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.
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.
Rwanda’s economy is expected to remain stable and resilient in 2017 despite the downside risks registered in 2016.
Tanzania has yet again refused to endorse a regional trade pact with the European Union, saying the deal stood in its way to industrialization.
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.
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).
Rwanda is to host the 2nd high-level East African Manufacturing Business Summit and Exhibition (EAMBS) organised by the East African Community (EAC).
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.
Timetric’s ’The Insurance Industry in Rwanda, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020’ report provides a detailed analysis of the Rwandan insurance industry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Plant will create thousands of jobs for young people, teach them new skills, help industries grow, says Kenya’s president
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.
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.