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Rwanda Defends Arsenal Sponsorship Deal

Rwanda has defended its decision to spend "millions" on an advertising deal with UK football club Arsenal after it came in for heavy criticism. Visit Rwanda, the country's official tourism authority, will have its logo emblazoned across players' sleeves next season, in the hope it will bring more tourists to the

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SHIRT OF SHAME? Rwanda’s Paul Kagame Blasted Over Arsenal Deal

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is under fire over the recent deal between the small East African State and English Premier League giant Arsenal to promote tourism. In the deal which was completed and announced last week, Rwanda will pay a whopping £30 million (Approx. Shs150b) to Arsenal in order to have

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Rwanda Signs Sponsorship Deal With Arsenal FC

Rwanda has become the official tourism partner of the English Premier League team Arsenal FC as the club’s first ever sleeve partner. Arsenal has released an official photo of players Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut Özil wearing jerseys with the words “VISIT RWANDA” on their sleeves. https://twitter.com/Arsenal/status/999178711390982144 Rwanda is a top tourist

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Rwanda’s Economic Growth to Remain Steady – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revealed that Rwanda’s economy will continue to grow in 2018-2019 to by 7.2%. The IMF Mission in Rwanda Chief, Laure Redifer announced this in a press conference in Kigali. She was speaking about Rwanda’s economic growth prospect after IMF staff completed discussions in the ninth review

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Embrace New-Age Technology to Boost Operations – Microfinance Institutions Urged

Speakers at the International Conference on Responsible and Inclusive Finance (ICRIF) have urged Rwandan microfinance institutions (MFIs) to embrace new-age technology to streamline their operations and to enhance their ability to extend financial inclusion among the country’s unbanked and underbanked population. The conference held on March 21 took place in Kigali,

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Museveni: There is No Conflict Between Uganda and Rwanda

President Yoweri Museveni has Sunday held bilateral discussions with his visiting Rwandan counterpart, President Paul Kagame at State House, Entebbe. The Rwandan leader who is new African Union (AU) Chairman, was in the country on a one-day day working visit to brief President Museveni on the recent AU Summit in Kigali

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PHOTOS: 18-Year-Old Liliane Iradukunda Crowned Miss Rwanda 2018

Liliane Iradukunda was on Saturday crowd Miss Rwanda 2018 at a colourful grand finale ceremony held at the iconic Kigali Convention Centre auditorium. The 18-year-old beat 19 other contestants to claim the title. She replaces Elsa Iradukunda (Miss Rwanda 2017). Shannitah Umunyana and Natacha Ursule Irebe were crowned first and second runner​-​up

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Kagame to Decorate 9 Individuals with Igihango National Order of Friendship Medals

The President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame will Saturday November 18th award the inaugural Igihango National Order of Friendship medals to nine individuals in recognition of their exemplary service to the nation. Rwandan Minister for Culture, Julienne Uwacu said: “Igihango, the National Order of Outstanding Friendship  is  awarded to

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