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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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PHOTOS: Rwandan President Paul Kagame Sworn in for Third Term

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has today (Friday, August 18th 2017) been sworn in for a third term in office after winning country’s presidential election with a landslide victory early this month. The ceremony which was attended by over 19 heads of state, was held at the Amahoro National Stadium in the

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President Kagame Speaks out on August 2017 Election

On the evening of Friday August 4, when the results of presidential election will be released in Kigali, commentators are unlikely to be surprised. Unless there is an unexpected occurrence, their only job will be to compare the percentage with which Paul Kagame will have been re-elected, with previous elections. Ninety-five

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Rwandan Genocide Suspect Ngombwa Sentenced to 15 Years in Jail Over Fraud in US, Faces Deportation

A Rwandan man, who lied to gain entry into the U.S. after participating in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, has been handed a 15-year imprisonment by a court in the United States. Gervais Ngombwa, 57, who has an outstanding indictment against him, faces deportation after serving his sentence, according to

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Fifa President Infantino Commissions Rwf4bn FERWAFA Hotel

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has commissioned the Federation of Rwanda Football Association (FERWAFA) hotel in Kigali. The hotel project which will cost Rwf4billion is funded by the Fifa Forward project and is meant to boost the game of football in Rwanda. Infantino, who arrived in Rwanda on Saturday for a two-day official

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PHOTOS: Indian Vice President Pays Homage to Rwanda Genocide Victims

The Vice President of India, H.E. Shri M Hamid Ansari, has praised Rwandans for their resilience and courage while paying homage to the more than one million Rwandans killed in the Genocide against the Tutsi. During his visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the Vice President was especially disheartened by the

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