African startups can now score capital commitments real time―so long as they convince a venture capitalist to give it to them in front of a live audience.
Rwanda yesterday launched the countdown towards the annual gorilla naming ceremony, known as Kwita Izina.
The U.S. Trade Representative said on Tuesday it was reviewing trade benefits to Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) after a complaint over a ban on imports of used clothing into the East African market.
A new safari resort, offering a holistic wellness experience in the heart of “gorilla country” in Rwanda, is preparing to launch to the public.
Rwanda national carrier, RwandAir is set to commence non-stop flights from Kigali to Brussels, in Belgium next month.
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Tigo Rwanda has partnered with Ericsson to completely overhaul its Business Support System (BSS) ecosystem.
To celebrate the launch of the first direct flight between the UK and Rwanda, RwandAir announced a new trade competition running until 14th July 2017.
With financial inclusion now established as an objective for most financial sector policymakers worldwide, the day-to-day responsibility for ensuring its achievement in a responsible, consumer-friendly, and evidence-based manner often falls to financial sector supervisors.
The World Bank says Ethiopia’s economy will be the most expansive on the continent for the year 2017 followed by Tanzania, Ivory Coast and Senegal in that order.
Burundi will host the 8th East African Oil and Gas Conference from June 7 to 9, Minister of Energy and Mines Como Manirakiza said.
May 2017 spelled bad news for tourists intending to travel to Rwanda to see the gorillas. Rwanda doubled the cost of its gorilla permits from $750 to a $1,500 - While this is all in the name of conservation, some travellers to East Africa might find this price a little too steep.
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has today launched a new Wi-Fi roaming hub that enables operators and ISPs to access its network of public Wi-Fi hotspots across Africa for the first time.
Rezidor Hotel Group has continued its African growth momentum with the unveiling of its first Park Inn by Radisson in Kigali, Rwanda, which is its fifth in East Africa.
Bank of Kigali Ltd., Rwanda’s biggest lender by market value, plans to cross-list in Nairobi, Johannesburg or London in 2018, Chief Financial Officer Nathalie Mpaka said.
SEACOM continues to extend the geographical reach of its network with the launch of new points of presence (PoPs) in Rwanda through partnerships with strong local providers.
RwandAir will launch the first non-stop flight from the UK to the Rwandan capital of Kigali on 26 May.
An e-procurement system due to come into force in July will help to reduce the number and cost of delayed and abandoned projects in Rwandan, permanent secretary Isabelle Kalihangabo has said.
New substations allow electricity distribution to rural areas
Uganda tourism officials have vowed not to increase the cost of gorilla permits after neighbour Rwanda doubled the fee from $750 to $1,500
Rwanda’s telecom industry regulator-RURA has fined MTN Rwanda, a division of South Africa’s MTN Group 7 billion francs ($8.5 million) for running its IT services outside the country in breach of its licence.
ICCA has now officially confirmed, after the news was broken here two days ago, that Rwanda’s position as an African MICE powerhouse has gone up to third, only beaten by South Africa and Morocco.
Rwanda will sell a seven-year Treasury bond worth 10 billion francs($12.08 million)this month to fund infrastructure projects, the central bank said on its website.
Rwanda Motorcycle Company (RMC), is expected to start assembling the motorcycles this month. Motorcycles are a common means of transport in Rwanda and are efficient and cost effective.
Environmental consulting firm, Ricardo, has delivered a workshop on implementing Rwanda’s Paris Agreement contribution, including the construction of a waste to energy plant in the capital, Kigali.
Uganda will for the second time host the 44th Africa Insurance Organization (AIO) conference, organized by the Insurance Regulatory Authority.
One&Only is to launch two resorts in Rwanda, One&Only Nyungwe House and One&Only Gorilla’s Nest.
TradeMark East Africa has proposed the need to adapt its engagement in Burundi by investing in projects that strengthen new export potential value chains, enhance cross border trade and increase the country’s participation in the regional market.
Mastercard has shown off biometric credit and debit cards that comes with built-in fingerprint sensors.Bad news for those of you with sweaty hands
Project to connect Uganda, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania
FLSmidth to supply first OK(TM) vertical roller mill in East Africa
U.S. Department of State and Edison Electric Institute launch the Africa Utility Power Sector Exchange
The U.S. Department of State in partnership with the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) officially launched the African Utility Power Sector Exchange (AUPSE) today with a summit in Washington, D.C. attended by African and U.S. utility Chief Executive Officers (CEO).
A delegation of more than 80 Moroccan companies is undertaking a commercial prospecting mission in Rwanda, Tanzania and Madagascar. The tour is part of the second edition of the “African Business Connect” operation, organized by Maroc Export in partnership with BMCE Bank of Africa.
It was confirmed overnight that following changes in the relevant tourism laws and regulations in Rwanda, safari and tour operators now must include an evacuation insurance package for their clients, the cost of which is of course being passed on to the beneficiaries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Call for projects in Zambia and Rwanda.