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[Rwanda] Technology connects farmers to timely market information
11-01-2017 | 15:44:40
Eastern Africa Grain Council, EAGC, has unveiled an online platform that will allow Rwanda grain and cereal farmers easy access to regional market information.
[Rwanda] Central Bank steps in to tame rising bad loans
05-01-2017 | 14:18:59
A rising number of non-performing loans has seen the Central Bank of Rwanda announce new measures that will see it work closely with financial institutions as it seeks to strengthen its monitoring and supervisory roles.
Volkswagen to set up assembly plant in Rwanda
22-12-2016 | 11:40:00
German carmaker Volkswagen (VW) and the Government of Rwanda have are in the final details of signing an agreement that will see the former set up an assembly plant in Rwanda to start making environment-friendly cars.
[Kenya] Nakumatt extends regional foothold with new Rwanda branch
21-12-2016 | 09:29:06
Regional retail solutions provider Nakumatt Holdings has opened its 64th branch in Kigali, Rwanda. The new Nakumatt Kagugu Supermarket covering a shop floor space of more than 5,000square feet and located at Merez Centre Kagugu now pushes the retailer’s branch footprint in Rwanda to 3 branches.
[Rwanda] MTN and Engen partner to allow fuel payment via mobile money
15-12-2016 | 16:25:42
MTN Rwanda and Engen have entered into a partnership that will allow motorists pay their fuel using mobile money.
20 young East African entrepreneurs to benefit from $200,000 grant funding
14-12-2016 | 10:28:00
The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) in partnership with CITI Foundation has announced awards of $200,000 in grant funding to 20 young, East African social entrepreneurs developing businesses for social and community change
[Rwanda] RwandAir CEO John Mirenge elected president of African Airlines Association
06-12-2016 | 16:06:46
RwandAir’s Chief executive officer, John Mirenge has been elected president of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) for 2017 replacing Ripton Muzenda, the CEO of Air Zimbabwe who has held the position for the last one year. AFRAA is a trade association of airlines from African Union
[Rwanda] StarTimes slashes prices of TV sets to deepen penetration rate
30-11-2016 | 06:02:56
Pay TV and equipment vendor StarTimes has slashed the prices of television sets as it seeks to deepen penetration. StarTimes Africa chief executive officer Jess Jing said the firm seeks to support efforts aimed at deepening access to television in the country.
Namibia tops African countries featured in Global Entrepreneurship Index; Rwanda, Botswana, South Africa fall closely behind
28-11-2016 | 11:00:00
The inaugural Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index measures entrepreneurial environments around the world and assesses each of its 85 countries against a set of criteria that spans policy, infrastructure, education, entrepreneurial environment and finance.
Development Bank of Rwanda and Germany Development Bank launch $9 million facility for export oriented firms
24-11-2016 | 06:12:18
The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD), and Germany Development Bank (KfW) have launched a $9 million Export Growth Facility to support export-oriented firms.
[Rwanda] Iza Irame appointed CEO of Crystal Telecom
23-11-2016 | 16:18:09
Crystal Telecom has appointed Iza Irame as chief executive officer replacing Vincent Gatete at the helm of the first local private company to list on the Rwanda Stock Exchange. Crystal Telecom is a special purpose vehicle that owns 20 per cent of MTN Rwanda.
[Rwanda] Bank of Kigali makes management appointments in growth and innovation strategy
17-11-2016 | 08:33:25
The Bank of Kigali has made appointments in management as it seeks to tap into new blood and experience to realize its ambitions.
RwandAir receives ground operations safety certification
16-11-2016 | 14:38:16
Rwanda’s national carrier RwandAir has received a certification from International Air Transport Association (IATA) confirming safety of its ground operations. IATA’s Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) is a standard and structured audit programme for ground service providers and was modeled on the success of IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), according to John Mirenge, the chief executive of RwandAir.
MTN Rwanda launches Tap&Pay platform in cashless economy drive
11-11-2016 | 14:00:20
Telecommunication service provider MTN Rwanda has unveiled a mobile money payment platform that uses Near Field Communication in its latest drive to promote cashless economy in the country.
[Rwanda] Energy Utility Corporation Limited turns to technology to win customers’ trust
10-11-2016 | 13:27:54
Rwanda Energy Group’s subsidiary The Energy Utility Corporation Limited (EUCL) has embraced technology as it looks to winning over more customers through efficiency and transparency.
[Rwanda] MTN in month long cashless economy campaign
04-11-2016 | 11:38:30
Mobile telecommunication company MTN Rwanda has unveiled a month long campaign to woo customers to embrace cashless economy through mobile money.
Rwanda takes ‘Made in Rwanda' marketing campaign to Congo Brazzavile
02-11-2016 | 14:59:00
The Private Sector Federation (PSF), working with the chamber of Rwandan farmers has started a trade mission to Congo Brazzaville to market its local products.
Grain Council Rwanda roots for sensitization in rules of origin to foster more intra regional trade
27-10-2016 | 09:59:01
The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) Rwanda, the body that represents players in the grain value chain is rooting for more training and sensitization on rules of origin policies between regional blocs to ensure local traders understand them to benefit from the proposed Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA).
RwandAir set to fly to Gatwick London in 2017
25-10-2016 | 17:39:17
Rwanda national carrier RwandAir has announced it will start flying to Gatwick, London’s busiest airport by 2017 as it looks to grow its customer base.
[Rwanda] Government sets eyes on increased private investment in agribusiness with new land information system
17-10-2016 | 14:23:00
A land information system has been launched to increase smallholder farmers’ income by promoting private sector investment.
[Rwanda] Mastercard, GTBank partner in digital payment partnership
17-10-2016 | 08:47:00
Mastercard and Guaranty Trust Bank Rwanda Ltd (GTBank Rwanda) are building on their long-standing partnership in Rwanda by introducing a suite of digital payment solutions, aimed at extending the demand for safe and convenient payment solutions.
Rwanda to Host African Exchanges Meet in November
13-10-2016 | 13:51:00
Rwanda will host the 20th African Securities Exchange Association (ASEA) in November, Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) officials have said.
Irish Farmers Donate Livestock to Rwandans
13-10-2016 | 13:32:49
An aircraft carrying livestock from the Republic of Ireland that will be distributed as donation to Rwandans arrived in Kigali on Tuesday.
RwandAir to fly Accra - London 2017
12-10-2016 | 14:51:00
Competition on the Accra- London route is set to intensify as RwandAir prepares to ply the route by 2017.
[Rwanda] Kigali to host Afreximbank Due Diligence and Corporate Governance Forum
11-10-2016 | 09:14:10
Rwanda’s capital city, Kigali, will play host to the third edition of the African Export-Import Bank Annual Customer Due Diligence and Corporate Governance Forum scheduled to hold from 26 to 27 October, 2016, Afreximbank has announced in Cairo.
Ethiopia Airlines, RwandAir mull strategic partnership
10-10-2016 | 15:46:00
Plans are at an advanced stage for a strategic partnership between Ethiopian Airlines and RwandAir comings months after Rwanda national carrier picked Ethiopian Airlines as its future strategic partner.
[Rwanda] Atlantis microfinance simplifies farmers’ loan access with online system
07-10-2016 | 11:31:00
Atlantis Microfinance has launched an electronic system that seeks to harmonize agri business operations across the value chain while seeking to promote financial inclusion.
Rwanda Standards Board cracks whip on construction counterfeits with new lab
05-10-2016 | 16:22:28
The Rwanda Standards Board RSB, has launched a campaign meant to stem rising cases of fake and substandard building materials that have been infiltrating the local market in the recent past.
Rwanda bets on energy summit to lure investors
30-09-2016 | 12:57:00
Rwanda is counting on the upcoming third annual energy summit to sell the country to world investors.
Rwanda films find market in China following broadcasting agreement
30-09-2016 | 07:43:00
A broadcasting cooperation agreement between Rwanda and China has given China a cheaper and rewarding platform for the Rwandese films to find their way into the Chinese markets.
Mastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline help Rwanda leapfrog into the digital economy through e-commerce
28-09-2016 | 12:50:42
Mastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline today announced at the technology company’s Innovation Forum in Budapest, Hungary a partnership to launch Irembo– an online payment solution in Rwanda powered by Mastercard Payment Gateway Services
RwandAir becomes first East African airline to acquire modern Airbus
28-09-2016 | 07:43:25
RwandAir has acquired an Airbus 330-200 becoming the first country in East Africa, as it looks to expanding its wings globally.
Tigo Rwanda announces new appointments in technology and human resources departments
26-09-2016 | 16:15:06
Telecommunication company Tigo has made two key appointments in the technology and human resource departments as it seeks to improve services to its customers.
Rwanda coffee farmers train eyes on international markets with online auction
26-09-2016 | 10:41:04
Rwanda’s farmer owned coffee marketing company Rwanda Small Holder Specialty Coffee Company (RWASHOSCCO) has launched an online coffee auction as it trains eyes on growing demand for its produce from key markets in Europe.
RwandAir bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its flights
23-09-2016 | 07:24:07
As the world reacts to news of the recall of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones following reports of the device exploding during or after charging, Rwanda’s National carrier RwandAir has banned the device on its flights.
Rwanda launches public digital library connecting users to over 800 digital books
21-09-2016 | 05:51:40
Rwanda has scored another first by launching a digital library that avails over 800 digital books making it possible for users to access digital material without having to physically visit the facility.
Rwanda bank introduces credit facility to promote the country’s exports
20-09-2016 | 09:48:00
Rwanda’s bank Banque Populaire du Rwanda (BPR) is introducing a new initiative targeting local exporters with ease of accessing credit as it seeks to promote the country’s exports.
East African Business Leaders Celebrated in Kigali
15-09-2016 | 09:46:00
The winners of the East African round of the 2016 All Africa Business Leaders Awards in Partnership with CNBC Africa (AABLA) were announced at the Kigali Convention Centre (KCC) during an elegant ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda on 8 September.
Rwanda takes control of gaming industry with new standards
14-09-2016 | 12:51:54
Rwanda has sought to bring sanity to the gaming industry with a new set of rules meant to come to effect by end year following sustained public outcry.
Credit rating agency S&P revises Rwanda credit outlook upwards
14-09-2016 | 10:10:00
Credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has lifted Rwanda’s sovereign credit outlook from negative to stable, now grading it at B.
[Column] Brett Parker, MD SAP Africa: Ambition and opportunity in IT in Africa
12-09-2016 | 13:10:00
The potential gains to be made from the rapid growth of the African digital economy cannot be overstated. An estimated 360 million mobile devices, $75billion in annual e-commerce sales and a $300billion internet-driven boost to GDP is forecast by 2025.
[Rwanda] Fund bridges financial access for Rwanda women
08-09-2016 | 12:56:37
A pan African advocacy group is setting up a $200 million fund that will enable women access to finance while creating investment opportunities with a view to roping in more women into employment.
Garment and footwear factories to boost Rwanda textile industry
07-09-2016 | 13:12:24
Rwanda is set to boost its local textile market following the signing of a deal between the Ministry of Trade and Industry and two companies to construct a garment and footwear factory in the Kigali Special Economic Zone, KSEZ.
[Rwanda] Capital Markets Authority seeks professionalism in trading with new MOU
07-09-2016 | 07:24:50
As Rwanda’s Capital Market Authority looks at instilling professionalism and harnessing development of capital markets, it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) on the implementation of a qualifications-led licensing programme for the capital market industry.
[Rwanda] Plans for new airport actualized with signing of new deal
02-09-2016 | 08:31:43
The government of Rwanda has signed a deal with Mota Engil Engenharia e Construcao Africa, a Portuguese firm in sectors of civil construction, port operations and logistics to commence construction of the highly anticipated Bugesera International Airport.
Rwanda government targets rural population with modern renewable energy project
31-08-2016 | 14:42:35
A renewable energy project is set to boost the government of Rwanda’s efforts to increase access to electricity for its people at a time when there has been an unprecedented demand for energy across households and industries.
Rwanda brewer launches first of its kind local beer brand
31-08-2016 | 14:30:44
Rwanda’s leading brewer Brasseries et Limonaderies du Rwanda (Bralirwa) has launched the first of its kind locally brewed beer brand with low content as it seeks to sate changing preferences
[Rwanda] Victor Madiela appointed managing director of Bralirwa
29-08-2016 | 10:09:30
Victor Madiela has been appointed the managing director and vice chairman of the board of directors of Rwanda’s biggest brewer Bralirwa.
East Africa gaining from common regulatory standards in the insurance sector
22-08-2016 | 08:16:23
The insurance sector in East Africa is receiving a major boost with the adoption of common regulatory standards that supervises cross border activities of insurance firms.
[Rwanda] Savings and credit groups to be merged into a cooperative bank
19-08-2016 | 10:24:50
Plans to collapse all savings and credit cooperative organizations, SACCOs, in Rwanda into a cooperative bank are nearing completion with a view to offering centralized and improved services to members.
[Rwanda] Korean company boosts silk production with $5.1 million investment
12-08-2016 | 16:28:52
A Korean company is investing $5.1 million in Rwanda’s silk production in a partnership with the country’s National Agriculture Export Board that is meant to boost the sericulture industry
Rwanda standard board cracks the whip on banana beer producers with new rules
10-08-2016 | 08:59:05
The Rwanda Standard Board is introducing new standards guidelines on processing of banana beer and wine as it seeks to bring sanity to a sector whose substandard processing, unsuitable content and packaging are putting consumers at risk and hindering the beer makers from accessing international markets
Rwanda to address sugar production shortfall with new factory
08-08-2016 | 12:41:00
A Mauritius investor has received the nod from the government of Rwanda to construct a sugar processing factory with a capacity to produce 100,000 tonnes of sugar yearly
Rwanda entices tourists to Peninsula with new hotel
08-08-2016 | 12:09:00
A new hotel has been opened on the Byerwa Peninsula in Rwanda as the country looks to tap into growing tourism numbers.
Pause and address bottlenecks stifling private businesses from thriving
03-08-2016 | 16:04:00
The East African region has been hailed as a magnet for investors both local and beyond. What with good climate, huge investment in infrastructure, a burgeoning middle class with an affinity for spending and a thriving work force. It is truly a cocktail of incentives for any investor
Letshego Rwanda bets on electronic banking to grow customer base
03-08-2016 | 14:15:50
Local microfinance bank, Letshego Rwanda is counting on mobile and e banking platforms to deepen financial inclusion, days after it re branded.
[Rwanda] BDF partners with 450 microfinance institutions to increase rural financing
02-08-2016 | 11:24:16
Business Development Fund, an independent government entity, established in collaboration with the Development Bank of Rwanda, has entered into an agreement with 450 microfinance institutions
[Rwanda] CET Rwanda relinquishes outsourced call centers to ISON BPO
02-08-2016 | 10:45:15
CET Rwanda has relinquished MTN outsourced call centers to ISON BPO Rwanda as the firm seeks to concentrate on improving service delivery and customer experience.
[Rwanda] BPR Bank targets customers with innovation that cuts transaction costs
29-07-2016 | 12:22:40
A new mobile application that seeks to boost how bank customers has been launched in Rwanda as competition to appease and entice customers turn to technology.
AfDB supports Employability and Entrepreneurship in Rwanda with USD50m
28-07-2016 | 12:10:00
On 25 July 2016, the African Development Bank and the Government of Rwanda signed a financing agreement amounting to UA35.9 million (USD 50.200 million) to finance the third phase of the Skills, Employability and Entrepreneurship Programme III
[Survey] Implementing Inclusive Business Models in Africa
27-07-2016 | 16:23:00
This short survey is part of a major research project undertaken by Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University (The Netherlands) in collaboration with ESAMI and the Netherlands African Business Council.
[Rwanda] Bank of Kigali partners with European Investment Bank to boost private sector investment
27-07-2016 | 11:35:11
Kenya’s recently rebranded bank Sidian Bank has announced that it has $20 million that it intends to lend to medical service providers through a partnership with Medical Credit Fund
Rwanda telco rebrands as it expands to the rest of Africa
27-07-2016 | 11:22:36
Olleh Rwanda Networks, a wholesome 4G network owned by the Rwandan government and Korea Telecom has rebranded as it seeks to extend its footprints from the country to the rest of Africa
Premier Kenya Rwanda women trade forum to explore business opportunities
20-07-2016 | 15:56:21
Over 100 businesswomen in Kenya and Rwanda are set to explore opportunities and challenges in business between the two countries in a first of its kind trade forum slated for July 25.
Rwanda partners with Chinese firm to grow ICT sector
20-07-2016 | 15:41:19
Rwanda’s ministry of youth and ICT has partnered with Chinese technology firm China ComService to bolster ICT uptake in the country while tapping the use of technology to grow the economy and create employment
Informal employment fueling tax evasion in Rwanda
18-07-2016 | 08:34:06
Informal employment has been fueling tax evasion through nonpayment of income tax with the hospitality and construction sectors in Rwanda being the biggest culprits according to Rwanda taxman’s compliance survey
Tigo Rwanda unveils digital payment solution for tea farmers
15-07-2016 | 15:04:10
Over 10,000 Rwanda tea farmers will now be able to access their earnings on phone without delays thanks to a digital payment solution launched by Tigo Rwanda, the first of its kind in Rwanda.
RwandAir set to fly to India in December
13-07-2016 | 09:04:00
Rwanda national carrier RwandAir has announced plans to start flights to Mumbai India by December this year as it seeks to tap into new markets and weather growing competition in the industry.
[Rwanda] I&M Bank seeks to grow customer portfolio with riches campaign
06-07-2016 | 07:13:29
As banks in Rwanda looks to more ways of growing their customer portfolio, technology has come in handy while assisting them cut the cost of doing business.
[Rwanda] Bank of Kigali to Plant One Million Trees in Climate Change Mitigation Effort
30-06-2016 | 10:17:00
Bank of Kigali says it will invest part of its annual operations budget in supporting efforts by a local non-profit environmental conservation organisation to plant one million trees in Nyagatare District as part of activities to mark 50 years this December, since it was incorporated in 1966.
Jumia Rwanda rebrands to respond to market needs
29-06-2016 | 12:39:14
In a move meant to increase efficiency and reach more customers with quality services, leading online sales platforms in Rwanda, Kaymu, Lamudi and Hellofood have rebranded to Jumia with their networks now into one system.
Coca-Cola Opens Flagship EKOCENTER Site in Rwanda
24-06-2016 | 11:46:00
When Rwandan President Paul Kagame visited Coca-Cola’s Atlanta headquarters in 2013, Chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent promised to reciprocate with a trip to the fast-growing African nation when the company had established an EKOCENTER there.
{Rwanda} Video gaming open revenue doors for tech savvy entrepreneurs
20-06-2016 | 13:46:24
The global video gaming industry has been on an upward trajectory recording billions in earnings every year, and as Rwanda now records impressive internet literacy and penetration thanks to an internet explosion a new crop of young IT savvy Rwandese are positioning themselves to earn from the multi-billion trade.
[Rwanda] Bank of Kigali Voted Best Bank in Rwanda at 2016 Banker Africa Awards
07-06-2016 | 13:48:00
Bank of Kigali (BK) has scooped the Best Bank in Rwanda accolade in the 2016 Banker Africa Awards for the East Africa region.
Rwandair's IOSA Certification Successfully Renewed
03-06-2016 | 13:41:19
RwandAir, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda is pleased to announce the successful renewal of theIOSA certification with the enhanced IOSA process under the IATA – IOSA registry valid from June 13th 2016 until June 13th 2018. RwandAir’s first certification was obtained in June 2014.
MasterCard commits up to $1 million to advance financial inclusion in Rwanda
18-05-2016 | 17:51:00
The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth commits up to $1 million over the next three years to advance economic growth and financial inclusion in Rwanda. This was announced by Raghu Malhotra President, Middle East and Africa for MasterCard at the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF) in Kigali.
Maria Auma: Visiting Rwanda – My seat at the table with Africa’s policy makers
21-04-2016 | 10:46:00
Being invited to attend the ACET inaugural Africa Transformation Forum was somewhat of an honour for me. It was a chance to mingle with key policy decision makers in Africa’s rich continent, from institutions like the IMF, AU and World Bank to NGOs like USAID and Ministry parastatals.
AfDB Governors from Rwanda and Nigeria paint realistic –and optimistic – picture of Africa
18-04-2016 | 11:15:00
The 'High 5s' - the African Development Bank's top five priorities for Africa - came through loud and clear when two of the Bank's Governors discussed the economic state of the continent at the World Bank-IMF Meetings in Washington, DC on Friday.
Rwandair Contracts DFASS to Launch Inflight Duty Free
11-04-2016 | 14:45:36
DFASS Group, the world’s largest global in-flight duty free specialty retailer is expanding its African operations under a new relationship with RwandAir, the flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda...
Aviation Players to Converge in Kigali for the 5th Aviation Stakeholders Convention
18-03-2016 | 13:16:00
Aviation stakeholders will meet in Kigali, Rwanda from 07-09 May 2016 at the 5th Aviation Stakeholders Convention
[Rwanda] Energise public to achieve transformation, Kagame urges ATF delegates
17-03-2016 | 10:57:00
Economic transformation happens through a positive change in the mind-set of the people, said Rwanda's President Paul Kagame when he addressed delegates on the second and final day of the African Transformation Forum (ATF) in Kigali, Rwanda.
Rwanda to Host Inaugural African Transformation Forum (ATF) from 14 to 15 March
14-03-2016 | 11:09:00
ATF seeks to build a Coalition for Transformation in Africa, addressing key economic development themes.Rwanda will host the inaugural African Transformation Forum (ATF). The Forum is jointly organized by the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), one of Africa's leading think tanks, and the Government of Rwanda.
[Rwanda] Dates for Aviation Africa 2017announced
08-03-2016 | 08:36:08
Dates for the second Aviation Africa event have been announced with the venue being named as Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, recently named by United Nations as Africa's prettiest city.
Botswana mobilises for Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability
29-02-2016 | 13:49:07
Botswana has said that the founding members of the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Arica (GDSA) group of governments have to work on more African countries to sign up to the initiative
[Interview] Matthew Weihs, Managing Director, Bench Events
16-02-2016 | 13:14:00
Matthew Weihs, Managing Director of Bench Events is the face behind some of world's prestigious events in hotel, hospitality and tourism investments. The Africa Hotel Investment Forum(AHIF) and the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference(AHIC) are just a few of the world-class international gatherings hosted by Bench Events. In this interview with ABC,Matthew Weihs shares his journey as well as details of the upcoming hotel&aviation conference, AVIA-DEV:
[Rwanda] AviaDev Africa gears for official take-off
03-02-2016 | 13:12:00
AviaDev Africa, a unique platform bringing together airlines, airports, hotel and hospitality investors for the first time, is being launched this year in Rwanda.
[Rwanda] Marriot Staff in Tree Planting Campaign
02-02-2016 | 12:56:00
Kigali Marriot Hotel staff joined Kanyinya sector residents in Nyarugenge District to plant more than 500 trees on the hills of Taba. The exercise was in line with environment protection and took place last Saturday during Umuganda (community work).
[Rwanda] Association Launched to Boost Seed Quality
25-01-2016 | 11:19:00
The National Seed Association of Rwanda (NSAR) has been launched by the Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Geraldine Mukeshimana.
Rwanda and Uganda brings AFC's membership to 13
05-01-2016 | 15:07:15
Rwanda and Uganda are the first East African countries to become members of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading development finance institution for infrastructure projects in Africa.
Rwandair Puts Passengers Online with Internet and Mobile Phone Services
18-11-2015 | 12:37:00
RwandAir will become the fourth African airline to choose SITAONAIR as its connectivity provider. RwandAir has two A330s, both of which will be line fitted with mobile phone and Wi-Fi services.
Jovago partners with Rwandair in Ghana
29-10-2015 | 11:39:46
Africa’s largest online hotel booking platform Jovago.com has announced a partnership with the Rwandair, Rwanda Airlines company.
The United Nations has declared Unrestricted Use of RwandAir by its Staff
28-10-2015 | 12:29:15
RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda is one of the fastest growing airlines in Africa. It is committed to operating at international safety standards and its safety records are at the highest levels in the industry.
Liquid Telecom Rwanda's FTTH service now available in Kigali
22-10-2015 | 14:29:06
Liquid Telecom Rwanda today announced that its FTTH service is now available to homes and businesses in Kigali
Ericsson showcases solutions for a smart Africa at Transform Africa
22-10-2015 | 13:40:21
Ericsson envisions a networked society in which connectivity is the starting point for new ways of innovating, collaborating and socialising.
MTN Rwanda deepens financial inclusion with Mobile Money regional remittance
15-10-2015 | 13:05:00
In yet another exciting development in mobile money innovation, MTN Rwanda, the country’s telecommunications leader has announced that it has opened its corridor with Safaricom in Kenya.
RwandAir firms-up order for two Airbus A330 Family aircraft
13-10-2015 | 14:18:15
RwandAir, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, has signed a firm contract with Airbus for an A330-200 and a larger A330-300, at a signature ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda.
Mauritius, South Africa, Rwanda, Botswana, Morocco most Competitive African Economies
30-09-2015 | 08:28:00
The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016by the World Economic Forum assesses the competitiveness landscape of 140 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity.
Airtel enters a pan-African partnership with Liquid Telecom
25-09-2015 | 14:10:27
India’s Bharti Airtel has entered into a partnership agreement with Econet-owned Liquid Telecom to use the latter’s terrestrial fibre network to connect its mobile base stations and enterprises.
[Rwanda] Meles Zenawi Foundation holds inaugural symposium on the African Democratic Developmental State
21-08-2015 | 08:06:54
The Meles Zenawi Foundation in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Rwanda is holding its inaugural symposium on August 21, in Kigali, Rwanda, under the theme “The African Democratic Developmental State.”
East Africa’s FDI hits $7b, boosted by flows into Kenya, Burundi
27-07-2015 | 13:16:13
Kenya and Burundi’s 2014 foreign direct investment grew significantly, pushing the overall regional [FDI] inflows past the $7 billion mark.