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Kagame backs new China-Africa development framework

President Paul Kagame has backed the Africa-China development framework announced on Monday by Chinese President Xi Jinping. President Kagame was speaking on Tuesday at a roundtable discussion organised as part of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). Kagame...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 2:10am

Kagame: A stronger Africa is an opportunity, not a threat

President Paul Kagame has described the existing relationship between China and Africa as one based on equality, mutual respect and “a commitment to a shared wellbeing.” The Head of State was addressing leaders from across Africa and China at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 3:51am

The three books President Kagame recommends for the youth to read

President Paul Kagame has revealed the three books that he thinks the youth should read. This follows his recent interactive meeting with young Rwandan professionals which took place in Kigali in which one of the participants asked him to recommend books that he thinks the youth can read for...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:28pm

Kagame rallies Gisagara residents to vote for RPF

President Paul Kagame on Thursday called on thousands of voters in Gisagara District to vote for RPF-Inkotanyi in the upcoming parliamentary elections so that the party can continue working to develop the area and the entire country. President Kagame, who is also the party’s Chairman,...

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 8:27am

Parliamentary polls: Kagame rallies Gisagara residents to support RPF

President Paul Kagame has called upon Gisagara District residents to back candidates fronted by RPF-Inkotanyi in the parliamentary elections slated for on September 3. He was speaking Thursday in Muganza Sector in Gisagara District where tens of thousands had turned up for the rally aimed at...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 4:33pm

Create opportunities to reduce migration, Kagame to African leaders

The migration crisis across the African continent can be addressed by governments doing more to create an enabling environment that provide opportunities for citizens to eliminate the the need to relocate elsewhere for survival. This observation was made by President Paul Kagame on Wednesday...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 9:15am

Kagame to campaign for RPF candidates in Gisagara

President Paul Kagame is expected in Gisagara District today to request the residents to vote for his party in the forthcoming parliamentary elections. Kagame was last in Gisagara District in July last year where he was campaigning during the presidential elections that were held in August and...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 8:32am

President Kagame to speak at FOCAC summit

President Paul Kagame will be one of the main speakers at the upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said. Wang was speaking yesterday during a news briefing at the Chinese ministry of foreign affairs about the agenda of the...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 8:22am

VIDEO: Push yourself to the limit, Kagame tells Rwandan youth

President Paul Kagame has challenged the youth  to invest in themselves to ensure that they are prepared enough to become the future leaders the country needs. The Head of State was yesterday addressing over two thousand young people living in the country and in the Rwandan community...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:17am

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