US Funded PEPFAR Program Increased Medical Specialist in Rwanda- Report

US Funded PEPFAR Program Increased Medical Specialist in Rwanda- Report

Rwanda’s Human Resources for Health (HRH) Program – funded in part by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) from 2012 to 2017 – more than tripled the country’s physician specialist workforce and produced major increases in the numbers and qualifications of nurses and midwives, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, […]

Why most of the infrastructures are done my foreign companies in Africa

Africa is no longer the dark continent, it is growing continent every government or company is looking for any opportunities available in Africa, yes nobody denies this Africa needs more infrastructure, but why only foreign companies (Chinese) can do this, we has natives is very difficult for us to do?.  Reason why African governments regularly […]

Growing a Small Business to a Big Company

For the past decade, Africa has witnessed to be the world’s most exciting economic frontier, transforming nation-states and offering hope to a new generation of accomplished and engaged youth. Small businesses do not always stay small. Large companies, such as Goggle, WallMart, Alibaba, and Ford, started off as small businesses and grew to become major players in […]

I&M Bank, MasterCard launch Rwanda’s first multicurrency Prepaid card

I&M Bank, MasterCard launch Rwanda’s first multicurrency Prepaid card

I&M Bank Rwanda has launched of Rwanda’s first Multicurrency Prepaid Platinum card in partnership with Mastercard, thanks to its design, this card will introduce a world of seamless transactions for our customers. The cards can be used to make card transactions both locally and internationally either on Point of Sale machines (POS) or for online […]

Abbott Expands in Africa, Opens East Africa Headquarters in Kenya

Abbott Expands in Africa, Opens East Africa Headquarters in Kenya

Abbott, a leading global healthcare company, announced today the opening of its second office in sub-Saharan Africa at The Watermark – Nairobi Garage Business Park. The new office will function as the headquarters for the company’s operations in East Africa and is intended to support expanded growth opportunities for Abbott, both locally and in the […]

Rwanda: CMA Tips Kigali Women On Capital markets Opportunities

Rwanda: CMA Tips Kigali Women On Capital markets Opportunities

Rwanda Capital Market Authority (CMA) has encouraged women representatives to secure a bright future by availing themselves of the available investment opportunities in the local capital market. CMA officials made the call while addressing the 2019 National Women’s Council (NWC) General Assembly in Kicukiro District which attracted women from across the district in the City […]

Mauritius to host 10th Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum

Mauritius to host 10th Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum

Annual event serves as a platform to expand and develop the Internet in Africa Mauritius will host the 10th anniversary edition of the Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) at the Intercontinental Hotel, Balaclava, from 20-22 August 2019, which is being organised by the Internet Society and African IXP Association (AFIX) in collaboration with Rogers […]

Germany Africa Business Forum announces multi-million Euro funding

Germany Africa Business Forum announces multi-million Euro funding

The Germany Africa Business Forum (GABF) in collaboration with private partners from the energy industry, has announced launch of a multi-million Euro funding commitment to invest in German energy startups that focus on Africa. The funding commitment, which pledges funds to German startups with exposure to African energy projects, will be the first such intra-regional […]

Rwanda Among Top 10 Places to Visit In 2019

Rwanda Among Top 10 Places to Visit In 2019

Forbes magazine and travel advisory companies has listed Rwanda among top 10 coolest places to go visit in this year 2019 Experts who spoke to the US based magazine says Rwanda has emerged as a leader in conservation in recent years creating an attractive safari environment for tourist all over the globe. “In addition to […]

Edmonton Family Donates to Cancer Care In Rwanda

Edmonton Family Donates to Cancer Care In Rwanda

  A few months ago, Edmonton businessman Irving Kipnes and his wife, Dianne, were planning to make a $100,000 gift to Partners In Health (PIH) Canada when they had a sudden change of mind. The couple were so impressed by the charity’s cancer-treatment centre in Rwanda that they decided to donate $5-million instead. “We were […]

2019: Year of US-China Rivalry in Africa

Early signs in forecast report suggest that the US-China rivalry will find its way to the African continent in 2019. While the US is multiplying warnings about the perils of Chinese debt-fuelled spending for economic stability, China will continue to broaden its engagement across the continent, with particular focus on East Africa. This is one […]

Rise and fall of your organizations

It’s often quoted that organizations rise or fall on their leadership. During the first World War, British Soldiers were said to be Lions led by Donkeys this described the British infantry of World War I and to blame the generals who led them. The contention is that the brave soldiers (lions) were sent to their deaths by incompetent and indifferent leaders (donkeys).

  It’s often quoted that organizations rise or fall on their leadership. During the first World War, British Soldiers were said to be Lions led by Donkeys this described the British infantry of World War I and to blame the generals who led them. The contention is that the brave soldiers (lions) were sent to […]

7 Ways to Take Control of Your Debt

Though your debts might feel bigger than you, they’re not. You have the power to cut your debts down to size and manage them more effectively.

7 Ways to Take Control of Your Debt

Everyone with even a little bit of debt has to manage their debt. If you just have a little debt, you have to keep up your payments and make sure it doesn’t get out of control. On the other hand, when you have a large amount of debt, you have to put more effort into […]

Blockchain in Africa: The next frontier

Blockchain in Africa: The next frontier

An interview with John Kamara, Director for Global Gaming Africa, on how Africa has embraced Blockchain technology, by Katy Micallef. What kind of solutions can blockchain technology offer the continent? Is Africa on the road to becoming a blockchain hub? Africa is rising and technology is at the forefront of our growth as a continent. […]

China’s Richest Man, Ma Leaves Alibaba to Go Do What He Loves Most

China’s Richest Man, Ma Leaves Alibaba to Go Do What He Loves Most

Alibaba’s co-founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma, said he planned to step down from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to pursue philanthropy in education, a changing of the guard for the $US420 billion ($590 billion) internet company. A former English teacher, Ma started Alibaba in 1999 and built it into one of the world’s […]

Could the Future of Food in the World Depend on what Africa does with Agriculture?

Could the Future of Food in the World Depend on what Africa does with Agriculture?

  Addressing a standing room only crowd of global agriculture experts at the FAO headquarters in Rome, 2017 World Food Prize Laureate and President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina, says the answer is a resounding yes! Adesina, believes Africa does not need aid but disciplined investments. According to this grandson of a subsistence […]