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Rwanda International Trade Fair opens today View

Rwanda International Trade Fair opens today

The annual Rwanda International Trade Fair, better known as Expo, opens its doors this Tuesday, August 22, at the Gikondo Expo Grounds in Kigali.

Cultural tourism: Museums set target of Rwf 400 million View

Cultural tourism: Museums set target of Rwf 400 million

The Institute of National Museums of Rwanda (INMR) has embarked on revamping museum structures and service packages to be able to double the current revenue of Rwf 200 million from cultural tourism per annum.

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.

World Travel Awards to be held alongside continental hotel forum in Kigali View

World Travel Awards to be held alongside continental hotel forum in Kigali

The World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre alongside the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) and AviaDev Africa from 10th to 12th October.

RRA to boost revenue collection with EBM upgrade View

RRA to boost revenue collection with EBM upgrade

​Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) has introduced new electronic billing machines (EBMs) with the aim of further improving value-added tax (VAT) collection.

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.

13th Kwita Izina to be held on 1st September View

13th Kwita Izina to be held on 1st September

The Rwanda Development Board has launched the Kwita Izina activities which will culminate in the main gorilla naming ceremony on 1st September 1. This was announced recently as RDB kicked off the World Tourism Month.

RDB considers luxury tourism View

RDB considers luxury tourism

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is considering turning the country into a luxury tourism destination that would drive up revenues.