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RDF honours Retiring Military Officers

HE The President of the Republic of Rwanda and Commander-in-Chief of RDF donates 589 bicycles to village leaders in appreciation for their support to security

PRESS RELEASE ON RUHERU/NYARUGURU ATTACK (UPDATED)

Rwanda donates medical kits to support UNMISS efforts in fight against COVID-19 pandemic

RDF detains soldiers over criminal allegations in Bugesera District

Chinese Military donates medical kits to support RDF in fight against COVID-19

The United States of America signs Status of Forces Agreement with Rwanda

Shooting incident on Lake Rweru in Bugesera

President Kagame Chairs RDF High Command Council

RDF introduces new criminal charges against Colonel Tom BYABAGAMBA

RDF investigates criminal allegations in Gasabo District

Rwanda Defence Force enrols new soldiers

RDF and RBC launch blood donation exercise

Dutch Defence Attachés in Africa choose Rwanda as the venue for their annual gathering

RDFCSC students take on national settlement policy as a research topic of their National Study Tour

 
RDF honours Retiring Military Officers
Monday 06.07.2020 - 20:33

RDF honours Retiring Military Officers

Kigali, 6 July 2020   Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) has for the eighth time held a send-off ceremony to honour the... read more
HE The President of the Republic of Rwanda and Commander-in-Chief of RDF donates 589 bicycles to village leaders in appreciation for their support to security
Thursday 02.07.2020 - 18:41

HE The President of the Republic of Rwanda and Commander-in-Chief of RDF donates 589 bicycles to village leaders in appreciation for their support to security

Nyaruguru, 2 July 2020 H.E the President Paul Kagame and the Commander in Chief (C-in-C) of Rwanda Defence Force (RDF)... read more
PRESS RELEASE ON RUHERU/NYARUGURU ATTACK (UPDATED)
Saturday 27.06.2020 - 05:40

PRESS RELEASE ON RUHERU/NYARUGURU ATTACK (UPDATED)

Kigali, 27 June 2020 Today early morning at about 0020hrs, approximately 100 unidentified gunmen heavily armed with... read more
Rwanda donates medical kits to support UNMISS efforts in fight against COVID-19 pandemic
Saturday 13.06.2020 - 20:04

Rwanda donates medical kits to support UNMISS efforts in fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Juba, 13 June 2020 The Government of Rwanda donated testing medical kits to the United Nation Mission in South Sudan... read more
RDF detains soldiers over criminal allegations in Bugesera District
Friday 12.06.2020 - 09:14

RDF detains soldiers over criminal allegations in Bugesera District

Kigali, 12 June 2020 Since 10 June 2020, the Rwanda Defence Force has in custody two military personnel over... read more
Chinese Military donates medical kits to support RDF in fight against COVID-19
Wednesday 03.06.2020 - 18:45

Chinese Military donates medical kits to support RDF in fight against COVID-19

Kigali, 3 June 2020 The Chinese People Liberation Army has donated medical supplies to Rwanda Defence Force to help... read more
The United States of America signs Status of Forces Agreement with Rwanda
Thursday 28.05.2020 - 13:22

The United States of America signs Status of Forces Agreement with Rwanda

Kigali, 28 May 2020 Rwanda and the United States of America have today signed the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA)... read more
Shooting incident on Lake Rweru in Bugesera
Sunday 10.05.2020 - 08:04

Shooting incident on Lake Rweru in Bugesera

Kigali, 9 May 2020 On Friday 8 May 2020, in Rweru sector of Bugesera district in the Eastern Province, a group of... read more
President Kagame Chairs RDF High Command Council
Saturday 09.05.2020 - 20:40

President Kagame Chairs RDF High Command Council

Gako, 9 May 2020 Today, at the Rwanda Military Academy - Gako, President Kagame and Commander-in-Chief of the Rwanda... read more
RDF introduces new criminal charges against Colonel Tom BYABAGAMBA
Thursday 09.04.2020 - 20:04

RDF introduces new criminal charges against Colonel Tom BYABAGAMBA

Kigali, 09 April 2020 The Military Prosecution will arraign Colonel Tom BYABAGAMBA before military courts for new... read more
RDF investigates criminal allegations in Gasabo District
Saturday 04.04.2020 - 13:08

RDF investigates criminal allegations in Gasabo District

Kigali, 4 April 2020 Military Prosecution Department (MPD) has launched investigations into allegations of criminal... read more
Rwanda Defence Force enrols new soldiers
Saturday 29.02.2020 - 21:26

Rwanda Defence Force enrols new soldiers

Nasho, 29 February 2020 The Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) has enrolled new soldiers who completed their basic military... read more
RDF and RBC launch blood donation exercise
Friday 21.02.2020 - 13:44

RDF and RBC launch blood donation exercise

Kigali, 21 February 2020 The Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) and Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) have today started an... read more
Dutch Defence Attachés in Africa choose Rwanda as the venue for their annual gathering
Wednesday 19.02.2020 - 12:34

Dutch Defence Attachés in Africa choose Rwanda as the venue for their annual gathering

Kigali, 19 February 2020   A delegation of 25 Dutch Defence Attachés accredited to African Countries together... read more
RDFCSC students take on national settlement policy as a research topic of their National Study Tour
Tuesday 04.02.2020 - 13:51

RDFCSC students take on national settlement policy as a research topic of their National Study Tour

Kigali, 4 February 2020 Rwanda Defence Force Command and Staff College (RDFCSC) students yesterday embarked on a... read more
RDF Inter-Force Sports Competition concludes on a high note
Friday 31.01.2020 - 20:26

RDF Inter-Force Sports Competition concludes on a high note

Kigali, 31 January 2018 The Rwanda Defence Force Inter-Force Competition 2020 Edition was concluded today on a high... read more
RDF officers train in “Military in Internal Security Operations” at RPA
Tuesday 28.01.2020 - 06:04

RDF officers train in “Military in Internal Security Operations” at RPA

Musanze, 27 January 2020   A total of 20 Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) Senior and Junior Officers  began a... read more
Rwanda Peacekeepers awarded UN medals for maintaining peace
Monday 27.01.2020 - 16:13

Rwanda Peacekeepers awarded UN medals for maintaining peace

  Kigali, 27 January 2020     Rwandan peacekeepers serving under the United Nations (UN) Mission in... read more
Rwanda and Israel conduct joint seminar on border protection
Wednesday 15.01.2020 - 15:03

Rwanda and Israel conduct joint seminar on border protection

Kigali, 15 January 2020   Today, Rwanda and Israel Defence Ministries have conducted a one-day seminar on border... read more
Cultural diversity showcased at RDF Command and Staff College
Friday 10.01.2020 - 14:45

Cultural diversity showcased at RDF Command and Staff College

Musanze, 10 January 2020 From the Zambian caterpillars’ sauce, the Kenyan ‘Nyama-Choma’ to the Rwandan famous... read more

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RDF and partners avail new shelters to 32 families including vulnerable ex-combatants

200 vulnerable families to benefit from a new Model Green village inaugurated in Nyabihu District

RDF Reserve Force in partnership with Gasabo District to put in place a Model Village to improve the lives of the needy

RDF Reserve Force hands over infrastructures built for locals in Nyarugenge District

RDF Reserve Force hands over houses constructed for vulnerable people in Rusheshe