RWANDA PROMOTES INVESTMENT IN THE GLOBAL BUSINESS SERVICES SECTOR

The Rwanda Development Board in partnership with GIZ Rwanda (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) and Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator hosted a Global Business Services (GBS) conference which saw investors and analysts from across the world meet in Kigali to discuss investment opportunities and the incentives in place to do business in Rwanda.  The conference was … Continued

RWANDA CHAMPIONS INTERNATIONAL LEGALLY BINDING TREATY ON PLASTIC POLLUTION

Rwanda has joined with Peru to lead negotiations on a draft resolution that will pave the way for an international legally binding agreement on marine litter and plastic pollution. The resolution will be presented at the second segment of the 5th UN Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.2) in late February. The UN Environment Assembly will bring … Continued

ADHI CORPORATE UNVEIL AFFORDABLE AND GREEN-CERTIFIED HOMES AT BWIZA RIVERSIDE DEVELOPMENT

ADHI Corporate, in partnership with the Government of Rwanda, unveiled the new Bwiza Riverside Community project at a ceremony presided over by His Excellency President Paul Kagame. The Bwiza Riverside affordable homes project, was designed primarily with first-time homeowners in mind. Qualifying buyers will choose from four distinct affordable home sizes and styles. The unique … Continued

GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES 4.4 TRILLION BUDGET REVISION TO FURTHER INVEST IN RWANDA’S STRONG ECONOMIC RECOVERY

February 7, 2022:  Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Dr. Uzziel Ndagijimana, presented the 2021/2022 revised budget to parliament on behalf of the Government. Minister Ndagijimana announced that the proposed budget revision will increase the government budget by FRW 633.6 billion. The original budget of FRW 3,807 billion will increase by 16.6% to 4,441 billion. … Continued

TOTAL ENERGIES SIGNS AN MoU WITH RDB TO DEPLOY ITS MULTI-ENERGY OFFER AND CONTRIBUTE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENERGY SECTOR.

During a visit to the country by Patrick Pouyanné, TotalEnergies and Rwanda Development Board, a Rwandan public institution responsible for accelerating Rwanda’s economic development, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop collaboration on projects related to energies. The signing was witnessed by HE President Paul Kagame. The scope of the agreement covers in particular: … Continued

IRONMAN ANNOUNCES RUBAVU IN RWANDA AS NEW HOST CITY FOR IRONMAN 70.3 RWANDA

IRONMAN announced today that it will add a brand-new event to its 2022 race calendar with the IRONMAN® 70.3® Rwanda in Africa. The inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Rwanda triathlon will take place on Sunday, August 14, 2022. General Registration will open on Tuesday, February 01, 2022.       “Rwanda becomes the fourth country in Africa to host … Continued

ROYAL BALLOON LAUNCHES RWANDA’S FIRST HOT AIR BALLOON

KIGALI, 17 January 2022: Royal Balloon Rwanda, in partnership with the Rwanda Development Board and Akagera Management Company, is pleased to announce the start of its operations in Rwanda by offering a hot air balloon experience in Akagera National Park, the first of its kind in the country. Royal Balloon Rwanda operates two hot air … Continued

THE REPUBLIC OF RWANDA, AFRICA50, UNVEIL THE KIGALI INNOVATION CITY URBAN MASTER PLAN

Kigali, 17 December 2021 – Africa50, the pan-African investment platform, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and the Ministry of ICT and Innovation of Rwanda unveiled the urban masterplan for the development of the Kigali Innovation City (KIC) project, during an official ceremony organized today in Kigali. The masterplan serves as the blueprint for the 61 hectares KIC … Continued

VISIT RWANDA AND PARIS SAINT GERMAIN LAUNCH CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE RWANDA’S TOURISM ATTRACTIONS

Today, Visit Rwanda and Paris Saint-Germain launched a new campaign to showcase Rwanda’s breathtaking tourism attractions and iconic sporting and events facilities, and to invite the world to visit Rwanda. The campaign features Paris Saint-Germain legend Jérôme Alonzo alongside first-team players Keylor Navas, Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Ander Herrera, and Leandro Paredes. The campaign aims … Continued