Kagame Throws A Night-Long Party For Government Officials

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President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame have thrown a party for government officials, members of Private Sector and Civil Society organizations.

Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame have been hosting similar New Year parties before. With this year’s party, the President, greeting party goers, declared that they should enjoy it ‘until morning’.

“I wish you all a Happy New Year. Enjoy the party until morning!” Kagame told officials gathered at Rwanda’s Radisson Blu and Convention Centre.

Meanwhile, Rwandans across the country gathered in families while others headed to Churches, designated concert venues and other places as they waited to say bye to 2017.

At different Churches, night prayers were streamed live.

In a couple of minutes, Rwanda’s capital Kigali will welcome the 2018 in style, with fireworks bursting into the night sky on the stroke of midnight.

Kigali City residents will enjoy the occasion, set to be launched in three main spots; Kimihurura, Rebero and Mount Kigali.

For those who might be shocked by the bursting sounds, however, City authorities released a communique ahead of the official event that will usher Rwandans into the New Year.


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Elias Hakizimana

Elias Hakizimana, CEO&Founder of The Inspirer Ltd,(www.rwandainspirer.com) is a professional Rwandan Journalist with Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Communication, received from University of Rwanda’s College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) in 2014. He served various media houses in Rwanda including Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) in 2013 and became passionate with English Online and Print Media Publications where he exercised his talent as a Freelance News Reporter for The New Times, The Independent, The Rwanda Focus, Panorama and more before he became a Self-Entrepreneur as the CEO and Founder of The Inspirer Limited in early 2017.

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