Business

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

What do banks consider when processing loans?

Capital is one of the core things that any business must have in order to smoothly run its operations. However, a common obstacle for start-ups is lack of capital. This, according to various reports has been made worse due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has halted businesses. In...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 2:01pm

Africa has fared better than other continents on Covid-19; on to other challenges

It has only been a few months since Covid-19 broke into our lives, but it seems like our reality has completely shifted. The first reports of a mysterious virus came in the first weeks of 2020, then came the pictures of millions under lockdown in the city of Wuhan, and then, all hell broke loose....

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 1:06pm

Does Virtual Reality technology have a place in Rwandan ecosystem?

Players in the IT sector and beyond have been urged look into pursuing solutions from Virtual Reality, as its bound to have a greater impact on technology trends in the near future and have wider application in business, social life, and so on. Virtual reality involves simulated experience that...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 12:01pm

TikTok submits proposal to U.S. authorities to resolve security concerns

Video-sharing social networking company TikTok said on Monday that it had submitted a proposal to the U.S. administration to resolve its "security concerns." "We can confirm that we've submitted a proposal to the Treasury Department which we believe would resolve the...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 11:17am

What would it take to have more green buildings in Kigali?

The words ‘green buildings’are hard to miss duringtalks and projections of the ideal City of Kigali in coming years. What would it take to actualize the projections and plans? The City of Kigali is urging real estate developers to consider investing in green buildings as Rwanda moves...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 9:03am

Hexakomb’s founder features on Under 40 CEO ranking

Ernest Kayinamura the Chief Executive Officer of Hexakomb has featured on Under 40 CEOs, a continental initiative celebrating young business leaders aged 40 and under from East, West and South Africa The initiative  conducts research and celebrates young business leaders in Africa with a...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 12:02am

FEATURED: Equity Group wins coveted Oslo Business for Peace Award

James Mwangi, Group Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings Plc and Executive Chairman Equity Group Foundation, has been awarded honoured with the prestigious 2020 Oslo Business for Peace Award which is also described as the “Nobel Prize for Business.” Honourees are chosen...

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 10:28am

FEATURED: 5+ Best African Safari Specials Post-Covid-19 (Kruger National Park, Pilanesberg, Cape Town, Kenya, Nigeria)

The Kruger National Park, with its expanse of around two million hectares on the North-East side of South Africa, features pristine wilderness inhabited by a great variety of incredible animal species living undisturbed in their natural habitat. Guests to the Kruger Park have a choice in...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 5:28pm

What to consider when deciding on a debit or credit card

In today’s modern world, debit cards and credit cards are some of the tools that have proven to be irreplaceable. However, not everyone knows how to pick the right card for themselves. Besides, there is need to clearly understand the differences between the two cards as well as their...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 11:46am

US Big Tech is worth more than the Entire European Stock Market, how can you profit from it?

The most common wisdom is the one that comes in retrospect. Experts always know how to explain why one candidate won the election, even though during the campaign it was estimated that she had no chance of beating her opponent. Others analyze how one football team won the tournament, after keeping...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 11:06am

How mining sector could drive up revenue

If there were more smelting companies in Rwanda, miners could earn 75 per cent more than they do today. This is because Rwanda exports a big proportion of raw unprocessed minerals to be processed. Today, a miner earns about Rwf6000 per one kilogram of tin. The value of the mineral goes higher...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 6:28am

Local start-up partners with American firm to promote Rwandan gaming industry

Suponic Global, an American gaming company and DopeApps, a local startup, have entered partnership to promote Rwanda’s gaming industry, the two companies said in a joint statement. The partnership between the two companies seeks to develop a strong and profitable gaming industry in Rwanda...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 12:09am

Corporate Moves: Rwandan woman, 35, to run Singita Rwanda’s operations

Luxury tourism brand, Singita has become the first five star rated facility to hire a Rwandan lady as General Manager. The facility recently promoted Lydia Nzayo to the position of General Manager at Singita Volcanoes National Park. Nzayo has been serving as the Assistant GM since January...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 12:08am

Vuba Vuba takes food delivery service to Musanze

Vuba Vuba Africa, a local food delivery service, says it is expanding its operations to Musanze District in the Northern Province, barely nine months since it launched in Rwanda. “This September 8 2020, Vuba Vuba Africa will open a new branch in Musanze District,” Albert...

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 5:51pm

Japanese flying car successfully completes first test flight

A Japanese company has announced the successful test drive of a flying car. The public demonstration for a flying car, which was the first of its kind in Japanese history was conducted on August 25 at the Toyota Test Field, one of the largest in Japan and also home to the car company’s...

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 2:12pm

Business ideas you can start at home amidst Covid-19 measures

The Covid-19 pandemic has left many jobless, businesses struggling and salary cuts, for those that are still employed. This has left many trying to start business ventures and income streams and at the same time mindful of the Covid-19 measures in place. There are a number of ideas and concepts...

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 12:01pm

What’s a billionaire and how do they generate wealth?

Did you know that if today’s billionaires formed a country, it would be the eighth wealthiest in the world? It would have around just 2, 100 citizens with over USD 9 trillion in wealth, more than a hundred times of Rwanda’s wealth. Today, the world has more billionaires than ever....

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 10:46am

Young innovators establish Rwanda’s first online market place for artworks

With no large cultural events taking place as a result of social distancing, three young innovators have embarked on a journey to support the creative industry by establishing the country’s first online market for artworks. The move, according to their organization, Imanzi Creations, comes...

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 10:01am

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