Tag: belise kariza

How RDB is empowering youth to lead tourism sector drive

Rwanda joined the rest of the world to mark World Tourism Day and as part of the celebrations the government through Rwanda Development Board (RDB) partnered with the Mastercard Foundation to bring together a cluster of entrepreneurs in the sector. On how best the youth can tap into the sector, Chief Tourism Officer of Rwanda Development Board, Belise Kariza joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda to celebrate the 15th edition of Kwita Izina

In 2018, Rwanda received about 1.7 million visitors and sold over 15000 gorilla permits. This year the country will host its 15th Editon of Kwita Izina and about 25 baby gorillas will be named. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo spoke to Belise Kariza, Chief Tourism Officer of Rwanda Development Board for more.