A three-day training workshop for 100 women tourism and hospitality professionals led by experts from the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, a Dubai based hospitality centre of excellence has been concluded yesterday. This vocational training, titled ‘Empowering 100 Women Future Leaders in Hospitality Excellence’, followed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Rwanda Ministry ...
March 21, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
100 women tourism and hospitality professionals are today commencing a three-day training workshop from the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, a Dubai based hospitality center of excellence. This vocational training, titled ‘Empowering 100 Women Future Leaders in Hospitality Excellence’, follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Rwanda Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International ...
March 18, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
A training exercise organized for 35 local birding guides has started today in an aim to improve the bird watching experience in Rwanda. Led by British expert birder Malcolm Wilson, the guides will be trained on bird watching techniques, photography, ringing, breeding biology, tourism and presentation. Each local guide received bird watching books and a ...
March 16, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
HANGZHOU, China, March 11, 2019 / - This week, 30 Rwanda-based entrepreneurs and founders completed the first Alibaba Netpreneur Training Program held at Alibaba Group’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China. The Alibaba Netpreneur Training Program was launched by Alibaba Business School to help entrepreneurs transform their businesses for the digital era and overcome country-specific challenges. In partnership with the Rwanda Development ...
March 11, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
The Government of Rwanda, represented by the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has entered into a joint venture with Netafim, an Israeli irrigation technology firm, for the development of the Gabiro Agribusiness Hub Project (GAHP). The GAHP aims to create a holistic and commercial agricultural ecosystem by developing modern value chain over an area of approximately ...
March 4, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has today handed over the newly constructed Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Africa Campus to the Ministry of Education (MINEDUC). The US$ 10 million facility was constructed by RDB and funded by the African Development Bank. The handover aims to transfer the management and operations of CMU Africa as an institution of higher learning ...
March 1, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
A high-level team led by the RDB (Rwanda Development Board) Chief Tourism Officer, Belise Kariza, and key tourism stakeholders such as the Director of the Rwanda Tour and Travel Association and Chairman of the Rwanda Safari Guide Association have today concluded a two-day program that aimed to identify potential new tourism sites in the Eastern ...
February 23, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
A five-day ‘coach-the-coaches’ football clinic led by Arsenal FC coaches, Simon McManus and Kerry Green has ended on a high note today. 50 local coaches from across the country were trained. This football clinic falls within the framework of the Visit Rwanda-Arsenal FC partnership. The clinic saw the coaches take part in theory sessions in the ...
February 22, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) today convened the inaugural ‘Young CEO Forum’ in Kigali. Held under the theme ‘We own the economic destiny of our country’, the forum brought together young business leaders in Rwanda, representatives from Rwanda Revenue Authority, the National Bank of Rwanda as well as Private Sector Federation to discuss business opportunities and ...
February 20, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
In the framework of implementing the Visit Rwanda-Arsenal FC partnership, Ferwafa (The Rwandan Football Federation), in partnership with the Ministry of Sports and Culture (Minispoc), is hosting two Arsenal FC youth coaches, Simon McManus and Kerry Green for a five-day ‘coach-the-coaches’ coaching clinic. They will lead a coaching clinic for 50 Rwandan coaches from around ...
February 18, 2019Maurice Twahirwa