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Japanese Technology To Be Used For Rwandan Feeder Roads View

Japanese Technology To Be Used For Rwandan Feeder Roads

Rwanda has received funding that will enable construction of feeder roads using Do-nou Technology, an ancient Japanese technique that requires only bags, soil and gravel.

RURA approves Tigo Rwanda acquisition by Airtel View

RURA approves Tigo Rwanda acquisition by Airtel

Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 16 countries across Asia and Africa, has announced that it has received approval from the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) for the acquisition of Tigo Rwanda Limited, a subsidiary of Millicom International Cellular S.A.

About Volkswagen Rwanda deal View

About Volkswagen Rwanda deal

The first Made-in-Rwanda car by German carmaker Volkswagen could hit the roads in May this year, according to the firm’s officials.

Rwandair to start flights to Conakry, Bamako and Dakar View

Rwandair to start flights to Conakry, Bamako and Dakar

RwandAir has announced that from 30th September, it will commence three weekly operations to Conakry (Guinea), Bamako (Mali) and Dakar (Senegal) from its new hub in Cotonou (Benin).

Construction of Bugesera International Airport gets under way View

Construction of Bugesera International Airport gets under way

President Paul Kagame on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for Bugesera International Airport at Rilima in Bugesera District.

Benin and Rwanda to establish joint-venture airline View

Benin and Rwanda to establish joint-venture airline

RwandAir has been granted the seventh freedom rights by the government of Benin, meaning it is allowed to base operations there and operate Benin and a third country without returning to Rwanda.

Dentons and Eversheds Sutherland line up on new Rwandan airport deal View

Dentons and Eversheds Sutherland line up on new Rwandan airport deal

Dentons and Eversheds Sutherland have further established their own infrastructure credentials in the continent, this time by working on opposite sides to a vital new development in Rwanda, one of East Africa’s growing economies.

Rwanda and World Bank sign $120m skills development agreement View

Rwanda and World Bank sign $120m skills development agreement

The government and the World Bank have signed a $120 million budget support agreement to improve quality market-relevant skills in selected economic sectors.

‘Smart Rwanda’ initiative gets a boost from JICA View

‘Smart Rwanda’ initiative gets a boost from JICA

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has pledged more support to Rwanda’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector as the country moves toward a digital economy.

UAE firm to invest $50m in Kigali 'smart city' initiative View

UAE firm to invest $50m in Kigali 'smart city' initiative

A United Arab Emirates-based firm, Cheikh Rakadh Group, has committed to invest $50 million (about Rwf41 billion) in the recently launched Rwanda Smart City Master Plan.