Rwanda: Nigerian leading Actor-Producers Deyemi & Etimeffiong are in Kigali

Renowned Nigerian actors Deyemi Okanlawon and Daniel Etim Effiong have begun a working visit to Kigali aimed at exploring investment opportunities in Rwanda’s cinema industry as part of their efforts to expand their ventures. These actors, who have gained fame through various films streamed on Netflix, arrived in Kigali on Friday, July 5, 2024, and […]


Rwanda: Tribert Rujugiro, Rwandese Multi-Millionaire entrepreneur, passes away

Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa, a well-known businessman and manufacturer from Rwanda, passed away at the age of 82. His death was originally announced on social media on Tuesday. Voice of America was among the media to report the story, citing family members. As of Wednesday morning, April 17, the cause of Rujugiro’s death remained undisclosed. South […]


#Rwanda: How French army threatened Kagame’s RPA not to capture Butare during the Genocide

On Sunday, April 7, 2024, during the 30th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi, the Head of State also related another tale,in which, towards the end of the Genocide, General Dallaire paid Kagame an unexpected visit after midnight. He brought a letter from the French General in charge of the troops that France had […]


#Rwanda: Kagame talks cousin’s brutal murder during the Genocide

President Kagame has revealed how the genocidaries ruthlessly killed his cousin before the RPA could seize control of Kigali, the country’s capital. As Rwanda commemorates the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi for 30 years, survivors are brought back to memory of the brutal and agonizing fight they endured over the course of 100 days, during […]

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30 Years: What drove Rwanda to exemplary economic success?

Over the past three decades, Rwanda has undergone a remarkable economic transformation that has garnered attention globally. From the devastating genocide in 1994 against the Tutsi to becoming one of Africa’s success stories. Rwanda’s journey is a testament to strong leadership, strategic vision, determined efforts to rebuild and reform, and many other factors. Rwanda’s economic […]

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Rwanda: How did ‘Kigali’ become the cleanest city in Africa?

Kigali is a city in central Rwanda that is surrounded by lush hills and has gained international recognition for its sustainable urban development projects and cleanliness. Kigali, with its busy streets and lively neighborhoods, is a testament to the effectiveness of thoughtful design and community involvement. Let’s delve into the story behind Kigali’s transformation into […]

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Rwanda: Australian High Commission in Kenya envoy thrilled to visit Ikirenga ACP

Maureen Maina, the Project Manager at the Australian High Commission, Kenya, visited Ikirenga ACP’s Kigali Office to witness the progress of the Ikirenga Artistic Empowerment Hub Project. On Wednesday, March 20, the Ikirenga ACP’s Kigali Office hosted Maureen Maina, the project manager at the Australian High Commission, Kenya, representing the Australian High Commission in Kenya. […]

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Rwanda: Ikirenga delighted to host UNESCO’s national programme officer Judy Ogana

Tuesday, March 19, 2024, Ikirenga Arts and Culture Promotion (Ikirenga ACP), an organization dedicated to promoting arts and culture and fostering social inclusion and cultural exchange and appreciation, hosted Judy Ogana, the National Programme Officer – Culture at UNESCO, Regional Office for East Africa, during the implementation of the second phase of Ikirenga Artistic Freedom […]

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UNESCO and Ikirenga forge paths of Artistic Freedom in Rwanda

On March 20, 2024,  Judy Ogana, the National Programme Officer – Culture at UNESCO, Regional Office for East Africa, embarked on an inspiring journey into Rwanda’s burgeoning arts scene during her recent visit to Ikirenga Arts and Culture Promotion (ACP) offices in Kigali. The visit, part of the collaborative Ikirenga Artistic Freedom Initiative with UNESCO, […]