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U.S Opens Gates For More Rwandan Exports

U.S Opens Gates For More Rwandan Exports

Rwandan trade officials and USA diplomats are discussing President Obama’s Tax-Free initiative on more Rwanda’s travel goods and luggage targeting the US Market. President Obama added 27…

Burundi – smallest regional economy imposes ‘export ban’ on Rwanda

Burundi – smallest regional economy imposes ‘export ban’ on Rwanda

At Nemba border post in Bugesera district where Rwanda borders Burundi’s Nyeshi and Busoni communes of Kirundo province, there is not much taking place. Trucks carrying manufactured products destined…

BRD to extend Rwf 80 billion to agriculture financing

BRD to extend Rwf 80 billion to agriculture financing

Development Bank of Rwanda-BRD is extending Rwf 80 billion to finance agriculture, the country’s sector which is struggling with credit access. The facility comes at a time 200…

Rwanda Farmers Financing Problems Ending Soon

Rwanda Farmers Financing Problems Ending Soon

Representatives of agricultural financing agencies in Africa are expected in Kigali next month to come up with solutions to farmers’ financing challenges. Agriculture which is the country’s…

Betting on Slot Machines Suspended

Betting on Slot Machines Suspended

The government has temporarily suspended betting slot machines across the country owing to public discontent. “This is to inform the general public that the use of these machines have been…

‘Made in Rwanda’ Products to Dominate Expo

‘Made in Rwanda’ Products to Dominate Expo

Rwanda’s locally made products will dominate this year’s International trade fair as the country is struggling to offset its widening trade deficit. According to private sector…

Microfinance Institutions May not Cut Interests on Loans

Microfinance Institutions May not Cut Interests on Loans

Clients of micro-finance institutions in Rwanda are worried about high interest rates charged on loans which they say is a major cause for collapsing businesses. Unlike traditional banks which…

Why Kamonyi Investment Group Failed to Start

Why Kamonyi Investment Group Failed to Start

In 2012, more than 650 residents of Kamonyi district met at district headquarters with the aim of launching a massive and collective investment group. The meeting held in September was…

Re-exports Put Rwanda and DRC in Good Business

Re-exports Put Rwanda and DRC in Good Business

Rwanda has been reaping big from re-exporting to its neighbour the Democratic Republic of Congo since the beginning of 2016. According to statistics from the National Institute of Statistics…

Rwanda Ready to Issue African Common Passport

Rwanda Ready to Issue African Common Passport

Rwandans will be among the first African citizens to access the African common passport after the ongoing AU summit in Kigali. “We as Rwanda are ready to start issuing the…

Rusumo-Kayonza Highway to Be Widened

Rusumo-Kayonza Highway to Be Widened

Construction works are set to begin to widen a strategic busy highway connecting Rwanda to the border with Tanzania. The 92km Rusumo-Kayonza road will from November be rehabilitated and…

After Failing 3 Times, Biggest Regional Convention Centre Opens in Kigali

After Failing 3 Times, Biggest Regional Convention Centre Opens in Kigali

President Paul Kagame has Friday afternoon officially unveiled the region’s biggest convention center which he said had failed to take off in three attempts since 2009. “Throughout…