How Jean Marie used URWEGO loan facility to transform his hometown

Hope Magazine

A role model in his community, Jean Marie owns the only restaurant in his small town in Southern Rwanda, and he has more than once been recognized by the leaders of his district for his exemplary farming …

RSE to start automated trading by next year

Hope Magazine

Come the first quarter next year, trading at the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) is expected to become fully automated as today only transfer of securities between buyers and sellers is happening …

Kwita Izina caps exciting week of Tourism activities

Hope Magazine

This year’s baby gorilla naming ceremony, known as ‘Kwita Izina’, will go down in history books among the most memorable to all …

Kwita Izina: Charming, Unique and now International

Hope Magazine

The playful rolling of baby gorillas towards the dais to be named is just fine. The chest-thumping of the dummy silverbacks is quite …

DHL staff now better placed to serve with latest certification

Hope Magazine

DHL Express Limited, Rwanda's leading mail and logistics service provider has reaffirmed its commitment in serving the Rwandan market and beyond by having its staff acquire Certified International Specialist (CIS), a highly acknowledged professional …

Engen sponsors Rwanda Mountain Gorilla motor rally

Hope Magazine

Engen Rwanda was the lead sponsor of this year’s Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Rally, providing all fuel and oil used during the two days of the …

ABG extends into Wine supply, bringing the world’s best into Rwanda at affordable pricing

Matthew Rwahigi

Akagera Business Group (ABG) through its Akagera Trading division, since June embarked on a new venture of abridging the distance between Rwanda and the world’s best wineries to supply leading wine brands to Rwanda with affordable …

ENGEN Rwanda partners with Safe Gas to introduce revolutionary cooking gas product

Hope Magazine

Rwanda’s leading petroleum products distributor Engen Rwanda has struck a deal with Norwegian Safe Gas Ltd which will see the former introduce a trendy gas product that eliminates the risk of explosion largely associated with traditional steel gas …

City of Kigali Leading Kigali’s skyline transformation

Hope Magazine

Kigali remains on track to attaining the status of the ‘centre of urban excellence’ in Africa by 2040 going by recent events that have seen the inauguration of a magnificent city hall and a grand plaza in the city centre. City of Kigali authorities envisage a more developed and ‘smart’ city …

Urwego Opportunity Bank; a rising star in Rwanda’s financial sector

Matthew Rwahigi

Established in 1997 as a purely Microfinance Institution that was mostly popular among women at the time, Urwego Opportunity Bank since 2007 acquired Central Bank license to operate as a fully fledged commercial bank and has since made efforts to remain relevant to both its bottom of the financial services demand pyramid …

About UAE Exchange (Rwanda)

Hope Magazine

UAE Exchange commenced its operations in Rwanda in the year 2010. The first outlet in UTC Kigali, started with providing money transfer and foreign exchange services, and transgressed into offering bill payments services as well. Today UAE Exchange has branches in Kigali, Remera and Nyabugogo in …

BRALIRWA supports return of lions to Rwanda’s Akagera national Park

Hope Magazine

The leading beverage company in Rwanda, BRALIRWA recently reaffirmed its position as a responsible corporate citizen when it joined and contributed significantly to returning lions to the Akagera National park, 15 years after the demise of the park’s original population of the …

Turkish Airlines commits to better passenger circulation, tourism

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Turkish Airlines is committed to the promotion of incoming and outgoing tourism between Rwanda and Turkey, the new Rwanda Country Manager has assured. During an exclusive interview with Hope Magazine, Ömer Faruk Korkmaz noted that Rwanda has a lot of potential to attract tourists from Turkey that will be reciprocated …

CIMERWA offers 15% discount in promotion drive

George Kalisa

CIMERWA, Rwanda’s only cement manufacturer, has announced an attractive discount on its general purpose blue bagged cement 32.5 which pulls down the price of cement from the FRW8500 per bag to only FRW7300 effective August 19, 2015 representing close to 15 per cent …

RAK CERAMICS Opens in Rwanda providing Global Quality Products

Hope Magazine

The construction sector in Rwanda has been a true reflection of the country's economic growth especially in the past one decade, featuring enormous structures and in big numbers unseen before rising from every corner of the country. But the growth in the sector has not come lightly, considering the high …

SERENA cements its position as Rwanda’s leading hotel brand

Hope Magazine

Kigali Serena proclaimed Rwanda’s Leading hotel by World Travel Awards for the fourth time Kigali Serena Hotel was recently awarded the Leading Hotel in Rwanda Award at the World Travel Awards hosted in the Seychelles Island presented to the hotel’s management in a colorful event on June 20th. …

Kigali View Hotel; Providing an enriched experience all the way

Matthew Rwahigi

Ripples sweep and wash over the face and surface of the clear waters of the pool, creating wavelets that lazily consume in the glows from the lights at the sidewalls. A not so swift but soft breeze also sweeps about, carrying with it an aroma from the kitchen as it …

Hotpoint Rwanda expands, opens another showroom

Hope Magazine

In the drive to bring services closer to the customers Hotpoint – Rwanda has opened a retail outlet in Kisimenti-Remera, a Kigali suburb to serve areas surrounding the busy trading …

kountable continues to serve quick financing needs of businesses in Rwanda

Matthew Rwahigi

One month after a very successful launch on May 30th at the Kigali Serena Hotel, kountable has so far received 297 new prospective projects from Rwandan entrepreneurs looking to grow their …

British Council Building English proficiency, polishing soft skills

Hope Magazine

The British Council in Rwanda is involved in a number of activities that involve building capacity in English proficiency and soft skills through the English Language Training (ELT) services. The ELT beneficiaries are drawn from ministries, the corporate world, government agencies, civil society organisations and other adults from the beginner …

Lamudi Rwanda top five property listings

Hope Magazine

KIGALI, JULY 2, 2015: The real estate market in Rwanda is vibrant and we have properties coming up in the Kigali that are exceptional and competitive in the market. We now see more people interested in the investment of real estate and in order to get good returns people are coming up …

EBMs, POS terminals, and more IT solutions

Matthew Rwahigi

When Rwanda begun implementing the use of Electronic Billing Machines (EBMs) one of the main components for the policy’s success was ensuring sustained supply of the …

Africa Development Consultant Ltd (ADC) giving a lifeline to Rwandan entrepreneurs

Matthew Rwahigi

The Africa Development Consultant (ADC) was incorporated to serve and ad-dress the Business Development Service (BDS) needs of Micro, Small and Medi-um Enterprises (MSMEs). To a greater extent, with support from the govern-ment of Rwanda and International organizations, ADC can be said to have lived up to its mission in …

Mobile money tax payment facility

James Buyinza

It is no longer necessary for taxpayers to queue at Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) offices or at any bank in order to pay taxes thanks to a partnership between MTN Rwanda and the tax ad-ministration to offer an easier and quicker platform of remitting taxes through the telecoms MTN Mobile …

Crown Solutions Rwanda; Engineering solutions at affordable rates

Matthew Rwahigi

There are so many traders of electrical products, but in most cases, these are just that; traders. A customer walks into the shop, asks for what they think serves their construction’s specifications and off they …