Paul Rusesabagina Case Outcome

Paul Rusesabagina Case Outcome Press Statement Ned Price, Department Spokesperson September 20, 2021 The United States is concerned by the Government of Rwanda’s conviction of U.S. lawful permanent resident Paul Rusesabagina on September 20. The reported lack of fair trial guarantees calls into question the fairness of the verdict. We have consistently highlighted the importance ...
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USAID Celebrates Support for Children to Read

On June 25, 2021, the Minister of State for Primary and Secondary Education, and the Acting USAID Mission Director in Rwanda presided over a ceremony to celebrate the success of the USAID Mureke Dusome activity to support children to learn to read. Since 2016, USAID has been partnering with the Government of Rwanda to strengthen family and ...
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U.S. Donates X-RAY Machine to Strengthen Kibuye’s COVID Response

U.S. DONATES X-RAY MACHINE TO STRENGTHEN KIBUYE’S COVID RESPONSE KIBUYE (May 21, 2021) — As part of U.S. commitment to improving health in Rwanda, the Government of the United States of America delivered a new mobile X-ray machine to Kibuye Referral Hospital Friday, providing urgent support to the hospital’s ability to diagnose and treat COVID-19 ...
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United States Donates Ventilators to Rwanda to Respond to COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2020 United States Donates Ventilators to Rwanda to Respond to COVID-19 Kigali – The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated 100 new state-of-the-art ventilators to Rwanda to fight against COVID-19.  The donation delivers on President Trump’s generous offer of critically needed medical equipment ...
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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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U.S. Embassy Opens “Community Solutions Program” Exchange Application Period

Kigali –  September 20, 2019 The U.S. Embassy in Kigali is pleased to announce the opening of the application period for the 2020 Community Solutions Program exchange. Applications are now open and will close on October 30, 2019. Selected candidates will travel to the United States for an intensive professional development exchange program from August ...
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U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda visited a U.S. Government-funded Project to combat Malnutrition

U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda Erica J. Barks-Ruggles visited Ruvugizo Village in Kinazi sector in Huye on December 5 to promote U.S. government-funded activities to combat malnutrition.  During her visit, the Ambassador observed Growth Monitoring Promotion activities conducted at the village level along with Positive Deviance Hearth activities, which focus on identifying good behaviors practiced by ...
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