Tag: Rwanda Development Board

Rwanda launches electronic auctioning system

In efforts to curb corruption in the auctioning process of loan defaulters’ property, the government of Rwanda has launched an electronic auctioning system that will be accessed by bidders in the country and abroad. CNBC Africa spoke to Richard Kayibanda, Registrar General at Rwanda Development Board for more.

COVID-19: Rwanda issues directive for restaurants to register customers for service

This morning a new directive was released by the Rwanda Development Board to all hospitality establishments requiring them to register any customers entering their premises.

New Rwanda PPP to focus on language & skills training for hospitality

A new Public-Private Partnership between the Rwanda Development Board, Mastercard Foundation and Education First was announced yesterday. The PPP will focus on providing English proficiency and hospitality skills training for thousands of workers and students in the field. Deputy CEO of the Rwanda Development Board, Zephanie Niyonkuru joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda announces further COVID-19 prevention measures

Yesterday a notice was circulated by the Rwanda Development Board outlining and reminding the hospitality sector and general public of the Covid19 prevention measures that the body has established. Emmanuel Nsabimana, Head of Tourism Regulation 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....

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.

Rwanda moves to digitise its agricultural value chains to increase productivity, revenues

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and Rwanda Development Board (RDB) have signed a Technical Cooperation Project aimed to digitalize commerce in agricultural value chains. Dr. Gualbert Gbehounou, FAO Country Representative of Rwanda joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda honours top performing companies at the Business Excellence Awards ceremony

The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) hosted the 7th edition of the Business Excellence Awards in Kigali and CNBC Africa attended the event and filed this report.