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Manufacturing September 19, 2017

Rwanda shifts its focus to manufacturing

While Rwanda has long focused on agriculture and services, it is now looking to develop manufacturing, in a bid to lower its dependence on imports, as well as boost value-added exports. Improving infrastructure...
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Construction July 18, 2017

“Remarkable” results in agriculture, says World Bank

After having attained food security in 2010, Rwanda has seen its food exports surge and poverty has been greatly reduced thanks to the advancements in agriculture. It will continue to develop agricultural...
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Construction June 05, 2017

A joint vision for regional infrastructure development

Regional allies show there is power in numbers as they combine forces to carry out vital energy and transport projects
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Finance May 10, 2017

Well-managed financial sector drives country forward

Behind Rwanda’s socioeconomic progress is a stable and sound financial sector, which has enjoyed average annual asset and profitability growth of 18-20%, according to the governor of the central...
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Manufacturing April 03, 2017

Reforms boost nation’s standing as a top regional destination for doing business

Since 2006, Rwanda has jumped from 139th to 56th in the World Bank’s Doing Business Index, and has been the second top reformer over the last 12 years in introducing measures to improve the ease...
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Others March 01, 2017

Ambitious goals made achievable

Rwanda has made remarkable steps following the 1994 genocide. Since the turn of the millennium, when the ambitious Vision 2020 development plan was launched, it has enjoyed stability and average yearly...
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Chemicals December 01, 2016

Rwanda: ‘a modern-day miracle’

Speaking frankly and positively about the reality of doing business in Rwanda, David Bensusan, CEO of Minerals Supply Africa (MSA) discusses regional integration, the need for value addition to Rwanda’s...
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Finance November 30, 2016

Digital & rural reach expands banking access

Providing far-reaching access to tailor-made banking products both digitally and in even the remotest corners of Rwanda has solidified BPR’s reputation as “the bank of the people”....
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Construction November 08, 2016

Roko builds up Rwanda’s skills & skylines

Regionally renowned for quality and timely construction and its local training and staff development programs, Roko Construction is open to further expansion and partnerships. Director Derek Claassen...
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Finance November 07, 2016

I&M eases cross-border banking in East Africa

I&M Bank’s footprint in the East African region currently covers Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda, with a presence in Uganda also on the horizon. Its customers are drawn to its technology, capacity...
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Finance October 28, 2016

Financial inclusion initiatives changing lives

CEO Tineyi Emmanuel Mawocha and Acting CEO Germaine Mukamusana of Urwego Opportunity Bank Rwanda explain the financial inclusion efforts being made by the bank and the far-reaching impact of its sustainability-focused...
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Construction October 28, 2016

Rwandan utility sets water bar high

Rwanda’s award-winning Water and Sanitation Corporation Ltd (WASAC) has made some outstanding achievements in streamlining and improving the efficiency of its operations, and has ensured every...
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Real Estate October 28, 2016

Private sector ‘now an integral part of the regional governmental body’

Immersed in the East African private sector, Dennis Karera explains the close interrelation between East African countries and the collaborations between their public and private sectors that are spurring...