Rwanda: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 4:58 pm
Global investors are looking at Africa in a much more serious and sophisticated way, says W Hospitality Managing Director Trevor Ward, describing a boom in African hotel building. “We are being contacted by an increasing number of dedicated investment funds seeking to enter the African hotel market.”
Dana Sanchez, 1:01 pm
The British government issued a statement Saturday saying $4.1 billion had been secured from companies, foundations, governments, and charities towards ending hunger.
Makula Dunbar, 11:03 am
The PIC now plans to expand its real estate empire into the rest of Africa. The PIC’s property boss Lesiba Maloba is awaiting final approval to invest up to R12bn in commercial real estate in various countries across Africa, the PIC’s first foray into property markets outside SA’s borders.
Makula Dunbar, 3:01 pm
Though urbanisation is underway in Africa as it is in other parts of the world, the continent’s population remains more rural than urban.
Dana Sanchez, 9:24 pm
Bird watching, mountain gorilla viewing and Rwanda’s national parks are its main tourist assets, says Rica Rwigamba, head of tourism and conservation at the Rwanda Development Board.
Dana Sanchez, 6:46 pm
Countries qualify for middle income status, by World Bank definition, if their citizens have a per capita income of at least $1,026.
Dana Sanchez, 9:19 pm
Headquartered in Mauritius, Liquid Telecom claims to be the leading Pan-African fiber network on the continent, stretching more than 8,000 miles.
Dana Sanchez, 4:53 pm
The Karibu Fair is the largest travel expo of its kind in East and Central Africa, and the second largest travel industry event in Africa after the INDABA event in South Africa, organizers say.
Makula Dunbar, 4:46 pm
Research that benchmarks African private equity against the global market for the first time shows the industry is far maturer than analysts had previously thought.
Dana Sanchez, 3:26 pm
Awards will be given to 117 companies, organisations and destinations including Africa’s leading low-cost airline, spa resort, destination, boutique hotel brand, golf resort, business hotel, green hotel, safari lodge and beach destination.
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