Tag: robert bapfakurera

This fund is helping Rwanda’s private sector survive COVID-19

The National Bank of Rwanda recently issued a directive governing the operationalization of the Covid-19 Economic Recovery Fund to support businesses hardest hit by the pandemic. How can the private sector best utilize this fund to ensure they not only survive but thrive amid the pandemic? Robert Bapfakurera, Chairman of Rwanda’ Private Sector Federation joins CNBC Africa for more.

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.

This is how entrepreneurs can optimize their chance of receiving funding

Access to funding is often cited as one of the biggest challenges facing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa, in a conversation on how entrepreneurs can make sure they're putting themselves in the best position for banks and investors to give them the financing that they need, Chairman of Private Sector Federation and self-made tycoon, Robert Bapfakurera joins CNBC Africa.

Rwanda, Luxembourg to strengthen trade ties & increase investments

Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Kigali and Rwanda development Board have come together and organised the first “Rwanda - Luxembourg Business forum”, which attracted close to about 100 attendees from the private and public sector of both countries. The forum is meant to showcase investment and business opportunities in both countries they can partner in. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo filed this report.