On Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, offered a keynote address on Rwanda's strategy for growth in the global economy.
President Kagame discussed Rwanda's role as East Africa's leading information and communications technology (ICT) nation. He also discussed the collaborative role that a partnership with Carnegie Mellon will play in realizing this vision.
Paul Kagame was sworn in as President of the Republic of Rwanda for a second seven-year term on September 6, 2010. He has received recognition for his leadership in peace building and reconciliation, development, good governance, promotion of human rights and women's empowerment, and advancement of education and ICT.