Rwanda Encourages Youth to Use Electric Motorcycles

Rwanda Encourages Youth to Use Electric Motorcycles

Rwanda has introduced the use of electric motorcycles as part of its efforts to protect the environment and cut fuel costs. Passengers and motorcyclists say the electric vehicles could dramatically change how Rwandans do business. James Musisi, 45, is one of 10 motorcyclists who have started to use the motorcycles in what is known as the moto-taxi business — motorcycle taxis. He says the vehicles […]

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World Bank confirms Rwanda’s poverty reduction rate

World Bank confirms Rwanda’s poverty reduction rate

The World Bank has clarified and endorsed the country’s poverty reduction rate after news reports claimed the statistics about Rwanda’s poverty reduction had been tampered with. The statement which was published on the World Bank’s website on Friday says the World Bank staff weighed in publicly, clearly, and with commensurate technical rigour on the Rwanda poverty measurement debate in a working paper (Revisiting the Poverty […]

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Rwanda signs the Singapore Convention on Mediation

Rwanda signs the Singapore Convention on Mediation

Hon. Justice Amie Muyoboke Karimunda, Judge of the Supreme Court of Rwanda, and Mrs Providence Umurungi, Head of International Justice and Judicial Cooperation at the Ministry of Justice, were in Singapore to represent Rwanda at the signing of the Singapore Convention on Mediation on 7 August 2019. Also known as the UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements resulting from Mediation, the treaty will ‘provide for […]

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The dance of Rwanda’s Warriors

The dance of Rwanda’s Warriors

Tall, strong, dark figures pacing from side to side. Their voices echo, and in unison they chant. Harmoniously, there is a cacophony of sounds emerging from brightly dressed men. These men are the chosen ones, the warriors, handpicked to serve the King. Listening to music that accompanies the dance, you will hear a variety of tones and beats. The main presiding sound would be the […]

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Top investments in Rwanda in 2018

Top investments in Rwanda in 2018

Rwanda attracted $2.006 billion in domestic and foreign investments last year, surpassing the target by $6 million. This reflects a 20 per cent growth from $1.675 billion that was recorded in 2017. Of the top five investments into the country in 2018, four were local projects demonstrating that the local private sector is headed for maturity. According to the latest statistics from Rwanda Development Board, […]

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Forbes Africa: Rwanda The Emerging Economy To Watch

Forbes Africa: Rwanda The Emerging Economy To Watch

The tiny East African nation has proven to be a role model for the continent. During her November 2018 visit to Rwanda, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva described the country as one that has enjoyed impressive growth and often has bold ambitions. In recent years, at business summits across the world, it’s not uncommon to hear such praise about Rwanda. Various speakers have singled it […]

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Call on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong by Minster of State Olivier Nduhungirehe

Call on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong by Minster of State Olivier Nduhungirehe

12 Ministers from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda called on Prime Minister (PM) Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana today. The Ministers are in Singapore from 27 to 28 August to attend the Third Singapore-Sub-Saharan Africa High-Level Ministerial Exchange Visit hosted by Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan. Representing Rwanda is Honourable Olivier Nduhungirehe, Minster […]

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Rwanda Gateway is officially launched!

Rwanda Gateway is officially launched!

Rwanda Gateway is officially launched! As a portal to discover opportunities and facilitate interactions around Rwanda, Rwanda Gateway is for entrepreneurs, investors, travellers and anybody interested to learn more and engage with this upcoming and leading country in East Africa. For individuals, companies and organizations interested in Rwanda, this is the starting point to be informed and to meet relevant partners, be it private or […]

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Xi arrives as Rwanda, China seek stronger ties

Xi arrives as Rwanda, China seek stronger ties

President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan of China arrived in Rwanda yesterday evening at 8:30 p.m to begin a two-day state visit. The visiting president was received by his Rwandan counterpart, President Paul Kagame, and First Lady Jeannette Kagame accompanied by top government officials. The visit aims to further strengthen diplomatic ties and cooperation between Rwanda and China. It follows President Kagame and […]

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Rwanda Networking Dinner

Rwanda Networking Dinner

The High Commission hosted a Rwanda Networking Dinner on 6th July 2018 at the National Museum of Singapore. Friends of Rwanda were invited, along with SBF business delegates from the recent official visit to Rwanda made by Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam. Upon the occasion of the 24th Liberation Day of Rwanda and the 56th year […]

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