at Sandton International Convention Centre in...

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 1:32am

BRICS summit: What is in it for Africa?

President Paul Kagame is among the world leaders attending the ongoing 10th BRICS Summit in South Africa. BRICS is a grouping of leading emerging economies, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The summit, experts say, is yet another opportunity for Africa to showcase its...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:59am

Rwanda, India sign seven bilateral pacts

Rwanda and India have signed seven bilateral pacts to further boost existing cooperation. President Paul Kagame and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi witnessed the signing of the agreements at Village Urugwiro yesterday evening. Modi is in the country on a two-day state visit which began...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 1:40am

Xi arrives as Rwanda, China seek stronger ties

President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan of China arrived in Rwanda yesterday evening at 8:30 p.m to begin a two-day state visit. The visiting president was received by his Rwandan counterpart, President Paul Kagame, and First Lady Jeannette Kagame accompanied by top government officials....

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:26am

President Nyusi clarifies fate of Rwandans in Mozambique

Visiting Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has pledged support to Rwandans living in Mozambique in various capacities. There are an estimated 4000 Rwandans living in the Southern Africa country with some of them having sought refuge in the country during the pre-genocide era. Countries invoked...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 3:51pm

Mozambican President begins three-day state visit to Rwanda

The President of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi, arrived in the country Thursday, marking the first of the three high profile arrivals expected in the country in the next one week. The other two expected as confirmed by a government statement is the Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Prime Minister of...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:19am

Kagame commissions 180 RDF cadet officers

President Paul Kagame yesterday told officer cadets who completed their military training that Rwandan armed forces are not seeking war but should be ready to defeat whoever will want to wage war on Rwanda. The Head of State delivered the message while officiating at the commissioning of 180...

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 12:23am

Kagame meets YPO members

President Paul Kagame, on Thursday, met with 80 members of the Young Presidents Association (YPO) from 17 countries who are visiting the country as part of the YPO Rwanda Life Changing Experience trip. The organisation is the largest global network of business leaders with more than 24,000 members...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 11:51am

It’s not business as usual, Kagame tells RPF parliamentary hopefuls

President Paul Kagame on Sunday urged leaders of the governing RPF-Inkotanyi political party to always put citizens’ interests before their own, reminding them some of the party’s key values. The Head of State who is also the chairman of RPF delivered the message to over 2000 members...

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 1:32pm

Solutions to Africa’s challenges are within – Kagame

Answers to Africa’s challenges and problems can be found within the continent, President Paul Kagame has said. The President was speaking at the graduation of African Leadership University School of Business. This was the inaugural graduation of the business school with 38 students from 17...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 12:21am

Editorial: Local entrepreneurs should make their presence felt in Djibouti

President Paul Kagame was one of the few regional Heads of State who witnessed the commissioning of the Djibouti International Free Trade Zone yesterday. The zone covers an expanse of 48 square kilometres and was built with the help of the Chinese to the tune of $3.5 billion. Djibouti is a very...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:34am

Kagame: Djibouti Trade Zone will benefit the region

President Paul Kagame has expressed support for the new Djibouti International Free Trade Zone launched yesterday. Kagame, who was in Djibouti on the invitation of the country’s president President Ismail Omar Guelleh during the launch of the project, said that it is set to benefit countries...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 8:51am

President Kagame in Djibouti for Free Trade and Industrial Zone inauguration

President Paul Kagame on Thursday arrived in Djibouti where he is expected to take part in the inauguration of Djibouti International Free Trade Zone and attend the China-Africa Economic Forum and International Exhibition. He travelled to the Horn of Africa nation at the invitation of his...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 8:06pm

Kagame: The spirit of unity will transform our country

President Paul Kagame has urged all Rwandans to keep pulling their efforts together to fast-track the country’s development and improving their lives. The Head of State delivered the message yesterday in Rongi, a remote mountainous area in Southern Province’s Muhanga District that is...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 2:21pm