Prices of sweet potatoes, fresh peas rise in city markets

Are you a lover of sweet potatoes, yams or fresh peas? Well, you will have to dig deeper into your pockets to buy your favourite dish following a price increase...

We are ready to embrace use of EBMs, small taxpayers say

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Small taxpayers have expressed willingness to embrace Electronic Billing Machines (EBMs), saying the machines would help them easily manage their businesses and monitor performance.

RSE records Rwf745.7m in weekly turnover

The Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) turnover for the week March 6-10 was up 626.85 per cent to Rwf745.79 million, up from over Rwf118.59 million realised the previous week (February 27-March...

China committed to supporting devt projects in Africa - official

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China is committed to supporting development projects in Africa, including Rwanda, under the Sino-Africa co-operation, officials have said. According to Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi, Beijing will spend $60...

Rwanda’s inflation increases to 8.1% in February

Rwanda’s inflation rate increased to 8.1 per cent during the month of February year-on-year, the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) consumer price index (CPI) monthly report indicates. Last...

Kigali women's handicraft fair boosts Made-in-Rwanda drive

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Rwandans have been urged to continue supporting handicraft makers and other local producers by buying locally-made goods.

Enterprising women get support from local renewable energy firm

Enterprising women stand a chance to expand or start-up businesses, thanks to a new promotion by Mobisol Rwanda, a renewable energy firm. The one-week drive seeks to support women entrepreneurs...

How use of identity cards has eased trade for border communities

The use of identity cards among the Northern Corridor states has improved business opportunities for border communities, traders at Gatuna in Gicumbi District have said.

China to increase liberalisation, trade facilitation

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China will intensify its liberalisation policy and facilitation of international trade and investments, Li Keqiang, the Chinese Prime Minister, has said. Keqiang, who was speaking at the fifth session of...

New coffee pricing is huge motivation for us - farmers

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Coffee farmers have welcomed the new farm gate prices set by the government, saying they will boost farmers’ morale and attract more investors and farmers into the sector. Last week,...

EAC exchanges moot plan to ease SMEs’ access to funds

Regional capital markets regulators, under the umbrella of East African Securities Regulatory Authorities (EASRA), have agreed to support the establishment of a Capital Markets Advisory Centre (CMAC) to enhance access...

Fish farmers decry lack of quality feeds

Fish farmers have called for new interventions to help address the numerous challenges affecting the sector’s development and growth potential. The farmers say lack of quality feeds and high prices...