• Rwandan Solar-powered kiosk company wants to Create Africa’s biggest Wifi Network

    Last year in March, How we made it in Africa spoke to Henri Nyakarundi, founder of African Renewable Energy Distributor (ARED), about the company’s mobile solar kiosk, which offers customers a convenient, low-cost solution to charge their phones. It works on a franchise model, giving budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to run their own phone-recharging businesses.

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  • Regional Coffee Giants Java House Opens Kigali Branch

    One of the leading coffee shops in East Africa, Java House, is due to open its maiden shop in Kigali today.

    Java House was initially in Kenya, later expanded to Uganda and have now opened the first Rwanda arm, making a total of 56 branches distributed in three countries.

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  • Rwanda Eyes Over U.S.$100 Million Investments From Morocco

    Rwanda is expecting more than $100 million in investments from Morocco. Acting head of investment promotion at the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) Winifred Ngangure Kabega said at a press conference Monday that the money would be invested in different sectors of the economy including tourism, energy and infrastructure.

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  • Australian Companies Invest in Rwanda’s Agriculture and ICT

    Four companies owned by members of ‘Australian Davos Connection’ have started investing in Rwanda’s mining, agriculture and housing sectors – with more coming in soon to tap into the country’s available opportunities.

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  • Rwanda eyes cross-border markets to enhance exports

    The Government is looking to cross-border markets planned at key border areas to improve trade and Rwanda’s exports to the region.

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  • Private Sector to Drive Rwanda's Growth, Says World Bank Chief

    World Bank president Jim Yong Kim has said that Rwanda's approach to encourage private sector investment is a sure way to build resilience and maintain growth.

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  • The first African International Medical and Healthcare Forum bringing together eminent members of the Shanghai Medical Instruments Trade Association (SMITA) and Rwandan healthcare policymakers, experts, and practitioners kicked off today to forge partnership and explore business opportunities.

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  • Rwanda set to become Africa’s most connected country

    The lack of access to telecommunication services among Rwandans in the rural areas is soon set to be a thing of the past with the launch of a project providing remote populations with the same level of connectivity enjoyed by citizens in developed markets.

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  • Rwanda targets to be the regional Aviation hub

    This week, Rwanda hosted the Africa Aviation 2017 Summit at Kigali Conventional Center. RwandAir, the national carrier of the republic of Rwanda has attracted a lot of attention over the past 5 years, earning a reputation of one of Africa's fastest growing airline. 

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  • Ecobank Rwanda Mobile App to Boost cashless economy

    Ecobank Rwanda has launched a new mobile application that will enhance their customers banking experiences.

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