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‘Rwanda and Uganda ties solid’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that “bilateral ties between Uganda and Rwanda remain solid” as they lashed out at local media reports indicating hostility between the neighbouring countries. In a statement released in Kampala Monday, Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Patrick Mugoya dismissed …

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Kagame gets top world tourism award

London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda President Paul Kagame has recieved the 2017 World Tourism Award for visionary leadership. The award was presented to Kagame on the opening day of World Travel Market London on Monday. Inaugurated in 1997, the World Tourism Awards recognises individuals, companies, organisations, destinations and attractions for …

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Rwanda gets first cricket stadium

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP |  Rwanda’s first cricket stadium was inaugurated Saturday by President Paul Kagame as a permanent home for developing the sport in the country. Gahanga Cricket Stadium in the capital Kigali is built on a 4.5 hectare (11 acre) ground and cost $1.3 million (1.1 million euros), …

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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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PICTORIAL: Rwanda President Paul Kagame inauguration

Kigali, Rwanda | PICTORIAL |  Paul Kagame was sworn-in Friday as President of Rwanda during a colourful ceremony that was attended by over 20 heads of state and Government. ALL PHOTOS VIA FLickr.com/paulkagame **** The glamour, colour, the occasion! **** The presidents and leaders of delegations….many old faces, some new ones! **** Family…… very …

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Paul Kagame inaugural speech in full

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Rwandan President Paul Kagame was sworn in Friday in front of a packed crowd in the national stadium in Kigali, entertained by a military parade and drummers. “Let’s ensure that those who struggled and perished to build this new Rwanda, and to liberate Africa, …

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KAGAME: Today, Rwanda defines no one as an enemy

Kigali, Rwanda | FRIDAY |  Paul Kagame was sworn-in Friday as President of the Republic of Rwanda during a ceremony that was attended by over 20 heads of state and Government and friends of Rwanda from all corners of the word. This follows the recent Presidential elections that saw President Kagame win overwhelming …

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LIVE: Inauguration ceremony of Rwanda President Kagame

LIVE: Inauguration ceremony of Rwanda President Kagame Kigali, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda’s President-elect Paul Kagame will be sworn in for another seven-year term in office today at a ceremony that will be attended by Ugandan and Kenyan leaders Yoweri Museveni and Uhuru Kenyatta. The ceremony will take place …

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