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Kagame Roots for Life Saving Drones at First African Drone Forum

Kagame Roots for Life Saving Drones at First African Drone Forum

President Paul Kagame says Rwanda has already reaped the benefits of using drones in the health and infrastructure sectors –a sign that other African countries can adopt and use drone…

Rwf95Bn Invested, 40,000 Jobs Created, BDF Struggles with 12% NPL

Rwf95Bn Invested, 40,000 Jobs Created, BDF Struggles with 12% NPL

In 2011, the appetite for Rwanda’s quest to create jobs for its citizens increased. Government looked for new approaches that would drive the current target to create 1…

From $1.3Bn Airport Deal, Qatar Airways To Acquire 49% Stake In Rwandair

From $1.3Bn Airport Deal, Qatar Airways To Acquire 49% Stake In Rwandair

Barely two months after signing a historic 60% stake to complete a $1.3 billion international airport in Bugesera, Eastern Province, Qatar Airways has announced it will now buy 49…

Let Drones Fly – World Bank’s Benedict Eijbergen

Let Drones Fly – World Bank’s Benedict Eijbergen

The World Bank (WB) Group has asked Africans to open and be flexible with drone regulations to allow drone flying for multiple purposes that can change the state of business…

Rwandan Companies Dominate 2019 Business Excellence Awards

Rwandan Companies Dominate 2019 Business Excellence Awards

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has awarded the best and emerging business at the seventh edition of the annual Rwanda Business Excellence Awards 2019. The colorful ceremony, held in Kigali yesterday…

Rwanda, Germany Sign €10 M Financing Agreement for Kigali Green City Project

Rwanda, Germany Sign €10 M Financing Agreement for Kigali Green City Project

The government of Germany has injected €10million grant (Rwf10billion) to kick start the construction of affordable housing units in a sustainable green city project in the city of Kigali. The…

Coronavirus: RwandAir Suspends Flights to Guangzhou As Global Emergency is Declared

Coronavirus: RwandAir Suspends Flights to Guangzhou As Global Emergency is Declared

National carrier RwandAir has suspended flights to and from the Chinese city of Guangzhou following declaration of the Coronavirus outbreak as global public health emergency. The airline in a statement…

Capital Market University Challenge Is Back

Capital Market University Challenge Is Back

Rwanda’s Capital Market Authority(CMA) has scheduled its Capital Market University Challenge (CMUC) 2020 edition in March this year to help the intellectual community learn the capital market literacy…

Made in Rwanda Mosquito nets Ready, Import Bill Slashed by 50%

Made in Rwanda Mosquito nets Ready, Import Bill Slashed by 50%

Rwanda will this month start distributing its own home made mosquito nets as part of the strategy to cut on imports and eliminate malaria cases to zero by the year…

Bank of Kigali Honours Connect Rwanda Pledge with Rwf 200M

Bank of Kigali Honours Connect Rwanda Pledge with Rwf 200M

Bank of Kigali of parent company BK Group PLC on Friday honoured the 2,000 smartphone pledge to the Connect Rwanda initiative with a Rw200 million cheque which will go…

Rwanda Reviews Coffee Prices

Rwanda Reviews Coffee Prices

The price of coffee cherries has been reviewed upward; increasing to Rwf 216 per kilogram from the current Rwf 190 per kilogram that was set in October 2019. Similarly, floaters…

Rwanda Celebrates One Million On-Grid Connections

Rwanda Celebrates One Million On-Grid Connections

Rwanda Energy Group (REG) is today celebrating the one million clients’ connection on national grid as part of its efforts to ensure 100% access to electricity by 2024. REG has…