Rwanda Gorilla Permit Increment Bites Hard Its Economy

On 6th May 2017, all tour operators, accommodation owners and stakeholders in tourism business in East Africa heard shocking news of immediate proposal and implementation of the hiking of Rwanda Gorilla permit fees from US$ 750 to US$ 1500 each. “At first we thought it was a joke but after reading the information on the… Continue reading Rwanda Gorilla Permit Increment Bites Hard Its Economy

Rwanda Launches New Festival ‘NYANZA TWATARAMYE’

Rwanda’s tourism is growing fast thanks to the creative stakeholders in its tourism industry. Renowned mostly for mountain gorillas, Rwanda is not only the best destination for gorilla safaris but also for an amazing cultural encounter with the local African people. If you would like to interact with the locals, learn about the culture of… Continue reading Rwanda Launches New Festival ‘NYANZA TWATARAMYE’

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Rwanda Doubles the Price of Gorilla Permits

Rwanda has doubled the price of gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park starting from May 6th 2017. According to the Press Release from the Rwanda Development Board, the prices of a gorilla permit have been increased from USD750 to USD1500 per person, per trek. This change became effective “with immediate effect” as per the RDB… Continue reading Rwanda Doubles the Price of Gorilla Permits

Equity Group Joins Rwandan Bourse

Regional integrated financial services firm, Equity Group, with banking interests in Rwanda, Uganda, South Sudan and Kenya, has now joined the nascent Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) as part of its regional development strategy. The cross listing marks a major milestone for the recently reorganised firm which is seeking to enhance its integrated financial solutions delivery… Continue reading Equity Group Joins Rwandan Bourse

Rwandan Women Talk About Rebuilding & Business

Thousands of women suffered immense violence during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, and much of the country’s economy was destroyed. Rwandan women have played a large role in rebuilding the country, from the banks to the market to the country’s families and cultural institutions. Women launched the first funeral parlors in Rwanda, opened hotels and… Continue reading Rwandan Women Talk About Rebuilding & Business

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President Paul Kagame Tops Media

President  enjoys publicity  in media  owned either by ruling  party or struggling businessmen  Ahead of the August 2010 presidential elections, the visibility of various candidates and their agendas will of course depend to a large extent on accessibility to the media. President Paul Kagame seems ready to take up another seven-year term and all indications… Continue reading President Paul Kagame Tops Media