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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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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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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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