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Rwanda’s International Trade Fair Back Again

Rwanda’s International Trade Fair Back Again

Global and regional traders are heading to Rwanda for the 18th International Trade Fair beginning from July 29 to August 12. The two-week long event, popularly known as Expo…

American Supper Star, Akon, Expected In Kigali Next Week

American Supper Star, Akon, Expected In Kigali Next Week

American hip-hop and R&B artist and producer Akon, is expected in Kigali on Tuesday to discuss with Rwandan officials how he can invest in energy, KT Press…

Rwanda Leases 17 Power Dams To Investors

Rwanda Leases 17 Power Dams To Investors

Dozens of energy companies are about to sign a-25 year leasing deal of 17 public hydro power plants, KT Press has established. “We want the private to venture into…

Former I&M Banker to Manage Rwanda’s Largest Bank

Former I&M Banker to Manage Rwanda’s Largest Bank

KT Press has reliably learnt that Sanjeev Anand, the outgoing I&M Bank Managing Director, who resigned Thursday morning from his lucrative job, is scheduled to head a new…

Rwanda’s I&M Bank Director Resigns

Rwanda’s I&M Bank Director Resigns

The Managing Director of Rwanda’s I&M Bank, Mr. Sanjeev Anand ,has resigned; KT Press has reliably learnt. Sanjeev has been heading the Bank’s 15-member top…

Rwanda Is Largest Exporter Of Major Minerals In Region

Rwanda Is Largest Exporter Of Major Minerals In Region

Rwanda is producing more minerals than any country in the Great Lakes Region, says a global not-for-profit agency that has been dealing with the traceability, tracking and due…

Rwanda’s Sovereign Fund Muscle Growing Stronger

Rwanda’s Sovereign Fund Muscle Growing Stronger

 Rwanda’s sovereign fund has received an extra Rwf25million as contribution from city of Kigali. The city Mayor Fidel Ndayisaba delivered the cheque to Rwanda’s Ministry of Finance and…

Rwanda Plans To Enrich A Million Citizens In 2016

Rwanda Plans To Enrich A Million Citizens In 2016

Rwanda plans to uplift another million people out of poverty by 2016; the Word Bank has announced in its latest update on the country’s economic situation. The World Bank…

Over $76M Expected From Conferences Tourism In 2016

Over $76M Expected From Conferences Tourism In 2016

Rwanda will generate Rwf54.7 billion ($76 million) from conferences scheduled for next year, the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) says. The country earned $303 million from tourism revenues from 1…

The Hefty Price Rwanda Pays To Attract Investors

The Hefty Price Rwanda Pays To Attract Investors

Rwanda has unveiled the long awaited new investment code with expectation to attract more investors, despite allegations that the country is losing large volumes of revenues through tax incentives. The…

RwandAir Expands Fleet, Acquires $160m Two Airbuses

RwandAir Expands Fleet, Acquires $160m Two Airbuses

Rwanda has received $160 million loan from Eastern and Southern Africa Bank (PTA Bank) to finance RwandAir’s (the national airline) innovation and aircraft acquisition. The funds will enable…

From Rags To Riches; Story Of Rwanda’s Gikongoro Region

From Rags To Riches; Story Of Rwanda’s Gikongoro Region

Sometime in 2002, President Paul Kagame summoned opinion leaders and traders from Nyamagabe district of former Gikongoro prefecture in Southern Rwanda. He wanted to meet them and discuss how to…