China and Rwanda: A friendship higher than mountains

At the invitation of President Paul Kagame, I will pay a state visit to Rwanda from July 22-23. It will be not only my first visit to Rwanda but also the very first visit to Rwanda by any Chinese President. I am full of expectation for this visit. Known as the “land of a thousand hills...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 9:36am

Xi outlines priority areas in Rwanda-China ties

President Xi Jinping of China has said his upcoming visit to Rwanda will serve to inject new impetus to the “traditional friendship and all-round cooperation” between the two countries. In an OpEd piece sent to The New Times on the eve of the highly-awaited visit, President Xi, whose...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 3:18am

Chinese leader’s visit sure indication of ever-growing ties

Rwanda-China relationships will enter a new era tomorrow with the first ever visit to Rwanda by a Chinese Head of State.  For the last couple of decades China has taken an ever visible presence on the continent in an arena that was either dominated by former colonial masters or protagonists...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 6:12pm