Maurice Twahirwa

Africeramics Ltd and Nyanza District sign deal to establish ceramics factory

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May2019
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 ... Read More
May 17, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
RDB’s Head of Investment Promotion Winifred Ngangure presents some of the investment opportunities in Nyagatare District (00000002)

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May2019
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, ... Read More
May 3, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Gishwati Mukura National Park

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Apr2019
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 ... Read More
April 27, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
RDB’s Head of Investment Promotion, Winifred Ngangure presents to different enterpreneurs on the different opportunities for investment in Musanze District during the forum

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Apr2019
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, ... Read More
April 26, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Held under the theme; Reach for Gold, IP and Sports, RDB convened different stakeholders from the sports fraternity

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Apr2019
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 ... Read More
April 26, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Minister of Defence, Major General Albert Murasira opening the Business Forum in Rubavu

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Apr2019
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 ... Read More
April 19, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
The workshop brought together different stakeholders from the construction sector including architects and engineers

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Apr2019
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. ... Read More
April 15, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Ellen Kallinowsky, the Principal Technical Advisor of the Eco-Emploi Program at GIZ (L), one of the newly certified birding guides (C) and the RDB Head of Tourism and Conservation, Ariella Kageruka (R)

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Apr2019
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 ... Read More
April 5, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
From R-L, the REG CEO, Ron Weiss, Minister of Infrastructure, Amb. Gatete, Symbion Power CEO, Lord Irvine Laidlaw and RDB Deputy CEO, Emmanuel Hategeka sign the US$200 million Concession and Power Purchase Agree

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Mar2019
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 ... Read More
March 29, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
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Mar2019
Through the RDB (Rwanda Development Board) Chief Skills Office, beneficiaries of the Presidential Scholarships will now be meeting regularly to network and share opportunities and ideas aimed at steering Rwanda’s economic development. The first of the meetings took place on Thursday 28th March in Kigali and brought together 38 beneficiaries who studied from universities in the ... Read More
March 28, 2019Maurice Twahirwa