New bill seeks to make cooperatives more profitable

A new draft law is proposing measures to advance cooperative movement in Rwanda, through addressing issues of ineffective governance, mismanagement and lack of professionalism facing cooperatives, officials have said. The draft law Governing Cooperative Organizations in Rwanda was...

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 1:09pm

Upcountry transport coops fleecing car owners, MPs say

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economy and Trade has asked the government to start fixing the amount of money that public transport operators from upcountry pay to their cooperatives. The committee tasked the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the institutions...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 10:38pm

Govt investigates cases of embezzlement in coops

The Government is investigating cases in which Rwf987 million was stolen from cooperatives over the last two years, a top official at Rwanda Cooperative Agency (RCA) has revealed. According to the agency, non-financial cooperatives in the country have a combined share capital of Rwf82 billion....

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 1:25am

Building consensus is the magic bullet to success of cooperatives

Rwandans this weekend met in their respective sectors to celebrate the International Cooperatives Day. Internationally, the day is celebrated on July 7 but in Rwanda, it was observed a week later, to make way for celebration of the Liberation Day. At least three million Rwandans are members to...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:43am

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