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PSF, TMEA Find Capital for Women in Informal Trade

PSF, TMEA Find Capital for Women in Informal Trade

Rwanda Private Sector Federation (PSF) has received funds that will help women to graduate from informal and sometimes illegal trade and embrace the prosperous formal trade. The four-year US…

Canopy Walkway in Rwanda’s Nyungwe Park Temporarily Closed

Canopy Walkway in Rwanda’s Nyungwe Park Temporarily Closed

Local and Foreign visitors planning to enjoy the Canopy Walkway in the thick Nyungwe National Park in Western Rwanda may have to wait for nine days, Rwanda Development Board (RDB…

Rwanda Ranked Second Continental Most Popular Destination For International Events  

Rwanda Ranked Second Continental Most Popular Destination For International Events  

International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA)- aglobal meeting industry network has ranked  Rwanda as the second most popular destination for international conferences and events on the continent. This year’s…

How 170 Rwandan Investors Discovered Chinese Market

How 170 Rwandan Investors Discovered Chinese Market

The Rwandan small and medium enterprises have found a new formula to penetrate much bigger global markets and to bring the best to the local consumers at competitive price. The…

Rwandan Companies Ready for the 25-Million Visitor Dubai Expo

Rwandan Companies Ready for the 25-Million Visitor Dubai Expo

Local floriculture Companies are looking forward to expanding market to Asian and Middle East countries in the upcoming International Expo dubbed ‘Dubai Expo 2020.’ Organizers – Dubai Exhibition Centre (DEC…

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…