Tag: RDB

Rwanda announces lifestyle partnership with French football giant PSG

CEO of Rwanda Development Board (RDB) made an announcement about a brand new partnership between Rwanda and French football giant, Paris Saint Germain (PSG) making it the country's second major deal with an international football club in 2 years. CEO of Rwanda Development Board, Clare Akamanzi joins CNBC Africa for more.

Audio Visual Forum: Tapping into potential of Rwanda’s creative & film industry

The Government of Rwanda is seeking to increase the contribution of the creative sector to the economy and job creation. Now to do so, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) organizes forums like Kigali Audio visual so they can share what the country is doing to create a conducive environment for the industry. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo spoke to different players from the creative industry to get their points of views on how a content creator can help grow both their work and the industry as well. Filmmaker, Eric Kabera, Independent Producer and Director, Saul Williams and Managing Director of KGL FWD, Autumn Marie Faraj join CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda Development Board: What to expect from the 2nd Kigali Audio Visual Summit

Ahead of the second edition of the Kigali Audio Visual Summit that will take place on 26th and 27th this month, CNBC Africa's Zwena Bachoo spoke to Head of the single project implementation at Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Felix Siboniyo on what to expect from the second edition and what the government is doing to promote the industry.

RDB awards 100 youth with gorilla permits

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Liberation Day, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) gave 100 Rwandans who turn 25 years old this year, a once in a lifetime opportunity to trek the mountain gorillas in Volcanos National Park. This is part of the country's efforts to encourage domestic tourism and cultivate a culture of conservation among Rwandans.

New initiative set to attract tourists to Rwanda’s Kivu Belt

Rwanda has introduced Kivubelt festival, an annual initiative that aims to promote tourism along the Lake Kivu. This aligns with the country’s efforts to diversify tourism products and boost revenues from the sector. CNBC Africa’s Steven Muvunyi reports.

Rwanda maintains continental ranking on Ease of Doing Business in Africa

Rwanda has maintained its 2nd position in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business in Africa but slipped in global ranking from 29th to 38th. Chief Strategy and compliance Officer at Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Louise Kanyonga, joins CNBC Africa for more.

RDB’s Emmanuel Nsabimana on the importance of hotel grading in the digital era

Have you ever wondered about the criteria that renders one hotel worthy of five stars and another two? Also, does the traditional hotel grading system still hold a place in the social media era where customer reviews is king? Ahead of this year's annual Accommodation Establishments Grading Ceremony happening here in Rwanda. Emmanuel Nsabimana, Head of Tourism Regulation at Rwanda Development Board joins CNBC Africa for more.

RDB convenes second agriculture and agribusiness CEO Forum

Rwanda Development Board convened the second agriculture and agribusiness CEO Forum, that brought together over 100 business leaders in the agriculture sector to discuss business opportunities and challenges companies encounter in the sector. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo filed this report.