Mitigating the effects of climate change and enhancing the use of technology to improve livelihoods are two of the topics that took centre stage on the second day of the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF 2022) in Kigali. Participants deliberated during the various sessions of the day, noting that members ...
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June 22, 2022admin
The 2022 Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF 2022) commenced in Kigali today, with participants deliberating on key global issues and the role of the Commonwealth in leading a global reset as the world emerges from the pandemic. His Excellency President Paul Kagame was joined by the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Right ...
June 21, 2022admin
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB), together with the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC), are pleased to announce that the 2022 Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF 2022) will commence from 21-23 June in Kigali. The forum will bring together government leaders, captains of industry and business executives, leaders of global and regional ...
June 20, 2022admin
Kasada acquires the Umubano hotel in Kigali, Rwanda The historic building will undergo full refurbishment to re-open as a 100-key Mövenpick hotel in 2025 Renovation will conform to high ESG standards KIGALI / PORT LOUIS, June 9, 2022 – The Government of Rwanda and Kasada have announced today the acquisition ...
June 10, 2022admin
The Government of Rwanda, in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) through its Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA), has launched a 2-year project aimed at "Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policy in Rwanda (EQuIP project). The project worth USD 550,000 is meant to build staff capacity from institutions ...
June 6, 2022admin
Visit Rwanda serves as Founding and Host partner of The BAL8 teams from the Sahara and Nile Conference vie for the Season 2 championshipBAL Season 2 playoffs and finals will take place from 21-28 May 2022 at the Kigali Arena in Rwanda Yesterday, the Rwanda Development Board and The Basketball Africa ...
April 20, 2022admin
The parties will develop a roadmap to pursue key business opportunities in the energy transition Kigali, 8 April 2022 - Eni and the Government of Rwanda signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to identify collaborative opportunities in circular economy, agriculture, forestry, innovation and digital information technology. Under the terms of the ...
April 8, 2022admin
In 2021, Rwanda Development Board recorded growth in key sectors that include investment registration, tourism, exports and skills development compared to 2020. The year 2020 was characterized by the global economic slowdown that resulted from the impact of COVID-19. RDB registered investments worth US$3.7 billion in 2021, up from US$1.3 billion ...
April 5, 2022admin
Rwanda has signed 3 memorandums of understanding with Zimbabwe at the ongoing Zimbabwe-Rwanda Trade and Investment Conference taking place in Harare, Zimbabwe. The conference is a reciprocal meeting following the Kigali conference, which took place in September 2021. It brought together senior government officials and over 40 private companies from Rwanda ...
March 29, 2022admin
Network of Bioethanol Cooking Fuel ATMs will enable convenient access to ultra-clean cooking fuel for all Rwandan homes, replacing deforestation-based charcoal Kigali, Rwanda, 22 March 2022 – The Government of Rwanda today announced an agreement with KOKO Networks (“KOKO”) to develop the world’s first nation-wide renewable cooking fuel utility. Rwanda is targeting ...
March 22, 2022admin