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With KCB Bank Rwanda, you can now open an account via mobile phone

KCB Bank Rwanda Plc has launched a mobile banking service dubbed “M-Banki” that will enable non-customers to open a bank account using their mobile phones, eliminating the need to visit a branch. The development puts the bank among the first players in the local market to introduce...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 7:26pm

Announcement: Consultancy service for conducting NAICO membership census

The Nasho Irrigation Cooperative (NAICO) is a legally registered cooperative, registration number N0. RCA / 0334/2016, located in Nasho and Mpanga Sectors, Kirehe District. It was formed to bring together about 2,000 smallholder farmers within Nasho irrigation project site. The objective of NAICO...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 11:20am

FEATURED: Rwanda celebrates International Safe Abortion Day

Health Development Initiative (HDI) on Monday, September 28 partnered with the Ministry of Health (MOH) alongside other organisations like Rwanda NGOs Forum on HIV/AIDs and Health Promotion, Ihorere Munyarwanda Organization, and Great Lakes Initiative for Human Rights and Development, to celebrate...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 10:16am

FEATURED: Property for Sale

Intare Investments Limited (Intare) is a property management company established since 2017 managing several properties in Kigali.   Intare is hereby inviting bidders to submit their financial proposals for a property located on the plot UPI number 1/02/13/02/280, Kigali City, Gasabo...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 9:19am

FEATURED: The 2020 Future Summit - Hosted by the Segal Family Foundation

On October 1st, 2020, Segal Family Foundation will be hosting its largest event of the year. The Future Summit is expected to bring together over 1,000 guests, panelists, and participants across continents. These will include but are not limited to African social entrepreneurs, innovators,...

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 5:14pm

FEATURED: KOICA supports the national youth response to COVID-19

YouthConnekt is a successful multi-faceted programme initiated by the Ministry of Youth and Culture in partnership with UNDP in 2012 aimed at empowering young people and connect them with their peers, leaders, role models, skills, and resources to promote employment, access to finance, citizenship...

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 12:19pm

FEATURED: Tourism businesses in Rwanda gear up to celebrate the World Tourism Day

As the World celebrates tourism in this unprecedented time, the Rwanda Chamber of Tourism reflects on rebuilding tourism in a safe environment as it is one of the sectors that has been hit the hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. Overall, tourism has contributed to the livelihoods of many in Rwanda...

Sunday, September 27, 2020 - 4:23pm

Why I&M Bank chose rights issue to raise capital

I&M Bank (Rwanda) Plc on Friday 25th September morning officially opened applications for its Rights Issue following approval by Capital Market Authority and the Rwanda Stock Exchange. A rights issue presents an opportunity for current shareholders to increase their stake in a company,...

Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 12:51am

The first International Standard for Mobile Device Computing Photography System Proposed by TRANSSION Kicked Off

At the International Telecommunication Union SG16 (ITU-T SG16) held from 22nd June to 3rd July 2020, the "Mobile Device Computing Photography System Reference Architecture" proposal submitted by TRANSSION Holdings (TECNO’S mother company) was successfully approved. This marked the...

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 6:13pm

Equity Group Chairman joins Global CEOs in commitment to champion cross-sector collaboration

Equity Group Chairman Dr. James Mwangi has joined a league of 14 global CEOs who have committed to champion cross-sector collaboration in the creation of a purpose-first economy. In a global call to action, the letter signed by the signatories outlines their vision for a new global economy that...

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 6:59am

FEATURED: Radisson Hotel Group launches Hybrid Solutions in bid to cope with ‘new normal’

The global hotel chain, Radisson Hotel Group has announced a new product dubbed Hybrid Solutions incorporating Hybrid Rooms and Hybrid Meetings. Radisson Hotel Group’s Hybrid Meetings combine the best of meeting in person and virtually, offering a reliable image,...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 11:59am

Mauritian firm enters Kigali International Finance Centre

A Mauritian Corporate Service Provider, Juris Tax is the latest entrant into the Kigali International Finance Centre. Kigali International Finance Centre (KIFC), is an initiative that seeks to position Rwanda as a business and financial hub in Africa, as well as reforming the financial...

Sunday, September 20, 2020 - 9:04pm

FEATURED: Report on localization of humanitarian and development action in Rwanda launched

A virtual event organized by Trócaire on September 10th, 2020, launched the Localisation Research Report titled ‘’’The contribution of various actors towards localisation of humanitarian and development action in Rwanda’’. This launch brought together 63...

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:30am

FEATURED: 20 youths enter entrepreneurship summer camp

First batch of 20 young entrepreneurs have started a two-week summer camp intended to produce innovators of the Covid-19 era and beyond. The first-of-its-kind camp brought together finalists and alumni of the Kigali Independent University (ULK) and its polytechnique arm.  It aims at...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 10:09am

FEATURED: Root Capital donates Covid-19 preventive materials worth over Rwf 65M to coffee farmers

Root Capital donated Covid-19 preventive materials worth over Rwf64 million ($67,700) to a total of 17,650 coffee farmers and the staff of their cooperatives. Founded in 1999, Root Capital works in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, and Southeast Asia.  The Organization supplies...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 2:22am

FEATURED: 25 Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs selected for BK Urumuri 4th Edition

On June 1st, 2020, 25 women-led businesses out of 130 applicants were selected for this year’s BK Urumuri 4th edition. These women entrepreneurs will receive a six (6) months business accelerator program, including business training and consulting from Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development, and a...

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:57pm

WaterAid: Periods do not stop for pandemics. neither will we

Women from poor families in Rwanda claim sanitary pads are still so expensive that they cannot afford them. As a last resort, some low income earning women and girls in rural areas use cloth pieces during their menstrual cycle. The Government of Rwanda exempted taxes on sanitary pads in December...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:37am

FEATURED: CIMERWA Products Take On A New Identity As Diversity Takes Centre Stage

CIMERWA’s affectionately termed SIMA NYARWANDA products; 32.5 N and 42.5 N have been renamed SURECEM, SUREROAD and SUREBUILD respectively. The range of products will also see an addition to bolster the ranks with an MC22.5X cement being introduced to the market under the name SUREWALL....

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 5:50pm

FEATURED: Increasing resilience of vulnerable women to the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 crisis in Rwanda

Ishimwe Fabiola is a 22 year old student. After being trained by her mother in tailoring during her spare time from school work, she was happy to be part of the women making protective masks for general public use. This followed the Government’s directive on the mandatory wearing of masks...

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 7:40am

FEATURED: RIGHT SEAT offers pro bono HR solutions to companies affected by Covid-19

Muraho neza, The past few weeks have been a whirl-wind of emotions. The shock, the disbelief and the angst around the unknown. The Coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our lives in more ways than one and has asked us to reshuffle the way we live, the work landscape being one of the areas that has...

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 1:43pm

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