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Kagame named African of the Year by Leadership Magazine View

Kagame named African of the Year by Leadership Magazine

President Paul Kagame has been named African of the Year 2017 by the African Leadership Magazine. The nomination was the result of both online and offline voting, with the former in itself garnering nearly 300,000 votes. The African of the Year Awards also included nominations in multiple other categories.

Kagame Joins Kigali Residents For Fitness Walk View

Kagame Joins Kigali Residents For Fitness Walk

President Paul Kagame and The First Lady joined dozens of Kigali residents in a fitness walk on Sunday, December 03, 2017, during the Car Free Day.

Rwanda, World Bank Sign $125M Energy Deal View

Rwanda, World Bank Sign $125M Energy Deal

Rwanda and World Bank have signed a deal worth $125 million (Rwf107 billion) to kick off the ‘first Energy Sector Development Policy Operation financing agreement’.

 Kagame confers National Order of Outstanding Friendship medals View

Kagame confers National Order of Outstanding Friendship medals

President Paul Kagame last night awarded for the first time the Igihango National Order of Outstanding Friendship medals to nine individuals in recognition of their exemplary service to the nation in various capacities.

Rwanda to introduce universal visa on arrival in 2018 View

Rwanda to introduce universal visa on arrival in 2018

The Directorate of immigration and emigration has announced that starting on 1st January 2018, citizens of all countries will be able to get a visa upon arrival in the country, without prior application. The visa will be valid for 30 days.

Rwanda's first cricket stadium inaugurated by President Paul Kagame View

Rwanda's first cricket stadium inaugurated by President Paul Kagame

Rwanda‘s first cricket stadium was inaugurated Saturday by President Paul Kagame as a permanent home for developing the sport in the country. Gahanga Cricket Stadium in the capital Kigali is built on a 4.5 hectare (11 acre) ground and cost $1.3 million (1.1 million euros), the majority of the funds raised by international cricket players eager to see the game take off in Rwanda.

Rwandair to start flights to Conakry, Bamako and Dakar View

Rwandair to start flights to Conakry, Bamako and Dakar

RwandAir has announced that from 30th September, it will commence three weekly operations to Conakry (Guinea), Bamako (Mali) and Dakar (Senegal) from its new hub in Cotonou (Benin).

Rwanda International Trade Fair opens today View

Rwanda International Trade Fair opens today

The annual Rwanda International Trade Fair, better known as Expo, opens its doors this Tuesday, August 22, at the Gikondo Expo Grounds in Kigali.

Cultural tourism: Museums set target of Rwf 400 million View

Cultural tourism: Museums set target of Rwf 400 million

The Institute of National Museums of Rwanda (INMR) has embarked on revamping museum structures and service packages to be able to double the current revenue of Rwf 200 million from cultural tourism per annum.

Construction of Bugesera International Airport gets under way View

Construction of Bugesera International Airport gets under way

President Paul Kagame on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for Bugesera International Airport at Rilima in Bugesera District.