President Kagame promotes Andrew Nyamvumba to Brigadier General

President Paul Kagame and the Commander-in-Chief of Rwanda Defense Forces (RDF) has promoted Brigadier Colonel Andrew Nyamvumba to the rank of Brigadier General. The promotion takes immediate effect according to the communique... Read more »

Benin Armed Forces Chief of Army Staff visits RDF Headquarters

Today, Benin Armed Forces Chief of Army Staff, Brigadier General Fructueux Candide Ahodegnon GBAGUIDI visited the Rwanda Defence Force headquarters where he was welcomed by the RDF Chief of Defence Staff, General... Read more »

The Rwandan Army honours retiring military officers

Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) has for the tenth time held a send-off ceremony to honour the service of Military personnel who reached retirement age and those whose service contracts came to an... Read more »

Four RDF Senior Officers promoted

President Paul Kagame in his power as Commander-in-Chief has made crucial promotions in the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) top leadership. In a communique released this July 11, 2022, President Kagame promoted Colonel... Read more »

RDF reassures Rwandans after cross-border attacks

Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) informs the general public that the defence and security of the Rwandan population, as well as Rwanda’s territorial integrity is assured. “RDF will continue to seek guarantees that... Read more »

RDF requests investigation of the FARDC shelling on Rwanda territory

Col Ronald Rwivanga, military spokesperson The Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) has requested the Expanded Joint Verification Mechanism (EJVM) to investigate cross-border shelling on Rwandan territory by Forces Armées de la République Démocratique... Read more »

RDF soldiers graduate from the Basic Military Training Centre Nasho

Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) graduated Basic Military Course at Basic Military Training Centre Nasho. The course covered a period of 11 months. The newly trained group demonstrated skills at arms and tactical... Read more »

RDF and partners in peace keeping operations share lessons learnt from peacekeeping operations

Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) in partnership with the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), Global Peace Operation Initiative (GPOI), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), including Dallaire Institute for Children,... Read more »

RDF, Nebraska National Guard and Czech Republic trilateral partnership

A team of US senior military officials led by Maj Gen Daryl BOHAC, Adjutant General of the Nebraska National Guard is in Rwanda from 29 October to 1 November 2021 to participate... Read more »

RDF offers livestock and beddings to families in Nyaruguru and Nyamagabe Districts

Rwanda Defence Force donated livestock to 255 families in Ruheru, Muganza and Kitabi, Buruhukiro sectors in Nyaruguru and Nyamagabe districts respectively. Mattresses and bed covers were also given to 41 vulnerable families... Read more »