The United States Rwandan Diaspora (USRD), in collaboration with the Embassy of Rwanda in Washington, DC, and the Rwandan International Network Association (RINA) will today convene the first US-Rwandan Women’s Convention.

President Paul Kagame and his Djiboutian counterpart Ismael Omar Guelleh yesterday pledged to do more to advance trade between the two countries [...] The briefing was preceded by the signing of a General Cooperation Agreement between the two countries to provide a foundation for future technical agreements. 

Local partners' meeting in Zambia, by IICD

On the incorporation of social media into African diplomacy.

October 16, 2015

Headlines explore the role of information and cultural networks in the international arena. 

[Sport] is a powerful tool for progress and for development," said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2011. In post-genocide Rwanda, Felicite Rwemalika's work is an embodiment of this idea. She has forged opportunities which have brought increased wealth and skills to women and their families - all by getting women to play football.

August 28, 2015

News stories this week highlight public diplomacy activities out of Africa. 

Rwanda and Ethiopia have suggested new development models they believe can help Africa break away from the prescribed Western models. The discussion, under the theme “The African Democratic Developmental State”, was inspired by ideals from the late Ethiopian Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi, who believed that Africans needed to shape their own destiny by “doing things their own way.”

Rwanda on Friday partially suspended BBC broadcasts over a controversial documentary on the central African country's leadership and the 1994 genocide.