Grain Sector Players Move to Ease Maize Shortages As Demand Shoots Up

[New Times] Rwanda had a good harvest for both grains and cereals last season, which attracted huge demand from regional buyers. This has benefitted farmers in terms of better revenues earned, but has also created big grain shortages on the local marke…

[New Times] Rwanda had a good harvest for both grains and cereals last season, which attracted huge demand from regional buyers. This has benefitted farmers in terms of better revenues earned, but has also created big grain shortages on the local market and pushed up prices of beans and maize, according to the Rwanda Grains and Cereals Corporation.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Exporters Scaling Heights Through BRD’s Grant Matching Facility

[New Times] Donatile Nibagwire ventured into the export market in 2001, a move she has never regretted to date. The CEO of Floris Rwanda – a horticulture export firm – has weathered many storms but still she keeps up with the demands of the job and is …

[New Times] Donatile Nibagwire ventured into the export market in 2001, a move she has never regretted to date. The CEO of Floris Rwanda - a horticulture export firm - has weathered many storms but still she keeps up with the demands of the job and is reaping big in a rather male dominated field. The once small time enterprise is now a multimillion venture operating from Kigali's suburb of Kiyovu. The only genocide survivor in her family (Nibagwire lost both her parents and all her siblings in the 1994 genocide agains

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Export Growth Fund to Ease Access to Finance for Exporters

[New Times] Export growth is a top priority for the government and as such various measures have been taken to boost Rwanda’s export trade. The Second Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS 2), targets an annual export growth of 28%…

[New Times] Export growth is a top priority for the government and as such various measures have been taken to boost Rwanda's export trade. The Second Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS 2), targets an annual export growth of 28%. In an exclusive interview, ALEX KANYANKOLE, CEO of the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) talks to The New Times' MINNIE KARANJA on how the Export Growth Fund is strategically designed to address the challenge of access to finance by exporters and promoting Made in Rwand

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Senate Calls for Exports Diversification, Value Addition

[New Times] The Senate has called for further increase, diversification and value addition to Rwanda’s export products to help the country to reduce imbalance between imports and exports.

[New Times] The Senate has called for further increase, diversification and value addition to Rwanda's export products to help the country to reduce imbalance between imports and exports.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

RSSB Staff Donate Cows to Vulnerable Families in Nyarugenge

[New Times] Members of Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) working at Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) have donated 21 cows worth Rwf6.3 million to vulnerable families in Kanyinya sector, Nyarugenge District.

[New Times] Members of Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) working at Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) have donated 21 cows worth Rwf6.3 million to vulnerable families in Kanyinya sector, Nyarugenge District.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Post-Election ICOB-Uganda Chapter Crisis Now Resolved

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga: The Uganda Chapter of the International Community of Banyakigyezi (ICOB-UC) was recently in the news, and not for a good reason. ICOB-UC has been embroiled in a crisis that was triggered by a group that challenged the legitima…

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga: The Uganda Chapter of the International Community of Banyakigyezi (ICOB-UC) was recently in the news, and not for a good reason. ICOB-UC has been embroiled in a crisis that was triggered by a group that challenged the legitimacy of the chapter's new leaders that were elected on December 30, 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Speaker Kadaga Calls for Probe Into Unused Machines

[Monitor] Kamuli -Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has tasked the Kamuli chief administrative officer and the Resident District Commissioner to take action on health officers for failing health service delivery and causing embarrassment to government.

[Monitor] Kamuli -Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has tasked the Kamuli chief administrative officer and the Resident District Commissioner to take action on health officers for failing health service delivery and causing embarrassment to government.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Struggling Giants Villa, Vipers Fight for Second

[Monitor] Kampala -The two started the season with an eye on the top prize. But today, SC Villa and Vipers enter direct confrontation at Masaka Recreation Ground with only a chance at second best.

[Monitor] Kampala -The two started the season with an eye on the top prize. But today, SC Villa and Vipers enter direct confrontation at Masaka Recreation Ground with only a chance at second best.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Avoid Katosi-Road Like Scandal Again

[Monitor] A story published in Saturday Monitor of May 13 on government signing a pact with a US-based insurance firm has kicked up a storm among Ugandans living in the Diasapora.

[Monitor] A story published in Saturday Monitor of May 13 on government signing a pact with a US-based insurance firm has kicked up a storm among Ugandans living in the Diasapora.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda