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WhatsApp users beware: Bank details now being stolen via links sent to you

WhatsApp users beware: Bank details now being stolen via links sent to you

WhatsApp, one of the largest social network and messaging application with over a billion users is under threat from hackers.

6/01/2017 Saa 16:01:45
Trump hits Toyota in latest attack against car makers and Mexico

Trump hits Toyota in latest attack against car makers and Mexico

US President-elect Donald Trump has targeted Toyota, threatening to impose a hefty fee on the world’s largest car maker if it builds its Corolla cars for the US market at a plant in Mexico.

6/01/2017 Saa 10:50:52
Uganda gets $151m African Development Bank loan for toll road

Uganda gets $151m African Development Bank loan for toll road

Uganda will expand a major road linking its capital Kampala with Rwanda after signing a deal on Thursday for a $151m loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB).

30/12/2016 Saa 18:24:29
Rwanda Lowers Key Repo Rate to 6.25%, First Reduction Since 2014

Rwanda Lowers Key Repo Rate to 6.25%, First Reduction Since 2014

Rwanda’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time in two-and-a-half years to support flagging economic growth as inflation eased in the East African nation.

28/12/2016 Saa 17:36:51
VW's African plans on track

VW’s African plans on track

Volkswagen has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a new integrated mobility concept in Kigali, Rwanda, that will result in an environmentally compatible local vehicle production facility being established in Kigali and has inaugurated its vehicle production facility in Kenya.

23/12/2016 Saa 11:18:24
East African Community courts technology to address post harvest grain losses

East African Community courts technology to address post harvest grain losses

With about one third of the food produced on the continent lost along the value chain, East African agricultural sector stakeholders want to harness technological innovations in order to reduce post-harvest losses.

23/12/2016 Saa 10:32:26
How online marketing is helping small agencies compete

How online marketing is helping small agencies compete

For prospective entrepreneurs and SMEs that are experiencing stalled growth, as a result of not being able to compete, the digital platform offers a solution.

9/12/2016 Saa 16:54:34
Fusion Capital Sh4bn Kigali property opens for business

Fusion Capital Sh4bn Kigali property opens for business

Kenyan private equity firm Fusion Capital has completed its mixed-use development project in Rwanda at a cost of Sh4 billion.

7/12/2016 Saa 10:58:09
Amazon gets real about fake products on Its marketplace

Amazon gets real about fake products on Its marketplace

Randy Hetrick first noticed counterfeits on Amazon.com Inc. in 2013. He had been selling his TRX Training System - an exercise kit of suspension straps - on the site since 2008.

28/11/2016 Saa 16:16:39
Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co. raises more than $110,000 to fund craft brewery in Rwanda

Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co. raises more than $110,000 to fund craft brewery in Rwanda

Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co. has raised more than $110,000 in an online fundraising campaign to help a wannabe Rwandan brewer realize her dreams.

23/11/2016 Saa 12:01:57
Africa Development Bank launches Africa Fashonomics targeting job creation

Africa Development Bank launches Africa Fashonomics targeting job creation

The African Development Bank launched “Fashionomics”, a platform to develop the African fashion industry for jobs creation, at Lagos Fashion and Design Week.

9/11/2016 Saa 18:05:28
Rwanda to sell 3-year Treasury bond for 15 bln francs

Rwanda to sell 3-year Treasury bond for 15 bln francs

Rwanda will sell a three-year Treasury bond worth 15 billion francs ($18.47 million) this month, the central bank said on Yesterday.

8/11/2016 Saa 12:16:53
Rwanda economy, helped by coffee, to grow by 6.2 percent in 2017 -IMF

Rwanda economy, helped by coffee, to grow by 6.2 percent in 2017 -IMF

The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday forecast Rwanda’s economy to grow by 6.2 percent in 2017, slightly up from the 6 percent seen this year, boosted by increased coffee and domestic goods production.

3/11/2016 Saa 12:22:10
Insurance company offers first time drivers discounts

Insurance company offers first time drivers discounts

First-time drivers can receive discounted quotes by allowing their Facebook profiles to be scoured in a bid to determine their personalities, an insurer has announced.

2/11/2016 Saa 13:21:38
UH CAR DEAL Company brings Publics' dream vehicle purchase service close and better

UH CAR DEAL Company brings Publics’ dream vehicle purchase service close and better

UHCAR DEAL is a privately owned company which imports and sells quality new and used cars as Well as the auto-parts from Japan and Europe.

1/11/2016 Saa 13:37:06
Rwanda’s tourism investment potential worth several hundred million US Dollars

Rwanda’s tourism investment potential worth several hundred million US Dollars

The added inflow of travellers into Rwanda, to a large part for conference tourism and MICE events, is now opening up investment opportunities across the country and especially along the tourism zone along Lake Kivu.

30/10/2016 Saa 05:51:53
Rwanda awaits Turkish investors

Rwanda awaits Turkish investors

In an interview with Daily Sabah, Rwandan Ambassador to Turkey Williams Nkurunziza underlined the importance of rapidly improving bilateral relations and stated that Rwanda has great opportunities to offer Turkish investors

29/10/2016 Saa 20:23:34
Economic gender parity nearly two centuries off, WEF finds

Economic gender parity nearly two centuries off, WEF finds

Progress in closing the global workplace gender gap is slowing dramatically, according to a World Economic Forum study, with a notable exception in Rwanda, a country still emerging from the aftermath of genocide that has become the world’s leader on equal pay.

26/10/2016 Saa 09:23:41
RwandAir set to fly to Gatwick London in 2017

RwandAir set to fly to Gatwick London in 2017

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.

26/10/2016 Saa 08:51:52
Kenya Loses Regional Fuel Traffic to Tanzania Over Contamination

Kenya Loses Regional Fuel Traffic to Tanzania Over Contamination

Rwanda and Burundi stopped importing their fuel needs through the Kenyan port of Mombasa because of the contamination of some cargoes and have opted to route shipments through Tanzania instead, according to the Kenya Transporters Association.

25/10/2016 Saa 13:38:10
Hello Paisa Wins Second Annual MasterCard Foundation Clients at the Centre Prize

Hello Paisa Wins Second Annual MasterCard Foundation Clients at the Centre Prize

The MasterCard Foundation today presented its second annual Clients at the Centre Prize to Hello Paisa. The US$150,000 Prize recognizes the company’s innovative work in South Africa to facilitate international money transfers for foreign workers.

21/10/2016 Saa 10:41:59
Government sets eyes on increased private investment in agribusiness with new land information system

Government sets eyes on increased private investment in agribusiness with new land information system

A land information system has been launched to increase smallholder farmers’ income by promoting private sector investment.

17/10/2016 Saa 15:38:03
Mastercard, GTBank Rwanda partner in digital payment partnership

Mastercard, GTBank Rwanda partner in digital payment partnership

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.

17/10/2016 Saa 11:50:41
Atlantis microfinance simplifies farmers’ loan access with online system

Atlantis microfinance simplifies farmers’ loan access with online system

Atlantis Microfinance has launched an electronic system that seeks to harmonize agri business operations across the value chain while seeking to promote financial inclusion.

8/10/2016 Saa 14:53:12
New solar project to light up Uganda

New solar project to light up Uganda

Uganda’s solar energy project in Tororo is set to provide 10MW of power and will be built at a cost of $14,7m.

7/10/2016 Saa 13:04:00
A first for East African aviation

A first for East African aviation

The latest Airbus A330-200 is headed for its new home of “Land of a Thousand Hills,” as Rwanda is affectionately known among her friends around the world

28/09/2016 Saa 10:00:27
Rwanda seeks more investments in manufacturing sector

Rwanda seeks more investments in manufacturing sector

Rwanda wants to attract more foreign and local investments into manufacturing and other value-added industries to boost the country’s manufacturing sector, officials have said.

27/09/2016 Saa 09:48:03
Bisate Lodge set to open in Rwanda in June 2017

Bisate Lodge set to open in Rwanda in June 2017

Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge, situated next to Rwanda’s renowned Volcanoes National Park, is on track to open for guests on 1 June 2017. Comprising just six forest villas, Bisate Lodge will offer a luxurious base from which to enjoy an extraordinary gorilla conservation experience and a holistic exploration of this beautiful region.

24/09/2016 Saa 18:20:16
Beau’s bringing craft beer to Rwanda

Beau’s bringing craft beer to Rwanda

The craft brewery is raising funds to open Rwanda’s first female-run brewhouse

21/09/2016 Saa 12:13:39
Rwanda's economic growth slows to 5.4 pct in Q2

Rwanda’s economic growth slows to 5.4 pct in Q2

Rwanda’s economy grew by 5.4 percent in the second quarter of the year, down from an expansion of 7.2 percent in the same period last year, the statistics office said on Tuesday.

21/09/2016 Saa 11:28:37
Rwanda bank introduces credit facility to promote the country’s exports

Rwanda bank introduces credit facility to promote the country’s exports

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.

20/09/2016 Saa 17:46:23
Google smartphone expected at Oct. 4 event

Google smartphone expected at Oct. 4 event

SAN FRANCISCO – Google have sent out invitations to an October 4 event, hinting that the Internet titan will show off a new smartphone powered by its Android mobile software.

20/09/2016 Saa 11:16:59
Kenya to introduce new currency in 2017

Kenya to introduce new currency in 2017

Kenya plans to introduce a new generation currency in the second half of 2017, Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor, Patrick Njoroge said.

16/09/2016 Saa 18:11:22
Rwanda takes control of gaming industry with new standards

Rwanda takes control of gaming industry with new standards

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.

14/09/2016 Saa 14:32:31
Credit rating agency S&P revises Rwanda credit outlook upwards

Credit rating agency S&P revises Rwanda credit outlook upwards

14/09/2016 Saa 13:25:03
Rwanda's tourism earnings seen up 25% AAP

Rwanda’s tourism earnings seen up 25% AAP

Rwanda expects to boost its revenue earnings from tourism this year by 25.8 per cent from 2015, helped by extra attractions including a new game park.

9/09/2016 Saa 10:48:19
Burundi says tax revenue up 29 pct yr/yr in Aug

Burundi says tax revenue up 29 pct yr/yr in Aug

Burundi tax revenue collection rose 29 percent to 55.81 billion francs in August compared with the same period in 2015, data from the tax authority showed on Tuesday.

6/09/2016 Saa 13:26:12
Kenya commissions new terminal at Mombasa, boosting capacity of region's gateway

Kenya commissions new terminal at Mombasa, boosting capacity of region’s gateway

Kenya on Saturday inaugurated the first part of a new container terminal at Mombasa which is expected to boost by 50 percent the volume of cargo handled by East Africa’s largest seaport.

3/09/2016 Saa 17:49:45
Rwandan business pulls down Santam

Rwandan business pulls down Santam

SANTAM’s search for profits outside SA, driven by stagnant growth at home and a weak rand, has led it straight into fraud in Rwanda, resulting in the Rwandan company’s CEO being replaced.

1/09/2016 Saa 09:54:31
Equity Bank plans to be present in 15 countries in ten years

Equity Bank plans to be present in 15 countries in ten years

Kenya-based Equity Bank plans to have presence in 15 African countries in the next ten years, officials said.

27/08/2016 Saa 11:14:22

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