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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

Kagame calls for more inclusion of youth in governance matters

President Paul Kagame has said that good governance has a role and responsibility to ensure that young Africans have a real stake in a bright future on their continent. Kagame was speaking in Dubai, United Arab Emirates while delivering a key note address at the seventh World Government Summit....

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 7:55am

Kagame in Dubai for governance summit

President Paul Kagame is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates where he is expected to deliver a key note address at the seventh World Government Summit. The annual summit is dedicated to shaping the future of governments worldwide with a focus on how they can harness innovation and technology to solve...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 10:21am

Kagame makes case for African digital identity

President Paul Kagame has backed the on-going efforts by the African Union (AU) to further accelerate the adoption of digital identities, saying this would shore up citizen inclusion in the global economy. He was speaking on Monday at a “High-Level Lunch on Digital Transformation in Africa...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 7:33am

EDITORIAL: With political will, the ‘Africa We Want’ is not a pipedream

President Paul Kagame on Sunday completed his one-year tenure as the Chairperson of the African Union, handing over to his Egyptian counterpart, Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi, at the 32nd Ordinary Summit of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Under President Kagame, the African...

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 3:12pm

Kagame chairs Smart Africa Board Meeting

President Paul Kagame Monday morning chaired a Smart Africa Board meeting on the sidelines of the just-concluded 32nd African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At the meeting, Lacina Kone, an Ivorian national was appointed new Executive Director of the Smart Africa Secretariat, replacing Dr....

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 3:02pm

We must face the world as a unified bloc, Kagame urges African leaders

President Paul Kagame has called for consistency in the African Union’s reform process, urging leaders not to be fearful of change as it would be counterproductive. Kagame was speaking at the opening of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa,...

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 11:48am

Kagame calls for stronger healthcare systems in Africa

President Paul Kagame has stressed the need for stronger healthcare systems across Africa, if the continent is to register the tangible socio-economic transformation it desires. President Kagame, who is also the Chairperson of the African Union, was speaking at the event on Breast and Cervical...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 12:09am

Management of Africa’s global position must change – Kagame

President Paul Kagame has told world leaders meeting in New York City that Africa has registered positive developments and that the management of its global position must change. The president, who is also the Chairperson of the African Union, was addressing the general debate during the 73rd...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 1:45am

Kagame roots for inclusive, non-sectarian politics

President Paul Kagame has called for promotion of inclusive, non-sectarian politics in post-conflict situations and the world at large. Kagame was speaking yesterday at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, U.S, at an event dubbed, the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, held in honour of the...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 2:03am

Kagame joins ‘Generation Unlimited’ Leaders Group

The new UN initiative dubbed Generation Unlimited, that is aimed at supporting the youth, has come at the right time and will make a difference in empowering global youth, President Paul Kagame has said. The President delivered the message on Monday in New York while speaking at the launch of the...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 1:50am

Kagame commiserates with Tanzania over ferry accident

A Tanzanian ferry with hundreds of passengers Thursday capsized on Lake Victoria. The number of victims was by press time reported to be at least 136 people. According to Tanzanian Police boss, Simon Sirro, at least 100 bodies had been recovered by Friday mid-morning as the operation to recover...

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 1:03am

Change is based on our own choices, not external pressure – Kagame

President Paul Kagame yesterday challenged those who attribute the recent release of prisoners to external pressure. “In Rwanda, things will change based on our own choices not on external pressure and being told by others what to choose. Our past and where we come from has taught us that we...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:17am

The Kagame effect at the African Union

‘And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.’ - Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900); Epigraph in ‘Rwanda Tomorrow', by Jean Paul Kimonyo (2017). Democratic principles advise against changing constitutions to keep incumbents in...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 10:26am

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