Tremendous achievements of the 7-year Government Program

Hope Magazine

Seven years later, and 23 years after the RPF stopped the Genocide against the Tutsis, liberated the country from discriminatory and hateful politics, and led Rwandans on the path to socioeconomic liberation, it is time to assess what has been achieved of the government programme which was based on the four …

RRA Increasing tax compliance to finance Rwanda’s development

Hope Magazine

In line with the government’s objective of reducing aid dependency and financing the national budget entirely with its own resources, Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA), established in 1997, has made continuous efforts to widen the tax base and improve tax compliance and revenue …

Rwanda Law Reform Commission to produce a fully revised edition of legislation within 5 years

Hope Magazine

The Rwanda Law Reform Commission (RLRC) might not be the best known public institution in the country, but it plays a very important role in ensuring legal and judicial harmony – making sure that laws are properly drafted, that they don’t contradict each other or the Constitution, and continuously reviewing …

BRD to support energy and manufacturing through Afrexim facility

Hope Magazine

The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have signed an agreement for a $10-million credit facility to support energy and manufacturing projects in …

BRALIRWA continues efforts to improve local sourcing contributing to socioeconomic development

Hope Magazine

Enshrined in one of the company’s core visions of empowering communities in which it operates, BRALIRWA Ltd a member of the Heineken Group is steadily pushing forward its agenda of increased local sourcing of its …

UAP’s innovative crop insurance is good for farmers and for agri-businesses

Hope Magazine

The National Agricultural Show, which was held late June in Mulindi, carried the theme ‘Adopt climate resilient technologies to improve farmers’ livelihoods.’ The theme highlighted the increasing risk posed by climate change, which can severely affect harvests, or even wipe them out …

Thanks to VisionFund, Gatsibo group prospers and takes care of poor children

Hope Magazine

Before 2014, Jeannette Batekereze was trying to earn a living by selling local beverages at her house, but it wasn’t easy. Married with six children and with two other dependents in her care, she hardly managed to get food on the table of her home in Rebero village in Gatsibo …

KCB Rwanda to make services more convenient through cashless drive

Hope Magazine

KCB Bank Rwanda Ltd targets to make its products and services more convenient and accessible to everyone through technology, as it aims to become the best bank in the market. Hope Magazine met with the bank’s CEO, Maurice …

EATON helping to manage power efficiently, safely and sustainably

Hope Magazine

Electrical power is more than just a convenience; it’s an essential element of doing business today. To deliver the competitive advantage customers demand, global technology leader Eaton helps enterprises proactively measure and manage the power system as a strategic integrated asset through its …

Sinotruk Sales & Services Centre, a truck experience like no other

Hope Magazine

Despite a booming construction sector and a transport sector in rapid expansion, finding a reliable supplier of heavy-duty trucks in Rwanda has for a long time been like looking for a needle in a haystack, whereas importing new or second-hand trucks from abroad is a risky venture since maintenance and …

TEDMER to export Made-in-Rwanda building materials to EAC and Europe

Hope Magazine

TEDMER Rwanda, a specialized trading company of architectural and building materials, is planning to start exporting its products to East Africa and even …

Presidential Month (pictorial)

Hope Magazine

Picture highlights of some of the monthly activities undertaken by President Kagame in and outside the country, for your …

Africa Improved Foods on a mission to improve nutrition in Rwanda

Africa Improved Foods

Africa Improved Foods Rwanda is on a mission to curb malnutrition not only in Rwanda but the East African region as a whole. The newly inaugurated $60 million state of the art Plant located in the Kigali Special Economic Zone is now producing high quality nutritious complementary foods specifically for young …

Hosting internet content locally has many benefits – RICTA

RICTA

The Rwanda Information & Communication Technology Association (RICTA) points out that hosting websites abroad stifles the growth of a local content infrastructure, as well as of local content development and services. Therefore, local hosting forms an important stepping stone to the development of a robust local Internet …

BRD promotes financial inclusion at Fintech Conference

Rwanda Development Bank

Given the importance of technology for the financial sector, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) participated in the two-day ‘Dot Finance Africa’ conference recently held in Kigali, with experts in finance and information technology calling for leveraging of financial technology (FinTech) to drive financial …

Marriott Hotels seeking to grow with Rwanda’s tourism sector

Kigali Marriott

It started in 1927 in Washington, when J. Willard Marriott and his wife Alice set up the A&W root beer stand with just 9 stools. 90 years later, Marriott International is a leading global lodging company with more than 6,100 properties in 124 countries and territories across 30 major hotel …

Big five to thrive again in Rwanda with return of rhinos

Rwanda Development Board

Eastern black rhinos have returned to Rwanda ten years after the last individual was spotted, in a historic move for the nation and the …

Airtel Rwanda and UNICEF provide children and youth a platform to present innovative ideas through Pitch Night

Airtel Rwanda

Airtel Rwanda and UNICEF have launched an innovative initiative to motivate youth below 25 to pitch their business ideas for projects on environment, health and education. This initiative, Pitch Night, began with a competitive call for applications and culminates today with an interactive event for the five finalists to pitch their …

MOBISOL celebrates 80,000th customer in East Africa

Mobisol

Mobisol, the leading Germany-based provider of smart high quality solar solutions celebrated the connection of its 80,000th customer across East Africa region on Wednesday 12th …

Tigo paints Kigali blue

Tigo Rwanda

On Friday 19 May, Tigo Rwanda General Manager Philip Amoateng led the entire Tigo Rwanda team in a market visit to the Kigali Central Business District. Divided into four, the teams aimed to accomplish three main things during Blue …

How Government has continuously made business environment more attractive and competitive

Rwanda Development Board

To achieve the objective enshrined in Vision 2020 that the private sector should be at the forefront of economic growth, the government of Rwanda has over the past two decades made huge efforts to make doing business in the country …

Park Inn by Radisson brings a colourful experience to Rwanda’s hotel scene

Hope Magazine

Located in Kiyovu, Kigali, at walking distance for the city centre, Park Inn Hotel by Radisson Kigali is the latest entrant in Rwanda’s fast-growing hotel industry – a colourful four-star-plus hotel warmly welcoming Rwandans and foreign business and leisure travellers …

RIIO Health Hub to start performing first keyhole surgery in Rwanda

Hope Magazine

RIIO Health Hub, already well known for Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital in providing exceptional Eye care services to people of Rwanda, is adding another feather to its cap. It is broadening its services by introducing the country’s first facility that mainly focusses to provide keyhole surgery …

UAE Exchange, spreading happiness to say ‘thank you’

Hope Magazine

For seven years UAE Exchange has been operational in Rwanda, offering services ranging from foreign exchange to money remittance. Business has grown steadily, which the company’s management attributes to their royal …

BRD helps Kirehe genocide survivors through roofing program

Hope Magazine

In the context of the 23rd commemoration of the genocide against the Tutsis, a delegation of the Rwanda Development Bank (BRD) on Wednesday donated iron sheets for roofing of newly constructed houses of genocide survivors in Kirehe district Eastern …