Russia, Rwanda send hundreds of troops to Central Africa
The Central African Republic said Monday that Russia and Rwanda had sent in hundreds of troops after an alleged coup bid ahead of weekend presidential and parliamentary polls.
Rwanda’s former foreign affairs minister amongst the four newly appointed commonwealth special envoys
The Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland on Friday, the 11th of December 2020 announced the names of four special envoys and champions who will promote the Commonwealth’s values and principles globally. “I am deeply honoured that these Special Envoys and Champions of such exceptional talent, quality and experience have generously agreed to help us promote the…
Rwanda to grow medical cannabis, strictly for export
Rwanda has approved the production of medical cannabis strictly for export, seeking to target fast-growing markets in the United States and European Union, even though its use remains illegal at home.
Local operators okay air trade agreement with U.S., India, others
Local operators have applauded the Federal Government for signing Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) with the United States of America (USA), India, Morocco and Rwanda.
United Kingdom And Rwanda Are Working Together On Important Commonwealth Issues: Joanne Lomas UK’S Envoy To Rwanda
Ms Joanne Lomas is the British High Commissioner to Rwanda and non-resident Ambassador to Burundi. She was appointed in November 2017. Prior to this appointment, she previously served as the British High Commissioner to Namibia (September 2015 to November 2017). She has had previous postings in Geneva and Damascus and has a degree in Political…
'Hotel Rwanda' hero charged with terrorism, financing rebels
Paul Rusesabagina, whose actions during the genocide inspired the Oscar-nominated film "Hotel Rwanda", was charged Monday with terrorism and other serious crimes in his first court appearance in Kigali.
Akwaaba African travel market goes virtual, plans M.I.C.E tourism recovery webinar
It is now confirmed that the 4th edition of the African Travel and Tourism Conference is scheduled to take place as a virtual event on September 21, 2020. Organised as part of this year’s Akwaaba African Travel Market, the leading Pan-African Tourism Expo, the African Travel and Tourism Conference is in its fourth year. With…
France to rule on Rwanda genocide suspect's fate Sept 30
A top French appeals court said Wednesday it would rule on September 30 whether Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga is to stand trial in France or face a UN tribunal in Tanzania.
Rwanda again tightens COVID-19 measures as cases surge
Rwanda has lengthened its evening curfew and prevented movement in and out of the western area of Rusizi after a recent surge in cases of the new coronavirus.