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Rwanda,Burundi and Tanzania to Benefit from 80mw Power Project

Rwanda,Burundi and Tanzania to Benefit from 80mw Power Project

OVER 7,000 households in are set to benefit from 80 megawatts of electricity from the Rusumo Falls hydro-electric project along Kagera River whose ground-breaking ceremony is set for today.

30/03/2017 Saa 13:13:32
Gatwick airport to be new destination for Rawandair

Gatwick airport to be new destination for Rawandair

Rwanda’s airline will start three weekly flights to London’s Gatwick airport on May 26 and it expects to exceed one million passengers on all its routes in the next three to four years, said the chief Executive John Mirenge.

29/03/2017 Saa 14:46:43
 RwandAir launches direct flights from Accra to Lagos

RwandAir launches direct flights from Accra to Lagos

RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, has recently launched direct flights from Accra to Lagos as part of the Airline’s route expansion project in 2017.

27/03/2017 Saa 11:56:47
Rusumo Falls project to break ground next week

Rusumo Falls project to break ground next week

The 80MW Regional Rusumo Falls hydroelectric project in Rwanda is set to start construction soon, with the official groundbreaking ceremony to be held 30 March.

23/03/2017 Saa 19:02:59
Rwanda lauds Kenya's SGR progress, cuts a Sh124bn deal with China for own line

Rwanda lauds Kenya’s SGR progress, cuts a Sh124bn deal with China for own line

Rwanda has reaffirmed its commitment to the construction of the 2,000 kilometres-Northern Corridor Standard Gauge Railway line between Kigali and Mombasa, challenging its regional partners to speed up the work

16/03/2017 Saa 09:55:39
Supporting the world’s poor

Supporting the world’s poor

Call for projects in Zambia and Rwanda.

10/03/2017 Saa 09:39:44
Airtel teams with Vanu to boost rural coverage in Rwanda

Airtel teams with Vanu to boost rural coverage in Rwanda

Vanu Rwanda, a subsidiary of US cellular connectivity firm Vanu Inc, has reportedly licensed spectrum from the Rwanda Utilities and Regulatory Authority (RURA) to provide solar-enabled wholesale services to local mobile network operators.

2/03/2017 Saa 15:15:30
[Rwanda] Economy to remain buoyant in 2017, Central Bank

[Rwanda] Economy to remain buoyant in 2017, Central Bank

Rwanda’s economy is expected to remain stable and resilient in 2017 despite the downside risks registered in 2016.

2/03/2017 Saa 11:47:40
President Magufuli Stance On EU-EAC Trade Deal Could Split Bloc

President Magufuli Stance On EU-EAC Trade Deal Could Split Bloc

Tanzania has yet again refused to endorse a regional trade pact with the European Union, saying the deal stood in its way to industrialization.

1/03/2017 Saa 11:26:48
New documentary to tell return of lions in Rwanda

New documentary to tell return of lions in Rwanda

The global wildlife television channel is set to screen the reintroduction of lions from South Africa to Rwanda in an hour-long documentary, according to Akagera National Park authority.

28/02/2017 Saa 17:01:52
Rwanda's digital ambassadors are boosting computer literacy

Rwanda’s digital ambassadors are boosting computer literacy

A new initiative in Rwanda aims to transform the lives of 5 million citizens by bringing them online and providing digital skills training in their communities in a new Digital Ambassadors Program (DAP).

24/02/2017 Saa 15:14:42
Kigali to host EAC High-Level Manufacturing Business Summit -

Kigali to host EAC High-Level Manufacturing Business Summit -

Rwanda is to host the 2nd high-level East African Manufacturing Business Summit and Exhibition (EAMBS) organised by the East African Community (EAC).

24/02/2017 Saa 10:52:37
Rwanda,Uganda and Kenya in joint tourism drive

Rwanda,Uganda and Kenya in joint tourism drive

In a move meant to easily reach and capture more tourists, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda have come together to launch the first of its kind East African destination portal.

20/02/2017 Saa 09:56:23
The Insurance Industry in Rwanda, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020

The Insurance Industry in Rwanda, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020

Timetric’s ’The Insurance Industry in Rwanda, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020’ report provides a detailed analysis of the Rwandan insurance industry.

15/02/2017 Saa 11:24:59
RwandAir set to benefit from new Rwanda-Mali bilateral air services deal

RwandAir set to benefit from new Rwanda-Mali bilateral air services deal

The stage has been set for RwandAir to further spread its wings into West Africa, after Rwanda’s State Minister for Transport, Dr. Alexis Nzahabwanimana, signed a new air services deal with his Malian counterpart. the Minister of Equipment, Transport and Infrastructure, Mrs. Seynabou Diop Traoré.

14/02/2017 Saa 13:07:47
PPC sees sales increase in southern Africa

PPC sees sales increase in southern Africa

PPC’s business units in Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Botswana recorded an increase in cement sales of 9% for the nine-month period to December 2016, the company said in a trading update, after the commissioning of a new mill in Harare.

8/02/2017 Saa 15:37:27
Is Rwanda really better than Romania?

Is Rwanda really better than Romania?

Luxembourg has just punished a whistleblower for telling the truth about tax evasion (Luxleaks); it is, together with Singapore, a favourite destination for individuals and companies to hide income.

8/02/2017 Saa 15:12:41
Rwanda to sell 5-year, 10 billion franc Treasury bond in February

Rwanda to sell 5-year, 10 billion franc Treasury bond in February

Rwanda will sell a five-year Treasury bond worth 10 billion francs ($12 million) this month to fund infrastructure projects, the central bank said on its website on Monday.

6/02/2017 Saa 16:32:38
Peugeot to open vehicle assembly plant in Kenya

Peugeot to open vehicle assembly plant in Kenya

Plant will create thousands of jobs for young people, teach them new skills, help industries grow, says Kenya’s president

6/02/2017 Saa 10:20:02
The time is now for remote Africa to take advantage of global travel trends

The time is now for remote Africa to take advantage of global travel trends

The global perception of Africa is changing, and this change in perception is led by destinations previously not thought of or avoided altogether. Countries like the Congo, Rwanda, and Malawi is making an impression for all the right reasons.

3/02/2017 Saa 18:30:18
Innovative financing key to transforming Africa's healthcare: expert

Innovative financing key to transforming Africa’s healthcare: expert

Targeted investments in infrastructure, workforce and improved governance are key to transforming the heath sector in Africa, said the head of the Health and Education Investment Team at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Biju Mohandas.

2/02/2017 Saa 12:42:26
Primus lanuches Babongere Under-the-crown Promotion

Primus lanuches Babongere Under-the-crown Promotion

Bralirwa Ltd has launched an exciting Under -the- crown(UTC) promotion for PRIMUS fans.

31/01/2017 Saa 16:38:52
What the world’s biggest banks say about fleeing Brexit-Britain

What the world’s biggest banks say about fleeing Brexit-Britain

Some 35,000 jobs could be relocated from UK with many of them coming to Dublin

31/01/2017 Saa 14:10:54
Uganda asks China for $2.3bn to build railway to the sea

Uganda asks China for $2.3bn to build railway to the sea

Uganda is negotiating a $2.3bn loan with China’s Exim Bank to fund the 273km stretch of railway it wants between the capital Kampala and Malaba on the border with Kenya.

27/01/2017 Saa 17:48:49
Rwanda rolls out campaign to push for barcoding of products

Rwanda rolls out campaign to push for barcoding of products

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and EAC Affairs working with Rwanda’s Private sector Federation (PSF) have unveiled a countrywide drive to promote the use of barcodes in line with the country’s move to embrace barcoding in March.

27/01/2017 Saa 11:30:53
Gulfstream G280 on Display at Aviation Africa in Rwanda

Gulfstream G280 on Display at Aviation Africa in Rwanda

Aviation Africa 2017 In Kigali To Feature the Gulfstream G280

25/01/2017 Saa 13:48:31
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

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