Renowned British actor and musician, Idris Elba, recently shared his experience in Rwanda via his social media. This was his second visit to the country, and he had an amazing conversation with President Kagame on the important role the creative arts can play in shaping Africa’s future.
Idris Elba’s visit to Rwanda was a significant event, not only for the actor but also for the country. During his visit, he was accompanied by his wife, Sabrina Elba, and they named their gorilla ‘Narame,’ which means ‘long life’.
The actor also visited Rwanda’s State House, where he had a meeting with President Kagame. They discussed the importance of the creative arts in shaping Africa’s future. Idris Elba shared his thoughts on the meeting on his Twitter account, saying that they had an amazing conversation.
After his visit to Rwanda, Idris Elba shared a heartfelt message on his social media accounts, thanking the people of Rwanda for their hospitality and kindness. He also expressed his admiration for the country’s beauty and culture.
President Kagame also received @IdrisElba, British actor, musician and producer, and @Sabrinadhowre, Canadian model and activist who is UN Goodwill Ambassador for @IFAD to discuss opportunities for partnerships in developing the creative arts industry. The couple named their baby… pic.twitter.com/nq4tdMP04g
— Presidency | Rwanda (@UrugwiroVillage) September 1, 2023
Idris Elba’s visit to Rwanda was a significant event, not only for the actor but also for the country. His message after the visit highlighted the importance of preserving Rwanda’s natural beauty and wildlife and promoting sustainable tourism and conservation.
The actor’s meeting with President Kagame also emphasized the importance of the creative arts in shaping Africa’s future. It is hoped that this visit will inspire more collaborations between the creative arts industry and African leaders to promote sustainable development and conservation efforts.