BIONTECH PLANS TO INITIATE THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN mRNA VACCINE MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN AFRICA IN MID-2022

BioNTech signs Memorandum of Understanding with Rwandan Government and the Institut Pasteur de Dakar. Construction of the first mRNA manufacturing facility in Africa is planned to be initiated in mid-2022 First manufacturing facility will become a node in a decentralized and robust African end-to-end manufacturing network Development and implementation of a scalable regional manufacturing network … Continued

THE RWANDA INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR SLATED FOR 9th DECEMBER 2021

The 24th edition of Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF) commonly known as EXPO will officially kick off from 9th -30th December 2021 at its traditional home “ Gikondo Expo Grounds”. Over 400 local and international exhibitors from over 20 countries are expected to participate in this international event that is set to last for three weeks. The registration … Continued

RWANDAIR AND QATAR AIRWAYS SEAL MILESTONE CODESHARE AGREEMENT

Customers of both airlines will benefit from convenient access to more than 65 global codeshare destinations RwandAir’s new Kigali – Doha non-stop flights from December will provide a seamless travel experience connecting Africa to the world Kigali, 5 October, 2021 – RwandAir and Qatar Airways have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travelers more choice, … Continued

RWANDA CELEBRATES 17TH KWITA IZINA GORILLA NAMING CEREMONY ON WORLD GORILLA DAY

Rwanda celebrates 17th Kwita Izina gorilla naming ceremony on World Gorilla Day 24 baby gorillas named in a celebration of community-led conservation Visit Rwanda x Arsenal gorilla toy launched to support gorilla conservation and the expansion of their habitat, Volcanoes National Park Rwanda invites the world to visit the country and invest in ecotourism opportunities … Continued

RWANDA HOSTS THE AFRICA MEN’S VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Kigali, Friday 10 September 2021 – The 23rd edition of the Volleyball Men’s African Nations Championship is underway in Kigali from 7 to 16 September 2021. Rwanda is the first East African Nation to host the biennial international tournament organised by the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB). 16 national teams are participating in this year’s edition at the Kigali Arena, and … Continued

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