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RwandAir to Start Direct Flights to Addis Ababa in April

RwandAir to Start Direct Flights to Addis Ababa in April

RwandAir has announced a new destination to Addis Ababa – Ethiopia starting April 2019 as a strategic route to connect the “Heart of Africa” to East, West and even Southern Africa…

Central Bank Hikes Required Capital for Financial Institutions

Central Bank Hikes Required Capital for Financial Institutions

Effective next year, all commercial banks will have to have a minimum required paid up capital of Rwf20 billion (from Rwf5 billion). In a new monetary policy regulation announced by…

Six Entrepreneurs Walk Away with BK’s Interest-Free Loan

Six Entrepreneurs Walk Away with BK’s Interest-Free Loan

Six lucky Rwandan entrepreneurs on Thursday walked away with interest-free loans from Bank of Kigali – in a joint project to promote ‘Made in Rwanda’ Policy. Two years…

Hotel Ranking: The One&Only Nyungwe House Joins Rwanda’s BIG FOUR

Hotel Ranking: The One&Only Nyungwe House Joins Rwanda’s BIG FOUR

The One&Only Nyungwe House, formerly Nyungwe lodge has regained its status in the hospitality industry reclaiming a solo winner in the five star category of the 2018 Rwanda…

And Rwanda’s Best Hotel Is…

And Rwanda’s Best Hotel Is…

Tourists looking for the best hotel in Rwanda this festive season, organizers of conferences that have Kigali as an option for 2019 and regular visitors to Rwanda know the hotel…

Rwanda Picked to Host Continental Trade Fair

Rwanda Picked to Host Continental Trade Fair

Rwanda has been named the host of Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) in 2020 – a trade show that provides platform for sharing trade, investments and market information across the continent…

Rwanda: Mobile Penetration Hits Nearly 10 Million

Rwanda: Mobile Penetration Hits Nearly 10 Million

Rwanda’s telecommunications industry has registered a remarkable growth in the third quarter, with figures showing an increase in subscription, penetration and mobile money usage. Data released by Rwanda Utilities…

Rwanda to Launch Eco-Friendly Motor Cycle Transport

Rwanda to Launch Eco-Friendly Motor Cycle Transport

In March next year, electric motorcycle taxis could begin plying Rwandan streets cutting down on the level of gas emissions the country endures due to petroleum burning motorcycles. Following 3…

Rwanda to Launch Telecoms Satellite Next Year

Rwanda to Launch Telecoms Satellite Next Year

With support from Japan, Rwanda will launch its first telecoms satellite next year – earlier than planned in 2020. This was announced by the Japan ambassador to Rwanda Takayuki Mayishita during…

Rwanda: The Cement Scarcity Scare that Kept Everyone on Their Toes

Rwanda: The Cement Scarcity Scare that Kept Everyone on Their Toes

Between April and August this year, Rwanda’s construction sector experienced a severe threat. The supply of cement – the main ingredient in construction, went scarce on the local market. At…

UK, Rwanda Launch  £23.5M to Connect Farmers to Markets

UK, Rwanda Launch  £23.5M to Connect Farmers to Markets

The UK government through its Development Agency (DFID) and Rwanda have launched a 4-year £23.5m programme to stimulate changes in practice among market actors. With the new programme…

Milk is Just Milk Until You Go “Kwa Haji”

Milk is Just Milk Until You Go “Kwa Haji”

We always complained and cursed as Children, whenever our parent requested us to assist her in daily chores which do not involve our innocent dreams, aspirations and entertaining choices. But…