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Amb. Wonekha presents credentials to Rwanda President Kagame

Kigali, Rwanda | MOFA | Uganda’s High Commissioner in Kigali Oliver Wonekha has presented credentials to Rwanda President Paul Kagame at Urugwiro village (Presidential residence). Wonekha informed Kagame that she was aware of the good relations the countries share and promised to build on the successes of her predecessor to uphold …

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Rwanda riders make history

For the first time ever, Team Rwanda, coached by former professional cyclist of Santa Rosa, California, Sterling Magnell, traveled halfway around the world just for the chance to make history. Rwanda | JEFFREY STERN | During the second week of August, a team of six riders that have been training …

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When Rwanda named baby mountain gorillas

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) on Sept.01 held the annual gorilla naming ceremony at Kinigi in Musanze District, northern Rwanda. This year marks the 13th edition of the annual flagship event, locally known as Kwita Izina. It is the flagship of Rwanda’s conservation efforts and brings together conservation enthusiasts from all …

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RWANDA: New twist in Rwigara case

Police investigating her and family members over forgery, tax evasion Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT TEAM |  The recent police quizzing of former Rwandan presidential hopeful Diane Rwigara has taken a new twist with the authorities questioning why she claims to have been arrested whereas not. Police on Sept.04 took …

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‘Rwandans understand the greater goal

President Kagame in interview with Financial Times President Paul Kagame has told the influential Financial Times that Rwandans know what is best for them. The FT reported that Kagame made the remarks in a wide-ranging interview with the paper’s journalists; Lionel Barber and David Pilling. The FT in a story …

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Rwanda to invest in education and training to boost tourism sector

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Paul Kagame has said Rwanda, like other countries on the African continent, was keen to convert its favourable demographics into economic growth and prosperity. Speaking at the opening on Tuesday of the three-day global 41st Annual World Tourism Conference organized by the Africa Trade Association in …

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All set for Kwita Izina, gorilla-naming celebration in Rwanda

  Kwita Izina ceremony set for September 1 Kigali, Rwanda | GORILLAFUND.ORG |  Naming infant mountain gorillas has become an important annual nationwide tradition in Rwanda since 2004. The naming ceremony, called Kwita Izina and organized by the Rwandan Development Board, is based on a historic Rwandan cultural practice for naming …

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