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 …

MANIFESTO REVIEW: Good Governance (Pillar 1 Part 3)

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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)

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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

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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

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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 …

Why buying a Hyundai car is a smart decision

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When it comes to a car, nothing’s better than peace of mind – knowing that it won’t suddenly break down. At Hyundai Rwanda, they take that assurance very seriously. Established in Rwanda in 2012 as the official distributor and workshop for Hyundai passenger vehicles, trucks and buses in the country, …

Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital: offering world-class eye care in Rwanda

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When it comes to eye care, Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital is reversing the roles and attracting foreign patients instead, offering the best services right from the heart of Africa, in Kigali, …

1000 Hills distillery: premium spirits, made in Rwanda!

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Lovers of spirits have reason to rejoice: while in the past they had to rely on foreign brands, they can now sample locally made vodka, rum, gin or whisky, courtesy of 1000 Hills …

How a woman tailor became a millionaire with the help of VisionFund Rwanda

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Throughout 2005, Mukakemayire worked on a veranda at Makuza plaza in Nyamagabe town, door no. 5, using a rented sewing machine (at Rwf3000 per month), making barely enough money to make ends meet. She had a dream, however, to use the tailoring skills she acquired at JOC Kigali (a skills development centre) …

Lake Kivu Serena staff light up lives of disabled Rubavu children

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As part of the Serena Hotels Group’s Light Up A Life initiative, the luxurious four-star beach hotel on 20th December received 65 disabled children, who are taken care of by the Ubumwe Community Center, to entertain them with games, dancing and singing of Christmas carols, as well as a copious …

Kigali Serena Hotel takes ‘Light up a Life Initiative’ to Kabeza children

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Kigali Serena took this year’s Light up a Life Initiative to Kabeza, Kanombe Sector in Kigali to celebrate Christmas with children from Hagari Rwanda ministry, an organization taking care of children of former female sex …

BRD and German counterpart to boost SME export potential

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The German Development Bank (KfW) has partnered with the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) to promote Rwandan exports through a €8.5 million (about Rwf7.5 billion) financing facility at the Export Growth Facility (…

Rwandan exporters to benefit from BRD-PSF deal

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The Rwf22 million funding deal will help set up facilities to revitalize PSF’s Exporters’ Forum, which was created about three years ago to lobby for policies that promote exports and export-related business, and to advocate with banks to fund export-oriented initiatives to increase product quality and sector …

Kigali Serena Hotel receives SGS Hospitality Excellence program certification

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After yet another successful audit by global standards body, SGS, Kigali Serena Hotel was this week awarded with the SGS Hospitality Excellence program certification. The certification looks at hygiene, food safety and quality systems of hospitality institutions through an audit that the Kigali Serena Hotel has conducted every quarter of …

Doing Business Reforms: Key in improving Rwanda's business environment

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Realizing the importance of making its environment suitable for doing business, Rwanda has during the past decade undertaken major steps in reforming its trade and investment …

Radisson Blu: Africa's formidable international events destination

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A lot of positive things have been and continue to be said of the iconic Kigali Convention Center by Radisson Blu becoming Africa’s formidable international events destination. The US$ 300 million (about Rwf 223 billion) complex that was opened in July this year, comprises of the five-star Radisson Blu hotel with 292 …

VisionFund does 'Umuganda' with Kabuga Savings Groups

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The VFR staff, from the main and Kabuga branches got to interact and participate in the activities with people of the area whose eight savings groups are today proud clients of …

TractAfric: Meeting Rwanda's machinery needs

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As a specialist in industrial, mining and construction equipment and the market leader in Morocco and Central Africa, TractAfric Equipment continues to provide Rwanda with the best …

Engen continues to reward clients with free, high quality coolant

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In order to show that they are with their clients in every aspect of their vehicles or machines’ lives, Engen continues to reward its clients with its high-quality ready-mix coolant. The coolant is a special radiator coolant that is premixed with water directly from the factory ensuring genuine mixture of …

Sinotruck Rwanda for all your truck and bus needs

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Sinotruk Rwanda Sales & Services Center is located in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda in Gasabo District, with beautiful scenery, favorable environment and convenient transportation. It is the first Chinese company to set the SINOTRUK Services Center in Rwanda. Asia Machinery Investments Ltd is the only authorized distributor of HOWO …

MANIFESTO REVIEW: Good Governance (Pillar 1, Part 2)

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Enacting laws that promote development. …