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RwandAir, Global Cargo Company Sign Deal to Support Agri-Export Farmers

RwandAir, Global Cargo Company Sign Deal to Support Agri-Export Farmers

Rwanda’s National Carrier RwandAir has signed an agreement with Magma – a global Aviation company to ship up to 25 metric tons every Friday, starting from October 4…

Mara Phones Launch: More Rwandans Will Afford Smartphones –President Kagame

Mara Phones Launch: More Rwandans Will Afford Smartphones –President Kagame

With just 15 per cent of Rwandans owning smartphones, President Paul Kagame believes the number remains very low and the launch of Mara Phones will go a long way in…

Rwanda: Kagame to Launch First Africa Made Smart Phone in Kigali

Rwanda: Kagame to Launch First Africa Made Smart Phone in Kigali

All these brands and many more on the local market are imported, but Rwanda will this afternoon get its own brand – Mara Phone President Kagame will this afternoon officiate…

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…

Thomas Schafer on Why Volkswagen Expanded to Rwanda

Thomas Schafer on Why Volkswagen Expanded to Rwanda

Thomas Schafer, Managing Director of Volkswagen South Africa has explained that their choice to built an assembly plant in Rwanda was a legitimate move. Speaking at Rwanda Day at Bonn…

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…

Equity Bank Develops New Application for Cashless Economy

Equity Bank Develops New Application for Cashless Economy

The push to a cashless economy continues apace, albeit at a slower pace than hoped. Rwanda has set 2024 as a target for general acceptance digital payment, and for all…

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…

Delayed Automation of Saccos Could Cost Gov’t Rwf5Bn

Delayed Automation of Saccos Could Cost Gov’t Rwf5Bn

A delayed automation of at least 416 Savings and Credit cooperatives (Sacco’s) in Rwanda could cause government a loss of more than Rwf5billion due to lack of shared…

Rwanda’s AIF Nominated for Global Award

Rwanda’s AIF Nominated for Global Award

Rwanda’s Africa Improved Foods (AIF) has emerged among the top 40 global awardees of the 2019 Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship awards. For more than 20 years, the Schwab…