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Africa’s Biggest Economies That Signed AfCFTA

Africa’s Biggest Economies That Signed AfCFTA

Top largest economies of Africa have joined their fellow African Union member countries to sign the historic African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in Kigali which is expected to increase…

Central Bank Reduces Cheque Compensation to 4 Hours

Central Bank Reduces Cheque Compensation to 4 Hours

Financial Institutions in Rwanda will no longer have to carry physical cheques to the Central Bank for payment settlements. The Central Bank (BNR) has introduced ‘Cheque Truncation System (CTS…

Local Entrepreneur Lights a Village in Kirehe

Local Entrepreneur Lights a Village in Kirehe

Some Rwandans in remote areas of the country have decided not to wait for the government to provide them with electricity, but invest in off-grid energy to change lives…

Rwanda’s GDP Registers 6.1% Growth

Rwanda’s GDP Registers 6.1% Growth

Rwanda’s Economy continued to register significant growth in the final quarter of last year with the Growth Domestic Product (GDP) standing at 6.1%. In 2017, according to the…

Rwanda Sets Deadline for Multimillion Tradefair Park

Rwanda Sets Deadline for Multimillion Tradefair Park

The newly elected Rwanda Private Sector Federation (PSF) Chairperson has assumed office with a new task of changing the face of the business community and trade fairs. Today, PSF Chairman…

Appetite for Rwanda’s T-Bonds Skyrockets

Appetite for Rwanda’s T-Bonds Skyrockets

  Rwanda’s treasury bonds (T-Bonds) is expected to grow in the next few years as government plans to sell more of its financial papers. Statistics from the 2018…

Expired Food: An Investigation Into Kigali’s Dangerous Food Market

Expired Food: An Investigation Into Kigali’s Dangerous Food Market

In 2013, a law establishing the Rwanda Food and Medicine Authority (RFMA) – a body supposed to regulate standards of foods and medicines was passed by parliament. However, up to…

Central Bank Warns the Public against Crypto Currency

Central Bank Warns the Public against Crypto Currency

Crypto currency including bitcoin remains illegal in Rwanda and anyone who gets involved in the business of buying and selling digital money will do it at their own risk, Rwanda…

Fuel Prices Increase Again

Fuel Prices Increase Again

Pump attendant fills up fuel into a vehicleRwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has announced new increased fuel price that will only last for two months pending a flux in international…

KCB Injects Rwf40M in Youth Employment Program

KCB Injects Rwf40M in Youth Employment Program

Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Rwanda has launched a new youth employment programme that will help school drop-outs get vocational skills and their project ideas funded with free capital. Today…

Ashish Thakkar Unveils “affordable” Smartphone for African Market

Ashish Thakkar Unveils “affordable” Smartphone for African Market

Google and Mara Corporation Limited (MC) announced Thursday plans to release the Mara X smartphone for the African market. The Mara Corporation was founded by Ashish J Thakkar, a youthful…

Bralirwa Takes RSE Share Punch

Bralirwa Takes RSE Share Punch

On Tuesday, the local bourse didn’t look any good on share trading as Bralirwa took the biggest single punch on its share despite sustaining a stable trading through this…