APEFE-PSF program to enhance skills in Rwandan youth.

145 youth in the 1st intake of apprenticeship training under the Workplace Learning Support Programme, have completed three months in 4 pilot TVET schools for theoretical learning and basic practices. Before starting the practical learning in companies; a workshop between the trainers from all 13 TVET Schools identified to collaborate with the programme and 100 in-company trainers; was held on this 22nd January 2019 to jointly prepare the three months learning in companies. Participants in the workshop (Photo: APEFE) Representatives from different professional chambers and associations under the Private Sector Federation (PSF) and the officials from the Ministry of Public […]

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Senate vows to advocate for Beer and wine producers.

Members of the Senate Standing committee on Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Security has vowed to visit different local wine producers in a new strategy to resolve all the outstanding issues hampering this sector. The pledge was made after the internal meeting of the senatorial committee with members of the Private Sector Federation that professionally produces local wines and beer at PSF Headquarter Gikondo Expo Grounds. “We will also visit your industries to ascertain exactly the issues that hamper the effective production of wine,” Mike Rugema the head of the delegation said while addressing the participants. Members of Rwandan Senate meeting […]

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REG to offer free connections for big industries

By  Jean d’Amour Mbonyinshuti A view of the Kigali Special Economic Zone home to light and heavy duty industries. Are you an investor and you wanted to start your business in Rwanda and worried about the cost to get new power connections?  Were you budgeting and you felt it would cause headache due to that additional cost? Relax then because Rwanda Energy group (REG) has waived that cost. Effective January 1, 2019 new connection for big industries will be done free of charge as REG moves to support the government plan to ease doing business in Rwanda. According to Ron […]

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FEATURED: Fighting corruption: Are institutions doing enough?

The Government of Rwanda has put the fight against corruption at the top of his political agenda. Many institutions were put in place and strong legal framework adopted. In August 2018, the law No 54/2018 of 13/08/2018 on fighting against corruption was enacted and it includes new provisions aiming to deter corruption and public funds embezzlement. Beyond the government efforts, CSOs spearheaded by Transparency International Rwanda are contributing to the national struggle against corruption. Transparency International Rwanda is very known through various surveys on corruption he publishes. The very much known one is Rwanda Bribery Index, an annual survey which […]

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