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Rwanda’s Economy Registers 8.6% Growth, Higher than Expected

Rwanda’s Economy Registers 8.6% Growth, Higher than Expected

Rwanda’s economy grew by 8.6% in 2018 – a build-up of 10.4% registered in the first quarter, 6.8% for second quarter and 7.7% for third…

Rwanda Sends Safety Alert on Boeing 737-Max8 on its Airspace

Rwanda Sends Safety Alert on Boeing 737-Max8 on its Airspace

Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority has issued a safety and operational directive on Boeing 737-8 Max and Boeing 737-9 Max. In a statement yesterday, the institution prohibited pilots and…

Rwanda, Israel Firm Ink $66M to Develop Gabiro Agribusiness Hub

Rwanda, Israel Firm Ink $66M to Develop Gabiro Agribusiness Hub

Government through Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has signed $ 66.5 million (Approximately Rwf60 billion) deal to develop 5,600-hectare agricultural project in Eastern Province. The deal, according to RDB…

Rwandan Traders Blame Slow Pace on ‘Corrupt Neighbors’

Rwandan Traders Blame Slow Pace on ‘Corrupt Neighbors’

Rwandan Private Sector Federation (PSF) has stated that Non-Tariff Barriers (NTB) posed by some East African Community country members continue to hinder the competitiveness of cross-border trade. The…

Rwanda To Start Hosting Aviation Shows

Rwanda To Start Hosting Aviation Shows

The State Minister for infrastructure Eng. Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, has said that Rwanda will soon start hosting aviation shows as part of improving its growing aviation industry. Minister Uwihanganye…

Open African Skies – Kagame Tells Aviation Summit in Kigali

Open African Skies – Kagame Tells Aviation Summit in Kigali

President Paul Kagame has lured African countries to break through their short-sighted polices which continue to block Africa’s free movement of goods and services. President Kagame said that…

RwandAir Looks to Extend Skyline as Aviation Summit Comes to Rwanda

RwandAir Looks to Extend Skyline as Aviation Summit Comes to Rwanda

Chiefs of civil and military aviation from across Africa and other high level delegates are expected in Rwanda’s capital Kigali from 27-28th this month to discuss key issues…

Urine Selling Like Hot Cake in Huye District  

Urine Selling Like Hot Cake in Huye District  

The containers full of urine at Sovu plant. The urine is mixed with other organic waste to make good fertilizer A new factory has started production of fertilizer from a…

First Rwandan Cable Car for 2025

First Rwandan Cable Car for 2025

By 2025, Rwandans and visitors could start navigating the capital Kigali on aerial cable cars – saving them from growing traffic issues in land transport means. Despite injecting 80% of its…

RRA Surpasses Revenue Targets in the First Quarter of 2019

RRA Surpasses Revenue Targets in the First Quarter of 2019

Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) says it collected Rwf666.0 billion worth revenues in the first six months (July-Dec 2018) of the financial year or Rwf111 billion monthly revenues collected…

Rwanda’s Accountants Body Targets to Produce 5000 Technicians in 5 Years

Rwanda’s Accountants Body Targets to Produce 5000 Technicians in 5 Years

The Institute of Certified Accountants of Rwanda (iCPAR) says it has launched a quest to produce 5000 world-class accountant technicians. The ratio of professional accountants in Rwanda is still…

Big Projects Push Rwanda’s Import Bill by 9.5%

Big Projects Push Rwanda’s Import Bill by 9.5%

The ongoing huge projects that Rwanda is currently executing have pushed the country’s trade deficit by 9.5%, Central Bank Governor John Rwangombwa said while announcing quarterly economic outlook…