Articles by: Kigali Post

Concerns grow over South African visa regime on Rwandans

Concerns grow over South African visa regime on Rwandans

A cross-section of Rwandans have raised concerns over the difficulties involved in obtaining visas to travel to South Africa, the most affected being students, businesses and patients seeking medical attention.[Read More…]

by March 20, 2018 0 comments Politics
Rwanda picked as hosts of 8th FIFA Council Meeting in October

Rwanda picked as hosts of 8th FIFA Council Meeting in October

The FIFA Council has picked Rwanda as hosts of their eighth meeting which will be held on October 25-26, 2018. The decision was reached on Friday evening during the FIFA[Read More…]

by March 19, 2018 0 comments Sports
Mauritian president finally resigns (lawyer)

Mauritian president finally resigns (lawyer)

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the Indian Ocean island nation’s first female head of state, has finally resigned and will leave office on March 23, her lawyer said. “In the supreme[Read More…]

by March 18, 2018 0 comments Politics
Issa Hayatou loses CAF presidency after 29 years of incumbency

Issa Hayatou loses CAF presidency after 29 years of incumbency

After 29 years at the helm of the Confederation of African Football, Issa Hayatou has been replaced by Ahmad Ahmad. The Cameroonian lost by 20 votes to 34 in the[Read More…]

by March 17, 2018 0 comments Sports
The return of the King: Paris rolls out red carpet for George Weah

The return of the King: Paris rolls out red carpet for George Weah

It was not surprising that for his first trip outside Africa, Liberia’s new President, George Weah should choose to visit Paris, late in February, where he still commands legendary status[Read More…]

by March 17, 2018 0 comments Politics
Rwanda looks to satellite tech for total telecoms autonomy

Rwanda looks to satellite tech for total telecoms autonomy

With help from Japan, Rwanda is on track to launch its first telecoms satellite by 2020 according to Robert Ford, the Executive Vice President of the ICT Chamber of Rwanda.[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Tech
Red summer cabin or mokki in fall color forest on rocky shore of Baltic Sea. Ruissalo island, Turku archipelago, Finland

Finland Named ‘Happiest Country’ In World – Here’s Why Nordic Nations Are Consistently Ranked Most Cheerful

The UN ranking of 156 countries may inspire you to move abroad. Finland has been named the happiest country in The World Happiness Report 2018, which ranks 156 countries on[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Lifestyle
Israel court suspends plan to deport thousands of African migrants

Israel court suspends plan to deport thousands of African migrants

Prime Minister Netanyahu in January announced implementation of the programme to remove migrants who entered illegally. Israel’s supreme court on Thursday suspended a controversial government plan to deport thousands of[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Politics
Move to French club a dream come true – Joseph Areruya

Move to French club a dream come true – Joseph Areruya

Africa’s best rider Joseph Areruya has hailed his professional move to French club Delko–Marseille Provence KTM, describing it as a “dream come true”. “I signed a two-year contract with the[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Sports
Kagame Finds Foreign Ownership Of Broadcast Rights For African Games Embarrassing

Kagame Finds Foreign Ownership Of Broadcast Rights For African Games Embarrassing

President Paul Kagame says he is not happy that for many years, broadcast rights of African games competitions are owned by foreigners. “It is an embarrassment because I was also[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 0 comments Sports