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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Location: Rwanda Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert ...
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US envoy on Rwanda’s transformation and why he is keen to learn Kinyarwanda

Peter Hendrick Vrooman, the US ambassador to Rwanda is one envoy that stands out for the love he has for Kinyarwanda. He usually uses some Kinyarwanda words when giving speeches in the country or during interviews with the media. “Ndiga buri munsi” (I learn every day) is one of his frequently mentioned statements. Sunday Magazine’s ...
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Rwanda, Nebraska National Guard Begin Partnership in Africa

STUTTGART, Germany – The Nebraska National Guard and Rwanda began a new partnership during a signing ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda, Dec. 12, 2019, as part of the National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program. “State partnerships are integral to strengthening alliances, providing mutually beneficial training opportunities and enhancing defense security in Africa,” said Air Force Brig. ...
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Ambassador Vrooman Swears In 69 New Peace Corps Volunteers

December 10, 2019 Kigali, Rwanda – U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda Peter H. Vrooman swore in 69 new Peace Corps Volunteers Tuesday at the U.S. Embassy in Kacyiru. The Volunteers, who completed 12 weeks of intensive training including Kinyarwanda language training, will work in the health and education sectors to support the Government of Rwanda’s development goals. ...
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