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A Rwandan Association collects more Frw 33 Millions for Somalia

 

 25/10/2012

 

Rwanda Youth Campaign for Somalia has winded up its activi­ties and handed over a cheque worth Frw 33,628,087 to the So­malia’s ambassador to Rwanda, Abdullah Sheikh Mohamed.

 

The campaign was initiated in August 2011 by Rwandan youth committed to support Somali people facing serious issues of hunger. The mobilization was conducted mostly through social media such as facebook.

 

Jean Nepo Sibomana, the co­ordinator of the campaign, said that the courage to take the lead was stimulated by experience that Rwandans went through.

 

 

(SOURCE : THE RWANDAN FOCUS : HERE)

 

Rwanda Help For Somalia is also on Facebook.

 


 

 

 

The Rwanda exhibition booth at the FOOMA 2009 (Food Machinery & Technology Exhibition), in Tokyo

 

 Earthquake in Japan : Rwanda offers its assistane to Japan

 

16th march 2011 updated on March 22nd 2011 :

 

5 days, after the earthquake and the tsunami which hit Japan, the Japan Foreign office has announced that Rwanda will offer its assistance to help Rwanda, maybe with funds or by sending teams to Japan.The government of Rwanda sent a condolence message to Japan and contributed $100,000 to the Japanese Red Cross to offer emergency assistance to the victims.

 

Since 1994, ties between  Rwanda and Japan have imporved, with the recent opening of an Embassy in Kigali. Japan donates huge funds to Rwanda, in scolarship, ICT, transports, thanks to  NGOs based in Japan and Rwanda.  Rwanda sends some students to Japanese Universities. The number of Japanese tourist  has increased, because Rwanda is developing an eco tourism programme.

 

 In 2010, Rwanda donated $100 000 to Haiti, and Rwanda policeman left the country to help Haiti.  In 2011, 5 Hatian students arrived in Rwanda, to finish their studies. 

 


 

CRISIS IN NORTH AFRICA

 

 

 

 

 

LIBYA

 

 

February 27th 2011 3.25 p.m :

 

Three weeks after evacuated Rwandans from Egypt, the Rwandan governement has decided to repatriate Rwandans living in Libya, with the help of the Rwandan Consulate in Turkey, Turkish and Kenyan governements.

 

A Turkish Airlines B737-800 operated a special flight, from Tripoli to Istanbul, with 23 Rwandans and others nationalities, last night.They left Istanbul, the following day to Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania). Then, they have reached Kigali, on board of Rwandair CRJ-200, from Dar Es Salaam to Kigali.

 

Kenya Airways sent a B767 to Tripoli via Cairo, on Saturday 26th, to repatriate some African students, including Rwandans. The flight landed today at Nairobi.

 

 


 

 

EGYPT

 

 

March 22nd 2011 10.33 a.m :

 

 According to the Rwanda New Times, 35 students flown back to Egypt, on Sunday March 20th, on board of Ethiopian Airlines plane.     

 

February 6th 2011 1.15 a.m :

 

According to the Rwanda New Times, 44 students arrived safely at Kigali, from Cairo, last evening. The Rwanda Governement chartered a special plane to evacuate Rwandans living in Egypt. It seems that over 8 students remained in Egypt for unknown reasons.     

 

February 5th 2011 2.00 a.m :

 

Nearly 10 days after the begin of unrest in Egypt, the Rwandan governement announced yesterday,  that they will start to reapatriated Rwandans linving in Egypt. A flight operated by RwandAir is planned to arrive from Cairo, today. Over 60 Rwandans living in Cairo will be onboard.

 

The Rwandan governement still trying to contact all Rwandans living in Egypt, via the Rwandan Embassy in Ethiopia and the Consulate in Cairo.




16/03/2011
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