Heremans abandoned consultancy jobs in the UK to vend beans in Rwanda


He visited Rwanda about two years ago as part of the consultancy work that often saw him traverse the globe. However, the visit was to be the turning point in...

How to boost your team's performance in the New Year


How well did your team perform this past year? What are your team’s goals for the coming year? How did you contribute to your team’s performance?

District job centre transforms livelihood of Gisagara youth


Jean Pierre Harelimana had almost given up on any hope of getting a decent job or starting a small enterprise. The young man was among the hundreds of unemployed youth...

The President's message on customer service is timely


I want to start this piece with a confession: I envy Rwandans for having a President who is a fervent advocate of customer service. Throughout my years working on customer...

Why you should save and invest through RNIT Iterambere Fund


The government launched a financial literacy campaign about two years ago. The campaign also has a component on deepening the savings culture in the country. The initiative also seeks to...

Bourse weekly turnover drops 48% as RSE ends ‘hard’ year


The Rwanda Stock Market (RSE) weekly turnover dropped by over Rwf69.8 million on December 30 to Rwf75.2 million, down from Rwf145.04 million recorded for the week ended December 23.

Amazon files patent for flying warehouse

NEW YORK – Amazon has filed a patent for massive flying warehouses equipped with fleets of drones that deliver goods to key locations.

African tech start-up rings closing bell at NYSE

NEW YORK – Digital media company, She Leads Africa (SLA) has become the first African startup to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Mixed fortunes for shoppers in Kigali


Most food and commodity prices remain largely stable in markets across the City of Kigali ahead of the New Year festivities, a mini-survey by The New Times shows. The price...

Central bank intervenes as bad loans increase

The central bank has resolved to work more closely with financial institutions besides strengthening further its monitoring and supervision roles to help stem growing rate of bad loans in the...

RNIT Iterambere Fund net asset value grows


The RNIT Iterambere Fund net asset value has continued to increase over the past week, hitting Rwf102.20 yesterday. The Fund was established by Rwanda National Investment Trust (RNIT) to promote...

Energy utility moves to enhance efficiency, revenue collection


The Energy Utility Corporation Limited (EUCL) has unveiled a new drive that seeks to increase access to electricity as well as boost efficiency and improve revenue collection.

Crystal Telecom counter gains Rwf2

The Crystal Telecom counter gained Rwf2 to close at Rwf90, up from Rwf88 during the previous trading session, according to the Rwanda Stock Market (RSE) daily market report for Wednesday.