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Rwanda’s Chili Pepper on High Demand in Europe

Rwanda’s Chili Pepper on High Demand in Europe

A Rwandan Chili pepper farmer is silently harvesting money season after season as he gradually captures foreign markets. Dieudonné Twahirwa the founder of Gashora Farm Ltd grows chili pepper on…

Soya Farmers Negotiate New Pricing

Soya Farmers Negotiate New Pricing

Soya bean farmers in Rwanda are destined to reap big from a new processing plant that will begin buying their produce at a slightly higher price. The $60 million Africa…

Cimerwa Introduces Bulk Cement Supply

Cimerwa Introduces Bulk Cement Supply

Rwanda’s only cement manufacturer Cimerwa PPC has introduced a new innovative way of delivering bulk cement to its clients. Local property developers have always complained of scarcity of…

Rwanda Surpasses Revenue Target by Rwf. 8.7 billion

Rwanda Surpasses Revenue Target by Rwf. 8.7 billion

Rwanda’s tax revenue collected for fiscal year (FY) 2016/2017 hit a new record of Rwf1103.0 billion fetched compared to a target of Rwf 1094.3 billion. This…

RwandAir Opens New Hub in Benin as Rwanda Builds New Airport

RwandAir Opens New Hub in Benin as Rwanda Builds New Airport

Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir on Tuesday launched its regional hub in Benin to  effectively serve Western and Central Africa. RwandAir route to Cotonou-Benin was opened in 2016 connecting…

‘Expo’ 2017 Brings Affordable Houses

‘Expo’ 2017 Brings Affordable Houses

Solutions to affordable housing could not be far away but at the forthcoming Kigali International Trade fair. From August 22nd up to September 6th all focus will be at Gikondo…

Rwanda’s Bourse Turnover Increases by 74.4%

Rwanda’s Bourse Turnover Increases by 74.4%

The Rwanda stock market has increased its turnover by 74.4% worth $18.7 million in June this year up from $10.7 million in the same period last year…

Renewable Energy Fund to Light 1.5 million Homes

Renewable Energy Fund to Light 1.5 million Homes

An extra 1.5 million Rwandan homes will get connected to electricity before the end of 2018 under a new deal signed between government and the World Bank. The Ministry…

RDB Introduces ‘Investor Open Day’

RDB Introduces ‘Investor Open Day’

Every Friday, Rwanda Development Board will always meet investors seeking various information on Doing Business in the country. No more scheduled rendezvous. “When investors give a vote of confidence to…

Rwandan Economy Realised 1.7% Growth in First Quarter

Rwandan Economy Realised 1.7% Growth in First Quarter

Rwanda’s economy grew by 1.7% in the first quarter of 2017, as Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reached Rwf1, 584 billion, up from Rwf1, 557 billion in the same…

Africa May Fail to Access Global Markets – Minister Gatete

Africa May Fail to Access Global Markets – Minister Gatete

  Protective economies overseas that prevent Africa from accessing their markets may place the continent at the losing end. Claver Gatete Rwanda’s Finance and Economic Planning Minister says Africa…

RwandAir Appoints UK Firm to Handle its Cargo Services in Europe

RwandAir Appoints UK Firm to Handle its Cargo Services in Europe

Just after RwandAir made its maiden flight from Kigali to London, the airline has selected an agency to handle its sales in the United Kingdom. According to AirCargoNews, the agency…