Using Electronic Billing Machines to enable a balanced market.

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Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) has made a lot of inroads in the use of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) to ease the collection of taxes and reduce the cost of doing …

Akagera Business Group Quality products & services diversification rule our world

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As the year 2015 dwindles away, one would say it has been very eventful and fulfilling for Akagera Business Group (…

Transunion Rwanda: Using ICT to offer the best credit reference services

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Rwanda last month hosted the second Transform Africa Summit after the inaugural one held in 2013. At least 10 African heads of state, leaders of government and heads of international corporations were among the participants at the Kigali summit, charting ways Information Communication Technologies can be used to improve service …

Cytonn Investments Ventures into the Rwandan Market

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Cytonn Investments Management Limited has ventured into the Rwandan market bringing investment opportunities in the East African region to investors in the …

Airtel Rwanda partners with Facebook for free web access (Q&A)

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Airtel Rwanda and Facebook have partnered to offer free web access to Rwandans while using the Airtel network. Through Free Basics by Facebook, Rwandans will be able to access various websites through the Airtel network at no …

Star Construction and Consultancy Ltd: Rwanda’s leading construction and consultancy firm

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With the ongoing boom in Rwanda’s construction industry, Star Construction and Consultancy (SCC) is positioning itself as the leading construction and consultancy firm in the …

Continued growth, and improved service delivery rank high on I&M BANK’s new MD agenda.

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Towards the end of August this year, I&M Bank Group welcomed a new Managing Director, Mr. Robin Bairstow to head its Rwanda …

RSSB –fast becoming a one-stop centre for Rwanda’s social security administration

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Rwanda has in the past two decades taken the world by surprise for its rapid socioeconomic transformation, scoring highly in several reports and gaining popularity for its ambitions in pursuing quality life for all its …

I&M Bank’s New Home loans products Designed by you, now available

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With features suggested by customers over the years, I&M Bank Rwanda has refreshed its home loans offering to make home ownership a …

Doing Business Reforms: Making Rwanda attractive to investors

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Rwanda has, since 2008 worked consistently in improving its environment for companies to do business, facilitating investors to put their money to good use in the country’s different economic …

ICT important in facilitating youth job creation

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Information Communication Technology (ICT) related services have become a key source of employment for Rwandans especially the youth, providing alternative sources of income that are more different and innovative from the renowned white-collar jobs dreamt about by the several university graduates most of whom, unfortunately always end up not getting …

Showing the significance of internet connectivity in building a knowledge-based economy

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Broadband today is a tool being used to deliver data and foster innovation. It is also one of the main drivers to achieving Rwanda’s goal to become a knowledge-based …

Rwanda boosting e-governance with Irembo online portal

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In August this year, Rwanda commissioned its first online portal for e-governance widely known in the Kinyarwanda dialect as ‘Irembo’ which is loosely translated as ‘gateway’ in …

Public-Private collaboration accelerate the implementation and impact of Rwanda’s digital strategies

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When it comes to any African country’s economic development, the question that always comes up in each and every sector is how governments and private sector companies can work together to accelerate their …

Crane Bank Rwanda: Making banking easier than you think

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Interview with Faith Chisulo, Mobile Financial Services Manager, Tigo Rwanda

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1. What role has Tigo Cash played in the transformation of Rwanda? Since our launch in May 2011, Tigo cash has been changing the financial landscape in Rwanda and made great contribution towards accelerating and sustaining Rwanda’s ongoing digital …

Rwanda-Uganda ties grow, spread benefits to more people

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Uganda and Rwanda share a rich political history, geography, socio-cultural values and economics that have all made us allies, neighbours and …

Century Park –building immaculate dwellings for today and the future

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A few months after the official launch of Century Park in Rwanda and the groundbreaking ceremonies on the construction of what will become the perfection of residence in the capital Kigali; the developer is putting evidence to promise; moving as planned and delivering as …

BRALIRWA celebrates Enjoy Responsibly Day with special focus on preventing drink driving

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As is custom in all Heineken group companies since 2014, Rwanda’s leading beverage manufacturer Brasseries et Limonaderies du Rwanda (BRALIRWA) on September 17th celebrated the Enjoy Responsibly Day during which occasion the brewery’s management exhorted staff and invited guests to exercise responsibility in alcohol …

Urwego moves into new head offices, promises the best service delivery

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People’s bank, Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) has opened its doors closer to the people it loyally serves at the heart of Kigali, promising to offer the best customer service and product offerings than any other bank ever …

How to invest in Stocks on Rwanda Stock Exchange

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Rwanda is one of the fastest growing economies in the world in terms of investment, real estate, banking, manufacturing and of course the stock …

BRALIRWA secures US$25 million IFC fund to expand operations

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BRALIRWA, Rwanda’s leading brewery by market share, recently signed a US$25 million loan facility from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) that will see the firm continue its expansion plans and boost local sourcing of raw materials particularly of maize through investing in the crop’s value …

How Jean Marie used URWEGO loan facility to transform his hometown

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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

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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

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