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Regional cooperation key to growth of tourism – Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said that the African tourism sector can accelerate its pace of growth by increasing regional and continental collaboration which would ease movement of citizens.

President Kagame with top officials at the Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali yesterday. Left-right; US Ambassador to Rwanda Erica Barks-Ruggles, Florizelle Liser, the CEO of Corporate Council for Africa; Dr Mukhisa Kituyi, the UNCTAD secretary-general; and Clare Akamanzi, the CEO of Rwanda Development Board. Village Urugwiro.

 

Source: The New Times

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Uppsala University Officials visit University of Rwanda

On Monday the 21st August 2017 a delegation from one of Sweden’s best Universities visited the University of Rwanda to discuss possible areas of future collaboration. The Swedish team was led by Prof. Leif Kirsebom, a specialist in cell and molecular biology and others in the delegation included Kay Svensson, the university deputy director, Monica Martensson, Cecilia Oman and Helena Eklund.

Source: University of Rwanda website.

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Rwanda can’t compromise its values, vision – Mushikiwabo

Minister Mushikiwabo addresses the congregation at Kagame’s inauguration at Amahoro Stadium.

Rwanda is a country that has come from far and wants to go very far, Foreign Affairs and Cooperation minister Louise Mushikiwabo said, reaffirming the country’s vision for socio-economic transformation.

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Source: The New Times

 

Inaugural address by President Kagame

Kigali, August 18

Today is a day of celebration and a day to thank each of you. Today is a day of renewal and gratitude. I would therefore like to begin by thanking those who have joined us here.

The presence of so many brothers and sisters from around Africa honours our nation deeply and gives us strength. We thank you. Africa has been with Rwanda when we needed you most.

Source: The New Times

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Amasaha naho amatora ya Perezida w’u Rwanda azabera muri Nordic Countries