Rwanda: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 11:36 am
U.S. and African officials plan to meet in August in Addis Ababa to assess trade growth. They should push to drop complex tariffs, needless checkpoints and other customs barriers that impede cross-border trade, an editorial suggests.
Barbara Bean-Mellinger, 10:17 am
From All Africa. Development Bank of Rwanda received a $10 million line of credit from regional development finance institution, East African Development Bank, to help fund small and medium enterprises. Bank of Rwanda CEO Jack Kayonga said the funds will be used in lending for long-term projects in various economic sectors. In recent decades, the bank […]
Ann Brown, 11:04 am
Is it more difficult to find investors for businesses in Africa than the U.S.? Nigerian entrepreneur Ndubuisi Ekekwe says: “I do not focus on the difficulty; rather, I spend my time on the idea. If you have great ideas, you can easily get funding in Africa or the U.S. Investors are always attracted to great returns.”
Dana Sanchez, 5:04 pm
Old Mutual, which started in South Africa more than 100 years ago, is building its operations on the continent as emerging markets contribute the bulk of the insurer’s earnings.
Staff, 2:00 pm
Referred to by some as the smartest bird in the world, African gray parrot can learn hundreds of words and sounds, eats seeds, berries, nuts and fruit, and lives in the central and western parts of Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 11:05 am
The O3b satellites could take a country like the Democratic Republic of Congo from being one of the most poorly-connected on Earth to one of the best, a report said.
Makula Dunbar, 12:44 pm
The number of mobile internet devices is set to out number humans by the end of this year. There’ll be more smartphones and internet-connected tablets and monitors than there are people on the planet.
Dana Sanchez, 10:44 am
Rwanda’s future lies in diversifying its tourism products and offering a lot more beyond gorillas, a tourism official said in a report. Religious tourism opens another niche, allows for greater variety and gives tourists extra value for money when visiting Rwanda.
Makula Dunbar, 10:54 am
Though Kenya is often spotlighted as East Africa’s technology and innovation leader, a recent world bank report reveals the nation’s economic growth doesn’t measure up to its East African neighbors
Makula Dunbar, 1:17 pm
If all goes well with the Rwandan government and solar energy entity Energiya Global, the country will be headed to a brighter — and a much more sustainable future.
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