IFC, GOVERNMENT OF RWANDA PARTNER TO DEVELOP VACCINE MANUFACTURING CAPACITY IN RWANDA

IFC and the Rwanda Development Board today signed a collaboration agreement to develop vaccine manufacturing capacity in Rwanda and contribute to expanding vaccine production in Africa. As part of the collaboration, IFC will support Rwanda to conduct diagnostic and feasibility studies to ensure the right technical and policy frameworks needed to establish a world-class vaccine … Continued

TEAM EUROPE AND RWANDA PARTNER ON THE ROAD TO VACCINE MANUFACTURING

Today, the European Union (EU) and the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) signed a FRw 3.6 billion agreement to promote the Rwandan tourism and health sectors. This agreement will strengthen the capacity of the Rwanda Food and Drug Authority (RFDA), which is key to enhancing the attractiveness of Rwanda for investments in vaccine manufacturing. European Commissioner … Continued

RWANDAIR IS THE FIRST AFRICAN AIRLINE TO ACHIEVE DIAMOND STATUS IN THE APEX HEALTH SAFETY AUDIT POWERED BY SIMPLIFLYING

Diamond status shows RwandAir has the highest levels of safety and hygiene standards across every touch point in their customer journey. Kigali, 25th  May, 2021 – RwandAir has become the first African airline to be awarded the top Diamond status rating for COVID-19 prevention measures – the highest attainable level. The award comes from APEX Health Safety, … Continued

DP WORLD LAUNCHES E-COMMERCE PLATFORM AS A NEW DIGITAL TRADE CORRIDOR FOR AFRICA

DP World launches e-commerce platform as a new digital trade corridor for Africa DUBUY.com brings efficient, reliable B2B eCommerce to Africa enabling market access for local and global companies. Fulfilment through DP World’s global ports and logistics network Launching first in Rwanda before expansion across Africa and beyond Kigali, Rwanda, 29 April 2021 – Trade enabler … Continued

RWANDA PRESIDENT PAUL KAGAME JOINS GIANTS CLUB TO BOOST INVESTMENT IN WILDLIFE ECONOMY

Rwanda President Paul Kagame Joins Giants Club to boost investment in wildlife economy Rwanda has used revenue from wildlife tourism to fund national development Famous for its mountain gorillas, Rwanda is restoring other conservation habitats Kagame becomes 6th President to join Giants Club KIGALI, Rwanda – Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame became the sixth African Head of … Continued

FOREST OF HOPE GUEST HOUSE AND CAMP SITE OPENS IN GISHWATI-MUKURA NATIONAL PARK

FOREST OF HOPE GUEST HOUSE AND CAMP SITE OPENS IN GISHWATI-MUKURA NATIONAL PARK 1st December 2020 – As part of a multi-phased conservation and tourism management programme for Rwanda’s Gishwati-Mukura National Park, the Forest of Hope Association (FHA) in partnership with the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), today announced the opening of the Forest of Hope Guest … Continued

RWANDA RECEIVES LONELY PLANET BEST IN TRAVEL 2021 ‘WILDLIFE PROGRAM’ AWARD

Rwanda receives Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2021 ‘Wildlife Program’ award LOS ANGELES (Nov. 17, 2020) – Global travel authority Lonely Planet has today unveiled a radical reimagining of its much-awaited Best in Travel picks for 2021, reflecting an unprecedented year of disruption in the travel industry. For the first time, this year’s list spotlights not only … Continued

GISHWATI-MUKURA LANDSCAPE DESIGNATED UNESCO BIOSPHERE RESERVE

Gishwati-Mukura Landscape designated UNESCO biosphere reserve  The Gishwati-Mukura landscape in Rwanda’s Western Province was today named among the World Network of Biosphere Reserves by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The regionally significant biosphere reserve was named alongside 23 other reserves from around the world during a Session of the International Co-coordinating … Continued