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The Government of Rwanda and Babylon Health (operating as Babyl in Rwanda) have entered into a 10-year partnership to enable Rwandans countrywide to access quality healthcare services through their mobile phones. Through the partnership, Babyl will work with the Ministry of Health to develop a new healthcare delivery model called ‘Digital-First ... Read More
March 2, 2020Ben Gasore
Rwanda, through a special purpose vehicle entered into a partnership with a UAE firm, Vitronic to install and operate road safety systems in Rwanda


The Government of Rwanda today signed a multimillion-dollar agreement with Eastern Ventures, a local Special Purpose Vehicle in partnership with Vitronic, a firm based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to help improve road safety in Rwanda. The agreement which was signed by the Rwanda National Police at the Rwanda Development ... Read More
February 27, 2020Ben Gasore
Rwanda is courting more tourists from the Middle East at the ongoing IMTM 2020 Travel Fair in Israel


Rwanda is looking to attract more tourists from the Middle East by participating at the International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM 2020) in Israel. The fair, which is taking place from 11th February to 12th February, is the largest professional tourism market and Business to Business (B2B) event in the Eastern Mediterranean. IMTM ... Read More
February 11, 2020Ben Gasore
RDB CEO, Clare Akamanzi (L) shakes hands with FAO Representative in Rwanda, Gaulbert Gbehounou (R), after signing the new partnership today at RDB offices


RDB (Rwanda Development Board) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have today entered into a partnership aimed at building capacities and digitizing agricultural value chains. The three-year project, titled, “Support local suppliers’ capacity development and promote e-commerce in Rwanda”, will enable farmers, companies and other stakeholders across agricultural value chains to increase productivity and incomes. This will ... Read More
February 5, 2020Ben Gasore
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RDB (Rwanda Development Board) in partnership with the Ministry of Defence yesterday started a 15-day training for 30 professional guides in order to improve their knowledge on the Rwanda Liberation History Tourism trail. The120-kilometer Liberation History Tourism Trail is a new tourism product consisting of a collection of sites and trails in 29 ... Read More
February 4, 2020Ben Gasore


Rwanda has won the bid to host the Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF)  2020 and Awards, scheduled to be hosted from 13thto 15thJuly, 2020 in Kigali. The theme for this year’s gathering is “Shaping a better future for Intra-Africa travel together”.   The intra-African travel game-changing event will take place at the ... Read More
February 4, 2020Ben Gasore
RDB (Rwanda Development Board) awarded 11 local businesses during the 7th edition of the RDB Business Excellence Awards.


Today, RDB (Rwanda Development Board) awarded 11 local businesses during the 7th edition of the RDB Business Excellence Awards. The 2019 RDB Business Excellence Awards celebrated efforts made by both corporate and small medium sized enterprises in Rwanda. The awards are an opportunity for the local business community to come together ... Read More
February 4, 2020Ben Gasore
The New York Times Travel Show is organized by the New York Times, and is taking place in Manhattan


RDB's (Rwanda Development Board) tourism marketing team, together with seven Rwandan tour companies are participating in the 2020 New York Times Travel Show at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City as well as roadshows in California. The New York Times Travel Show is organized by the New York ... Read More
January 28, 2020Ben Gasore
Some of the 200 youth register on RDB’s online job portal, in the mobile employment service bus in Musanze today


The first of many Mobile Employment Services provided countrywide through buses started today in Musanze District reaching out to over 200 youths. The buses used by RDB (Rwanda Development Board), through its Chief Skills Office support the already existing Employment Service Centres located in Musanze, Kigali and Huye regions by reaching out to the ... Read More
January 23, 2020Ben Gasore
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The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) registered investments worth US$ 2.46 billion in 2019, an increase of 22.6% from the previous year. In 2018 RDB registered investments worth US$ 2.01 billion. Energy and manufacturing accounted for 75% of all investments registered (45% and 30% respectively). Other sectors that attracted significant investments were ... Read More
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