Tag: Rwanda

Ground breaking of Ellen FUnd Campus in Kinigi


RDB (Rwanda Development Board) today joined the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International and the Ellen DeGeneres Gorilla Fund in the ground-breaking ceremony for the multi-million dollar Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. The ceremony took place in Kinigi, Musanze District. The ceremonial ground breaking for the construction of ... Read More
February 12, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Tourists in Nyungwe National Park’s canopy walkway in South West of Rwanda


Rwanda will look to woo more Middle Eastern tourists at the International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM2019) which takes place from tomorrow till Wednesday in Tel Aviv, Israel. The International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) is the largest professional tourism fair and B2B event in the eastern Mediterranean. The global show attracts people ... Read More
February 11, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
From left to right, RMB CEO, Dr. Francis Gatare, Gasmeth CEO, Stephen Tierney and RDB CEO, Ms. Clare Akamanzi pose with Invest in Rwanda booklets after signing the Methane gas extraction agreement at RDB office


On Friday the Government of Rwanda represented by the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB, and the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) signed a deal with Gasmeth Energy Limited that will see the latter extract and process methane gas from Lake Kivu. Gasmeth Energy Limited was represented by CEO Stephen Tierney ... Read More
February 5, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Rwanda Champions Challenge brought together three Arsenal fans, three Arsenal first-team players, Mesut Ozil, Alexandre Lacazette and Alex Iwobi and UK music artist Lethal Bizzle


Visit Rwanda today successfully held the first #RwandaChampionsChallenge at the Arsenal Training Centre in London Colney. The challenge brought together three Arsenal fans, three Arsenal first-team players, Mesut Ozil, Alexandre Lacazette and Alex Iwobi, and UK music artist Lethal Bizzle. The fans and the first-team players worked together in a variety ... Read More
January 22, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Fans interact with Visit Rwanda


Visit Rwanda yesterday successfully held its first ever fan activation activity at the Emirates Stadium, London. The goals of the activation were to first of all, introduce Visit Rwanda to the Arsenal FC fan base in an interactive manner and secondly, further strengthen the already existing relationship between Visit Rwanda and ... Read More
January 20, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
Minister of Infrastructure and Guest of Honor, Amb. Claver Gatete (L) hands over the 2018 RDB Business Excellence Awards Investor of the Year award to I&M Bank Rwanda’s MD, Robin Bairstow (R)


Today RDB (Rwanda Development Board) awarded eleven local businesses during the 6th edition of the RDB Business Excellence Awards. The 2018 RDB Business Excellence Awards, held under the theme ’In pursuit of Business Excellence’, celebrated efforts made by both corporate and small medium sized enterprises in Rwanda. The awards are an ... Read More
January 18, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
His Excellency Paul Kagame President of Republic of Rwanda and Thomas Schäfer, CEO of the Volkswagen Group South Africa at the official opening of Wolkswagen Rwanda assembly plant in 2018


The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) in 2018 registered 173 investment projects in Rwanda worth US$ 2.006 billion against a US$ 2 billion target, set for the year. This is an increase of US$ 331 million or approximately 20%, when compared to the investments registered by RDB in 2017. During 2017, ... Read More
January 8, 2019Maurice Twahirwa
CEO Clare Akamanzi discussing with Alibaba high level delegation in Kigali on increasing exports to China


RDB today hosted a 16-member delegation led by Alibaba Group Vice President, Hou Yi. The visit by Alibaba is a follow up to the eWTP (electronic World Trade Platform) agreement that was signed by President Paul Kagame and Alibaba Group’s Executive Chairman, Jack Ma on 31, October 2018. The delegation has ... Read More
January 6, 2019Maurice Twahirwa


The Rwanda Development Board and Alibaba Group are organizing a special e-Founders Fellowship Program for Rwandan entrepreneurs next year from which they will get first-hand exposure to e-commerce and digital innovations. The training will be held in China – Hangzhou at Alibaba Business School from 16th to 27th February, 2019. ... Read More
December 19, 2018Maurice Twahirwa
The Nyungwe National Parc’s Canopy Walkway


Kigali, 18 December 2018 Safety and security are the hallmark of the Rwandan tourism experience, and will continue to be our highest priority. Thousands of guests have visited Rwanda's Nyungwe National Park over the past 14 years without incident. Tourism services continue to operate normally in Nyungwe and all other national parks ... Read More
December 18, 2018Maurice Twahirwa