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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

The Africa we want is being built before our eyes – Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said that the Africa we want is being built piece by piece following increased progress towards achieving the goals Africa has set for herself. Highlighting the progress on the African Continental Free Trade Area, President Kagame announced Burundi, Lesotho, Namibia,...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:15am

VIDEO: Reforms are about Africa’s interests and dignity, Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said that the business as usual approach by the African Union has to change as the continent seeks transformation. President Kagame was speaking in Nouakchott, Mauritania as he chaired the the 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 5:02pm

Kagame in Mauritania for AU summit

President Paul Kagame on Friday arrived in Nouakchott, Mauritania where he is expected to chair the African Union Summit. On arrival, Kagame was received by his counterpart President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania. In his capacity as the current chair of the African Union, he is expected...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:13pm

Kagame: Africa deserves better than second hand

President Paul Kagame has said that Africa should not be a dumping ground for used products from developed markets. President Kagame was speaking Wednesday morning at the launch of Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda located in the Special Economic Zone. The German carmaker was launching a...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 9:11am

Kagame attends Northern Corridor summit

President Paul Kagame has called for increased partnership between multiple players in the Northern Corridor to fast-track the development of citizens. The President was speaking at the 14th Summit of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) held in Nairobi, Kenya. The summit, hosted...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 12:58pm

PHOTO STORY: Kagame meets AU reform team in Kigali

President Paul Kagame on Monday hosted a meeting with the African Union reforms team in Kigali, ahead of the African Union Summit scheduled for July in Mauritania. The Head of State – who is also the Chairperson of the African Union – is together with his team expected to brief the...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 8:14am

Transformation ought to focus on citizens – Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said that national and continental transformation ought to focus primarily on investing in citizens. President Kagame was speaking at the second African Transformation Forum, in Accra, Ghana alongside Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo, Côte d'Ivoire's...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 8:51am

Kagame, Putin meet in Russia

President Paul Kagame Wednesday met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in the Russian Capital, Moscow. Russia is host to the 2018 World Cup final scheduled to kick off Thursday this week. The two heads of state met less than two weeks after the Russian Foreign Minister,...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 8:20am

Kagame: Africa doesn’t need babysitters

The Head of State has long learned to ignore criticism. Whether it is the situation in DR Congo, diplomatic relations with Paris or how long he has been in power, the Chairman of the African Union defends his position and denounces “those who want to give him lessons”. Television host...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 4:41pm

Translate political will into action, Kagame says on climate change

President Paul Kagame has called for rapid action globally to address climate change and prevent impending negative consequences. The President was speaking on climate change and the importance of ending plastic pollution in Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada at the G7 summit which closed yesterday....

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 1:15pm

Kagame in Canada for G7 Summit

President Paul Kagame,who is also the Chairperson of the African Union, is in Quebec, Canada for a two-day G7 Summit. This was confirmed by the Office of the President through a media advisory. G7, also known as the Group of Seven, is made up of seven countries – which are among the largest...

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 8:38am

Video: Guaranteeing women’s equal rights is common sense — Kagame

President Paul Kagame has called on leaders across various fields to level the playing field to ensure gender equality becomes the new norm. Kagame was speaking at the 12th edition of the European Development Days in Brussels in Belgium yesterday. He said that for far too long, gender inequality...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 1:47pm

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