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African Development Bank and partners inaugurate Shango power substation in Rwanda to facilitate access to the regional electricity market

  Kigali, December 10, 2019 – The African Development Bank, Embassy of Germany in Rwanda and the KfW Development Bank joined the Government of Rwanda to inaugurate the high voltage 188 MVA Shango power substation in the capital Kigali and its related transmission network. The substation is part of the NELSAP Regional …

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“Women are an excellent investment”: finance leaders call for increased support for in women in business

“Women are an excellent investment”: finance leaders call for increased support for in women in business Kigali, Rwanda, 26 November 2019 – Leaders from multilateral development banks, financial institutions and the private sector called on peers to dispel myths about women being too “high risk” for financing – and to offer …

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Rwanda targets share of Africa’s logistics market

President Paul Kagame on Monday officiated at the launch of Dubai Ports (DP) World Kigali Logistics Platform, a new modern inland cargo handling facility expected to ease trade of goods and add impetus to Rwanda’s bid of becoming a regional logistics hub. The new facility, which was established under a …

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Kenya to step up exports to Rwanda, Burundi, DRC

Kenya has announced plans to set up warehouses in Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo in an elaborate strategy to tighten its grip on the regional export market. The warehouses in Kigali, Bujumbura and Lumbubashi are expected to drive more exports and ward off competition from neighbouring countries …

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Integration will make Africa a home for all, says Kagame

Increasingly, integrating countries from across the continent and creating connections among citizens will make Africa an ideal home for all, President Paul Kagame has said. President Kagame made the remarks at the opening of the 3rd YouthConnekt Africa Summit underway in Kigali convening over 8000 young people from across the …

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