EU backs Kagame in AU reform

The European Union is supporting the African Union Reform which is being piloted by President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and also current Chair of the African Union. Neven Mimica, the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development said “The EU fully supports the reform of the African Union that President Paul Kagame is piloting.” He Tweeted also “A strong AU-EU partnership...

European Greens Congratulates Rwandan Opposition Party for setting new milestone

European Green Party congratulates Rwanda’s Green Party for setting new milestone Brussels, Sep 9 (UNI) The European Green Party (EGP) has congratulated the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda after its success in parliamentary elections on 3 September. According to a press release issued by the EGP Press Officer Paul Nolan, the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda won 5 per cent of...

Louise Mushikiwabo: Return from Exile to Diplomacy

This is the candidate that nobody was waiting for. Louise Mushikiwabo, Rwandan Minister of Foreign Affairs, officially endorsed, somewhat to everyone's surprise, by President Macron in March 2018, will undoubtedly take the reins of the International Organization of La Francophone, TOPAFRICANEWS has established. Minister Louise Mushikiwaba who is very fluent in Kinyarwanda, French, English and even Swahili is the sole candidate...

5 Reasons why Mushikiwabo is the best choice for OIF Secretariat Position

 Aged 57, Louise Mushikiwabo is a Rwandan politician who has served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Rwanda since 2009. She also serves as Government Spokesperson. She was previously Minister of Information. In May President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Chair of the African Union confirmed that Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo is competing on the...

Rwandan Minister refutes “Secret talks between Rwanda and Burundi”

Rwanda's State Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Olivier Nduhungirehe refuted information which mentions that Burundi has had secret talks with Rwanda following the diplomatic spats that exist between the two countries. Earlier this website has reported that Rwanda and Burundi might be holding secret diplomatic talks to end spats which exist between the two sister countries.  The News broke...

Twagiramungu yatangiye gushimishwa n’Ibibera mu Rwanda, ariko ntiyiyumvamo abayobozi barwo

Mu buryo buteruye, Fuastin Twagiramungu wabaye Minisitiri w’Intebe mu Rwanda hagati ya 1994-1995 yatangiye gusa n’unyurwa n’Ibibera mu Rwanda ariko arakijunditse abayobozi barwo, akanemeza ko ibiri gukorwa biterwa n’Igitutu amahanga akomeje kotsa u Rwanda. Mu minsi ishize ubwo Perezida Kagame yakiraga Indahiro z’abagize Inteko nshingamategeko yeruriye buri umwe wese wumva ko u Rwanda rushyirwaho igitutu ngo rukunde rushyire mu ngiro...

Dr. Richard Sezibera wagizwe Minisitiri w’Ububanyi n’amahanga ni muntu ki?

Dr. Richard Sezibera ni Umunyarwanda wavutse tariki ya 5 Kamena 1964, avukira I Kigali mu Rwanda. Ni inzobere mu buvuzi, akaba umudiplomati bijyana no kuba Umunyepolitiki. Uhereye tariki ya 18 Ukwakira 2018, Sezibera ni Minisitiri w’Ububanyi n’amahanga n’Ubutwererane, Minisiteri ayoboye ikaba yarahoze iyobowe na Louise Mushikiwabo kuri Ubu uyoboye Umuryango w’Ibihugu bivuga Ururimi rw’Igifaransa (OIF). Richard Sezibera yabaye Umunyamabanga mukuru w’Umuryango...

Without Unpredicted deviations, Mushikiwabo wins OIF Secretariat Position

Rwanda’s  Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Louise Mushikiwabo, met this Monday, October 8, Mrs. Michaëlle Jean the current Canadian Executive Secretary of the OIF / International Organization of the Francophonie in Yerevan Armenia. Mushikiwabo is in Armenia as a candidate on OIF General Secretariat Position. However Mushikiwabo is whispered to win the Position in elections that will take place in Armenia...

Kagame Expected in Dubai for World Government Summit

President Paul Kagame of the Republic of Rwanda is expected in Dubai for World Government Summit which takes place on Sunday February 10th, 2019, TOPAFRICANEWS has learnt. Pope Francis will also address the World Government Summit from the Vatican. Other leading figures who will address the Dubai World Summit 2019 include Sheikha...

Victoire Ingabire, towards a non-violent fight to register her party in Rwanda?

Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, a Rwandan politician is probably in the state of looking for ways to register FDU-Inkingi as an opposition party in Rwanda, TOPAFRICANEWS has established. But this website considers that FDU Inkingi is neither on the list of parties waiting for registration. Umuhoza is...

Rwanda’s President met DRC Spy Chief and Foreign Affairs Minister Léonard She Okitundu

Topafricanews.com has established that Rwanda’s President and AU Chairperson Paul Kagame met with the Democratic Republic of Congo Spy Chief Kalev Mutond together with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Léonard She Okitundu. Kagame met them last week, according to IGIHE.com. DRC has been a theatre ground of conflicts in past years. Rwanda and DRC have been involved in several disputes in past...

OIF: Mushikiwabo vs. Michaëlle, Macron “Africa best placed to lead OIF”

  Rwanda has planned to seize the opportunity of the next African Union summit, from 25 June to 2 July in Nouakchott, to convince African countries to support the candidacy of Rwanda’s Foreign Minister, Louise Mushikiwabo, for the head of the International Organization of La Francophonie, Jeunne Afrique reports On the occasion of the next AU summit in Nouakchott (25 June-2...

Will South Africa hand over Kayumba Nyamwasa to Kigali?

Key Points: Will investigating Patrick Karegeya’s death lead Pretoria to State House in Kigali? South Africa moves to investigate Karegeya's death after five years. First published by South African Media, It is After an almost five-year delay, the Randburg Magistrate’s Court in Johannesburg last week finally launched an inquest into the murder of Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s former spymaster Colonel Patrick Karegeya....

Here are 17 heads of state invited for a historic transfer of power in DRC

Felix Tshisekedi must be officially inaugurated President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, this Thursday, January 24. The investiture ceremony is to start around noon at the Palais de la Nation, in the presence of several African heads of state. The Democratic Republic of Congo is preparing to live this...

Uganda-Rwanda diplomatic relations: Investigation underway-PM Rugunda

The Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, has said government will report on the state of diplomatic relations with Rwanda following the controversial deportation of two MTN Uganda workers. On Tuesday, government deported two foreign nationals, Olivier Prentout, a French and Rwandan national, Annie Bilenge Tabura, over their averred involvement in acts of compromising national...

Museveni sends special message to Kagame

By Vision Reporter The undisclosed package is delivered to Kigali by Ugandan foreign affairs minister Sam Kutesa. President  Yoweri Museveni on Thursday sent a special message to his counterpart Paul Kagame of Rwanda. The undisclosed package was delivered to the Rwandan capital Kigali by foreign affairs minister Sam Kutesa. The ministry has since released photos of President Kagame meeting with Kutesa, although by...

Burundi demonstrates against UN special envoy’s remarks

The Burundian government Saturday organized countrywide demonstrations against UN secretary general's special envoy to Burundi, Michel Kafando, for saying a recent constitutional referendum in Burundi will polarize an already tense situation. The demonstrations, which took place at chief towns of Burundi's all 18 provinces, were also against the governments of France and Belgium for "dividing citizens" of Burundi, Burundian Interior...

Pan-African Movement strengthens Presence in Rwanda

The Pan-African Movement is growing its presence in Rwanda as the number of the movement activists is increasing, Officials said on Thursday. So far the movement is counting at least Thirty Thousands members across the country. The Pan African Movement Rwanda chapter has already representatives in all sectors, Officials added According to the Movement’s Chairperson Musoni Protais “To date the Pan African...

Habyalimana Plane Shooting: Paris prosecutor calls for case dismissal

The Paris prosecutor's office requested case dismissal for the nine Rwandans suspected of involvement in the attack of 6 April 1994. Their lawyer, Bernard Magain, hails "a very important step in the recognition of the innocence" of his clients. The Public Prosecutor's Office of the High Court of Paris has requested a dismissal in the case, investigated since 1998, on the...

What is really forcing Rwandan Mayors to resign?

Thirty mayors of districts elected in February 2016 for five years, at least 10 of them have just filed their resignation letters some giving personal reasons, others are forced to leave, Top Africa News has learnt. In the Beginning the Mayor of Kamonyi District in the Southern Province of Rwanda has resigned from his post. But what is the reason?...

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