Vincent Gasana

Vincent Gasana

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Change for Continuity As Rwanda Welcomes New Envoys

Change for Continuity As Rwanda Welcomes New Envoys

Nine Ambassadors, and three High Commissioners today presented their letters of credence to President Paul Kagame, at State House, or as it is better known in Rwanda, Uruguwiro Village. The…

And Let There Be Light for All By 2024

And Let There Be Light for All By 2024

Rwanda aims for universal access to electricity by 2024, and it envisions the private sector as crucial to reaching that objective. Whether the sector is rising to the challenge was…

Significant Progress, Much Work Left to Do As Rwanda Marks World Food Day

Significant Progress, Much Work Left to Do As Rwanda Marks World Food Day

Rwanda marks World Food Day, with a renewed commitment to end malnutrition and to reach the UN target of “Zero Hunger.” World Food Day (WFD) was established in 1979 by…

Rwanda, Hong Kong to Strengthen Trade Relations

Rwanda, Hong Kong to Strengthen Trade Relations

A strengthening of bilateral trade relations between Rwanda and Hong Kong took a first step, with a business and investment seminar at Kigali’s Serena Hotel. Attended by over sixty…

SDGs: Assessing Progress, Sharing Lessons Learned

SDGs: Assessing Progress, Sharing Lessons Learned

They came from all corners of the continent to measure progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) holds an annual workshop to take stock…

A World Without Torture

A World Without Torture

With little fanfare, the Association for the Prevention of Torture has just concluded a three day conference, during which it launched a “toolkit” it hopes will make the world a…

Cyanika, Nyamagabe Reveals More of its Dark Secrets

Cyanika, Nyamagabe Reveals More of its Dark Secrets

More than one million, or exactly 1,074,017 the number of murdered men, women and children in the 1994 genocide against Tutsi, according to Rwanda’s National Commission for…

RWANDASAT-1 Soon Orbiting Over Rwanda

RWANDASAT-1 Soon Orbiting Over Rwanda

Rwandans must now become familiar with counting backwards, from ten to zero, anyway, as their country launches its own satellite into space. Like most other African countries, Rwanda depends on…

Police Step In When Sorry Becomes the Hardest Word to Say

Police Step In When Sorry Becomes the Hardest Word to Say

An impromptu press briefing held in open air, turned out to be the straw that broke the camel’s back. Controversial American preacher Gregg Schoof found himself under arrest, as…

KOICA, Focusing on Real People Behind the Statistics

KOICA, Focusing on Real People Behind the Statistics

The questioning of the validity of Rwanda’s development figures is now a dead letter, discreetly forgotten by those who feverishly promoted it, and shouted it most loudly. It needs…

Busy as Bees, Rwanda Delegation at the UNGA Hit the Ground Running

Busy as Bees, Rwanda Delegation at the UNGA Hit the Ground Running

As so often these days, it is in a tweet that we receive communication from the highest political and diplomatic leadership. “Honoured to chair the 4th plenary meeting of the…

Baboon Attack Hastens Realisation of Idyllic Vision of the Future

Baboon Attack Hastens Realisation of Idyllic Vision of the Future

They are strong, can be aggressive, fearless, completely lacking in empathy, and they make the worst possible neighbours, as residents of Nyagatare district, in the Eastern province, are finding out…