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Government Privatises  the Struggling Burera Dairy

Government Privatises the Struggling Burera Dairy

Rwanda government has finally sold off its shares amounting to 98.3% in the Burera dairy ending a five year of the factory management shortfalls. According to a communiqué from…

How Costly is Rwanda’s Electricity? RURA to Release New Tariffs

How Costly is Rwanda’s Electricity? RURA to Release New Tariffs

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) will this afternoon announce new electricity tariffs – with expectations getting high over a possible downward move. The current electricity tariffs used were announced in August…

Local Investors Take 19% Share of $2.46Bn Investments Made in 2019

Local Investors Take 19% Share of $2.46Bn Investments Made in 2019

Rwanda has released figures for investments registered in the country last year, which shows local investors still have a long way to increase the pace in an economy that is…

What Has MICE Got for Rwanda in 2020?

What Has MICE Got for Rwanda in 2020?

Kigali city was last year ranked Africa’s 2nd most popular conference destination by International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) based on the number of association meetings taking place regularly…

10 Projects to Watch in 2020

10 Projects to Watch in 2020

For the past three or four years, Rwanda has been announcing mega projects year-in year-out. Many have been witnessed as groundbreaking, with a lengthy completion period. Others are…

Rwanda Raises Penalties Against Money Laundering, Financing Terrorism

Rwanda Raises Penalties Against Money Laundering, Financing Terrorism

Rwanda has increased penalties for anyone nabbed in an act of money laundering, financing acts of terrorism, from between seven to ten years, to more than two decades in jail…

Christmas Feasts: 1000 Cows and Still Counting

Christmas Feasts: 1000 Cows and Still Counting

Whether there are still vegetarians in the city is now debatable. Butcheries from across the country have experienced an exceptional high demand this Christmas, and, forget the usual complaint of…

Umushyikirano2019: From First Drone Airport, African Made Phone to Drone Building 

Umushyikirano2019: From First Drone Airport, African Made Phone to Drone Building 

From the first drone airport in Africa, first African phone made in Rwanda to the first electric Volkswagen car in Africa, 2020 will be a year for Rwandan youth businesses…

Umushyikirano 2019: Setting the Momentum for Agenda 2050

Umushyikirano 2019: Setting the Momentum for Agenda 2050

As the 17th National Umushyikirano Council opens this morning, focus is going to be towards reviewing the achievements registered under Vision 2020 but more importantly the national dialogue will be…

Qatar to ratify Tourism, Business, Sport Agreements with Rwanda

Qatar to ratify Tourism, Business, Sport Agreements with Rwanda

The State of Qatar has moved to ratify agreements signed with Rwanda in a move that will cement the flourishing ties between the two countries. On Sunday, the Amir of…

The Week in Review: 10 Big Stories that Dominated This Past Week

The Week in Review: 10 Big Stories that Dominated This Past Week

From Rwanda hosting the Anti-Corruption Excellence Awards to President Paul Kagame attending the Doha Forum and a ground-breaking agreement between Rwanda and Qatar to build a New International…