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RwandAir Announces Plan to Purchase More Planes

RwandAir Announces Plan to Purchase More Planes

Rwanda’s national carrier RwandAir is in the process of evaluating possibilities of purchasing an Airbus A321LR and Boeing 737-7 to operate on European routes during off-peak seasons…

Sorwal MatchBox Factory Auctioned

Sorwal MatchBox Factory Auctioned

Rwanda’s only existing matchbox producing plant has finally been sold at half the price of what was initially bargained, renewing hope for having locally made matchboxes. Morrocan investor, Rafik…

Hope to Produce Made In Rwanda Match Box Vanishes

Hope to Produce Made In Rwanda Match Box Vanishes

Rwanda’s hope of producing locally made matchboxes has come to an end after a historical plant was liquidated and auctioned. Unless a serious investor comes up with a different…

Rwandan Food Factory Scoops Swiss SDG Award

Rwandan Food Factory Scoops Swiss SDG Award

Rwanda’s Africa Improved Foods (AIF) factory has scooped the first Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Award for promoting sustainable consumption of food patterns and fighting malnutrition. The SDG12 award was…

BK Group Registers Rwf13.4Bn Net Profit in the First 6 Months

BK Group Registers Rwf13.4Bn Net Profit in the First 6 Months

Top leadership of BK Group Plc says they are optimistic the lender will hit Rwf28Bn target following Rwf13.4Bn ($15.4million) profit after Tax in the first six months of…

Health Solutions at Rwanda International Trade Fair

Health Solutions at Rwanda International Trade Fair

While some go for refreshment and entertainment, others are flocking the ongoing Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF) to improve their health conditions. Case in point is a Malaysian exhibitor who…

RwandAir Ranked Among Top Ten Improved Airlines Globally

RwandAir Ranked Among Top Ten Improved Airlines Globally

An international ranking organization has ranked RwandAir, the Rwanda’s National carrier among top ten world’s most improved airlines. Skytrax, the ranking organization is a United Kingdom–based consultancy…

GSMA Pledges £5.4 for Mobile Innovation

GSMA Pledges £5.4 for Mobile Innovation

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) has pledged £5.4 millions (Rwf 6.1billion) of funding for innovations in rural connectivity and mobile-enabled humanitarian solutions. GSMA for development made…

Kagame Launches Volkswagen’s First Car Assembly Plant in Rwanda

Kagame Launches Volkswagen’s First Car Assembly Plant in Rwanda

  President Paul Kagame has launched first Rwandan car Assembly plant by Volkswagen with a notice that, the country and Africa is getting what it deserves; brand new instead of second…

Cement Scarcity Sabotages Completion of New Inland Port

Cement Scarcity Sabotages Completion of New Inland Port

Rwanda is awaiting for a new inland port which is scheduled to boost the 48-year old Magasins Generaux du Rwanda (MAGERWA). In January 2016, the government signed a 25…

Methane Gas: 70 More Megawatts on the Way

Methane Gas: 70 More Megawatts on the Way

Rwanda is not yet done with the most ambitious project; the extraction of methane gas in Lake Kivu which, some people had called, ‘a time bomb project’ but was successful…

Tantalum Plant to Be Speeded Up

Tantalum Plant to Be Speeded Up

Rwanda has not yet laid the foundation stone for construction of its first ever tantalum plant, but officials are still optimistic they will have launched it within the next six…