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How bookmakers deal with winning customers

How bookmakers deal with winning customers

Successful gamblers will often find their betting opportunities limited

5/10/2017 Saa 05:33:22
Uganda plans to join OPEC after first oil fields flow in 2020: minister

Uganda plans to join OPEC after first oil fields flow in 2020: minister

Uganda will seek to join OPEC once the East African nation starts pumping crude out from Lake Albert oil fields along the western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo at the end of the decade, Uganda’s energy and minerals minister Irene Muloni said Wednesday.

28/09/2017 Saa 05:49:41
Forget Chinese investment in Africa, here's a tech partnership in the region you haven't heard of

Forget Chinese investment in Africa, here’s a tech partnership in the region you haven’t heard of

South Korea is a major foreign investor in Rwanda’s blossoming tech scene
The two countries share geographical features and have similar recent histories, which has helped foster a mutual understanding
KT Corporation, the first South Korean company in Rwanda, has plans to use its base in the country as a hub from which to expand further into Africa

26/09/2017 Saa 06:24:27
Symbion and Highland Group sign $100 million equity investment agreement for Rwanda methane gas projects

Symbion and Highland Group sign $100 million equity investment agreement for Rwanda methane gas projects

Symbion Energy and Highland Group Holdings Ltd. (HGHL) have signed an agreement that will see HGHL co-invest $100 million towards the implementation of a $370 million, 106 megawatts of methane gas generated power on Rwanda’s Lake Kivu, it was announced today by Paul Hinks, CEO, Symbion.

22/09/2017 Saa 06:21:32
Make money your servant, not your master

Make money your servant, not your master

Sixteenth century philosopher Francis Bacon said "money is a good servant but bad master". Fast forward to the 21st century and those words are still very relevant today.

19/09/2017 Saa 05:39:31
[Rwanda] S&P Global Ratings places economic outlook as stable

[Rwanda] S&P Global Ratings places economic outlook as stable

S&P Global Ratings has affirmed its ’B/B’ long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on the Republic of Rwanda. The outlook is stable.

12/09/2017 Saa 09:23:48
[Rwanda] Weak export prices, drought dip economic growth, World Bank

[Rwanda] Weak export prices, drought dip economic growth, World Bank

Rwanda’s economic growth has been slowing down since mid-2016, resulting in a 6 percent growth in 2016 and in 4.2 percent annualized growth in the first quarter of 2017.

12/09/2017 Saa 09:15:43
Rwanda's Kagame urges conducive environment for Africa tourism to thrive

Rwanda’s Kagame urges conducive environment for Africa tourism to thrive

President Paul Kagame called on African economies to provide a favorable environment that would boost the growth of tourism on the continent.

9/09/2017 Saa 04:24:48
Agency Africa Interactive reels in four awards for PR campaigns

Agency Africa Interactive reels in four awards for PR campaigns

Agency Africa Interactive Ltd, the leading East African Hotel Marketing Agency has taken home 4 “Hotel and Lodging Standard of Excellence” Awards and 1 “Food Industry Standard of Excellence” Award in the recently concluded 2017 Web Awards, held by the Web Marketing Association (USA), for their work with several Hotel clients based in Kenya and Rwanda.

8/09/2017 Saa 05:28:25
Rwanda-US talks on AGOA in advanced stage

Rwanda-US talks on AGOA in advanced stage

Negotiations between Rwanda and the United States to review the US African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) to ensure continued duty-free access of Rwandan commodities to the US market are at an advanced stage. Rwanda Development Board chief executive officer Emmanuel Hategeka said they want to ensure the country is not locked out of the trade window.

7/09/2017 Saa 12:37:59
KCB Group appoints Kenyan as acting Rwanda Country Manager

KCB Group appoints Kenyan as acting Rwanda Country Manager

KCB Group has appointed George Odhiambo as Acting Managing Director of KCB Bank Rwanda.

17/08/2017 Saa 05:14:33
GSMA report evaluates wholesale open access networks

GSMA report evaluates wholesale open access networks

The GSMA, which represents mobile operators worldwide, has announced the results of its new report,

10/08/2017 Saa 10:17:14
British American Tobacco facing Africa fraud probe

British American Tobacco facing Africa fraud probe

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office said that “it is investigating suspicions of corruption in the conduct of business by BAT… its subsidiaries and associated persons”, while a spokeswoman for the tobacco giant told AFP that the probe concerned allegations of misconduct in Africa.

1/08/2017 Saa 09:26:39
How brands can fight the negative impact of fake news

How brands can fight the negative impact of fake news

Fake news, false claims, invented opinions and online rumour can seriously burn your reputation.

25/07/2017 Saa 08:03:08
Jack Ma launches young entrepreneurs fund

Jack Ma launches young entrepreneurs fund

Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma has announced a US$10 million (Sh1.039 trillion) African Young Entrepreneurs Fund, during the Youth Connekt Africa Summit co-hosted by UNCTAD and the Government of Rwanda.

25/07/2017 Saa 06:22:23
AU elects Rwanda to Lead in 2018, pushes for financial Independence

AU elects Rwanda to Lead in 2018, pushes for financial Independence

The pan-African organization is currently pushing to become independent of external financial partners and interests.

7/07/2017 Saa 09:44:58
Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville to strengthen cooperation on public finance management, taxation

Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville to strengthen cooperation on public finance management, taxation

Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville have signed an agreement establishing a framework under which the two countries can cooperate in various areas of interest.

7/07/2017 Saa 09:19:02
Rwanda GDP grew an annual 1.7 percent in Q1: stats bureau

Rwanda GDP grew an annual 1.7 percent in Q1: stats bureau

Rwanda’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 1.7 percent in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same period in 2016, the statistics bureau said on Wednesday.

6/07/2017 Saa 07:41:05
African countries want to turn their poor, overcrowded urban centers into “smart cities”

African countries want to turn their poor, overcrowded urban centers into “smart cities”

Vision City, Rwanda’s largest housing project, sits on a hill overlooking the rest of Kigali. Its rows of whitewashed villas and townhouses stand out against the green landscape and shacks made of scrap metal and mud, in the slum in the valley below.

6/07/2017 Saa 07:11:05
Bill Gates made these 15 predictions in 1999 — and it's scary how accurate he was

Bill Gates made these 15 predictions in 1999 — and it’s scary how accurate he was

In 1999, Bill Gates wrote a book titled "Business @ the Speed of Thought."

In the book, Gates makes 15 bold predictions that at the time might have sounded outrageous.

But as business student Markus Kirjonen pointed out on his blog, Gates’ forecasts turned out to be "eerily prescient."

5/07/2017 Saa 10:09:27
Africa’s “Shark Tank” for startups is Rwanda’s new show “Face The Gorillas”

Africa’s “Shark Tank” for startups is Rwanda’s new show “Face The Gorillas”

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.

23/06/2017 Saa 08:58:34
RDB commences Kwita Izina 2017 countdown

RDB commences Kwita Izina 2017 countdown

Rwanda yesterday launched the countdown towards the annual gorilla naming ceremony, known as Kwita Izina.

22/06/2017 Saa 11:03:30
U.S. to review benefits to Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania for used clothes ban

U.S. to review benefits to Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania for used clothes ban

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.

20/06/2017 Saa 14:27:00
Rwanda’s holistic ecotourism venture Bisate Lodge prepares for launch

Rwanda’s holistic ecotourism venture Bisate Lodge prepares for launch

A new safari resort, offering a holistic wellness experience in the heart of “gorilla country” in Rwanda, is preparing to launch to the public.

19/06/2017 Saa 08:02:23
RwandAir set to fly to Brussels Airport from July 2017

RwandAir set to fly to Brussels Airport from July 2017

Rwanda national carrier, RwandAir is set to commence non-stop flights from Kigali to Brussels, in Belgium next month.

15/06/2017 Saa 12:44:09
Signs to watchout on how you about to be fired

Signs to watchout on how you about to be fired

Getting fired can be a real shock to the system.But there are usually signs that your termination is pending. You’ve just got to know where to look.Maybe your boss is out to get you. Maybe you’ve been embroiled in some recent controversy at work. Or maybe your organization is undergoing a massive transition or merger.

15/06/2017 Saa 06:29:35
Tigo Rwanda Partners Ericsson to Overhaul its BSS Ecosystem

Tigo Rwanda Partners Ericsson to Overhaul its BSS Ecosystem

Tigo Rwanda has partnered with Ericsson to completely overhaul its Business Support System (BSS) ecosystem.

14/06/2017 Saa 08:35:42
RwandAir celebrate launch of new service with trade competition

RwandAir celebrate launch of new service with trade competition

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.

13/06/2017 Saa 06:20:53
Leveraging ‘suptech’ for financial inclusion in Rwanda

Leveraging ‘suptech’ for financial inclusion in Rwanda

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.

9/06/2017 Saa 07:17:38
Ethiopian Economy Will Be Africa's Most Expansive In 2017 - World Bank Forecast

Ethiopian Economy Will Be Africa’s Most Expansive In 2017 - World Bank Forecast

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.

7/06/2017 Saa 07:51:26
Burundi to host 8th EAC Oil and Gas Conference

Burundi to host 8th EAC Oil and Gas Conference

Burundi will host the 8th East African Oil and Gas Conference from June 7 to 9, Minister of Energy and Mines Como Manirakiza said.

7/06/2017 Saa 07:22:35
Alternatives to gorilla trekking in Rwanda

Alternatives to gorilla trekking in Rwanda

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.

7/06/2017 Saa 06:50:04
Liquid Telecom launches pan African WiFi roaming hub

Liquid Telecom launches pan African WiFi roaming hub

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.

31/05/2017 Saa 12:21:49
Rezidor opens first Park Inn by Radisson in Rwanda

Rezidor opens first Park Inn by Radisson in Rwanda

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.

26/05/2017 Saa 10:28:04
 Bank Mulls First Foreign Listing Outside Country

Bank Mulls First Foreign Listing Outside Country

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.

25/05/2017 Saa 07:01:59
SEACOM launches PoPs in Rwanda and Botswana

SEACOM launches PoPs in Rwanda and Botswana

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.

23/05/2017 Saa 08:11:43
London Gatwick to launch direct flights to Rwanda

London Gatwick to launch direct flights to Rwanda

RwandAir will launch the first non-stop flight from the UK to the Rwandan capital of Kigali on 26 May.

23/05/2017 Saa 07:47:52
Rwanda e-procurement system to reduce costs from delayed and abandoned projects

Rwanda e-procurement system to reduce costs from delayed and abandoned projects

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.

19/05/2017 Saa 06:53:40
Efacec “brings” electricity to Rwanda

Efacec “brings” electricity to Rwanda

New substations allow electricity distribution to rural areas

19/05/2017 Saa 06:17:41
Uganda pledges no increase to gorilla permit costs

Uganda pledges no increase to gorilla permit costs

Uganda tourism officials have vowed not to increase the cost of gorilla permits after neighbour Rwanda doubled the fee from $750 to $1,500

18/05/2017 Saa 06:40:15

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