The WIPO Regional Seminar on Patent Cooperation Treaty and Patentscope for African Countries has begun today at the Kigali Convention Center. The three-day event, which has attracted participants from innovation and research centers, lawyers and other key stakeholders, aims to spur scientific development and innovation in Africa. WIPO (World Intellectual ...
December 10, 2018Maurice Twahirwa
The first ever Southern Province Investor Forum took place in Huye District this weekend with RDB encouraging members of both the local and international business community to invest in the province. The Forum, which attracted over 300 people from the private sector, government and civil society, was organized by the Southern ...
December 8, 2018Maurice Twahirwa
Rwanda is committed to continue improving the business environment in order to make Rwanda an even more attractive place to do business. This was revealed today during the official launch of the 2019 World Bank Doing Business index as well as the 2020 Doing Business Action Plan. Rwanda is the ...
December 7, 2018Maurice Twahirwa
RDB (Rwanda Development Board) yesterday gave 7 local 15 year olds, who were accompanied by their guardians, a unique gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park as part of its efforts to instill a culture of conservation in Rwandan youth. Selected through a competition that was announced by RDB during this ...
December 3, 2018Maurice Twahirwa
The first annual Kigali Audiovisual Forum concluded on a high note today at the Kigali Convention Center. The first of its kind in the region, the three-day Kigali Audiovisual Forum brought together over 300 delegates from 20 countries across the world in order to discuss the trends in the sector, map ...
November 23, 2018Maurice Twahirwa
The first annual Kigali Audiovisual Forum is set to take place at the Kigali Convention Center from 21-23, November 2018. The first of its kind in the region, the three-day Kigali Audiovisual Forum is a platform that will bring together major players in the audiovisual sector as well as donors, students ...
November 15, 2018Maurice Twahirwa
In a bid to recognize the private sector’s essential role in growing Rwanda’s economy, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) will on 18th January 2019 celebrate the ‘RDB Business Excellence Awards 2018’ at the Kigali Convention Center. The categories that will be awarded this year are; Investor of the Year, Exporter of the ...
November 14, 2018Maurice Twahirwa
Kigali, 7th November 2018: The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) have today signed an agreement that aims to help build the capacity of Rwandan businesses to tap into international and regional markets. The support, worth USD $2.4 million, aims to link 40 local producers of non- traditional ...
November 8, 2018Maurice Twahirwa
Kigali, Rwanda – Today, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma witnessed the signing of three Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) between the Rwandan Government and Alibaba establishing an eWTP (electronic world trade platform) hub in Rwanda. The agreements are intended to strengthen cooperation in support of ...
October 31, 2018Maurice Twahirwa
Kigali, Rwanda – As part of its strategy to forge further partnerships as well as increased Qatari investment in the country, the Government of Rwanda today welcomed a high-level Qatari delegation led by H.E. Sheikh Faisal bin Thani Al-Thani, a member of the Qatar Ruling Family and Director of Regional ...
October 31, 2018Maurice Twahirwa