Seminar: Judge Karimunda on Singapore Convention on Mediation

Seminar: Judge Karimunda on Singapore Convention on Mediation

Save the date: 12 August 2020 at 7pm (GMT+8)! Judge Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda, who represented Rwanda during the signing ceremony of the Singapore Convention on Mediation last year, will be speaking about Rwanda and the Convention in this seminar hosted by International Mediation Institute – IMI and Singapore International Mediation Institute. Register your virtual seat here!

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Webinar: Understanding Market Developments and Opportunities in Rwanda

Webinar: Understanding Market Developments and Opportunities in Rwanda

Save the date: 25 August 2020 at 4pm (GMT+8)! Co-organised with Enterprise Singapore, Singapore Business Federation, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and Private Sector Federation Rwanda PSF, this webinar will provide an update on Rwanda’s economy, latest market developments, sectoral opportunities, as well as information on how companies can enter the Rwandan market. Register your virtual seat at https://us02web.zoom.us/…/register/WN__DALP77-RDO09CFEefCsuw!

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Rwanda eyes nuclear science centre by 2024

Rwanda eyes nuclear science centre by 2024

The Government of Rwanda says the planned centre for nuclear science and technology could be established by 2024 if all the technical and economic work goes as planned. Last month, the parliament approved the law ratifying the agreement between Rwanda and Russia on cooperation in the construction of the centre for nuclear science and technology on the Rwandan territory. This paves the way for the government to […]

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Rwandans in Perth, Australia celebrate Umuganura 2020

Rwandans in Perth, Australia celebrate Umuganura 2020

The Rwandan Community in Perth Australia on Saturday, August 8 came together to celebrate Umuganura along with the wider African and Australian community. With the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions being eased in Western Australia, the event was attended by over 150 people while observing social distancing and other Covid-19 prevention measures. The event was attended by the Australian community, West Australian Police Force and the Organization of African […]

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Capital Markets: Inside Rwanda’s 10-year journey

Capital Markets: Inside Rwanda’s 10-year journey

Rwanda’s largest cement manufacturer, Cimerwa, on Monday listed all its shares on the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE), becoming the 10th company to trade on the local bourse. The South African and Rwandan owned company floated 49 per cent of its shares on the local exchange, opening up opportunities for investors to own stocks in the firm. “This sets a sound basis for the sector’s future […]

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Rwanda, Malta sign agreement to strengthen trade ties

Rwanda, Malta sign agreement to strengthen trade ties

Rwanda’s Private Sector Federation (PSF) on Tuesday, August 4 signed a memorandum of understanding with the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry (MCCEI) to promote trade and investment between the two countries. The new cooperative agreement is expected to facilitate the development of commercial exchanges and economic co-operation between Rwandan and Maltese companies. Malta is a southern European country located in the central Mediterranean […]

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Rwanda named among 10 travel destinations for August

Rwanda named among 10 travel destinations for August

Rwanda has been named among the top ten best places to travel to for the month of August, a new study by the US-based Conde Nast Traveller magazine. Condé Nast Traveler is a luxury and lifestyle travel magazine published by Condé Nast. According to the study, Rwanda which ranks 8th on the list has moved beyond its scarred past to become one of Africa’s must-visits. Besides […]

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RwandAir returns to the skies

RwandAir returns to the skies

The national flag carrier, RwandAir has finally resumed commercial flights after months of suspension due to the novel coronavirus. “We are back in the sky!” the airline said on August 1, as it operated the first flight to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. “Our flight WB304 from Kigali to Dubai took off a moment ago,” RwandAir said in a tweet. Flight resumption follows the government decision […]

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Covid-19: How international arrivals will be processed through Kigali airport

Covid-19: How international arrivals will be processed through Kigali airport

International passengers arriving at Kigali International Airport from across the world must have taken and confirmed negative of Covid-19 test within not more than 72 hours of their departure, according to the latest guidelines from the Rwanda Biomedical Centre. Flights resume on 1st of August. Arriving passengers will also be required to fill out a passenger locator availed on RBC’s website form as well as […]

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WHO names Rwanda among countries that prevented large-scale coronavirus outbreak

WHO names Rwanda among countries that prevented large-scale coronavirus outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed Rwanda among countries, globally, that have managed to prevent coronavirus outbreaks on a large-scale. The list was mentioned by WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 on Monday, 27 July. Rwanda was listed among other countries such as Cambodia, New Zealand, Thailand, Viet Nam, and islands in the Pacific and Caribbean, Dr Tedros […]

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