Ben Gasore

From L-R, RDB’s Head of the Single Project Implementation Unit, Felix Siboniyo, RDB’s Head of Tourism and Conservation and Victor Chudal Linden, from GIZ’s Eco-Emploi program at the press conference today


For the second year running, Rwanda is set to host the regional Kigali Audio-Visual Forum that will bring together an estimated 500 stakeholders from the global film industry to discuss trends in the sector and available business opportunities. The event, which will take place from the 27th to 28th of this ... Read More
November 19, 2019Ben Gasore
free range cranes


In a bid to stop the illegal trade of Grey Crowned Cranes and reverse their shocking decline in numbers which could lead to their extinction, RDB in collaboration with the Rwanda Wildlife Conservation Association have issued a final call to those still poaching, selling and keeping Grey Crowned Cranes to stop by end ... Read More
November 18, 2019Ben Gasore
A select 100 SMEs were assessed during the study


RDB (Rwanda Development Board) yesterday held a stakeholder workshop to present findings from a study that was carried out to analyze the rate of innovation in the production process of SME's (Small and Medium Enterprises) and the status of protection of different intellectual property (IP) assets. The Study on Technology and Intellectual Property Registration ... Read More
November 16, 2019Ben Gasore
We are showcasing RwandAir at today’s Lord Mayor’s Show. Rwandair connects Kigali to London with three flights a week.


Rwanda has invited the world to Kigali for the 2020 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and shared the country’s rich culture with hundreds of thousands of people at the annual Lord Mayor’s Show in London. The Lord Mayor’s Show is 804 years old and one of the world’s largest ... Read More
November 9, 2019Ben Gasore
RDB’s Chief Tourism Officer, Belise Kariza (R) receives the award on behalf of Visit Rwanda_


Top travel bloggers select Rwanda for annual Travel Lemming Emerging Destination Award London (November 7, 2019) - Rwanda has been voted one of the top 30 emerging travel destinations on the planet for 2020, and number one overall on the continent of Africa. The annual awards honoring trending destinations were published this ... Read More
November 7, 2019Ben Gasore
An Evening with Visit Rwanda at WTM London – CTO Belise Kariza welcome guests


Visit Rwanda last evening hosted a screening of the Rwanda Royal Tour with international tour operators to showcase the country’s vibrant and diverse offering of luxury and ecotourism experiences. The event was part of Visit Rwanda’s ‘Business-to-Business’ outreach at the World Travel Market, which takes place each year in London ... Read More
November 6, 2019Ben Gasore
The owners of accomodation facilities pose for a group photo after receiving their star grading in today’s ceremony in Kigali


40 hospitality establishments have been awarded between 1 (one) to 5 (five) stars by RDB (Rwanda Development Board) during the 2019 Hospitality Grading ceremony today. The 1-5 star grading system helps to differentiate the quality of services that establishments render to their clientele. The criteria used to grade the establishments range from their location, site and environment, architectural design and features, ... Read More
November 1, 2019Ben Gasore
Gorilla Goals at Arsenal Match in London 2


Today at the Emirates Stadium in London, Visit Rwanda, Arsenal’s Official Tourism Partner and Sleeve Sponsor, gave fans the opportunity to learn about gorilla conservation and the country’s unique ecotourism offerings. During the event, fans had the opportunity to try their luck at scoring goals and winning VIP tickets to ... Read More
October 28, 2019Ben Gasore


Rwanda remains the second easiest place to do business in Africa and is now 38th globally, according to the 2020 World Bank Doing Business report released today. The World Bank assessed 190 countries using 10 indicators in business regulations. These include starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering ... Read More
October 24, 2019Ben Gasore