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Single African Air Transport Market to be launched this week

Single African Air Transport Market to be launched this week

African Union Heads of State will later this week launch the long-awaited Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The initiative, which is part of the wide 2063 Agenda, is tipped to usher in a new dawn for the continent’s aviation industry as it will “completely liberalise” air transport markets in Africa, according to experts. According to the Ministry of Infrastructure, the […]

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10 things you need to know about the Volkswagen Rwanda deal

10 things you need to know about the Volkswagen Rwanda deal

The first Made-in-Rwanda car by German carmaker Volkswagen could hit the roads in May this year, according to the firm’s officials. This follows an announcement by the firm that they are in the process of setting up a plant to assemble cars locally and roll out a mobility solution in the second quarter of this year. Below are details about the firm and its investment […]

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RDB: Rwanda registered investments worth $1.6bn, in 2017

RDB: Rwanda registered investments worth $1.6bn, in 2017

Rwanda attracted investments worth 1.675B in 2017, according to latest figures from Rwanda Development Board (RDB). This represents a significant increase of over $500 million from investments registered the previous year. Data from RDB indicates that the top sectors that generated top investments include; construction and real estate, mining and infrastructure. The performance surpasses RDB’s projection last year where they had announced that they were […]

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