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Marriott International announces Marriott Bonvoy as new brand name

Marriott Bonvoy invites members to explore the world with its leading hotel portfolioDUBAI, United Arab Emirates, January 16, 2019/ -- Marriott International today unveiled Marriott Bonvoy, the new loyalty brand replacing the current loyalty brands – Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) – and reflecting the unmatched benefits, single loyalty...

Donald Kaberuka among Potential candidates for World Bank Presidency

According to media reports Donald Kaberuka is among potential candidates for World Bank Presidency. Names of potential candidates already raised in media reports include Donald Kaberuka of Rwanda, Sri Mulyani Indrawati of Indonesia. Donald Kaberuka, former president of the African Development Bank Group, is a CGD distinguished visiting fellow and member of the board...

Reba Imyanya 100 y’Akazi muri REB

100 Job positions at RWANDA EDUCATION BOARD: Data entry clerk/under contract( Deadline :25 October 2018) Job Description Recording of examination marks, To capture data for registered primary pupils 2018, S3 and S6 registered students 2018, to make verification of data captured Job Profile – Should have a bachelors degree in computer science – Should have bachelors degree in any field but with experience of...

Girma Wake, Tadesse Tilahun join Ethiopian Airlines board

Former CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Girma Wake, has joined the board of directors of Ethiopian Airlines Group as of last week. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) last week appointed three new board members including Girma Wake, Tadesse Tilahun, CEO of National Oil Company (NOC) and Aklilu Hailemichael, state minister of the Ministry of...

Africa CEO Forum 2019: 1,500 business leaders expected in Kigali

The 7th edition of the largest international meeting of the African private sector will be held on 25 and 26 March in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, Rwanda, January 22, 2019 / - Key industry, finance and policy makers from more than 70 countries will discuss regional integration and other key topics for business development in Africa. ...

AEC2018: Moving the Africa Free Trade Area agreement ahead with quick win solutions

The African Continental Free Trade (AfCFTA) area aims to create a single continental market for goods and services, with free movement of business persons and investments KIGALI, Rwanda, December 5, 2018/ -- A total of 44 African nations signed the landmark African Continental Free Trade agreement earlier this year, with only 12 out of the required 22 countries ratifying the...

Doing Business: Rwanda promises to improve construction Permits Reforms

Rwanda has promised to do whatever possible to erase all obstacles that have led the World Bank Doing Business report to rank it in three digits category regarding the process of dealing with construction permits. The World Bank Doing Business report, released Wednesday, ranked Rwanda at 106th position in terms of dealing with the construction Permits. Currently, it takes 113 days...

PHOTOS: Here are 11 Outstanding Investors of the Year 2018

Rwanda Development Board has awarded 11 outstanding investors and Entrepreneurs of the year 2018 during the Sixth Edition of Business Excellence Awards ceremony held in Kigali on Friday 18th January 2018. The awarded investors and Entrepreneurs among hundreds who have submitted their businesses during the competition are following: The...

Rwanda to host Made-in-Africa Leadership Conference

The Mauritius-based pan-African Leadership Enhancement organization, Breakfast Club Africa (“BCA”) and the Rwanda Convention Bureau (“RCB”) have entered into partnership through a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) whereby both stakeholders will host a new Leadership Conference in Rwanda. Kigali, Rwanda has been designated as the host city for the inaugural “Made-in-Africa Leadership Conference (MLC)”. The two-day conference annual conference...

Angela Merkel calls for more private investments in Africa

On October 30, German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed twelve African leaders in Berlin to take part in the “Compact with Africa” summit. An initiative to tackle unemployment in Africa as well as mass migration. Pledging for more private investments in Africa After announcing that she would retire from politics in 2021, Angela Merkel hosted a summit of African leaders to...

Equatorial Guinea to host AfDB’s 2019 Annual Meetings in Malabo

The Bank’s Annual Meetings represent a unique opportunity to discuss challenges and ways to advance the continent’s regional integration agendaABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, March 4, 2019/ -- Equatorial Guinea will host the African Development Bank’s next Annual Meetings in June 2019, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two parties. The Annual Meetings...

Meet Bagarirayose, a customer care activist

In several occasions President Kagame never ceases to remind the public that the biggest challenge facing the country today is poor customer care that is still prevalent in both the private and public sectors. The head of state is often heard noting that despite the country registers major developments there is much more to...

Unbanked People in Africa to Benefit from the Joint Venture between Paxful and Bitmart Exchange

In a strategic move to enter the growing peer-to-peer revolution, BitMart integrates Paxful onto the exchangeNAIROBI, Kenya, March 5, 2019/ -- Paxful, a peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace, announced on February 21, 2019 at 9am,  an integration onto BitMart, a premier global digital asset trading platform in the cryptocurrency market with over 600,000 users worldwide. This...

Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) is looking for highly qualified personnel

Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) is looking for highly qualified personnel in the job vacancies below. Kindly pick a position that attracts you, indicate the job you are applying for then send your application and CV via E-mail info@rib.gov.rw before August 9th, 2018. CLICK HERE

VIDEO: Zindiro-Birembo-Gasanze road Construction Progress

After three months since the start of the construction of the paved road that will connect Zindiro to Gasanze via Birembo, the construction works are at the advanced level as you see in this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGO5eh12N2s&feature=youtu.be In May 2018, TOPAFRICANEWS Reporter visited the site and citizens at the time were very fond of the paved road that connects them to other...

“Made in Rwanda” Price Hike affect Customer Perceptions on the Products

Eccentric increase in prices of "Made in Rwanda" Products will continue to have a negative impact on customer perceptions of products manufactured by Rwandan factories and workshops, this website has established. The Made in Rwanda Policy is a holistic roadmap aimed at increasing economic competitiveness by enhancing Rwanda’s domestic market through value chain development. The Private Sector is a stakeholder in...

Outstanding investors to be recognized this Friday

In a bid to recognize the private sector’s essential role in growing Rwanda’s economy, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) will on 18th January 2019 celebrate the ‘RDB Business Excellence Awards 2018’, where outstanding individuals and private companies that excelled in providing services will be recognized. The sixth edition of the RDB Business Excellence Awards will...

Rwanda, Alibaba Group Enter into Agreements to Promote Economic Development

Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma witnessed the signing of three Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) between the Rwandan Government and Alibaba establishing an eWTP (electronic world trade platform) hub in Rwanda. The agreements are intended to strengthen cooperation in support of Rwanda's economic development by promoting policy innovation, enabling cross-border trade of Rwandan products to Chinese...

Equatorial Guinea Primed for Huge Growth as Host of 2019 ‘Year of Energy’

11 new oil and gas wells to be drilled in 2019, with $2.4 billion investmentMALABO, Equatorial Guinea, December 11, 2018/ -- 2019 to be bumper year for Equatorial Guinea’s oil and gas sector, with Year of Energy initiative providing impetus for intra-African cooperation; 11 new oil and gas wells to be drilled in 2019, with $2.4 billion investment; Emphasis...

Alibaba founder Jack Ma set to visit Rwanda

Chinese business magnate and investor Jack Ma is scheduled to visit Rwanda on 31 October, to meet with local investors to explore opportunities available in various sectors, an authoritative source revealed Tuesday in Kigali. Among the key sectors of investment Ma is set to focus is tourism, electronic payment and education between Rwanda and China, a statement issued by the...

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MOGADISHU (Halbeeg News)-Somali ambassador to Switzerland, Faduma Abdullahi Mohamed was Saturday summoned by the country’s Foreign ministry over abstaining from UN Human...