KIGALI, Rwanda: The AIS 2018 team is excited to announce its strategic partnership with NEPAD (New Partnership for Africa's Development) for Africa’s transformation in the framework of the second edition of the Africa Innovation Summit to be held in Kigali Conventions Centre, Kigali, Rwanda, from 6 to 8 June 2018. The CEO of NEPAD Agency, Professor Ibrahim Mayaki, confirmed his participation in the AIS 2018 and announced that NEPAD will also seize this opportunity to organise four events: Launch of reports of the AU High-Level Panel on Emerging Technologies. Meeting of the AU High-Level Panel on Emerging technologies. Launch of the African Innovation Outlook 3. Side event of the African Biosafety Network of Experts (ABNE).
KIGALI, Rwanda: The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Rwanda Woman of Courage Award. This annual award recognizes women from around the country who have demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality, and women’s empowerment in Rwanda. The first U.S. Embassy Rwanda Woman of Courage Award was launched in 2015. The Woman of Courage Award honors women who are making history in Rwanda through their work to better their societies, to fight discrimination or strife, and to help resolve conflicts. Eligible candidates are women working in the political, human rights, economic, social, judicial, health, educational, press/media, peace and national reconci
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has congratulated his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame upon his election as the new president of the Africa Union (AU). In a bilateral meeting shortly after President Kagame had assumed the seat, President Museveni congratulated the Rwandan leader on the new responsibility and wished him a successful tenure at the helm of the continental body. The news of President Kagame’s election was broken by the African Union Commission chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat during the official opening ceremony of the 30th AU Heads of State Summit at the organisation’s headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia yesterday on Sunday. President Museveni was among the tens of leaders who attended the ceremony, whose running theme is “Winning the fi
Tangiers, Morocco: DAY 3 Results: Libya 3:0 Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria 0:0 Rwanda Day 4 Fixtures Group D: Angola vs Burkina Faso, Cameroon vs Congo Rwanda's Amavubi Stars held the West African giants Nigeria Super Eagles with a goalless draw in the second game of Group C at Grand Stade de Tanger, Tangiers, Morocco in the African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Monday night. This is Rwanda’s second consecutive participation in the CHAN final tournament since hosting it in 2016 where they managed to reach the last eight. Amavubi Midfielders Djihad Bizimana and Yannick Mukunzi were cautioned for reckless display towards their opponents Nigeria, since the Super Eagles were the better side, dominating possession in both halves. Striker Anthony Okpotu had several chanc