Duterimbere ONG Empower women, empower the nation

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Duterimbere ONG was established in 1987 by 29 ordinary Rwandan women who reckoned that it is important and crucial that a Rwandan woman needed to acquire an equal status in society,” says Mukeshimana Dativa, Executive Secretary of Duterimbere ONG in …

SCI Group, NCR franchise creating a strong footprint on the East African IT landscape

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The Service and Computer Industries Rwanda (SCIR) is an ISO Certified company that manages the NCR franchise. SCI is developing the Rwanda ICT industry through its ICT-related …

Sonarwa Consolidating, diversifying insurance services

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SONARWA, one of the oldest insurance company in Rwanda has a number of traditional policies and products that are offered equally by its competitors, the major one being motor insurance which contributes more than 70% of the company’s premium. Others are; performance bonds, customs bonds, advance bonds and many others …

MANIFESTO REVIEW: Social Well Being (Pillar Four-Part 1)

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Rwanda’s Long Walk: Consolidating the Gains, the promises made to the Rwandan People by His Excellency President Paul Kagame in his second mandate’s political campaign and on 6th September 2010 in his inaugural speech at his swearing in ceremony to lead Rwanda for the next seven years and how …

BRD: Financing development projects for socio-economic transformation of Rwanda

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Incorporated in 1967, Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) has a vision of becoming a world-class finance institution focused on accelerating Rwanda’s economic transformation. Over the past five years, the Bank has been at the helm of providing long-term financing and advisory services to impactful entrepreneurs in key priority sectors – such …

Mugisha and wife look to pioneer chain of fitness clubs in Rwanda through VisionFund

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With the success they have enjoyed as a couple ever since they started working with VisionFund Rwanda (VFR) John Mugisha and his wife are working hard towards opening a chain of fitness clubs all across …

University of Tourism Technology & Business Studies Building knowledge, polishing skills, propelling national development

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University of Tourism, Technology and Business Studies (UTB), is one singular symbol of the many fruits of good government policies that define and refine investment policies, leaving no room for discrimination but, instead, assure and reassure that women can, as well, venture into such big projects that tremendously contribute to …

Rwanda energy sector leaps into success as connections mount

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For a sustainable economic growth, energy Sector has to be reinforced as a pillar of development. Electricity access in Rwanda is growing rapidly, grid connections through the government’s Electricity Access Roll-out Programme (EARP) and related initiatives have increased from about 110,000 households in 2009 to more than 590,000 households (24.6% of the total) …

Umwalimu Sacco Redefining Rwanda teachers’ welfare

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Umwalimu Sacco is a Savings & Credit Cooperative for Rwandan Teachers that has been operational since 2006, but was licensed by National Bank of Rwanda (BNR), to operate as a financial institution in 2008. The SACCO has contributed to teachers’ development and welfare throughout the …

Akagera Business Group launches newest generations of Toyota Hilux and Toyota Fortuner

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Rwanda’s top automobile firm, Akagera Motors has introduced the all-new generations of Toyota Hilux and Toyota Fortuner. In an event that took place at Karuruma, Gasabo district, on Saturday 24th Sept 2016, the business subsidiary of Akagera Business Group launched the Toyota Hilux, best-selling pick-up truck in Rwanda that is …

AFRACA Conference BRD, stakeholders commit to increased agricultural financing

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As part of efforts to commercialize the agricultural sector, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) along with other rural agricultural finance players agreed to extend more credit facilities to the sector. The resolution was reached during the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA) conference that took place in Kigali …

How Mukabarisa used VisionFund loans to come out of poverty

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Mukabarisa gives credit to VisionFund for the loans they provide to people like her and she adds that such loan transforms their dreams into reality and they are able to live a successful life wherever they are. She advises people not to let past circumstances hold them down but always …

Kwetu Film School Building capacities for Rwanda’s film content developers

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Kwetu Film School in Gacuriro estates in Kigali is a growing film institution that is here to provide trainings and education for interested and talented students and professionals in the creative and technical fields of film and TV. In exclusive interviews, Enoch Ssemuwemba, the school’s manager and Rene J. …

Urwego answers your Frequently Asked Questions on its new Treasury Department

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Since the formation of its exciting Treasury department early this year, people’s bank Urwego Opportunity Bank this month took it upon itself to attend to the different queries about the …

Pomp and spectacle as Miss, Mr. UTB 2016 crowned

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They all walked with grace, every step speaking of intent and purpose; gliding on the stage—the catwalk—with deliberate sensual swaying of their bodies, limbs and looks that you would take for born royalty instead of practice. The audience was lit with the corralled assembly of beauty. The dressing …

RNIT Iterambere Fund to boost saving and investment for low income earners

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A new fund to promote financial inclusion targeting Rwandans especially those with low earnings was launched the 12th July 2016 by Rwanda National Investment Trust Ltd (RNIT), a company that was established by the government of Rwanda with an objective to promote the culture of saving among Rwandans. The launch was …

BRALIRWA’s automated assembly line at Gisenyi brewery promises increased production efficiency and safety

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Since 2013, Rwanda’s leading producer of beverages and the largest shareholder of the beverage market BRALIRWA has been making significant investments in its production facilities both for the soft drinks and beer plants in Kigali and Rubavu (Gisenyi) …

BRALIRWA’s Soft drinks plant scoops best Heineken plant of the year 2015 award

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The award was given to BRALIRWA through a competitive process involving close to 40 other Heineken Group plants in …

Eloquence in insurance, social services earns us 2016 2nd best exhibitor award

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It was joy and celebrations at the UAP Insurance Rwanda stand as the leading insurance services provider emerged the second best insurance and social services exhibitor at the recently concluded 2016 Rwanda International Trade Fair (…

Engen Rwanda scoops best retail and distribution award in 2016 Expo

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Engen sponsors 2016 Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Rally

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Speaking at the start of the rally, Sarah Doukoure, the Engen Rwanda Managing Director said motor sports, especially the rally are an important sport for the Engen marketing strategy, the main reason why they always sponsor the event and actively take part in its organization every …

A piece of Rwanda: Angel Uwamahoro

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Angel Uwamahoro: "I get the inspiration from the Rwandan people; strive for Agaciro (dignity) and their struggle for socio-economic …

Mobisol provides reliable solar power for a quarter million beneficiaries in Africa

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Leading German off-grid solar provider installs 50,000 smart solar home and business systems in East …

RRA pioneering in creating a conducive environment for doing business in Rwanda

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Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) is working very hard by the minute in ensuring that Rwanda becomes a home for investors by putting in place strategies that enable investors to easily establish their businesses in the country and pay taxes in a friendly …

NCR/SCIR Towards offering data analytics software solutions for efficiency in decision making processes

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The Service and Computer Industries Rwanda (SCIR), an ISO Certified affiliate of the American SCI Group that manages the NCR franchise locally and in the country has sought to augment the local ICT industry through its ICT related …