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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Kagame: The spirit of unity will transform our country

Kagame: The spirit of unity will transform our country

President Paul Kagame has urged all Rwandans to keep pulling their efforts together to fast-track the country’s development and improving their lives. The Head of State delivered the message yesterday in Rongi, a mountainous area in Southern Province’s Muhanga District that is also historically known as part of Ndiza region. He addressed residents in Rongi – about 50 kilometres from Muhanga District headquarters – shortly […]

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Rwanda ranked second safest place in Africa – Gallup report

Rwanda ranked second safest place in Africa – Gallup report

The 2018 Global Law and Order report has ranked Rwanda second in Africa. Gallup’s Law and Order Index which gauges people’s sense of personal security and their personal experiences with crime and law enforcement indicates that 83 per cent of Rwandan residents have confidence in the local police force and that feel safe walking alone at night. In Africa, Egypt tops the chart followed by Rwanda […]

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Rwanda, Singapore boost ties in aviation, investment

Rwanda, Singapore boost ties in aviation, investment

Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente and Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Thursday witnessed the signing of bilateral agreements in aviation and investment promotion. The signing ceremony took place in the Prime Minister’s office in Kigali. The aviation agreement was signed by Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, the Rwandan Minister of State for Transport and Koh Poh Koon, Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Trade and […]

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Singapore’s Deputy PM in Rwanda for a two-day working visit

Singapore’s Deputy PM in Rwanda for a two-day working visit

The Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, is in the country for a two-day working visit to discuss investment and business ties between Singapore and Rwanda. Before holding a combined meeting earlier today with the ministers of Infrastructure, Trade and Industry, Finance and Economic Planning and the National Bank of Rwanda, Shanmugaratnam paid homage to Genocide victims […]

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