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BK Earmarks IKofi e-wallet promotion, Hires Indian Tech Expert

BK Earmarks IKofi e-wallet promotion, Hires Indian Tech Expert

The Bank of Kigali (BK) Group has announced a net profit of Rwf25bllion in quarter three but also brought in a new chief information officer who will spur the banks…

Rwanda to Host “Construction” Exhibition that will Create 90,000 Jobs

Rwanda to Host “Construction” Exhibition that will Create 90,000 Jobs

From November 3-5 next year, Rwanda will host the International Fairs and Promotions (IFP) that will attract 10,000 exhibitors and create 90,000 jobs during this period. The…

South Africa’s Sanlam Takes Over Soras Insurance Company

South Africa’s Sanlam Takes Over Soras Insurance Company

A South African insurance company, Sanlam has officially taken over 100% of Rwanda’s insurance company (Soras) making Rwanda the 40th country in its global expansion drive. The full merge…

Rwanda, South Africa’s Mara Phones Now Exported to 41 Countries

Rwanda, South Africa’s Mara Phones Now Exported to 41 Countries

The Chief Executive of Mara Phones Ashish Thakkar has said that barely two months after Mara group launched the first two Made in Africa Smartphone manufacturing plants in Rwanda and…

Sponsored: More Than 18 Million Users Are Getting Fun on StarTimes ON

Sponsored: More Than 18 Million Users Are Getting Fun on StarTimes ON

If you asked a friend who has lived in China for a while: “Any specific festivals recently in China?”  He or she probably will tell you something about the “Double…

For the First Time, Rwandan Bank Lists on Africa’s Top 100 Banks

For the First Time, Rwandan Bank Lists on Africa’s Top 100 Banks

Bank of Kigali – Rwanda’s largest Financial Institution in terms of assets, has been listed on the top 100 African banks for 2019 with tier 1 capital set at $189…

Chinese Company to Establish Motorcycle Assembling Plant in Rwanda

Chinese Company to Establish Motorcycle Assembling Plant in Rwanda

A Chinese manufacturer of Lifan moto taxi, whose products have been on sale on the Rwandan market, is now planning to establish a permanent agent in Rwanda as part of…

WASAC Moves to Cut Rwf10bn Water Losses, End Rationing

WASAC Moves to Cut Rwf10bn Water Losses, End Rationing

The Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) says it will cut water rationing tremendously by May next year after the completion of key water supply and forwarding projects that are currently…

How Rwanda Became the First African Country to Introduce Volkswagen Electric Car

How Rwanda Became the First African Country to Introduce Volkswagen Electric Car

  Sounds of traditional drums went silent as Rwanda’s Prime Minister, Dr Edouard Ngirente, made his way inside a conference hall at Kigali Convention Center on Tuesday morning…

Dry Port to Link Rwanda to Continent, Save Country $50 Million Annually

Dry Port to Link Rwanda to Continent, Save Country $50 Million Annually

President Paul Kagame says the newly launched Kigali Logistics Platform by DP World will go a long way in facilitating trade and movement of goods under the African Continental Free…

KLM Centenary: From Two Passengers to 34.2 Million Passengers

KLM Centenary: From Two Passengers to 34.2 Million Passengers

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, legally Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij has celebrated 100 years of existence and almost a decade of operations in Rwanda. The airline was officially founded 100 years ago…

Who Is the Next Public Transport Operator in Kigali?

Who Is the Next Public Transport Operator in Kigali?

When the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) and city of Kigali hired three public transport companies for the capital city in August 2013, city dwellers felt relieved, and were expecting…