With B2B global platform, Rwandan firms eye slice of Singaporean market

With B2B global platform, Rwandan firms eye slice of Singaporean market

More than 90 local companies have been introduced to Global Connect Business to Business (GC B2B) thanks to the partnership between Rwanda and Singapore Business Federation (SBF). GC B2B is an online marketplace that facilitates trade in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and globally. The portal links businesses, allows suppliers to view and reach out to buyers and hence enables the establishment of a […]

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Rwanda and Singapore Strengthen Cooperation in FinTech

Rwanda and Singapore Strengthen Cooperation in FinTech

KIGALI, December 11, 2020 The Ministry of Trade & Industry (MINICOM) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)) today signed a mutual agreement for the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MINICOM) to be involved in the implementation of the international and open platform project, dubbed Business sans Borders (BSB). This will strengthen greater cooperation in FinTech innovation, trade and business development between Rwanda and Singapore. MAS […]

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Response to recent ABC story by Andrew Greene

Response to recent ABC story by Andrew Greene

On October 12, 2020, The Sydney Morning Herald published an article by Anna Patty and Leon Hartwell advancing false and baseless accusations by Noel Zihabamwe, who claims he is threatened because he “refused to be an agent of influence for the government of Rwanda.” Five days later, on October 17, 2020, the same contents of the story were re-published by ABC News in an article […]

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Rwandan youth living in Perth, Australia have launched a youth led history and art virtual project, Amateka Series

Rwandan youth living in Perth, Australia have launched a youth led history and art virtual project, Amateka Series

  3 October 2020 On Saturday 3rd October 2020, the Rwandan youth living in Perth, Australia launched a Rwandan history and art project, Amateka Series. Amateka Series aims at strengthening Rwandan youth’s personal journey of reconnecting to their Rwandan identity by inviting guests and creating discussions that will inspire Rwandan youth to continue to work together and be more proactive in their community regardless of […]

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The Apiary Hillside Honey is among the Great Taste winners of 2020

The Apiary Hillside Honey is among the Great Taste winners of 2020

KIGALI; September 29, 2020 Great Taste, the world’s most trusted food and drink awards, has announced its stars of 2020. Out of 12,777 products sent in from 106 different countries, The Apiary Hillside Honey from Rwanda was awarded a 3-star Great Taste for its Forest honey and 1-star Great Taste for its Eucalyptus honey. A 3-start Great Taste means the product was described by judges […]

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Rwanda’s High Commissioner presents credentials to Governor-General of Australia

Rwanda’s High Commissioner presents credentials to Governor-General of Australia

  9 September 2020 Ambassador Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda to the Commonwealth of Australia presented his Letter of Credence to His Excellency General David Hurley, Governor-General of Australia, in a virtual Ceremony on Wednesday 9 September 2020. In his speech addressed to Governor-General Hurley, High Commissioner Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye conveyed warm greetings from the President of the […]

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Doing business in Rwanda as focus in Singapore Business Federation’s webinar

Doing business in Rwanda as focus in Singapore Business Federation’s webinar

  25th August 2020 A Rwanda-focused webinar on ‘Understanding the Market developments and Opportunities in Rwanda’ was held today to provide an overview of the economy, business and investment opportunities in Rwanda for the Singapore business community. This webinar, organized as part of the GlobalConnect@SBF, was an initiative of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) in partnership with Rwanda High Commission, Enterprise Singapore, Private Sector Federation […]

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Rwanda’s High Commissioner presents credentials to Governor-General of New Zealand

Rwanda’s High Commissioner presents credentials to Governor-General of New Zealand

  1st July 2020 His Excellency Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda to New Zealand presented his Letter of Credence to Her Excellency the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor-General of New Zealand, in a virtual Ceremony on Monday 30 June 2020. In his speech addressed to Governor-General Reddy, Ambassador Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye conveyed warm greetings from the President […]

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Kwibuka26: Rwandans in Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia commemorate virtually

Kwibuka26: Rwandans in Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia commemorate virtually

18th April 2020 Today, 18th April 2020, the High Commission of the Republic of Rwanda to Singapore, which is also accredited to Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia, hosted a virtual 26th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi. The event was hosted live on webcast in conformity with social distancing requirements related to controlling the spread of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual commemoration […]

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RDB presents at Africa-Singapore Business Forum 2018

  29th August 2018 Rwanda Development Board Chief Operating Officer Emmanuel Hategeka and Head of ICT Paula Ingabire were in Singapore this week for the biennial Africa-Singapore Business Forum 2018.    ‘The Africa Singapore Business Forum (ASBF) is the premier platform for business exchange and fostering trade between Africa and Asia.  Organised by Enterprise Singapore, the forum has brought together over 2,000 business and government leaders from 30 countries to explore partnerships and growth opportunities […]

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