Kenya Ports Authority briefs Rwandan traders on ICT for goods clearance

Hope Magazine

The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) through its liaison office in Kigali recently hosted a capacity building and stakeholder sensitization workshop, in line with its initiatives in the transit markets to enhance the capacity of the local business communities in the use ICT systems in port clearance …

BRD has made great progress in better student loan management

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Since the Rwanda Development Bank (BRD) took over the management of student loans and bursaries (in accordance with the law No. 44/2015 of 14 September 2015, and the subsequent agreement between the ministry of education and BRD), the facility is run in a better and more efficient way than ever …

Understanding RGB’s New Mandate: Functioning and Powers

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We caught up with Professor Anastase Shyaka, the RGB Chief Executive Officer, who explained how the broader mandate will work and the impact they expect for quality of services and delivery of …

Citizen Report Card (CRC): RGB calls for improved service delivery for higher citizen satisfaction

Hope Magazine

While there has been as steady improvement in people’s satisfaction with service delivery over the years, the Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) is nevertheless calling upon institutions to make greater efforts to improve their …

RWANDA GOVERNANCE SCORECARD

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How RGB Scientifically Measures the state of governance in …

BRALIRWA joins Rubavu residents to plant over 10,000 trees, reaffirms its environmental protection agenda

Mathew Rwahigi

In partnership with local government authorities in Rubavu district, Rwanda Defence Forces, and residents of Nyamyumba Sector in Rubavu, BRALIRWA supported the planting of over 10,300 forest trees on Rubona hill –a place that sustains a major environmental threat particularly due to heavy landslides and soil erosion that characterize …

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …