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Rwanda Rolls Out Rwf15B Bond 

Rwanda Rolls Out Rwf15B Bond 

Rwanda Government has today officially opened doors for investors to buy the 5 year treasury bond worth Rwf15billion. The books opened this morning 19th February 2018, and will be on…

How Rwanda is Phasing-out Smuggling at Its Borders

How Rwanda is Phasing-out Smuggling at Its Borders

Smuggling, illegal trade, street vending and related terms could soon be erased from the Rwandan vocabulary when it comes to trade between Rwanda and its neighbors. Assia Nyiraneza 30, a…

Rwanda-Israel Horticulture Deal to Cut Down on Imports

Rwanda-Israel Horticulture Deal to Cut Down on Imports

For some years now, the growing high-end Hotels in Rwanda have complained about ‘poor quality’ of local fruits and vegetables – pushing them to import the products. This will be…

Rwanda Installs Electronic Billing Application on Gadgets

Rwanda Installs Electronic Billing Application on Gadgets

With effect March this year, what an EBM does, a mobile phone, a computer will do effective March this year, business persons and service providers will be able to bill…

PSF Goes to Polls, But Who is The Next Chairperson?

PSF Goes to Polls, But Who is The Next Chairperson?

The outgoing Executive committee of the Private Sector Federation (PSF) on Wednesday closed business to pave way for preparation of polls to elect new federation leadership next week. New executive…

RwandAir Begins Process to Enter Israeli Market

RwandAir Begins Process to Enter Israeli Market

Latest development indicates that RwandAir, the national carrier is launching consultancy activities to study and enter the Israeli market. According to an invitation to tender available on carrier’s website…

Rubavu Airport to Start Handling Boeing and Airbus Planes

Rubavu Airport to Start Handling Boeing and Airbus Planes

Rubavu Airport in the Western Province will soon be upgraded into a facility with a capacity to handle both domestic and international flights. The airport which is just a few…

Airfare to Decrease by 25% at Single African Air Transport Market

Airfare to Decrease by 25% at Single African Air Transport Market

President Paul Kagame, the chairperson of African Union launched the Single African Air Transport Market, Monday on the sidelines of the ongoing 30th African Union General Assembly in Adis Ababa…

Africa Needs to Own Its Problems – Kagame

Africa Needs to Own Its Problems – Kagame

On the second day of the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Paul Kagame has told a session on Peacebuilding in Africa that Africa should have ownership of…

Rwanda Insurers Relax Premium Charges after Public Outcry

Rwanda Insurers Relax Premium Charges after Public Outcry

In less than a month, after the Central Bank of Rwanda reviewed upward motor insurance premiums, insurers have agreed on a new percentage to enhance affordability after a public outcry…

How Rwanda Stopped Eight Million Cyber Attackers

How Rwanda Stopped Eight Million Cyber Attackers

At least eight million cyberspace attackers have attempted to hack into Rwanda’s financial institutions in 2017 and, in several occasions managed to enter into one of the systems, but…

Rwanda to Invest $180M in Gorilla Habitat Expansion

Rwanda to Invest $180M in Gorilla Habitat Expansion

Rwanda has announced a new expansion phase of the mountain gorilla habitat, a few days after land donation from Africa Wildlife Foundation. In a press conference held on Monday, Jean…