Tag: Private Sector Federation

Rwandan entrepreneurs treated to Covid-19 business survival boot camp

Access to Finance Rwanda in partnership with the African Management institute, the Private Sector Federation and others, has launched a new webinar series dubbed, ‘The Business Survival Bootcamp’, through their website, SME Response Clinic. The program is designed to help entrepreneurs navigate the unique challenges that have presented themselves as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and is slated to begin next week. Head of Programs at AFR, Jean Bosco Iyacu joins CNBC Africa for more.

How Rwanda’s youth is reaping the benefits from agriculture

For Rwanda to develop into a higher middle income economy as set out in the Vision 2050, the country needs a robust private sector with the young entrepreneurs at the forefront. As they seek out what they believe to be profitable and business-focused careers, CNBC Africa spoke to some of the young people in the agriculture sector....

How Rwanda’s Private Sector Federation is preparing for CHOGM 2020

Ahead of the Commonwealth meeting that is set to take place from 22-24 June this year in Kigali, CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo spoke to Robert Bapfakurera, Chairman of the Private Sector Federation to find out why this meeting is so important for the sector.

Rwanda continues with CHOGM preparation despite coronavirus outbreak

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) today met with the Private Sector Federation to discuss various business opportunities that they will be presenting during the Commonwealth Forum that is set to take place this year in June here in Kigali. Rwanda Development Board Chief Executive, Claire Akamanzi noted that the government and private sector partners will not halt the planning and preparation process – she also added that as the plans continue, they will keep monitoring developments on the virus's trends across the world to make further decisions. She joins CNBC Africa for more.

This is what Rwanda is doing to attract its youth into agriculture

As youth seek out what they believe to be profitable and business-focused careers, it has been said that they are increasingly turning away from agriculture. CNBC Africa's Fiona Muthoni filed this report.

How Rwandan farmers are guarding their produce against heavy rains

According to the weather agency, the expected rainfall may affect post-harvest handling activities and ongoing infrastructure projects. Nsengiyumva Francois, President of the Chamber of Agriculture at the Private Sector Federation joins CNBC Africa to discuss what cautions farmers are taking to protect their crops against heavy rains.

Plugging gaps in the ‘Made in Rwanda’ program

Rwanda’s Private Sector Federation will next week host the inaugural National Business Forum which will discuss how increase production of locally made products, improving quality, branding and innovation among others. Spokesperson, Theoneste Ntagengerwa joins CNBC Africa for more.

VW’s electric car launched in Rwanda

This week in the headlines in Rwanda, the VW’s launched the electric car, Moreover the first East and Central Africa Mining Forum took place here in the country and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Rwanda’s Private Sector Federation hosted the Hong Kong trade and investment seminar. TV and Multimedia Editor at The New Times, Olivia Ikilezi joins CNBC Africa for more on the news that made headlines in Rwanda this week.
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