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Rwanda-France relations

President Kagame Congratulates President Macron Upon Re-election

President Kagame Congratulates President Macron Upon Re-election

President Paul Kagame has sent a congratulatory tweet to French President Emmanuel Macron upon re-election to a second time in office. Macron secured 59% of the total votes cast…

France Polls: Macron Re-elected, Vows to Unite Country

France Polls: Macron Re-elected, Vows to Unite Country

France’s incumbent President Emmanuel Macron was re-elected to office in after initial projections gave him a 58.5% to 41.5% lead against far-right opponent Marine Le…

France Agency Finances French Language Teaching, Green Growth Strategies

France Agency Finances French Language Teaching, Green Growth Strategies

Rwanda and the French Development Agency (AFD) have signed a grant agreement aimed at reinforcing the teaching and learning of the French language, a move which follows improved relationship between…

Paris Names A Popular Neighborhood After A Genocide Victim From Bisesero

Paris Names A Popular Neighborhood After A Genocide Victim From Bisesero

Ibuka – France, the Umbrella of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi’s associations has saluted the gesture of Paris administration of endorsing a decision to name a place from…

French Ambassador Discusses Financing of Kigali Cable Car, Central Sewerage System

French Ambassador Discusses Financing of Kigali Cable Car, Central Sewerage System

The newly appointed French Ambassador to Rwanda Antoine Anfre has today met with Rwanda’s Minister of Infrastructure Amb. Claver Gatete to discuss key projects that will transform the…

France, UK and Nigeria’s Envoys Present Credentials to President Kagame

France, UK and Nigeria’s Envoys Present Credentials to President Kagame

Three new envoys have presented their credentials to President Paul Kagame and promised to improve bilateral relations between their respective countries and Rwanda. Omar Talal Ali Daair, High Commissioner of…

Cross-Border Infrastructure Linking Our Countries, Cities Will Accelerate Trade− PM. Ngirente at AIMF

Cross-Border Infrastructure Linking Our Countries, Cities Will Accelerate Trade− PM. Ngirente at AIMF

Édouard Ngirente, the Prime Minister of Rwanda says the development of adequate cross-border infrastructure is important to lower transaction costs and accelerate the movement of goods and services between…

Mayor of Paris Pays Courtesy Call on President Kagame

Mayor of Paris Pays Courtesy Call on President Kagame

President Paul Kagame on Wednesday  received the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, who paid at courtesy call on him at at Urugwiro Village. Hidalgo, who is also the President of…

Cabinet Approves French Ambassador to Rwanda, Gashumba, Shyaka Bounce Back

Cabinet Approves French Ambassador to Rwanda, Gashumba, Shyaka Bounce Back

The cabinet meeting this evening appointed the agreement for the appointment of Antoine Anfre, the Ambassador to represent France in Rwanda, with residence in Kigali. This step is reached two…

My Take On Historic Visit to Rwanda by President Macron In Addressing Historic Injustices

My Take On Historic Visit to Rwanda by President Macron In Addressing Historic Injustices

President Macron’s visit to Kigali will go down in history books as a memorable and turning point in France and Rwanda relations since  the genocide against the Tutsi in…

Au Revoir: Kagame Sees off Macron

Au Revoir: Kagame Sees off Macron

President Paul Kagame on Friday morning bid farewell to French President Emmanuel Macron after the French leader ended his historic visit to Rwanda. The two leaders had a hectic schedule…

Macron Launches French Cultural Centre in Kigali

Macron Launches French Cultural Centre in Kigali

President Emmanuel Macron of France has launched a new French cultural centre in Rwanda which he expects to reinvent and promote French culture and education in Rwanda. Macron who has…