The Cabinet meeting on January 25, approved a bill ratifying a migration agreement between Rwanda and the UK, which seeks to protect refugees and migrants, according to a statement issued by the Office of Prime Minister. The bill is dubbed “Draft law approving the ratification of the Agreement between the
The first cabinet meeting of 2024 chaired by President Paul Kagame on Thursday, January 25, appointed new envoys to Zambia and Switzerland, among other appointments. Emmanuel Bugingo is the proposed High Commissioner of Rwanda to Zambia. Bugingo, a member of the Chamber of Deputies, replaces Amb Amandin Rugira. James Ngango, is the
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) — Three people were killed and nine injured after an under-construction hangar collapsed at the Boise Airport in Bosie, capital of Idaho, on Wednesday. The three died at the scene, and five of the nine injured are in critical condition, said the Boise Fire Department.
BEIJING, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) — The Ministry of Emergency Management has activated a level-III emergency response to a landslide that struck southwest China’s Yunnan Province early Monday. On the same day, a level-IV emergency response was also launched by the national commission for disaster prevention, reduction and relief. Wang Xiangxi, minister
Rwandan peacekeepers serving under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) were on Friday, January 26, decorated with UN service medals in recognition for their service. In a ceremony held at Tomping Base Camp, the capital Juba, Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, Guang Chong congratulated the
President Paul Kagame, on Sunday, January 14, said Rwandans should own their development through choices they make and refuse global inequality and imposition. He was addressing government officials, private sector leaders, diplomats, and senior religious leaders, among others, at the 29th annual National Prayer Breakfast held at Kigali Convention Centre.
Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has announced significant strides in Rwanda’s infrastructure development, particularly in electricity and water access for households, during his presentation on Tuesday, January 23. The progress report, delivered at the 19th National Dialogue Council Umushyikirano, highlighted achievements under the National Strategy for Transformation (NST1), a seven-year programme. Umushyikirano
The story of Rwanda’s first female Prime Minister, has been told, or written, many times. Agathe Uwiringiyimana who served as Prime Minister from July 17, 1993, to the time of her untimely death, in April 1994, is one of Rwanda’s leading lights who exemplified heroism in her self-sacrificing fight against the regime