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Kagame meets young Rwandans to plan for next 25 years

President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame has met over 3000 young Rwandans as part of his “Meet the President” series. Wednesday’s meeting took place at the Rusororo based Intare Conference Arena and was also broadcast to thoe not able to be at the Arena. The gathering was aimed at providing the opportunity for Kagamae to engage with the young generation on the national aspirations for the next 25 years. Inspired by the country’s Vision 2050, Kagame encouraged the youth to be self-driven to consolidate the gains the country has made over…

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Rwanda to host global business forum on AfCFTA

Rwanda is set to host a major investment forum on August 9 with focus being placed on the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and how to attract Foreign Direct Investments. The forum is dubbed the Golden Business Forum and is set to host over 600 investors and delegates from across the world. Set to take place at Rwanda’s Radisson Blu and Convention Center it will seek to connect Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to the rest of the world. Rwanda Private Sector Federation (PSF) is the organizing body.…

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Rwanda shuts border with DR Congo over Ebola outbreak

Rwanda has now closed its border with DR Congo as it makes efforts to prevent any spread of Ebola into its territory. This closure is coming after at least two people died from the virus in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, near the Rwandan border. DR Congo’s presidency said on Thursday that Rwandan authorities closed the border between Goma and its nearest town of Gisenyi. A statement from the Congolese presidency said “The Congolese authorities deplore this decision, which runs counter to the advice of the WHO (World Health…

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MTN expands data penetration in Rwanda

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI – MTN Rwanda is intensifying strategies to drive data penetration in the East African country. follows the launch of a three-month long Internet Fest (iFest) focusing on promoting data services to both current and potential data users. Speaking at the launch of the campaign at Remera Taxi Park in Kigali, Chief Marketing Officer, Richard Acheampong, said MTN’s objective is to drive data penetration to the masses by offering enjoyable customer experience and value. “As part of our vision of delivering a bold, new…

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Democratic Green Party of Rwanda Strongly Condemns Gen.Kayumba Nyamwasa’s False Statements

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda condemns in the strongest terms possible the careless false statements of the exiled Gen.Kayumba Nyamwasa in his case at the African Court on Human and People’s Rights in Arusha(ACHPR), where he discredited DGPR’s case at the Rwandan Supreme Court in 2015, regarding the change of the constitution, thinking that it would give him an upper hand at the ACHPR. Please follow and like us:

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DGPR Congress Confirmed Rwanda Presidential Candidate and Political Program

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda is pleased to inform the general public that, on Sunday, 19th March 2017, it held it’s first national congress and confirmed Dr.Frank Habineza as the party’s flag bearer in the upcoming presidential elections planned for 3-4th August 2017. The congress had party representatives from all the thirty districts and four provinces plus the city of Kigali. Each district and province is represented by six executive committee members and five advisors. All members of the Central Executive Committee, National Executive Committee and the political bureau…

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The Karegeya Children: His living message of hope and love

Every year the Karegeya family gather with family and friends to remember the life and loss of their patriarch, Patrick Karegeya. Patrick lived a complicated life of politics and security. In the end, he was away from his family for many years due to the dangerousness of his situation. Patrick’s wife, Leah Karegeya lives in the United States along with her three grown children who are all highly educated individuals and the living legacy of their father. Please follow and like us:

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Democratic Green Party of Rwanda’s achievements and challenges during 2016

The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, takes on this opportunity to thank all party members and all well-wishers for the great accomplishments actualized during 2016. We look forward to greater achievements in 2017. The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda established more structures on district level in different provinces and consolidated its membership base throughout the country.  DGPR currently has party structures in 18 out of 30 districts in Rwanda. The party plans to cover all the remaining districts by August 2017. Please follow and like us:

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The real challenge to Africa’s leaders

2017 is an important year for Africa, marking the transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and from the New Economic Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) to Agenda 2063. But, say analysts, achieving these goals will require a tight network of collaborating leaders.   With Sub-Saharan Africa expected to represent approximately 20% of the world’s population (and 65% of its poverty) by 2030, the pressure is on for the new generation of African leaders to develop solutions that break down barriers rather than reinforce…

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