For three years now, Ignace Pokeya has been the cook behind a pork delicacy at one of the many pork joints in Butare town, Huye District.

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The business community in the region has thrown its weight behind efforts aimed at promoting and developing the renewable energy sub-sector.

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Police football club will face APR in Cecafa Kagame Cup semi-finals on Friday at Amahoro National Stadium after both sides overcame their quarter-final opponents on penalty shootouts yesterday at Kigali regional stadium. 

 

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A few days after promising her fans a strong musical comeback, local artiste Yvonne Mugemana, aka Queen Cha, has released a new video, Kizimyamoto, featuring Urban Boys’ Safi Madiba.

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Back in about 1998, I laid my eyes on lions for the first time, I saw my first DEAD lions, mouths agape, teeth bared, eyes open and fly-covered. 

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NEW YORK – Africa is changing dramatically – and so are outsiders’ attitudes toward it, with the US finally seeming determined to catch up with China, Europe, and India in their interest in the continent. US

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Celestin Baranyerese is a mineral exporter. The business requires huge sums of money to run smoothly. Baranyerese, also the president of the Rwanda Co-operative for Miners in Northern Province, has failed to secure funding for the venture. He says he has applied for loans from all the commercial banks in town to no avail.  

“I submitted all the requirements, including certified documents from Ministry of Trade and Industry, but banks have kept a blind eye,” he says.

Baranyerese is not alone; the problem is experienced by most small exporters, across all sectors. “The only thing banks keep telling us is the sector is risky for them to commit large amounts of capital.”

Lack of access to affordable credit is only part of the problem, according to business analysts. The country’s export industry is still struggling with challenges, including, limited market, high taxes, poor export infrastructure and lack of skilled manpower.

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RSSB 2nd best exhibitor in Insurance/Social Services Sector

Rwanda Social Security Board was rewarded as the second best exhibitor in insurance and social services during the 17th Rwanda International Trade Fair.

The board was also used the expo opportunity and issued more than 856 Pension Account Statements and 832 Medical.

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