I&M Bank acquires majority shares in BCR

Today, private equity firm Actis announced the sale of its 80 per cent shareholding in Banque Commercial du Rwanda (BCR) to

Newly sworn in US Peace Corps to focus on rural health development

United States of America ambassador to Rwanda, Donald Koran has sworn in 21 new Peace Corps volunteers to work towards health


MTN employees to fly Mandela Day flag in Africa and the Middle East

MTN employees today join multitudes of people and organisations around the world to observe Mandela Day in celebration of Nelson

Maj. Gen. Kamanzi appointed new Chief of Staff

The president of the republic of Rwanda, who also is the Army Chief of Command yesterday made new appointments and


Clinton to launch Cancer Center in Butaro

The former US president, Mr. Bill Clinton is today taking part in the official opening of the First National Cancer

Bralirwa offers Rwf 15 million support to Unity Club initiative for Orphans

Rwanda’s leading beverages maker Bralirwa Ltd has offered support to Unity Club’s initiative that seeks to provide Rwanda’


Rwanda needs a good transport network to enhance its export power

As the country struggles to develop the economy through increased exports, experts say high transport costs are still a major

Marriot Hotels to sponsor Rwandan girls for training in Middle East

Female students from Akilah women’s Institute will be given first priority of working and acquiring free training in


Journalists gear up for the 2012 East Africa Media Awards

The annual East African Media Awards 2012 are now open for entries from practicing journalists, commentators from the East African Community

Rwanda, Uganda joint surveillance operations receive donation from JICA

In a bid to crackdown on smuggling and tax evasion by cross border traders, Rwanda and Uganda have agreed to


Regional Police officers begin supervisory course

30 police officers from Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and Somalia with 2 officers from Rwanda Correctional Services began a two months Police

President Kagame meets Egypt’s Morsi

Yesterday marked the concluding day of the 19th Session of the African Union Assembly held under the theme “Boosting African


Rwanda’s fish farming industry projects massive growth

The Kigembe Fish Hatchery, inaugurated early this year, has up to present produced more than 1.2 million fish fingerlings, with a

Farmers greatly benefit from MINAGRI’s communication system

The Agriculture Information and Communication Centre (CICA) has achieved 95 per cent of its mandated task of collecting, storing, processing and


SFB best performing students receive MTN Rwanda’s Blackberry Smart Phones

MTN Rwanda today, 16th July provided four BlackBerry® smart phones to the top four, best performing students of the School

Why Rwanda leads E.Africa in healthcare

Once again, Rwanda leads in the East African Community (EAC) in one important aspect - government expenditure on healthcare per


Eastern Province miners receive training from WOLFRAM

WOLFRAM, a locally owned and leading mining company in Rwanda, offered training to over 16 company subcontractors in the Rweinkavu sector

Norlega macadamia firm to expand after Gabon award

Elyseé Gatarayiha, the proprietor of Norlega, Rwanda’s leading macadamia factory, has ordered for sophisticated machines meant to improve the


Serena Hotel to introduce shuttle services to Kivu

On the 20th of July, Serena Kigali Hotel will officially introduce its shuttle services. The new product will transport interested

Mineduc resolves students transportation hitch

The state minister of education, Mathias Harebamungu has urged transport agencies to make the end of semester transportation rush smooth


Rwanda to host EAC private sector meeting

East African Business Council together with the International Trade Centre (ITC) is organizing the East African Community (EAC) regional Public-Private

National Institute of statistics envisages a successful 2012 National census

The Director General of Rwanda National Institute of Statistics (NISR), Mr. Yousuf Murangwa has urged all Rwandans to fully participate

Ecobank named “2012 Best Bank in Africa” by Euromoney

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“Ecobank” or “the Group”) has been named “Best Bank in Africa” by the leading international finance magazine,

Outgoing CEO John Gara hands over office to Ag CEO Clare Akamanzi

Outgoing Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) John Gara handed over office on Friday 13th July 2012,

Government geared towards realization of ICT in all local sectors

Experts in Information Technology in Rwanda have made a commitment to increase access to internet usage in rural areas of