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KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- Rwanda's Revenue Authority said Friday it will auction off assets belonging to the family of a jailed critic of President Paul Kagame's government to pay a tax debt -- a move that family members call politically motivated. Assets of the cigarette maker Premier Tobacco Company, ...
About 1,500 Pentecostal churches across the country have been closed over the past month, leaving worshippers with nowhere to pray. This might have something to do with Rwanda's open secret: the country's religious denominations are expected to pledge loyalty to the government of long-time President Paul Kagame.

Under the gaze of dozens of African heads of state, Rwanda's President Paul Kagame strode up to the main podium of the Nelson Mandela Plenary Hall in the African Union (AU)'s headquarters in Addis Ababa. After shaking hands with the body's most senior officials, Kagame settled into his first speech as ...
H.E. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda and Acting Chairperson of the African Union (AU) will participate in the 2nd edition of the Africa Innovation Summit (AIS2018) (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com), to take place from June 6 to 8, 2018 at the Kigali Conventions Centre, in Kigali, Rwanda, alongside ...
I do not write to a President, as this title has rather been misused and made a scarecrow that is pulling African leaders away from their peoples. I write to a Citizen, humble in spirit, who has a high sense of the state, a generous vision of the service he has to render to his people and who strives to ...

President Paul Kagame has said that nations that take women empowerment and gender equality seriously are likely to prosper. In his International Women's Day address, the President said that women are a cornerstone of prosperity for society thanks to their unique contributions. "Women are a ...
"Seven hundred churches in Kigali? Are these boreholes that give people water?" asked President Paul Kagame when he heard that more than 700 churches had been closed down by authorities. "I don't think we have as many boreholes. Do we even have as many factories? But 700 churches, which you ...
Israel's support grants legitimacy to Paul Kagame, the Rwandan dictator, who is intensifying his harsh internal repression. Kagame has managed to remain president for life by holding improper elections and by the constant surveillance, persecution, torture, disappearance, and murder of opposition ...
For bureaucrats who have been in government for years and always determined to frustrate newcomers into submission or departure, their time could be coming to an end. Today, the new breed of technocrats got public backing from President Paul Kagame. With more young people taking up senior roles ...
President Paul Kagame yesterday urged leaders to adopt the culture of serving with humility and hard work. He was speaking at the closure of the 15th Leadership Retreat, an annual event designed to evaluate progress and effect change. The President cautioned officials against being carried away by ...
President Paul Kagame, First Lady Jeannette Kagame and other officials at the launch of City Blue Epic Hotel and Suites in Nyagatare District yesterday. The officials headed for the event after the closure of the four-day National Leadership Retreat at the Rwanda Defence Force Combat Training Centre in ...
President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame, along with other officials, at the 15th annual National Leadership Retreat at the Rwanda Defence Force Combat Training Centre in Gabiro, Gatsibo District yesterday. Village Urugwiro. 151985855701. President Kagame speaks to Prime Minister ...
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame. About 700 churches in the country have been closed down for noise pollution. AFP PHOTO. By CHAD KITUNDU and AGENCIES. Rwanda has ordered about 700 churches be closed down for failing to comply with building regulations and for noise pollution.
by Eitay Mack Israel was the only Western state to endorse the Rwandan dictatorship's scandalous proposal in January to change the factual and legal international consensus about the genocide that took place there in 1994. The Rwandan government seeks to create a new narrative that deletes…
Addis Ababa -- In his opening remarks at the Africa Business and Investment Forum that took place on 30 January in Addis Ababa, Paul Kagame - President of Rwanda and Chairperson of the African Union (AU) - praised the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) for mobilizing stakeholders to a ...
Other highlights of the summit included the election of Rwandan President, His Excellency Paul Kagame, as the new Chairman of the union, operation of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) policy to enable the free movement of persons and goods, implementation of the Single African Air Transport ...

President Paul Kagame has called for increased adoption of solar energy saying that it's part of the answer to climate change. President Kagame was yesterday speaking at the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Conference in New Delhi, India. ISA is an initiative that was launched at the UN Climate Change ...
President Paul Kagame will, starting Friday, take part in the 54th edition of Munich Security Conference in Germany. The President's office confirmed that Kagame will be taking part in the global meet which convenes about 500 global leaders to discuss international security. For over half a century, the ...
Recently, Paul Kagame was elected the new chairperson of the African Union for the year 2018. His vision for Africa has been crystal-clear. In building Africa's wealth, African unity and integration are essential elements needed. In his acceptance speech, Kagame said, "Our people deserve a brighter future.
Other highlights of the summit included the election of Rwandan President His Excellency Paul Kagame, as the new Chairman of the union, operation of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) policy to enable the free movement of persons and goods, implementation of the Single African Air Transport ...
Other highlights of the summit included the election of Rwandan President, His Excellency Paul Kagame, as the new Chairman of the union, operation of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) policy to enable the free movement of persons and goods, implementation of the Single African Air Transport ...
This sparked an angry reaction from Rwanda. President Paul Kagame was put in charge of the AU reform process 18 months ago. He is also AU chairperson this year. Zuma told the summit on Monday that SADC objected to the lack of consultation about the reforms, and also complained that a note verbale ...
Trump also met with Rwandan President Paul Kagame on the sidelines of the Davos economic forum last week. Kagame is the current chair of the African Union. He says the AU will have to find a way to get along with Trump. "When the United States decided to give us Trump as their president, we will deal ...
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, once dubbed "The Digital President," became the new chairman of the African Union (AU) this week during the 30th summit of the continental body. The tech-savvy leader is now set to guide a panel of 55 African heads of state on issues relating to African integration.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame has officially taken over as the new Chairman of the African Union (AU). The vote took place on Sunday during the Heads of State and government Summit, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Kagame took over the chairmanship from Guinea's President Alpha Conde at the ...
President Donald Trump sought to mend relations on Friday with a key African leader in the aftermath of his controversial comments about African nations. He praised the US partnership with Rwanda during a meeting with its president at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Trump's meeting with ...
Addis Ababa -- Feted for turning around tiny, conflict-torn Rwanda, President Paul Kagame will have to tackle the far larger task of reforming the African Union (AU) as he takes over as chairperson at its main annual summit. The reform agenda proposed by Kagame and backed by AU leadership will ...
President Donald Trump is set to meet with Rwanda President Paul Kagame in Davos on Friday in a bid to "reaffirm the U.S.-Africa relationship." The two leaders are expected to meet at the World Economic Forum as part of a series of one-on-ones between world leaders. Trump and Kagame will be ...
For the first time, Rwandan leader Paul Kagame will chair an African Union summit after he was elected in July 2017 by his peers to take over from Guinea's president Alpha Conde. Many Africans across the continent have high expectations of Kagame. During his twelve months in office as AU chair, ...
For the first time, Rwandan leader Paul Kagame will chair an African Union summit after he was elected in July 2017 by his peers to take over from Guinea's president Alpha Conde. Many Africans across the continent have high expectations of Kagame. During his twelve months in office as AU chair, ...
President Paul Kagame on Saturday met with more than 30 American members of the Chief Executives Organisation at Urugwiro Village, who are keen on investing in the country. The Chief Executives Organisation, the only independent graduate organization of YPO (formerly Young Presidents' ...
President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda's decision to support African immigrants who were being sold off as slaves in Libya is informed by the country's history and experience. Kagame was speaking at an annual diplomatic luncheon for envoys of countries accredited to Rwanda at the Kigali ...
On January 13, 2018 local time, Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with President Paul Kagame of Rwanda at the Office of the President in Kigali. Wang Yi conveyed President Xi Jinping's greetings to President Paul Kagame. Wang Yi expressed that China-Rwanda relations enjoy sound development and the ...
President Paul Kagame today received in his office at Village Urugwiro former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is in Rwanda on a two-day private visit, the President's Office has said. Sarkozy, who served as French President from 2007 to 2012 during which time he visited Rwanda - the only French ...
President Paul Kagame has arrived in Tanzania for a 1 day working visit, the office of the President has said. Upon arrival at Julius Nyerere International Airport(JNIA) in Dar-es-Salam, Kagame was received by his Tanzanian counterpart Joseph John Pombe Magufuli. Kagame was last in Tanzania in ...
Rwanda is often touted as an example of what African states could achieve if only they were better governed. Out of the ashes of a horrific genocide, President Paul Kagame has resuscitated the economy, curtailed corruption and maintained political stability. This is a record that many other leaders can only ...
Rwanda is often touted as an example of what African states could achieve if only they were better governed. Out of the ashes of a horrific genocide, President Paul Kagame has resuscitated the economy, curtailed corruption and maintained political stability. This is a record that many other leaders can only ...
The 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and government, that convenes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from January 28 to 29, will therefore be chaired by President Paul Kagame in his capacity as Chairman of the Union. He takes over from his Guinean counterpart, President Alpha ...
President Paul Kagame, yesterday, met Uganda's Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa in Kigali in what was described as a "good discussion" on a number of issues the two neighbouring countries have interests in. According to Louise Mushikiwabo, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and East African ...
Rwanda's president, Paul Kagame, a former guerrilla who led an invading force to suppress the genocide, rules with an iron fist and allows little dissent. Seeing his country so devastated and broken because of the genocide, Kagame realised he needed the Rwandan women, who were the majority ...
Nyamwasa fell out with Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and lives in exile in South Africa. ... Uganda's relationship with Rwanda stretches back to the early 1980s when Ugandan rebel leader, now President Yoweri Museveni and Rwanda's President Paul Kagame took part in Uganda's liberation war.
US-based Kenyan scholar Calestous Juma who died in Boston, Massachusetts. A requiem mass is being held at the Holy Family Minor Basilica in Nairobi ahead of burial on Saturday in Busia. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
President Paul Kagame has called on the people of Rwanda to continue working together in the New Year to ensure the country remains firmly on a progressive trajectory. The Head of State was last night delivering his televised End-of-Year speech marking the beginning of the year 2018. Reflecting on ...
... sparking Rwanda's 1994 genocide, legal sources said Thursday. The long-running probe has been a major source of tension between the two countries following accusations that a Tutsi militia headed by current Rwandan President Paul Kagame was responsible for the attack on the plane in April 1994.
President Kagame said that the African Union's position was against the ICC, stating that the continent's leaders were victims of its biased justice. President Bashir called for better coordination between the African governments to implement the AU stance on the ICC. President Bashir has been indicted by ...
President Paul Kagame has urged Rwandans to join hands and defeat the growing problem of drug abuse, which he described as a global epidemic. He was yesterday speaking at the closure of the 15th National Dialogue Council (Umushyikirano) at Kigali Convention Centre. "We cannot allow our youth ...
President Paul Kagame Monday officially opened the first and only pre-cast concrete factory in the country which aims to not only improve the quality of infrastructure but also reduce the building period and save money. The factory named AfriPrecast is located in Masaka sector, Kicukiro District and was an ...
I had the honour of meeting President Paul Kagame on several occasions, including at the World Economic Forum in Davos. He works 24/7 for his country. I remember one day he emerged from a meeting just before midnight and went on to shake hands of tens of people. I said to him, 'Mr. President, it has ...
On Nov. 14, CNN shocked the world with its video news report of black African migrants being sold into slavery in Libya. Eight days later, the Rwandan government issued a press release headlined, "Rwanda's Door Is Open for Migrants Held Captive in Libya." The day after that, the New York Times ...


 

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