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EDPRSII: Tracking the 200,000 off-farm jobsIn the Northern Province town of Musanze, 24-year-old Obadia Ndayisaba, a recent graduate of Statistics from the University of Rwanda, is busy working the books... Read More
Govt to issue Rwf15bn treasury bond next weekThe government will next week issue a Rwf15 billion five-year treasury bond, the second of its quarterly issuance programme, a statement from the National Bank... Read More
Governor tips graduates on jobs in finance sectorThere is need for more professionals to fill the existing human resource gap in the country’s financial sector, the Governor of the National Bank of... Read More
WHEN BONIFACE NZITABAKUZE was asked to leave his house in Sovu Cell and look for another place to relocate his family, he first thought his rights were being violated.... Full Story
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.... Read More »
The business community in the region has thrown its weight behind efforts aimed at promoting and developing the renewable energy sub-sector.... Read More »
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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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.... Read More »
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.... Read More »
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.... Read More »