Paul Kagame News

A sign of thaw in Uganda, Rwanda relations?

A recent United Nations report citing Uganda as harbouring rebels opposed to President Paul Kagame's government put further strain.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

ELDON: Why I feel sorry for senior state officials

Rwandan President Paul Kagame, for instance, is much admired for the disciplined way he keeps time, arriving at meetings on schedule, and expecting others also to do so.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Rwanda’s car-free day success attracts other countries

In Rwanda the car-free day started as a monthly event in 2016 as a City of Kigali initiative, but a year later it was made fortnightly, on the recommendation of President Paul Kagame after he attended it in 2017.

The East African , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Government downplays fears on Uganda-Rwanda relations

In a recent interview, Rwandan President Paul Kagame told TheEastAfrican that tension was mounting between the two countries because Uganda had opted to listen to rumours by Rwandan exiles in South Africa other than what Kigali is saying.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 19, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Kagame on AU, EAC and what keeps him awake at night

By PAMELLA SITTONI Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has called for an urgent resolution of differences between countries in the region, which he says are standing in the way of the East African Community’s progress.

The East African , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

[OPINION] Both democracy & authoritarianism are on the rise in Africa

Following Djibouti (2011, the Republic of Congo (2015), and Burundi (2015), term limits on President Paul Kagame were circumvented in Rwanda in 2017.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

2019 a special year for Rwanda genocide denial

Trading places is performed to perfection, with the legacy of genocide mastermind Théoneste Bagosora credited to President Paul Kagame, who is accused of allowing the genocide “to continue longer than it needed to”.

IOL , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

Kagame replaced by Egypt’s Abdel Fattah as AU heads of state meet in Addis

Kagame replaced by Egypt’s Abdel Fattah as AU heads of state meet in Addis President Yoweri Museveni arrived in Ethiopia’s capital of Addis Ababa on Feb.09 where African Union (AU) heads of State convened for a two day summit that saw Rwandan President Paul Kagame handle over the mantle to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi as the Union Chairman.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 17, 2019

War drums in EAC, or a game of chess?

However, only Uhuru, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, Rwanda’s Paul Kagame and, as if half in slumber, South Sudan’s Salva Kiir were making the running.

The East African , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

EDITORIAL: Ben Mkapa’s gone, Bujumbura blunders on

The latter’s efforts to pass it to new EAC Summit Chair Paul Kagame fell flat after the Rwandan president declined the role.

The East African , Kenya Feb 16, 2019