Securing finance lies in the detail, says SME financier

Access to funding is often cited as the greatest hurdle to starting a business. However, contrary to the belief of

Special Christmas edition of Farmers’ And Artisans’ Market coming up

A special Christmas edition of the monthly Kigali Farmers’ And Artisans’ Market will be held on 25th November,


Kagame receives Estonian counterpart

President Kagame on Thursday received his Estonian counterpart, Kersti Kaljulaid, at Village Urugwiro for bilateral talks. During the meeting, the

Tigo Rwanda reaches 40% market share

68,555 new subscribers joined Tigo Rwanda in the month of October 2017, bringing the number of subscribers to 3,456,237, up from 3,387,682 in September 2017.


Rwanda to introduce universal visa on arrival in 2018

The directorate of immigration and emigration has announced that starting on 1st January, 2018, citizens of all countries will be able

Ecobank Group Research reveals three key emerging trends for Africa

The 2017 version of Ecobank Research’s Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) Guidebook, which provides expert knowledge and analysis


MTN Rwanda partners with KVCS for cashless payment of parking fees

MTN Rwanda has partnered with Kigali Veterans Cooperatives Society (KVCS) to introduce a payment option for parking fees via the

Bugesera girl students sensitised on security ahead of holidays

Members of the Rwanda Youth Volunteers in Community Policing (RYVCP) in Bugesera District, on Wednesday reached out to students of


Kagame to award inaugural National Order of Friendship medals on Saturday

President Kagame will on Saturday award the inaugural Igihango National Order of Friendship medals to nine individuals in recognition of

Op-ed: How telecoms accelerate SME growth through innovation and technology

By Philip Amoateng This week Rwanda welcomed the fourth edition of the ‘SME and Banking Africa Forum’ at


Cimerwa donates 18 houses to displaced Rusizi families

Cimerwa, the leading and only local integrated cement producer in Rwanda, has handed over 18 modern houses to families in Rusizi

Nyagatare centre to provide hands-on skills in milk processing

The ministry of education has handed over a milk processing unit constructed in Nyagatare district to the Integrated Polytechnic Regional


Financial sector pledges $223m to SME financing at Kigali forum

Financial institutions in Rwanda have pledged at least $223m to SME financing under the ‘La Finance s’Engage&

Police launch one-month road safety campaign

The State Minister in the ministry of infrastructure in charge of transport, Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, has said the government


Youth security volunteers plant 30,000 trees

The implementation of the Rwanda National Police (RNP) memorandum of understanding signed last week with the Ministry of Lands and

Rwanda hosts the 49th annual general assembly of African Airlines Association

RwandAir in partnership with African Airlines Association is convening the 49th Annual General Assembly and Summit of the African Airlines


Tigo Rwanda increases support to golf with Rwanda Open sponsorship

Tigo Rwanda has announced its sponsorship of the 2017 Rwanda Open golf tournament which will take place at the Kigali Golf

IMF staff completes review mission to Rwanda

A team of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which was in Rwanda last week has reached a preliminary agreement with


Rwanda Golf Open 2017 to start on Wednesday

The Rwanda Golf Open will take place this week, from 15th to 18th November, at Kigali Golf Course. The event

Artists join Unicef to create songs, TV and radio programs for children

A workshop for innovative communication in early childhood development (ECD), organized by the United Nations’ children’s fund


KCB Bank Rwanda calls on students to adopt digital banking

KCB Bank Rwanda has hosted a digital banking presentation at the College of Business and Economics (CBE) of the University

Tigo Rwanda celebrates customers with ‘Tigo Yanjye’ promo

Tigo Rwanda has launched a promotion called “Tigo Yanjye” (My Tigo) to celebrate its customers. The action follows

Liquid Telecom partners with VT iDirect and Telesat for better services to businesses

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, has entered into an arrangement with Telesat, a leading

Kagame recognised for visionary leadership at World Travel Market, London

President Paul Kagame has been presented with the 2017 World Tourism Award for visionary leadership on the opening day of the

KCB Bank Rwanda donates water tanks to Bugesera communities

KCB Bank Rwanda’s acting Managing Director, George Odhiambo, addresses local residents. KCB Bank Rwanda, through the group’