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Rwanda’s Events Body Increases Target to $88 Million

Rwanda’s Events Body Increases Target to $88 Million

Rwanda has set new targets for revenues earned in hosting Regional and International Conferences to an increase of 8%. According to Rwanda Convention Bureau (RCB), the new revenue targets will…

Rwanda Announces Reforms in Construction Sector

Rwanda Announces Reforms in Construction Sector

The City of Kigali and its stakeholders have announced new plans to reduce bureaucracy in issuance of construction permits in a push to raise the bar for Rwanda’s Doing…

iCPAR New Leadership  Promises to Clean the House

iCPAR New Leadership Promises to Clean the House

The institute of certified accountants in Rwanda (ICPAR) has appointed new leadership who assumed office with a promise to set disciplinary measures on unprofessional accountants in the country. Dr. Patrick…

Senate Grills Revenue Body on “Poor” Tax Administration Policy

Senate Grills Revenue Body on “Poor” Tax Administration Policy

Rwanda’s Senate has come out against Rwanda Revenue Authority (RAA) – the country’s tax body – accusing it of a shaky tax administration policy resulting into loopholes in local revenue…

Japan Pledges More Investments to Rwanda

Japan Pledges More Investments to Rwanda

Following the ongoing Chief Executive Officers’ (COE) business forum in Kigali, Japanese vice minister of foreign affairs, Kenji Yamada has pledged to attract more investors to Rwanda. Yamada who met…

Uganda Land Locking Rwanda – Kagame

Uganda Land Locking Rwanda – Kagame

Uganda continues to politicize the ongoing integration in Africa – particularly land locking Rwanda – its immediate neighhbour, President Paul Kagame told a business forum in the capital Kigali on Monday. Kagame…

Rwanda’s Real GDP Growth Accelerated to 8.6% in 2018 – Says IMF  

Rwanda’s Real GDP Growth Accelerated to 8.6% in 2018 – Says IMF  

Rwanda’s economy expanded by 8.6 percent in 2018 as a result of robust performance of all sectors of the economy, International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Friday.The…

Rwanda Named Global Billionaires Destinations 2019

Rwanda Named Global Billionaires Destinations 2019

Travel consultants for world billionaires have tipped them to travel to Rwanda for vacations this year. Business insider­­-Singapore business based Publication Company teamed up with boutique luxury travel agency…

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…