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Rwanda: Rwf15bn Local Treasury bond issuance a success

Rwanda: Rwf15bn Local Treasury bond issuance a success

The Government’s issuance of  Rwf 15 billion Treasury bond has been successful with Rwf 34.8 billion as the total amount booked representing a subscription level of 232 percent, the highest ever oversubscription recorded by any government bond. The National Bank of Rwanda received 91 bids from different categories of investors compared to 56 in the […]

Ruzizi lodge launches tree top tent

Ruzizi tented lodge, the first of its kind in Rwanda,has opened a new Luxury Tree Top tent to expand its accommodation capacity for better service delivery. The lodge added an additional of two tents— a family tent, able to accommodate four people and a luxury tree-top tent on August 23, 2014. With the new development, […]

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European Union, Rwanda review cooperation portfolio performance

EU, Rwanda Officials meet to review CPPR IN Kigali Government of Rwanda and the European Union on August 13 2014 conducted a Cooperation Portfolio Performance Review (CPPR). The main objective of the review was to assess progress of the implementation, adjust where necessary, and agree on the way forward in order to attain the desired […]

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You can now ‘Click’ to get a meal in Rwanda within minutes

What a New Yorker or a Londoner can do, a Rwandan can do.  Well, that sounds overrated, but for many, ordering for, say, a fish smokie and a Pop Cola online, might seem to be a service only found in the West. But in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, Hellofood, the German online food delivery marketplace, allows […]

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African youth challenged to join efforts to fight corruption

President Paul Kagame has called upon African youth from 43 countries to join in efforts of fighting corruption by not participating in it. He made the remarks during an interactive session with youth from various African countries, who are participating at the Youth Dialogues conference organized by the Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) in […]

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Rwanda recounts success stories of female leadership

Rwanda hosted Women in Parliament (WIP) 2014 Summer Summit bringing together delegates from 45 countries across the world. The summit dubbed ‘The Spirit of Women in Parliaments: Advancing Society,’ tackled the success story of Rwandan women as political representatives alongside women political empowerment globally. Since 2008 to 2013 Rwanda boosts of the highest figures of […]

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Rwanda inaugurates 2.2 Megawatts power station

Rwanda has inaugurated Rukarara II Hydro Power Plant project in Nyamagabe District as part of the government’s initiative towards economic development by providing electricity to all Rwandans by 2020. The 2.2 Megawatt power station was launched on 26th June 2014 by Rwanda’s  Minister of Infrastructure, Prof. Silas Lwakabamba. The project started in January 2011 and […]

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Rwanda, Uganda boost East African Railway project

Following the ambitious plans of the East African Community leaders of promoting investment opportunities across the region, Rwanda and Uganda signed an agreement of Rwf5.8bn to boost railway line project that is expected to easy integration especially in the area of trade. The agreement will focus on promoting consultancy services contract for the preliminary engineering […]

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Rwanda and Germany in talks on development cooperation

The Ambassador of Germany to Rwanda Peter Fahrenholtz ( L ) and  Rwanda’s Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete ( R) holding talks in Kigali The Federal Republic of Germany and Rwanda and are holding inter-government consultations aimed at jointly evaluating the status of cooperation between the two countries. The two-day consultations which commenced […]

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Rwanda, Israel sign agreement for support horticulture industry

Israeli government and Rwanda signed a declaration of Intent for the establishment of the Center of Excellence for Horticultural Development in Rwanda. The deal was inked on June the 11th, 2014 by Rwanda’s Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Dr Agnes Kalibata and the Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs, Avigdor Liberman, who was on duty […]

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