The Government of Rwanda and Qatar Airways today concluded an investment partnership for Rwanda’s new international airport. The partnership features three agreements to build, own, and operate the state-of-the-art facility. Qatar Airways has agreed to take a 60% stake in the project, which as a whole is valued at around $1.3 ...
December 9, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Today, at the Rwanda Development Board, Africeramics Ltd signed an agreement with Nyanza district for the establishment of Rwanda’s first ceramic tiles manufacturing plant. Nyanza District owns a minority stake in the investment in exchange for the land availed by the district to Africeramics Ltd. Planned to be operational in less ...
May 17, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
As part of a series of district investment forums taking place across the country, RDB (Rwanda Development Board) today organized the Nyagatare Investment Forum. The Forum, which attracted over 200 attendees from the private and public sector was organized in partnership with the Nyagatare District administration. Speaking during the event, the RDB Head of Investment Promotion, ...
May 3, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has signed a 25-YEAR concession agreement with Imizi Ecotourism Development Ltd for the development of a multi-phased conservation and tourism management program in Gishwati-Mukura National Park. The concession agreement will see Imizi develop and operate an exclusive chimpanzee and primate trekking experience under the Wilderness Safaris brand, while RDB will oversee ecology ...
April 27, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
As part of a series of district investment forums taking place across the country, RDB (Rwanda Development Board) today organized the Musanze Investment Forum. The Forum, which attracted over 200 attendees from the private and public sector was organized in partnership with the Musanze District administration. Speaking during the event, the RDB Head of Investment Promotion, ...
April 26, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Rwanda today joined the rest of the world in celebrating the World Intellectual Property Day by holding a seminar with stakeholders from the sports sector on the importance of IP (intellectual property) rights in sport. The day-long event brought together over 100 stakeholders from sports federations, academies and clubs, broadcasting agencies, private sector companies and government institutions. Held ...
April 26, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
A first Investor Forum took place in Rubavu District today with RDB encouraging members of both the local and international business community to invest in the district. The Forum, which attracted over 200 people from the private sector and government, was organized by the Rubavu District administration. Speaking during the event, Winifred Ngangure, the RDB Head of ...
April 19, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Investing in Rwanda is set to improve following a number of reforms pertaining to the construction permit process. The reforms announced today by the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), the City of Kigali and the Rwanda Housing Authority during a workshop for local construction sector professionals will reduce costs and streamline procedures in obtaining construction permits. ...
April 15, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
The bird watching experience in Rwanda is set to improve after 35 local birding guides completed a 19-day training exercise today. Led by British expert birder Malcolm Wilson, the guides were trained on bird watching techniques, photography, ringing, breeding biology, tourism and presentation. The training was organized by the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), in collaboration with the Rwanda ...
April 5, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) today convened the inaugural ‘Energy and Mining CEOs Forum’ in Kigali. Held under the theme ‘Energy and mining - Key drivers of the National Strategy for Transformation’, the forum brought together business leaders in the mining and energy sectors in Rwanda, representatives from Rwanda Development Board, Ministry of Infrastructure, Rwanda Energy ...
March 29, 2019Maurice Twahirwa