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 …

UAP Agriculture Insurance Providing agribusiness insurance cover to stimulate agriculture sector

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The long ill-conceived issue of regarding agriculture as a risky venture is no longer holds, thanks to UAP’s agriculture insurance solutions launched onto the Rwandan market, an innovation that has got more Rwandan farmers access insurance for their crops. Apart from building confidence among farmers, the cover is bound …

Kamonyi Vocation training centre holds first graduation ceremony

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6th May 2016 Kamonyi vocation Center, founded by Strive Foundation Rwanda in 2015, held their first graduation ceremony where 56 trainees received their certificates in different disciplines. The …

Q&A with Tigo CEO Philip Amoateng

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As Rwanda moves forward towards its ambition of becoming a middle-income country, what I believe that we will see is increased mobile phone usage. People will use their phones to make payments, access government services and enjoy online content; and all this at high data speeds. At Tigo we believe …

How Bamurange used Urwego School Improvement Loan to provide Rusheshe children with a school

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“Socially impacting lives doesn’t come easy especially when you set off to do it but when you have a vision and the commitment to attain it, you will definitely find ways of reaching your final destination” said Ms. Beatrice Bamurange, the founder of the ever-growing Rise to Shine School …

Engen Staff Pay tribute to Kicukiro Genocide Victims

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Staff of Engen Rwanda Limited, a fuel marketing company, last month visited Nyanza Memorial Site to pay tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi buried there. The Engen staff laid a wreath in honour of the 11,050 victims that are buried at the site after which they were taken …

Vision Finance Company rebrands to VisionFund Rwanda promises to reach more of the un-banked population

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VisionFund Rwanda (VFR) is a part of VisionFund International and subsidiary of World Vision International operating in more than 40 countries. In Rwanda VFR is one of the largest deposits taking Microfinance Institutions whose mission is to provide financial and non-financial services to the most underprivileged with limited financial access in …

NPD LTD: Building sustainable infrastructures for Rwanda

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As a leader in Rwanda’s construction industry, NPD Limited has created its own in building sustainable infrastructures for …

Oriental Gourmet: Giving you the perfect taste of Asian Cuisine

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Managed by a Filipino, Melanie Cordero, Oriental Gourmet brings a refreshing approach to oriental foods ranging from Thai, Japanese and Chinese …

Mediheal Hospital and Fertility Centre-Kigali Cutting Edge Medical Centre of Excellence

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Since its establishment in Rwanda in 2014, the health facility, also part of Mediheal group of hospitals, has maintained its position as a leading health service provider in the country. It is located on Plot No. 252, Kimihurura, Main Road, in Rwanda’s capital …

UAP Insurance Rwanda Celebrate World Diversity Day

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Held under the global theme “Find your greatness” UAP Insurance Rwanda’s staff joined their colleagues from other UAP jurisdictions in Botswana, China, Columbia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Malawi, Mexico, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe to share the Rwandan culture and its …

TURKISH- truly a global airline

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Turkish airlines for many years has been synonymous with world class services, timely arrivals and departures and quite favorable ticket pricing. This success story comes from a history of the commitment of the Turkish people to serve, the enormous investment, technology and training in the industry, hard work and through …

Istanbul- at the heart of history, religion, culture and architecture .

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Istanbul is a city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. The Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot …

Sonarwa General transforming with Rwanda, a land of a thousand innovations while making people financially secure

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Through its core values of accountability, excellent service delivery, teamwork, proactiveness and empathy, SONARWA General Insurance has emerged as the undeniable leader in the …

Monaco café An exceptional brand that prides itself of quality service

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One of Kigali’s most favorite coffee shops! Lovey vibe, decor and the food is amazing. With an indoor amusement children’s park, the service are fantastic.It is actually the first of its kind in the …

Engen sponsors 10 children under Imbuto Foundation’sScholarship program

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Leading fuel marketer, Engen Rwanda has partnered with Imbuto Foundation to sponsor 10 vulnerable but brilliant students to continue their secondary school education under the Foundation's 'Edified Generation' scholarship …

“Hotel des Mille Collines is a Rwandan landmark and will remain so”Denis Wollner, General Manager

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The best analogy of the hospitality, if one was to find it, is a living room in a home. It is the place with all the heart warming decoration, firm furniture to bold every weight and sooth the wary bodies, stress relieving lighting that gives a visitor the feeling of …

BRD Commissions Rwinkwavu irrigation scheme

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Farmers who cultivate in the over 1000 acres of wetland in Rwinkwavu Sector, Kayonza district have started irrigating their crops as a counter measure to the shortage of rain and preventing hunger. The program was supported by BRD to a tune of over Rwf12 million – extended to cooperatives – as …

Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) secures $15m facility from BADEA to increase its lending capacity to the private sector

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In the recent development, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) has entered into a US$15 million facility agreement with the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) to boost the Bank’s lending to the private …

BRD Playing key role in filling the financing gap in Agriculture sector

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In its expanded and refocused mandate – enshrined in the strategic plan 2016 – 2020, the Development Bank of Rwanda (RDB) has redesigned the Agriculture sector financing plan with focus on promoting agriculture transformationand modernization. “Among the several initiatives of the Bank, agriculture is the head priority in the BRD financing, says Juvenal Kalema, …

Airtel Rwanda and RwandaOnline in partnership to Provide Online Payment Solutions for Government Services ViaIrembo Platform

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In a bid to advance efficient digital payments Airtel Rwanda and RwandaOnline Platform Limited (ROPL) have partnered to make payments for government services simpler through the Irembo e-Government …

Advertising is a serious business – Know it from people at Scanad Rwanda

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Scanad is a 34 year old agency network that grew within Africa and became the integral agency in the WPP Scangroup ecosystem. WPP-Scangroup (listed on Nairobi Stock Exchange) is the largest marketing services & communications network in Sub-Sahara Africa and is a subsidiary of the global industry leader – WPP (listed on London …

Bralirwa launches plastic soft drink packaging

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In a bid to offer a variety of choices to its customers, beverages manufacturer, Bralirwa has launched Coca-Cola soft drinks plastic packaging line. The soft drinks will from now on be produced through the multi-million polyethylene terephthalate (PET), joining the extensive soft drink portfolio under the flagship Coca-Cola …