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You Could Be Eligible for a House in Kigali

You Could Be Eligible for a House in Kigali

The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) and partners are working hard to launch the construction of Ndera – Gasabo housing units where low and middle-income earners have started applying for…

Cup of Excellency Resumes after 2 Years

Cup of Excellency Resumes after 2 Years

Cup of Excellency, the most esteemed international award given out for top quality coffees is back after a two-year break. The break was caused by important national event, the…

Rwanda’s Central Bank Maintains Lending Rate at Record 5.5%

Rwanda’s Central Bank Maintains Lending Rate at Record 5.5%

Financial Institutions in Rwanda will continue to lend at 5.5% in the third quarter of 2018, Central Bank announced on Tuesday. Going by the previous years’ rates, the Central…

Volkswagen Officially Enters Rwanda Car Mobility Market Tomorrow

Volkswagen Officially Enters Rwanda Car Mobility Market Tomorrow

Volkswagen will tomorrow launch its car sharing model in Rwanda, to address the existing problem of mobility in the country. The ‘Car Hailing’ model is expected to create competition among…

Rwanda Launches 11 Trails of Mountain Biking

Rwanda Launches 11 Trails of Mountain Biking

Two weeks ago, you could have watched Peter Vrooman, the US ambassador to Rwanda biking through the hills of the Western Rwanda in the famous Congo Nile Trail. Or you…

BRD Gets $ 40M Guarantee Fund for Energy SMEs

BRD Gets $ 40M Guarantee Fund for Energy SMEs

Small and medium companies operating in the energy sector have got a new boost that can allow them borrow money to finance their projects with confidence. The Swedish International Development…

Africa Financiers in Rwanda to Discuss Cashless Economy

Africa Financiers in Rwanda to Discuss Cashless Economy

Continental financial gurus are expected in Kigali to discuss African opportunity to showcase development in building a cashless economy. On June 20, Rwanda will host the 25th Society for Worldwide…

Rwanda Registers 10.6% GDP Growth

Rwanda Registers 10.6% GDP Growth

Rwanda’s economy registered Growth Domestic Product increase of 10.6% in the first quarter of 2018, with services sector growth of 12%, National Institute of Rwanda announced on Monday…

Rwanda, Singapore Sign Aviation Agreement

Rwanda, Singapore Sign Aviation Agreement

Rwanda and Singapore have signed Bilateral Air Services Agreements which could see RwandAir expand its flights to the Asian country, one of the world’s fastest growing countries. “We have…

Budget2018: Rwanda Increases Tax on Second Hand Clothes

Budget2018: Rwanda Increases Tax on Second Hand Clothes

Rwanda has maintained her stance on second-hand garments and footwear amidst threats to scrap its advantages on the US market. While presenting the Rwf2,443.5 billion 2018/2019…

Rice Farmers Increase Prices

Rice Farmers Increase Prices

The Federation of Rice growers in Rwanda (FUCORIRWA) has announced an increase in farm rice prices by one Rwandan franc, with plans to build a new office for rice growers…

Senate Tasks Gov’t to Put Acquired Port Land to Use

Senate Tasks Gov’t to Put Acquired Port Land to Use

Rwandan Senate has given government up to six months to come up with a clear action plan and follow up on how to put to productivity port land the country…