Category: Economy

  • Kampeta Sayinzoga, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance

    Rwanda’s permanent secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, and secretary to the Treasury, cuts an unexpected figure. Just 33 years old and female, Kampeta Sayinzoga is far from the normal demographic for someone in her job. “I’m in a position that normally should be for a 65 year old man, and I’m […]

  • Egyptian Millionaire Enters Rwanda Housing Industry

    A Qatari-Egyptian real estate company, Almoez Holding Group, has entered the Rwandan market to help fix Rwanda’s housing puzzle. The current housing demand in Rwanda is widening, especially housing for the middle and lower class, also known as affordable houses. The Rwanda Housing Authority estimates the Rwanda’s demand for affordable housing in general to at […]

  • Francophonie Vs Commonwealth: How Rwanda Bagged $3 Billion When It Said ‘au revoir’

    Jacques Chirac, former French President, must have been laughing at what he imagined were ‘les imbéciles’. Why not? For starters, France had been Rwanda’s master for three decades. Frankly, France had paid for the piper, and so it called the tunes. The French held the people and leaders of the land of a thousand hills […]

  • Rwanda Could Be Dubai’s Next Investment Destination

    Rwanda is keen to push for an increase in the volume and quality investments with United Arab Emirates (UAE)-President Paul Kagame said Tuesday. The United Arab Emirates has demonstrated itself as a global business hotspot. In Africa alone, Available statistics indicate that total exports from Dubai to Africa are close to $1.3 billion annually. Rwanda, […]

  • Rwanda Is 7th Global Business Reformer

    Rwanda is now one of the world’s top most business reformers and leads in Sub-Sahara region according to the World Bank’s Doing Business report for 2016. The report places Rwanda at the 7th position overall global reformer, out of 189 countries surveyed. According to the report, Rwanda also ranks 62nd globally in ease of doing […]

  • Rwanda Rated Africa’s fastest Reformer in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2011 Report

    Radical reforms which have made it easier for businesses to get credit, pay tax and deal with construction have boosted Rwanda’s ratings again in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Business Report’. In 2011’s index, Rwanda was the most improved country in Africa – the second most improved country overall.  It came in 58th on the overall […]