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300 Investors Explore Business Opportunities  in Nyamasheke

300 Investors Explore Business Opportunities in Nyamasheke

 RDB in partnership with Nyamasheke District administration, on Saturday, organized an investment meeting to showcase opportunities in the district. About 60 local investors were taken on a guided tour of…

Rwanda Launches First Ever Inland Port

Rwanda Launches First Ever Inland Port

Rwanda will today witness the launch of the first-ever inland port built in the capital Kigali – making landlocked countries free from market barriers. A subsidiary of Dubai Ports World…

The 20 Best Places To Visit In 2020: Kigali is Number 5

The 20 Best Places To Visit In 2020: Kigali is Number 5

The renowned and reliable publication, Forbes, a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle has put Kigali- Rwanda’s capital city on fifth position among…

Central Bank Moves to Address Coin Shortage

Central Bank Moves to Address Coin Shortage

The National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has moved to address the biting coin shortage as businesses lament over lack of Rwf100 and Rwf50 coins in circulation, which they say has…

Two Rwandans among Finalists of Jack Ma’s $1M Entrepreneurship Award

Two Rwandans among Finalists of Jack Ma’s $1M Entrepreneurship Award

Kevine Kagirimpundu, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of UZURI K&Y – an African-inspired eco-friendly shoe brand and Christelle Kwizera, founder of Water Access Rwanda could, next…

Rwanda, R20 Sign Agreement to Develop Continental Smart Model Village Pilot

Rwanda, R20 Sign Agreement to Develop Continental Smart Model Village Pilot

Rwanda Green Fund (FONERWA) and 20 Regions of Climate Action (R20) – a global alliance for smart cities and smart villages (GASCA) have signed an agreement to search and identify a…

Rwanda Day: An Evening of Pledges for Motherland

Rwanda Day: An Evening of Pledges for Motherland

A medical doctor of French nationality with Rwandan origins has been promised an air ticket to come to Rwanda for a job opportunity, “any time from tomorrow.” A…

Forget About Boeing 737 Max 8 Saga, Ethiopia Is Doing Well

Forget About Boeing 737 Max 8 Saga, Ethiopia Is Doing Well

  Time check: 8:30 pm on September 14, 2019. As the plane touches down at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport, your first impression is that indeed, you are in…

115 Years of Rwanda Coffee

115 Years of Rwanda Coffee

Rwanda is celebrating the 115th Anniversary since coffee was first introduced in Rwanda. The Anniversary coincides with International Coffee Day on October 1st, established by the International Coffee Organisation (ICO…

Inside Rwanda’s Sugar, Rice Mafia Business

Inside Rwanda’s Sugar, Rice Mafia Business

Mid last year, during an editorial meeting, a colleague raised an issue of a coordinated mafia in the sugar, rice and salt business across Rwandan shops and stores. Everyone got…

Canadian Firm Commits $50M for Youth In Tourism, Hospitality Sectors

Canadian Firm Commits $50M for Youth In Tourism, Hospitality Sectors

MasterCard­­­­ Foundation is committing $50 million to train youth in Rwanda for the tourism and hospitality sectors. The initiative “Hanga Ahazaza”, or plan for tomorrow is a five year project…

Rwanda Biomedical Center Staff Face New Hunt over Embezzled Funds

Rwanda Biomedical Center Staff Face New Hunt over Embezzled Funds

Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) has told parliament that they cannot recover millions of funds which were embezzled by its staff in a medical procurement division. This comes after two former…