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 …

BRD, FSA combine efforts to fight poverty

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Rwf500 million has been allocated to provide guarantee for commercial building projects, Rwf370 million for micro hydropower plants, while Rwf345 million is for developers of a modern market complex, and Rwf291 million for a nursery and primary school …

Bank conveniently using Urwego’s e-platforms

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Banking with Urwego Opportunity Bank has never been easier thanks to the versatile electronic platforms adopted by the bank to ensure people transact …

Financial inclusion set to deepen as Atlas Mara merges BPR with BRD-Commercial

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Analysts are saying that with solid backing from Atlas Mara the new BPR is headed on a collision course with Bank of Kigali (BK) for customers and market share especially after edging out I&M Bank Rwanda as second largest bank in terms of asset base following BPR’s merger …

VisionFund: Transforming entrepreneurs’ lives

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Being a successful entrepreneur isn’t an easy feat given the financing needs many present today. Unlike most financial institutions that don’t look out for the start-ups for their high-credit risk, VisionFund Rwanda (VFR) is constantly changing that …

RSSB Properties: Building for Rwanda’s future

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One cannot go by without noticing the elegant buildings built by the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) across the country. The buildings are now a solution to what has been one of Rwanda’s burdening challenges, inadequate housing, office and commercial …

Ruhunda EKOCENTER; leveraging partnerships to unlock community development potentials

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Presently, there are over 100EKOCENTERS across Africa and Asia sponsored by Coca Cola. By end year 2016, the number is expected to …

What Is Car Servicing?

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In order that the original manufacturer warranty is not invalidated, it is vital that the vehicle is serviced by a Workshop that follows the Manufacturer guidelines while carrying out the vehicle service – This is the biggest reason why you should ALWAYS service your vehicle with Manufacturer Authorized …

Kwetu Filmmakers to attend German Film Academy

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Young Kwetu filmmakers are set to travel to Germany to attend an international filmmakers’ class at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg …

Serena hotel staff joins the fight against the genocide ideology

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On 23rd June 2016 Serena Hotel Kigali staff and management took an evening off to commemorate the Genocide against the Tutsis. At the event that was blessed by the Chairman of the National Council of Unity and Reconciliation (NCUR), Bishop John Rucyahana, participants were urged to actively take part in the …

Serena supports genocide survivors in Mageragere

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As part of its continuous Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, Rwanda’s leading five-star hotel, the Kigali Serena Hotel last month visited and donated towards the genocide survivors of Mageragere Sector in Nyarugenge District, …

BRD bolsters Gicumbi public transport

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Travelers to and from Gicumbi district, Northern Province, will now have an improved and enriched experience as a better system of handling commuter vehicles and passengers including a decent waiting shed and ticket booking office have been put in place; thanks to the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) that instated …