Rwanda has, until 11:00 this morning, been leading other countries in supporting the program of HeForShe aimed at enhancing the woman's role in development.
On April 28th, 2016 United States was leading the world in supporting HeForShe program having 106,000 Americans who signed in favor of the program. Mexico was at the second place with 58,000 while Rwanda was at the 5th place with more than 25,000 people who signed for HeForShe program.
Today, a total of 110,520 Rwandans are supporting HeForShe taking the country to top position across the world followed by United States with 107,370.
President Paul Kagame is among heads of states, who have attended the African Development Bank summit (AfDB) that kicked off yesterday in Zambia to be concluded on May 27th May, 2016.
President Kagame has attended the summit along with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya and President Idriss Debby of Chad among other dignitaries including musician-cum investor, Akon, Kofi Annan the former UN General Secretary and billionaire Ashish Thakkar.
The theme of the summit is related to two goals of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focused on sustainable energy generation and distribution and adopting climate change mitigation and resilience measures.
The youth parliamentary representative Mukobwa Justine, has requested the youth to resist genocide ideology passed on to them by some parents at home.
The young parliamentarian made the appeal last week during the commemoration of youth killed in 1994 genocide against the Tutsi held in Mugina sector of Kamonyi district where she stressed that remembrance is the responsibility of every Rwandan as a way of putting in perspective the history of bad governance the country went through to avoid reoccurrence.
“In the past, the leadership would spread racial discrimination among Rwandans where Tutsis were deprived of their rights in the
Martin Balikwisha Nyonyo, the governor of Rotary Club District 9150 in Central Africa has lauded the contribution of Rotary Club Kigali Mont Jali for a great role played in unity and reconciliation activities among Rwandans through supporting genocide survivors, perpetrators and their children as well which, he says, is a milestone to development.
He unveiled this last week on Thursday May 19th, 2016 as he visited Rotary Club Kigali Mont Jali, a branch of Rotary Club in Rwanda.
Rotary Club Kigali Mont Jali has funded Little Angel Primary School located in Mbyo, a, Mayange sector of Bugesera district.
Following evidence of non-compliance with the regulations No 007/TRANS/RT/RURA/2015 of 1st June 2015 governing passengers road transport and license obligations; the Regulatory Board of Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority in its meeting of 20th May 2016 revoked the Person's Transport License No RURA/TR/ROAD/L466 of SOTRA TOURS & Travel Agency Ltd.
This comes after an investigation of SOTRA Tours & Travel Agency Ltd's performance by the Regulator which revealed that the Company has not only failed to comply with its license requirements, obligations and passengers' road transport regulations but also has serious managerial problems that has led to poor performance and affected
France is hosting an international conference in Paris in June aimed at reviving the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has renewed rejection of a French peace initiative, telling the visiting French prime minister that peace cannot be forged through international conferences but only through direct negotiations.
"Peace just does not get achieved through international conferences, UN-style," Netanyahu said on Monday at a press conference with French Prime Minister Manuel Valls.
"It doesn't get to fruition through international diktats or committees ... seeking to decide our fate and our security when they have no direct stake in it."