Umugaba mukuru w’Ingabo za Kenya, Gen Julius Waweru Karangi yasuye u Rwanda
Published on 16.05.2013 - Visits:5
Kigali tariki 15 Gicurasi 2013
Umugaba mukuru w’Ingabo za Kenya, Gen Julius Waweru Karangi yagiriye uruzinduko rw’iminsi ibiri mu Rwanda kuva tariki 13-15 z’uku kwezi. Uyu mushyitsi yagiranye ibiganiro n’Umugaba mukuru w’Ingabo z’u Rwanda, Lt Gen Charles Kayonga.
Kuri uyu wa kabiri aherekejwe...
Rwandan contingent for FTX pitch camp in Jinja, Uganda received by EASF Director
Published on 13.05.2013 - Visits:12
Jinja, May 10- The Rwandan Contingent composed of Rwanda Defence Force and Police personnel on 9th May arrived safely and have pitched camp in Jinja, Uganda. The Contingent will participate in East Africa Standby Force regional Field Training Exercise (EASF FTX). The field training exercise...
RDF CDS ATTENDS UNION DAY IN TANZANIA
Published on 1.05.2013 - Visits:22
On the invitation by the Tanzania People Defence Forces (TPDF) Chief of Defence Forces, The RDF Chief of Defense Staff, Lt Gen Charles KAYONGA visited Tanzania from 25 to 29 April 2013. The CDS joined his counterpart in celebrations to mark the 49th anniversary of Union day which is feted to...
Abanyamuryango ba Koperative ZIGAMA CSS barishimira iterambere ryayo
Published on 22.04.2013 - Visits:16
Abanyamuryango ba Koperative ZIGAMA CSS bongeye kwishimira ko koperative yabo irushaho gutera imbere. Ibi byagaragajwe mu nteko rusange ya CSS yateranye ku ya 19 Mata ku cyicaro cy’ingabo z’igihugu, Kimihurura. Iyo nteko rusange yasuzumye ishusho rusange y’uko CSS yakoze umwaka ushize, ikaba...
Perezida Paul Kagame mu nama irebana n’umutekano w’Afurika, muri Ethiopia
Published on 22.04.2013 - Visits:18
Nyakubahwa Perezida Paul Kagame arifatanya n’abandi bakuru b’ibihugu aribo uw’ u Burundi, Ethiopia, Somalia na Sudani mu nama nkuru yiga ku mutekano w’Afurika itangira kuri uyu wa 20 Mata 2013, Bahir Dar muri Ethiopia.
Byiteguwe ko Perezida Paul Kagame ageza ku bari muri iyo nama, ijambo ririmo no...
Juba: RDF Peacekeepers mark the end of mourning week
Published on 15.04.2013 - Visits:20
The Rwandan Contingent Commander in United nations Mission is South Sudan (UNMISS), Col David Ngarambe hailed Rwandan Community and Rwanda Defence Force Peacekeepers in the Republic of South Sudan for the good preparation and conduct of the 19th Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi...
RDF Contingent arrive home from a multinational peacekeeping exercise in Nepal
Published on 12.04.2013 - Visits:19
A contingent of 40 Rwanda Defence Force Officers and men who were participating in Nepal in an international standard peacekeeping training arrived at Kigali International Airport on 9th April.
The two week-long military exercise codenamed Shanti Prayas-II was aimed at enhancing the skills for...
East African defence ministers root for African solutions to conflicts
Published on 10.04.2013 - Visits:15
Defence Minister Gen. James Kabarebe has underscored the need for Africa to find its own solutions to crises that bedevil the continent.
Gen. Kabarebe made the remarks over the weekend during the 9th Extra Ordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers of Defence and Security of the Eastern...
RDF Peacekeepers in UNMISS commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
Published on 10.04.2013 - Visits:27
The RDF peacekeepers in United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) together with the Rwandan Community in the Republic of South Sudan were on 7th April joined by their Sudanese friends and United Nations officials to mark the 19th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
RDF Command and Staff College on study tour abroad
Published on 1.04.2013 - Visits:55
A delegation of 27 officer-students from the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) Command and Staff College, Nyakinama, are currently on a study tour in Uganda.
The delegation, led by Col. Didas Ndahiro, includes 22 students and five directing staff from the Northern Province-based military college....
RDF Contingent in Nepal engages in Special Operations training
Published on 1.04.2013 - Visits:16
RDF Contingent -from a land of a Thousand Hills to Himalayan Mountains- from 25th March has embarked on special operations exercises. Men and women of the RDF have demonstrated their ability to operate in mountainous terrain, rescue operation, disaster management and more. As part of Force...
RDF Contingent in Nepal commences Multinational military exercises
Published on 1.04.2013 - Visits:20
The contingent of Rwanda Defence Force that flew to Nepal has commenced participation in the Multinational military exercise codenamed ’Shanti Prayas-II’. The two-week long multinational military exercise “Shanti Prayas-II”, aimed at enhancing military skills for UN peacekeeping missions was...
Rwanda Defence Force off to Nepal for Military Exercises
Published on 21.03.2013 - Visits:64
A total of 40 officers and men of Rwanda Defence Force left Kigali International Airport on 20th March at 13hrs to Nepal to participate in Military Exercises. The Rwandan Contingent led by Lt Col Kitoko Kadida will engage in a military exercise codenamed “Global Peace Operation Initiative" under...
RDF concludes Relief in Place for DARFUR and JUBA peacekeepers
Published on 28.02.2013 - Visits:38
The Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) successfully concluded a relief in place operation for peace-keepers serving under United Nations-African Union Hybrid Mission (UNAMID) in Darfur, Sudan and under UN mission in South Sudan. On 26 Feb 2013, the last batch of officers and men of 71 Infantry...
RDF Relief in place for peacekeepers in South Sudan completed
Published on 22.02.2013 - Visits:34
The last batch of 3 Infantry Battalion of Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) today returned to the country after a nine-month of peacekeeping mission under the UNMISS, UN mission in South Sudan. 3 Infantry Battalion was relieved by 47 Infantry Battalion in South Sudan who completed their deployment to...
RDF Relief in place Operation for JUBA peacekeepers kicks off
Published on 18.02.2013 - Visits:40
The Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) is conducting a relief in place operation for the Rwandan battalion (3 Infantry Battalion) serving under United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). On 15 February 2013, 292 officers and men of 47 Infantry Battalion departed from Kigali International Airport...
Rwanda Peace Academy conducts Security Sector Reform Training for UNMISS Personnel
Published on 6.02.2013 - Visits:20
Rwanda Peace Academy is conducting a two-week course on Security Sector Reform (SSR) for 20 personnel of the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS). The Training of Trainers (ToT) that began on 4th February at The Command and Staff College, Nyakinama is aimed at mainly...
Peacekeepers begin Darfur rotation
Published on 21.01.2013 - Visits:48
The first contingent of Rwandan peacekeepers, yesterday, returned home from the volatile Darfur region of western Sudan in jubilant mood as the rotation phase, expected to last a month, started.
First to arrive were peacekeepers from the 63th battalion, stationed in Zalingei, western Darfur,...
RDF AIR FORCE personnel leave for UN peacekeeping mission
Published on 29.12.2012 - Visits:110
A contingent of 85 AIR FORCE personnel of Rwanda Defence Force including pilots, logistics officers, technicians and staff officers left Kigali this morning for UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan. They are joining three transport helicopters crew members that arrived in Juba yesterday.
Rwanda deploys Aviation Units in UN Mission in South Sudan
Published on 27.12.2012 - Visits:77
For the first time, On 27th December, Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) deployed Aviation Units in a UN Mission. Three transport helicopters with 18 crew members left Kigali International Airport at 0700hrs for Juba where they will support UNMISS (United Mission in South Sudan). According to the RDF,...
RDF peacekeepers decorated in JUBA
Published on 27.12.2012 - Visits:41
Juba, 21 December 2012-Rwandan Battalion (Rwanbatt1 or 3 Inf Bn of Rwanda Defence Force) serving under United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) held a Medal parade award Ceremony in Juba, the Capital of South Sudan last Friday.
The UNMISS Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of Support Col...
Gicumbi to host Liberation museum
Published on 18.12.2012 - Visits:54
PRESIDENT Paul Kagame on 17 Dec 12 laid the foundation stone for the proposed Liberation Museum in Kaniga Cell (previously called Mulindi) with a call to Rwandans to ensure that the seeds of the liberation struggle continue to benefit all Rwandans.
“We must know where we come from to know where...
RMH has received an ambulance from KHI.
Published on 4.12.2012 - Visits:67
Yesterday, 03rd Dec 2012, the Rwanda Military Hospital received a donation of an ambulance from Kigali Health Institute which was used as teaching tool. The commandant of RMH, Col Ben Karenzi has said that the donation will help the hospital perform its daily activities. of caring for patients....
Kagame commissions 300 Officer Cadets
Published on 20.11.2012 - Visits:85
More than 300 Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officer cadets successfully completed a one-year military training course at the Rwanda Military Academy (RMA) in Gako, Eastern Province.
President Paul Kagame officiated at the pass-out ceremony where he reminded the new cadets of what the Rwandan...
Zigama CSS calls for more deposits
Published on 8.11.2012 - Visits:82
The General Assembly of Zigama Credit and Saving Society (CSS) convened on 6 November 2012 at the Ministry of Defence Headquarters, called on its Members to increase deposits as to reduce the mismatch between deposits and loan portfolio to allow them access more credit and improve their...
DRC spy element killed on Rwandan territory
Published on 5.11.2012 - Visits:98
On Saturday Congolese soldiers (FARDC) of the 69th Reconnaissance Battalion, in an act of aggression and provocation, entered Rwandan territory on a reconnaissance mission. The local population immediately called RDF deployment in the area, and the FARDC soldiers engaged them in a hostile fire...