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Amnesty International Calls for Justice for Murdered Rwandan Opposition Politician

Amnesty International has called upon the Rwandan government to ensure justice for slain coordinator of Rwandan opposition political party FDU-Inkingi (United Democratic Forces), Syldio Dusabumuremyi. Dusabumuremyi was stabbed to death on Monday night. Amnesty International’s Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, Joan Nyanyuki said: “the violent killing of

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New Rwanda Chief of Defence Intelligence Brig Gen Vincent Nyakarundi. Courtesy Photo

Rwanda Military Shakeup: Kagame Appoints Nyakarundi as New Intelligence Chief

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda has replaced Col Andrew Nyamvumba with Brig Gen Vincent Nyakarundi as head of Defence Intelligence Department (DID). Kagame, also the commander-in-chief of Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF), made the chances on Monday. Nyamvumba has been transferred to head the Defence Research and Development unit at the country’s defence

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Presidents Museveni and Kagame shake hands. Courtesy Photo

Uganda-Rwanda MoU of Luanda: Here is What Museveni and Kagame Agreed to Do

Details have emerged on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) of Luanda between Uganda and Rwanda as signed by presidents Yoweri Museveni and Paul Kagame, respectively. Angola’s president Joao Manuel Lourenco and DRC’s Felix Tshisekedi facilitated the MoU in Luanda, Angola on Wednesday. The agreement followed the July Quadripartite Summit attended by leaders

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Minister Kutesa with President Kagame

Museveni Sends Letter to Kagame

Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has sent a special message to his Rwandan counterpert Paul Kagame in the capital Kigali. Uganda’s foreign affairs minister Sam Kutesa deliver Museveni’s message to Kagame Thursday morning. Although the details of Museveni’s letter to Kagame were not readily available, sources said Museveni had written to Kagame

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Rwandan president Paul Kagame. Courtesy Photo

Kagame Cabinet Reshuffle: Cabinet Size Slashed, More Women Appointed; Sezibera Replaces Mushikiwabo

Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame on Thursday shook up his cabinet, slashing it by 15 per cent and appointing more women. Kagame reduced the number of ministers (and ministries) from 31 to 26. Slashed ministerial positions are: minister of lands and forestry, junior education minister in charge of technical and vocational education and

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Chinese President Xi in Rwanda for State Visit

President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan of China arrived in Rwanda on Sunday evening at 8:30 p.m to begin a two-day state visit. The visiting president was received by his Rwandan counterpart, President Paul Kagame, and First Lady Jeannette Kagame accompanied by top government officials. The visit aims to further

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Rwanda-Arsenal Deal: Strategic or Misappropriated Sponsorship Strategy?

By: Lisa Delpy Neirotti, Ph.D Destination marketing through sport sponsorship is not a new concept as exemplified by Mexico, Bermuda, Florida, Alberta and many other city, states, and countries. However, the Visit Rwanda sponsorship of Arsenal F.C.’s jersey sleeve for $39 million US over three years is raising eyebrows worldwide. Though the reported

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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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