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Rwanda’s Electric Motorbikes Are Fueling a Carbon-Free Future

Rwanda’s Electric Motorbikes Are Fueling a Carbon-Free Future

When Rwanda’s president said last August that he wanted all of the country’s motorbikes to be electric as soon as possible, Ampersand’s waiting list exploded. The country’s first electric motorbike[Read More…]

by December 22, 2020 0 comments Business, Tech
South Africa’s Aspen Pharmacare to manufacture Covid-19 vaccine

South Africa’s Aspen to produce COVID vaccine in Africa

A deal struck by South Africa’s Aspen Pharmacare to manufacture Covid-19 vaccine in Port Elizabeth will bring technology transfer but may not increase the supply of vaccines to the continent.[Read More…]

by December 22, 2020 0 comments Business, COVID-19 Updates, Tech
Profit-making idea: Growing high-value, niche vegetables in Rwanda for the export market

Profit-making idea: Growing high-value, niche vegetables in Rwanda for the export market

The topography of Rwanda does not lend itself to large, expansive farms for crop cultivation. Yet, Laurent Demuynck, founder and CEO of Kigali Farms, says the country is ideal for[Read More…]

by December 18, 2020 0 comments Business
EPC contract prequalification opens for Ruzizi III hydropower project in Rwanda/DRC

EPC contract prequalification opens for Ruzizi III hydropower project in Rwanda/DRC

Ruzizi III Energy Limited, developer of the Ruzizi III Regional hydropower project on the boundary of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, is inviting contractors to submit expressions of[Read More…]

by December 18, 2020 0 comments Business, Tech
The African Development Bank Appoints Ms. Aissa Touré, Country Manager, Rwanda

The African Development Bank Appoints Ms. Aissa Touré, Country Manager, Rwanda

The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Aissa Touré as Country Manager for Rwanda. An economist and development expert, Aissa Touré, the Country Manager designated[Read More…]

by December 18, 2020 0 comments Business, Politics
DP World signs MoU with Rwanda Development Board to accelerate international trade

DP World signs MoU with Rwanda Development Board to accelerate international trade

Republic of Rwanda will become DP World’s initial hub for expanding e-commerce across the East Africa Community and beyond, after latter signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Rwanda[Read More…]

by December 18, 2020 0 comments Business
Ghana, Rwanda Sign Air Service Agreement

Ghana, Rwanda Sign Air Service Agreement

Kigali, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) Ghana and Rwanda signed an air service agreement here to improve commercial flight operations between the two countries, reports the allafrica.com news website. The agreement[Read More…]

by June 5, 2018 0 comments Business
Kenya to prosecute 54 top officials in graft probe

Kenya to prosecute 54 top officials in graft probe

Kenya’s top prosecutor has ordered the immediate prosecution of more than 50 officials, including senior executives and their families, who have been arrested as part of an investigation into a[Read More…]

by May 29, 2018 0 comments Business
Rwanda’s Kagame visits Ethiopia’s Chinese-built industrial park

Rwanda’s Kagame visits Ethiopia’s Chinese-built industrial park

ADDIS ABABA – Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Friday visited textile and apparel manufacturing companies inside the premises of Ethiopia’s flagship Chinese-built Hawassa Industrial Park. Kagame, who is in Ethiopia[Read More…]

by May 26, 2018 0 comments Business
Kenya: New pipeline to start operating in July and reduce cost of fuel

Kenya: New pipeline to start operating in July and reduce cost of fuel

The first litre of refined oil will be transported through the new Sh48 billion pipeline on July 1. Kenya Pipeline Company yesterday said it completed mainline mechanical and electrical works[Read More…]

by May 17, 2018 0 comments Business