BRD leading financing of key priority sectors to achieve Rwanda’s development agenda

Rwanda Development Bank

As the leading financier of long-term projects, BRD is at the forefront of the emergence of strong private sector investments into the priority sectors of the Rwandan economy as enshrined in the national development agenda (Vision 2020 and the SecondEconomic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy – …

Airtel Rwanda and University of Rwanda launch Innovation Hub

Airtel Rwanda

Airtel Rwanda and University of Rwanda have partnered to launch an innovation hub at the College of Arts in Huye district, commonly known as the Butare Campus. One of a kind facility equipped with all the equipment required by students to innovate, create and bring projects to life is set …

The All New Pajero Sport 2016

Hope Magazine

The new Pajero Sport is an off-road superior SUV that comes with new safety features to provide Pajero lovers with a unique experience as they move about. The new model has a superior off-road capability that comes with a new powerful engine that guarantees the ultimate safety, performance, fuel efficiency …

Tigo Cash driving Rwanda towards an Efficient Cashless Economy

Tigo Rwanda

More than 36,588 new subscribers joined Tigo Rwanda in the month of December 2016, bringing the total number of those registered on Rwanda’s leading mobile network operator in Mobile Financial Services to more …

Bralirwa through Heineken Africa Foundation-funded project is making oral health affordable to rural Rwandans

Bralirwa

Clean walls and a tiled floor, a modern dental chair and three equipped consultation rooms manned by three specialized dental therapists, the dental clinic at Byumba health centre though still work in progress is a spectacle to observe. The therapists have undergone intensive training and go about their daily duties …

The Manor Hotel to introduce Indian buffet

The Manor Hotel

When it comes to Indian cuisine, it seems diners in Rwanda aren’t very adventurous and will mainly stick to the known dishes such as Biryani or Chicken Tikka Masala. Yet Manish Dubey, chef at the Shere Sardar Restaurant at The Manor hotel, is on a mission to change that, …

Engen Dieselube700 Super: The perfect oil for your engine

Engen Rwanda

Choosing the right engine oil for your car can be a bit overwhelming, yet it is highly important. Using the correct oil keeps an engine running smoothly, whereas the wrong one could lead to costly damage, increase fuel use and emissions, and even invalidate a car’s …

Wines & More hosts a tasting event to promote delicious wines!

Wines & More

To make wine lovers more familiar with the wide range of excellent wines offered, Wines & More, which is part of Akagera Business Group, hosted a tasting event last Friday in Kiyovu for a select group of …

Government sells 19.81% shares in I&M Bank Rwanda through IPO

I&M Bank Rwanda

For the past 3 weeks, the State-owned stake of 19.81% in I&M Bank Rwanda has been offered for sale to the public through an initial public offering (…

Waka Fitness, 3 years of getting Rwandans experience holistic wellbeing

Waka Fitness

Having lived in Rwanda for a couple of years, Jeanetta Craigwell-Graham and Dennis Dybdal had a problem. As people conscious about their health and body, they didn’t find a gym that offered what they were looking for. So they decided to open their …

BRALIRWA’s tale of innovating to ensure efficiency and safety

Hope Magazine

Precisely 60 years ago, in 1957, Brasseries et Limonaderies du Rwanda – better known as BRALIRWA – was created, with the construction of a brewery on the shores of Lake Kivu, in what is today Rubavu …

Tigo 4G offers free English Premier League and NBA basketball with Kwesé

Hope Magazine

Tigo has entered a partnership with Kwesé Sports that allows customers who buy Tigo 4G LTE packs worth Frw 1,500 and more to stream free English Premier League and Italian La Liga games on their smart phones and …

How Business Partners International’s funding helps SMEs grow

Hope Magazine

Since 2011, Business Partners International (BPI), a Rwandan investment fund, has been providing a wide range of financing services to mostly small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to boost their …

Engen Rwanda: Embracing cashless payments for customers’ convenience

Hope Magazine

There is nothing more convenient than being able to pay for goods and services without having to use cash these days. That was also the experience for Joel Safari who, while driving his taxi on a recent night, realised he had run out fuel and had no cash on him. …

Airtel Rwanda launches ‘Tera Stori’ call campaign

Airtel Rwanda

In an effort to enhance loyalty and to continue to give its customers affordable rates, services and value for their money, Airtel Rwanda today launched a new plan that offers unlimited calls. The new plan comes along with free data where customers enjoy free browsing on social media sites like …

MANIFESTO REVIEW: Good Governance (Pillar 1, Part 4)

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Gender equity and civil society development to sustain …

Locally made, eco-friendly and durable: Crown Paints has it all

Hope Magazine

Whenever Vipul Kapur hears people say that Crown Paints are expensive, he gets annoyed. Indeed, according to the Country Manager of Crown Paints Rwanda, the complaint overlooks an important …

Providing infrastructure facilities to refine Rwanda’s development path and pace

Hope Magazine

The Ministry of Infrastructure has continuously supported the development of back-end infrastructure that has provided an increasingly firmer foundation for development for the country over the last 7 years. In order to achieve the desired development impact of the 7-Year Government Program, the Government of Rwanda adopted and implemented sound, comprehensive …

City of Kigali: Rwanda’s epitome of resilience, prosperity

Hope Magazine

The glamour of Kigali city is so inviting to the eye, endearing to the heart and comfortable to the residents and visitors. The charming shadows and lights beneath the trees, yes it is a green city, where the rankly carpet-like grasses besides the roads are, give a natural exuberance and …

MANIFESTO REVIEW: Good Governance (Pillar 1 Part 3)

Hope Magazine

Considering that youth constitute 70% of the population of working age, it is vital for the development of the country and for economic growth that they are productive members of society. That is why in all government programs, special attention is given to young Rwandans between the ages of 16 and 35 years. …

MANIFESTO REVIEW: Justice (Pillar 2 Part 3)

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In the last seven years, the government has stepped up its efforts to sensitize Rwandans on corruption, injustice and nepotism, so that citizens understand their rights, won’t be deprived of them and won’t pay for services that are supposed to be …

MANIFESTO REVIEW: Economy (Pillar 3 Part 3)

Hope Magazine

According to Rwanda’s long-term Vision 2020, the country should be transformed into a middle-income, private-sector-driven economy. To achieve this, the government has taken numerous measures to strengthen private enterprises as well as …

Enjoy the Serena Hotels experience anywhere you want

Hope Magazine

Leading 5-star establishment Serena Hotels had seen it coming, and took steps to diversify its business and take the industry to a new level. This is exemplified by the hotel’s latest acquisition, a state-of-the-art refrigerated truck which will help Serena Hotels to become a game-changer in outside catering in …

Rwanda Red Cross’ Model Village approach: harnessing people power to cause transformation

Hope Magazine

Relief or development? This is a question many people ask when it comes to Red Cross operations, most often curious to know in which area of work the organisations within this global humanitarian movement operate. Looking at the operations of the Red Cross as the biggest global humanitarian movement generally, …

Engen-MTN partnership to promote cashless economy

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Leading petrol company Engen Rwanda has teamed up with MTN Rwanda to enable customers to purchase fuel or lubricants using MTN Mobile Money. The partnership will allow MTN Mobile Money subscribers to make payments through the platform at all 10 Engen petrol stations in Kigali, with an expected rollout in the …