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...

Rwanda calls for an active Youth in Regional Integration

Officials in Rwanda have called for an engaged youth which is playing an active role in regional Integration. The call was made on Thursday during a youth symposium forum organized by Governance for Africa (GFA) in partnership with The YouLead Secretariat as part of the Pre-Summit symposia respectively organized by East African Member countries to prepare the regional youth summit...

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...

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...

Mushikiwabo move to Paris to Head OIF Secretariat

The Rwandan Minister of Foreign Affairs will move to Paris to serve the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) as Secretary General of this Organization, TOPAFRICANEWS reports. Louise Mushikiwabo was elected by the Francophone countries on Friday 12th October 2018 during La Francophonie Heads of State and Government meeting which took place in Armenia from 11-12 October 2018. This website reliably...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Rwanda Senators undertake nationwide consultations on democracy

Senators yesterday began a three-day countrywide consultations on the level of democracy in Rwanda with an aim to gather the views of citizens about Rwanda’s model of democracy that is based on principles of power-sharing and concensus decision-making. The consultations, which senators will conduct in all the country’s thirty districts, are part of the activities to mark the International Day...

What Next for FDLR

By the end of October, the Congolese government plans to close the camp which houses around 850 former Rwandan FDLR Hutu and their relatives, TOPAFRICANEWS has learnt. The ex-combatants had voluntarily surrendered in 2014 under the disarmament, demobilization and repatriation Programme. However the former combatants of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) have not yet agreed to return...

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...

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...

Rwanda, Burundi in Secret Diplomatic talks after years of spats

Rwanda and Burundi might be holding secret diplomatic talks to end spats which exist between the two sister countries. The tense state of Rwanda-Burundi relations started in 2016, when Bujumbura mounted a number of serious allegations against Kigali. At the time Burundian Government accused Kigali to support Burundian rebels who wanted to topple Pierre Nkurunziza Government. Just days before Rwanda marks the...

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...

French Embassy pushes the boat out on Bastille Day as Rwanda-France write a New Chapter

The French Embassy in Kigali celebrated the National Day of France or Bastille Day under the sign of friendship between France and Rwanda, but especially under the sign of the success of the dialogue between Presidents Kagame and Macron, according to the French Chargé d'Affaires in Kigali, Etienne da Souza. The Chargé d'Affaires da Souza recalled the recent meetings of...

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...

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...

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...

SPECIAL FOCUS ON

OUR NEWS STORIES

Somalia recalls its Geneva envoy over abstaining from vote

MOGADISHU (Halbeeg News)-Somali ambassador to Switzerland, Faduma Abdullahi Mohamed was Saturday summoned by the country’s Foreign ministry over abstaining from UN Human...