Nathan Kanuma—the head of the Rural Development and Agribusiness Department at ISAE Busogo—is a deeply frustrated man after his efforts to secure a loan from the Student Financing Agency of Rwanda (SFAR) were stymied by Emmanuel Muvunyi, the institution’s director.
What on earth is a man like Emmanuel Muvunyi doing as the director of the Student Financing Agency of Rwanda (SFAR), the only agency in the country that facilitates people to find loans to pursue higher educational goals?
A new round of residual indoor spraying as part of the fight against malaria is underway. Lessons have been learnt from last year’s exercise.
The government of Rwanda has been paying an entity called the William Davidson Institute US$ 343,000 (Frw 185,220,000) a year, supposedly for it to turn the Mburabuturo-based School of Finance and Banking into a center of academic excellence, “an internationally accredited business school that is recognized as a leader in the East Africa region.” While [...]
In the World Bank’s “Doing business report 2009,” which broadly indicates the ease of running an enterprise in 181 countries, Rwanda moved up nine places to the 139th spot.
Beggars are common in cities worldwide. Yet some of those in Kigali are not as destitute as they pretend. Having arrived at Kimironko taxi park, the bus driver asked his conductor to go change a 5000 francs note.
For the third consecutive year, a Rwandan student is amongst the winners of the WFP global art competition.
With construction booming, stone quarries are doing brisk business. Yet they make profit at the expense of the workers, who do dangerous work without any protection. And for a shamefully low pay.
The Rwandan International Trade Fair, Expo, seems to be like wine: it’s getting better with the years. The kids were having a tremendous time: riding in the toy-cars on the small circular driveway, cheered on by their parents and onlookers.
MTN has been named the best overall exhibitor of Expo 2008, followed by Union des Banques Populaires du Rwanda and Home Décor from Burundi.