Rwanda’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Eugène-Richard GASANA, was, on Wednesday, elected by acclamation as Chairperson of the Peace-building Commission (PBC), for the year 2011, according to Rwanda’s Permanent Mission to the UN. GASANA was the only candidate, endorsed on Monday by the African Group. 2011 is Africa’s turn to hold the rotational PBC presidency. On the occasion of his election, the Rwandan envoy expressed “deep gra
A top commander in the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) terrorist organization, has corroborated the UN Security Council report which, last year, confirmed that Rwandan fugitives, Kayumba Nyamwasa and Patrick Karegeya have established strong relationship with the FDLR as they work to combine resources and strategies to destabilize the region. “For almost a year now, Kayumba and Karegeya have had sustained contact
Gen. William E. Ward, the commander of US Africa Command (AFRICOM), is in Rwanda for an official work mission. Upon his arrival Gen. William E. Ward said that his visit to Rwanda aims at reaffirming the strength of the partnership between the US and Rwanda. Shortly after laying a wreath and touring the Genocide Memorial Centre, at Gisozi, Ward stressed that both countries were working jointly to promote peace and stability.
On Monday December 7, Amb. Eugène MUNYAKAYANZA, the Permanent Secretary, received sixteen students from Kenya National Defence College and faculty members at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. The delegationwas led by Maj. Gen. Antony M. Rob, and included members from Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan and Tanzania. The delegation came to Rwanda on a regional study tour as part of
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