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Panic in Burundi as Tanzania Closes Borders

Panic in Burundi as Tanzania Closes Borders

The Tanzanian government has closed its borders with Burundi causing serious panic among Burundi nationals. According to reports, the Tanzanian government has blocked all cargo trucks carrying food products from…

UN Refugee Agency to Pull Plug on 260,000 Rwandans

UN Refugee Agency to Pull Plug on 260,000 Rwandans

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says it will freeze its transport support to 260,000 Rwandan refugees by December 2016 in a move to implement the cessation…

Kagame Criticizes Elitist University Education

Kagame Criticizes Elitist University Education

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has criticized elitist University education, saying there is a lot more needed to shape people beyond formal education. Rwanda has established Itorero-a civic education…

Kagame Tasked to Propose Reforms For AU

Kagame Tasked to Propose Reforms For AU

African Heads of State have tasked Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame to propose detailed reforms which can help the African Union  deliver tangible results. During the 27th assembly of the…

Rwanda and Gabon Launch One area Network to Boost Trade

Rwanda and Gabon Launch One area Network to Boost Trade

Rwanda and Gabon have today signed an agreement to launch a one-area-network which will lead to significant reduction of the cost of telecom services between the two countries…

President Kagame Calls For Serious Business at AU-Summit

President Kagame Calls For Serious Business at AU-Summit

President Paul Kagame has told delegates attending the 27th African Union summit in Kigali that this time they are here to discuss serious business. He said this summit has been…

African Union to Fully Fund Peacekeeping Operations

African Union to Fully Fund Peacekeeping Operations

Presidents chatting at AU-Summit in Kigali,Rwanda African Heads of States have approved a plan that will enable the continent fund African Union (AU) activities and avoid dependence on…

Malala Film Inspires African First Ladies at AU Summit

Malala Film Inspires African First Ladies at AU Summit

Rwanda’s First Lady Jeanette Kagame on Saturday joined fellow First ladies for the screening of  ‘He Named Me Malala’ film. The First Ladies are attending the…

AU Summit in Kigali Endorses Pan-African Leadership Academy

AU Summit in Kigali Endorses Pan-African Leadership Academy

Africa has announced it will launch a leadership academy to promote pan-Africanism among member states. Announced at the ongoing African Union Summit in Kigai-Rwanda, the African Union Leadership…

Performances Trigger Emotions and Joy at Ubumuntu Arts Festival

Performances Trigger Emotions and Joy at Ubumuntu Arts Festival

As the sun fully set shutting down the skies, a chain of coloured lights switched on at Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre amphitheater where hundreds anxiously waited for the launch of…

Rwanda Will not Arrest President Bashir

Rwanda Will not Arrest President Bashir

Rwanda will not arrest Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir wanted by the International Criminal court (ICC); Rwanda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Louise Mushikiwabo announced this morning in a…

Malala Meets President Kagame

Malala Meets President Kagame

The world’s youngest Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has this Wednesday met with President Paul Kagame in Rwanda’s capital Kigali. With a smile on her face upon arriving…