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E. African states to install single electronic cargo system, Officials say.

E. African states to install single electronic cargo system, Officials say.

East African nations of Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda plan to install an electronic cargo tracking platform in order eliminate tax evasion, officials said.

26/01/2016 Saa 17:04:18
 The Integration Of The EAC Exchanges Has The Potential Of Attracting Foreign Direct Investments Into The Region, Experts Say.

The Integration Of The EAC Exchanges Has The Potential Of Attracting Foreign Direct Investments Into The Region, Experts Say.

The integration of the East Africa Community Exchange/EACE has got the potentials of attracting foreign direct investors into the region as a way of accessing funding, promoting region as one investment and allowing money savings by citizens.

26/01/2016 Saa 12:58:00
Flame Tree Group to acquire SuzieBeauty brands

Flame Tree Group to acquire SuzieBeauty brands

Flame Tree Group has signed an agreement to acquire SuzieBeauty line of colour cosmetics brand. The acquisition of SuzieBeauty, diversifies FTG’s products and positions the group as a key player in the niche colour cosmetics prestige segment.

25/01/2016 Saa 17:35:57
Rwanda Will Not Cut Fuel Prices Despite Global Price Decrease.

Rwanda Will Not Cut Fuel Prices Despite Global Price Decrease.

Rwandan motorists and car drivers will have to wait much longer because fuel prices are not to be reduced despite a general decrease in global oil prices.

22/01/2016 Saa 15:26:19
Benefiting More From Geothermal Power, Ethiopia.

Benefiting More From Geothermal Power, Ethiopia.

About 90 per cent of Ethiopia’s energy sector is dominated by traditional biomass fuel such as firewood, agricultural waste and animal dung.

21/01/2016 Saa 18:10:18
Plastic trash in oceans to outweigh fish by 2050, study says

Plastic trash in oceans to outweigh fish by 2050, study says

According to Graubunden, Switzerland – Plastic trash will outweigh fish in the oceans by 2050 unless the world takes drastic action to recycle plastic, a report warned Tuesday, the opening day of the annual gathering of the rich and powerful in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.

20/01/2016 Saa 09:47:42
South Sudan bank workers strike demanding a 500% pay rise

South Sudan bank workers strike demanding a 500% pay rise

EQUITY Group, Kenya’s biggest bank by market value, said employees at its South Sudan unit have began a strike to demand a six-fold pay increase after the devaluation of the war- torn nation’s currency caused consumer prices to spiral.

20/01/2016 Saa 09:31:15
China 2015 Growth Slows To Weakest For 25 Years'

China 2015 Growth Slows To Weakest For 25 Years’

China’s economy grew at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century last year as it undergoes a difficult transition, data showed Tuesday, escalating concern over a crucial driver of global expansion.

19/01/2016 Saa 13:02:02
Apple, Samsung, Sony and Microsoft accused of using cobalt mined by child labourers in Congo

Apple, Samsung, Sony and Microsoft accused of using cobalt mined by child labourers in Congo

Tech majors including Apple, Samsung and Sony have been accused of using cobalt mined by child labourers in Congo. Amnesty International also said the companies had failed to carry out basic checks on the source of the materials used in their products.

19/01/2016 Saa 10:57:47
Umurenge SACCOs To Boost Cashless Economy With New MobiCash Partnership.

Umurenge SACCOs To Boost Cashless Economy With New MobiCash Partnership.

Sector Savings and Credit Cooperatives (Umurenge SACCOs) are set to further increase financial inclusion in Rwanda with their latest partnership with electronic payment services provider, MobiCash Limited.

19/01/2016 Saa 10:54:18
World tourism numbers hit record 1.18 billion in 2015: UN Reports.

World tourism numbers hit record 1.18 billion in 2015: UN Reports.

The number of international tourists rose by 4.4 percent worldwide in 2015 to hit a record 1.18 billion despite concerns over terrorism, the United Nations World Tourism Organisation says.

18/01/2016 Saa 14:40:39
Emerging Currencies Broadly Rise Against Dollar.

Emerging Currencies Broadly Rise Against Dollar.

Markets are now nervously awaiting the release Tuesday of Chinese economic growth data for the fourth quarter of last year, with analysts surveyed by AFP forecasting the slowest growth rate in 25 years over 2015 as a whole, and a further slowdown this year.

18/01/2016 Saa 11:00:38
NAEB Makes A Great Move To Link Farmers And Exporters.

NAEB Makes A Great Move To Link Farmers And Exporters.

The National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB) is stepping up efforts to link and co-ordinate farmers and buyers in different markets on international level as one of the steps to ensure that they can earn more from their produce.

18/01/2016 Saa 09:48:48
Africa's Exports To China Drop Down By 40% In 2015.

Africa’s Exports To China Drop Down By 40% In 2015.

Natural resources from Africa such as iron ore and oil that have helped fuel China’s economic boom have now been reported to have fallen.

17/01/2016 Saa 16:12:51
The World Bank warns of weak economic growth in emerging markets

The World Bank warns of weak economic growth in emerging markets

The World Bank has warned about weak economic growth among emerging markets this year.

7/01/2016 Saa 15:10:26
WFP launches new initiative to connect smallholder farmers to markets

WFP launches new initiative to connect smallholder farmers to markets

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched an initiative in Rwanda that aims to reduce hunger and food insecurity by supporting small-scale farmers as they shift from subsistence farming to market-oriented agriculture.

6/12/2015 Saa 00:17:51
Rwanda, World Bank Sign Agreement to Strengthen Social Protection

Rwanda, World Bank Sign Agreement to Strengthen Social Protection

The Government of Rwanda and World Bank Group has signed a $95 million International Development Association (IDA) credit agreement for the Rwanda Social Protection System (SPS-2).

4/12/2015 Saa 09:07:48
Sweden signs agreement to support Access to Finance Rwanda

Sweden signs agreement to support Access to Finance Rwanda

The Swedish international Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), Friday signed signed a grant to support financial inclusion and enhancing livelihood opportunities for low income people, especially women, through Access to Finance Rwanda (AFR).

29/11/2015 Saa 12:15:01
Rwanda 3year bond of RwF15 billion subscription level at 176.39%

Rwanda 3year bond of RwF15 billion subscription level at 176.39%

The Government of Rwanda through the National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has successfully issued a 3year bond worth RwF 15 billion as part of its regular issuance plan to finance infrastructure projects and develop its capital market, subscribed at a lever of 176.39 %.

27/11/2015 Saa 10:42:16
Rwanda’s economy to grow by 7%

Rwanda’s economy to grow by 7%

Rwanda’s growth projections for 2015 have been revised upward from 6.5 percent to 7 percent. The development comes after completion of the fourth Policy Support Instrument (PSI) review between Rwanda and the International Monetary Fund.

5/11/2015 Saa 09:53:38
Rwanda ranked easiest place to do business in East Africa

Rwanda ranked easiest place to do business in East Africa

It’s as easy for entrepreneurs to access start-up credit in Rwanda as it is in the US and Colombia, with only New Zealand besting the three countries that tied in joint-second, the World Bank Doing Business Report (DBR) 2016 says.

2/11/2015 Saa 09:55:45
Tigo Begins Cross-Border Mobile Money Transfers Between Rwanda And DRC

Tigo Begins Cross-Border Mobile Money Transfers Between Rwanda And DRC

Tigo subscribers in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo can now send money between the two countries using Tigo Cash, Tigo’s mobile money solution.

29/10/2015 Saa 09:17:41
Rwanda and World Bank sign agreement to Improve Trade at the Borders with DRC

Rwanda and World Bank sign agreement to Improve Trade at the Borders with DRC

The Government of Rwanda and the World Bank today signed an agreement of US$26 million in credit to facilitate cross border trade between Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.

27/10/2015 Saa 09:09:49
RwandAir starts talks with the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe

RwandAir starts talks with the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe

During the Aviation Festival, which has took place at Dubai, RwandAir Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operations Officer Jean-Paul Nyirubutama, has said that Zimbabwe, will be among the future destinations, with Sudan, Mali and Angola:

26/10/2015 Saa 07:08:52
Rwanda Draws 10-year Capital Market Master Plan

Rwanda Draws 10-year Capital Market Master Plan

The Capital Market Authority of Rwanda is hosting a strategic planning roundtable meeting designed to initiate the process of developing a ten-year Capital Market Development Master Plan (CMMP).

22/10/2015 Saa 17:54:13
Rwanda's inflation rises to 3.7 pct in year to September

Rwanda’s inflation rises to 3.7 pct in year to September

Rwandan inflation rose to 3.7 percent in the year to September from 3.0 percent in the previous month, the statistics office said on Sunday.

12/10/2015 Saa 08:54:46
Germany Commits 37M Euros to EA Integration

Germany Commits 37M Euros to EA Integration

1/10/2015 Saa 12:00:38
World Bank Support Border Trade for DRC, Rwanda and Uganda

World Bank Support Border Trade for DRC, Rwanda and Uganda

About 80,000 traders from the Great Lakes Region whose livelihoods depend on cross-border trade will benefit from greater food security, more jobs, and an overall increase in welfare as a result of the US$79 million International Development (IDA) grant and credit approved Friday 25 September by the World Bank, RNA has established.

28/09/2015 Saa 18:08:48
Rwanda's economy registered 7% growth in the second quarter

Rwanda’s economy registered 7% growth in the second quarter

The second quarter of 2015 registered 7 percent GDP growth compared to the same quarter in 2014. This follows GDP growth of 7.6% in the first Quarter of the year. GDP at current market prices was estimated to be RwF 1,414 billion, up from RwF 1,314 billion in the same quarter of 2014.

24/09/2015 Saa 09:18:19
Huawei and ATU agree to boost ICT development in Africa

Huawei and ATU agree to boost ICT development in Africa

Huawei and the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) on Mondaay signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advance ICT on the continent.

22/09/2015 Saa 10:16:37
Do you know how to get your dream job? Look down for advice!

Do you know how to get your dream job? Look down for advice!

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18/09/2015 Saa 17:18:22
Rwanda to start importing power from Kenya in December - REG

Rwanda to start importing power from Kenya in December - REG

Kenya will start supplying power to Rwanda in the next three months. According to Kenya Power officials, they will start selling 30MW of electricity to Rwanda in the next three months.

17/09/2015 Saa 11:25:17
Rwandair to Acquire East Africa's First Airbus A330

Rwandair to Acquire East Africa’s First Airbus A330

Rwanda’s national carrier RwandAir, and Airbus, yesterday, signed a purchase agreement for the two Airbus aircraft A330-200 and A330-300.

10/09/2015 Saa 14:25:05
RRA records 12 per cent revenue collection growth

RRA records 12 per cent revenue collection growth

The government collected Rwf871.4 billion in both tax and non-tax revenues during the Financial Year 2014/15, according to Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA).

4/09/2015 Saa 20:02:35
Tigo Digital Garden Festival kicks off Tigo’s elevated digital experience

Tigo Digital Garden Festival kicks off Tigo’s elevated digital experience

Tigo Rwanda staged a star-packed digital experience to a packed audience at the Amahoro Stadium on Saturday with Rwanda’s finest artists celebrating Tigo’s new slogan, Live it, Love it.

31/08/2015 Saa 15:04:38
Rwandan beverage maker Bralirwa gets $25m loan to fund expansion

Rwandan beverage maker Bralirwa gets $25m loan to fund expansion

Listed Rwandan beverage-maker Bralirwa has received a $25 million loan from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to expand its Kigali-based plant.

28/08/2015 Saa 10:43:44
Rwanda and South Korea in partnership to boost meat production

Rwanda and South Korea in partnership to boost meat production

The Government of Rwanda through the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) is partnering with the Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI) to boost meat production and processing.

26/08/2015 Saa 08:25:44
EAC SG Amb. Sezibera warns countries delaying cross-border products for political reasons

EAC SG Amb. Sezibera warns countries delaying cross-border products for political reasons

The Secretary General, East African Community Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera has come out to criticize the recent widespread controversy surrounding Uganda’s sugar on the Kenya’s market.

25/08/2015 Saa 11:19:37
MTN Group, Liquid Telecom Ink Partnership to Extend Footprint and Offering in Africa

MTN Group, Liquid Telecom Ink Partnership to Extend Footprint and Offering in Africa

MTN Group, a leading emerging market operator with operations in 22 countries in Africa and the Middle East has partnered with Liquid Telecom to enable its customers to benefit from a larger connectivity footprint across Africa.

25/08/2015 Saa 09:01:13
Singapore firm to market Rwanda honey

Singapore firm to market Rwanda honey

Rwanda’s target of boosting exports by 28% every year by 2018 were underpinned by The Apairy Limited, a Singaporean company.

24/08/2015 Saa 10:25:46

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