Bankers urged to promote Rwandan traditional values to deter financial crimes

Bankers have been urged to work with integrity which is part of the Rwanda’s treasured cultural values. William Ntidendereza, the Secretary General of National Itorero Commission, urged bankers to exhibit...

Bralirwa gets new managing director

Rwanda's main beer and beverages producer, Bralirwa, has appointed Victor Madiela the new managing director, the firm said in a statement yesterday. He replaces Jonathan Hall, who has been Braliwa’s...

How e-tax payment system is improving business operations

Ever since the tax body introduced Electronic Billing Machines (EBMs) over two years ago, many taxpayers have been complaining about challenges they face in using the machines. Some say the...

NAEB urges coffee farmers to embrace irrigation


The National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB) has launched a nationwide campaign that seeks to promote irrigation among coffee farmers.

Why business operators should embrace arbitration


For long, businesses have sought court intervention to resolve commercial disputes among them. This process is always lengthy and costly on either party of the conflict, and may not provide...

How infrastructure devt can turn around Africa's fortunes


Africa has been touted as the new destination for investors. However, the continent still faces a myriad of challenges that hold back its potential, especially efforts aimed at improving business...

RwandAir to launch flights to Cotonou in Sept

RwandAir will start flights to Cotonou in Benin and Abidjan in Ivory Coast effective September 2 and October 8, respectively. The national carrier will conduct three weekly flights each on...

Rulindo gets Rwf13bn irrigation dam


Efforts by farmers in Rulindo District, Northern Province to enhance production have got a huge boost, thanks to a new multimillion dollar irrigation dam project. The Muyanza dam hillside irrigation...

Small changes that help improve your finances


Are you one of the people that will buy any item whether you actually need it or not? You could also be the kind that tries to impress others by...

Kirehe coffee farmer reaps big from co-operative marketing


Coffee farming and trade have been a male-dominated territory for decades. However, Theopista Nyiramahoro, a resident of Musaza sector, Kirehe District in Eastern Province, defied this centuries old setup by...

What new online portal means for agric export-Import enterprises


Claude Niyomugabo, a produce dealer in Kigali, last month failed to close a huge deal after failing to obtain the necessary import documentation in time.

Crystal Telecom records Rwf7m

Business was slow at the bourse yesterday with only two counters trading. Bralirwa recorded a total turnover of Rwf144,000 from 900 shares traded in two deals, the Rwanda Stock Exchange...

Bralirwa increases prices of soft drinks

Bralirwa, Rwanda’s main beverages producer, has increased prices for some of its soft drinks. The new price changes will affect the 30cl and 50cl RGB (glass) products, as well as...

10 ICT professionals to sharpen skills in Japan universities


Ten young professionals will this month head to Japan to acquire hands-on skills in information and communication technology (ICT) as part of efforts to strengthen economic ties between the private...

EAC should 'promote uniform laws on financial inclusion to spur growth'

The East African Community (EAC) needs a strong and uniform regulatory framework that promote financial inclusion to ensure sustainable growth in the region, experts say.

Bralirwa half-year net revenue rises to Rwf43bn


BRALIRWA posted a 6.2 per cent growth in net revenue during the first half of 2016, the company’s financial statement released yesterday indicates. The firm’s net revenue rose to about...

BK records Rwf97m on local bourse


Bank of Kigali counter recorded a total turnover of Rwf97.2 million from 350,100 shares traded in seven deals during yesterday’s trading session, the Rwanda Stock Exchange daily market report for...

Rwanda woos Chinese investors in Shanghai


Chinese firms have been encouraged to take advantage of the security and immense opportunities in Rwanda to expand their businesses in the region and on the continent.

Integrate regional exchanges to deepen cross-border trade - expert

East African exchanges should fast-track integration initiatives like the capital markets infrastructure (CMI) project, and create a pool of skilled personnel.

Low activity as local bourse records Rwf200,000 turnover

Bralirwa closed at Rwf159, Rwf1 lower than Rwf160 closing share price during the previous trading session. The beverage firm realised a total turnover of Rwf63,600 from 400 shares traded in...

How 19-year-old Ishimwe fixed Kayonza's water problem


When Ishimwe Yvette’s family relocated from Kigali to Kayonza District, the experience was overwhelming, making it hard for them to settle in, particularly because the place was dry and had...

Tanzania authorities move to improve services at Dar port


Local importers and exporters using Dar es Salaam port have complained of thefts at sea port in which they have lost millions of dollars. However, Eng Deusdedit Kakoko (pictured right),...

KCB Bank, restaurants join efforts to encourage e-payment solutions


As efforts to boost cashless based payments gain traction more financial institutions are coming up with initiatives to encourage Rwandans to use debit and credit cards and other e-payment platforms.

Use your salary to drive investment goals


You have been working for a couple of years or so, but you do not know how your monthly salary ‘evaporates’ in a few weeks, leaving you susceptible in times...