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 Edwin Ashimwe
Edwin Ashimwe
President Kagame speaks to delegates on Wednesday, January 17, at a round table on mobilising global business to support the implementation of the AfCFTA, one of the side events during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. Photo: Village Urugwiro
Africa
WEF: Vibrant private sector critical to AfCFTA success - Kagame
A view of the city of Kigali' Business District. Kigali is set to domicile the headquarters of the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) innovation financing facility, also known as Timbuktoo.Photo by Sam Ngendahimana
Economy
WEF: Rwanda, UNDP launch Africa’s largest innovation fund
President Paul Kagame  joins several global political figures for the annual World Economic Forum meeting on Tuesday, January 16, 2024. Photo by Village Urugwiro
International
Kagame attends World Economic Forum
Trading activities and volumes on Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) decreased by 22.7 per cent in 2023. File
Economy
Capital markets: Rwanda’s trading activities dip by 22.7 per cent
A client buying shoes online. In Rwanda, e-commerce is relatively new, but the sector is growing, thanks in large part to local tech start-ups and international players that have entered the local market in the past few years. Photo by Dan Gatsinzi
Business
E-commerce: Five new trends local players can leverage to spur industry
Rwanda FDA has issued a recall for antifungal tablets produced in Kenya over safety concerns.
Health
Food and Drug Authority recalls Kenyan medicine on local market
According to the report, the decline in venture funding is not unique to Africa but rather aligns with a global trend.
Energy
Energy takes lion’s share despite 39% dip in Africa’s startup funding
Ampersand has raised $19.5 million in a move to  ramp up the firm’s electric motorcycle battery production. Courtesy
Rwanda
Rwandan start-up secures over Rwf20bn to expand operations
Tourist drive through Akagera National Park. Officials said that  tourists visiting the park have more than doubled from over 15,000 (2010) to 41,000 (2022) with locals making up 45 percent. Courtesy
Tourism
Akagera park looks to generate Rwf3 billion annually by 2025
A view of the newly launched  BioNTech's first Africa site in Rwanda on Monday, December 18. PHOTO BY OLIVIER MUGWIZA
Health
What hosting new BioNTech manufacturing plant means
President Paul Kagame meets with Ursula von der Leyen President of the European Commission after the signing ceremony at Village Urugwiro on Monday, December 18. PHOTOS BY VILLAGE URUGWIRO
Rwanda, EU ink health, minerals deals
President Paul Kagame addresses delegates during the official launch of BioNTech’s first mRNA vaccine manufacturing plant in Kigali on Monday, December 18. Photo by Dan Gatsinzi
Health
BioNTech: Kagame hails launch of first plant in Rwanda, calls for more trust, cooperation
President Paul Kagame with several Heads of State and Government and other senior delegates offically launch BioNTech’s first vaccine manufacturing plant in Africa on Monday,December 18 . Photo by Olivier Mugwiza
Health
Rwanda unveils BioNTech’s first vaccine manufacturing plant in Africa
RPF Inkotanyi Secretary General  Wellars Gasamagera and  Mu Hong, China’s Vice President of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) during a bilateral meeting at the RPF headquarters in Rusororo, Gasabo District on Friday, December 15. PHOTOS BY OLIVIER MUGWIZA
Politics
PHOTOS: RPF, Communist party of China mull deeper ties in fighting climate change, terrorism
Officials pose for a photo during a major awareness campaign of solar energy in Rwanda’s commercial and industrial sectors on Wednesday, December 13. PHOTOS BY DAN GATSINZI
Energy
Solar energy: Investors want 50kw cap scrapped off
Adam Bradford, a British social entrepreneur, who permanently moved to Rwanda in 2022. PHOTO BY KIGALI TODAY
Business
Rwanda is safe for migrants - UK investor
President Paul Kagame congratulating and awarding Cynthia Umutoniwabo, the Chief Executive and Founder of Loopa, the overall winner of Rwanda's largest startup competition, who took home a cash prize of Rwf50 million on Friday, December 8. All photos by Dan Gatsinzi
Technology
PHOTOS: Rwandan climate tech startup wins innovator of the year prize
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Vincent Biruta, and UK Home Secretary James Cleverly during the signing of a new migration treaty between the two countries in Kigali, December 5. Olivier Mugwiza
International
Five things to know about Rwanda-UK migration treaty

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