Made In Rwanda Expo: Singer Tom Close Exhibits New Talent

      Tom Close and wife at Made in Rwanda expo. Afrobeat singer and medical doctor, Tom Close real name Thomas Muyombo is currently showcasing his other gift on top of treating patients and entertainment. Tom Close has kicked-off reading culture campaigns through writing of short story books for children. Close is exhibiting his books containing short and interesting tales for children during the ongoing Made in Rwanda expo that kicked-off November 28 at Gikondo Expo Grounds, Kicukiro district, Kigali City. His books that are designed for pre-school and primary school, include; Domestic Animals, the books that introduces animals […]

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Govt in new push for quality, affordable locally made products.

  MINICOM Minister Hon. Soraya Hakuziyaremye & CEO PSF Stephen Ruzibiza addressing the Media on Made In Rwanda Expo. The Minister for Trade and Industry, Soraya Hakuziyaremye, has said that more efforts are needed from both the Government and the Private Sector Federation to increase the quantity and quality of locally made products. She was speaking Wednesday at a news conference ahead of the Made-in-Rwanda Expo that opens today. “Exports from Rwanda have increased by almost 70 per cent since the launch of the Made-in-Rwanda policy, last year alone the value of exports amounted to $944 million, “This means that local […]

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Made In Rwanda Heading Into Mass Production Phase

ByJean de la Croix Tabaro November 21, 2018 at 4:30 pm     Burera Garments staff at work             The campaign to buy Rwandan products will resume next week under its brand name, the Made in Rwanda expo with a promise to defy the odds and satisfy the local market. Made in Rwanda expo, season four will take place between November 28 and December 4 at Gikondo Expo Ground, Kicukiro district. According to Eric Kabera, Head of Communications and Marketing at Rwanda Private Sector Federation (PSF) – organizer, more than 400 exhibitors have registered. In the previous Made […]

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Abasaga 300 bamaze kwiyandikisha mu bazitabira imurikagurisha rya ‘Made in Rwanda’

Yanditswe na Emma-Marie Umurerwa Kuya 5 Ugushyingo 2018 saa 04:44   Mu imurikagurisha ry’ibikorerwa mu Rwanda (Made in Rwanda) rigiye kuba ku nshuro ya kane, abagera kuri 344 baturutse mu turere twose tw’igihugu bamaze kwiyandikisha mu bazamurika ibyo bakora. Mu gihe biteganyijwe ko rizatangira ku wa 28 Ugushyingo rigasozwa ku wa 4 Ukuboza 2018, Urugaga rw’Abikorera, PSF, rwatangaje ko kubona aho umuntu azamurikira ari Ubuntu, mu gihe mu imurikagurisha risazwe hishyurwa amafaranga bitewe n’ingano yaho. Icyo basabwa ni ukwishyura 40.000 Frw gusa yo kwiyandikisha, nk’uko umukozi ushinzwe itumanaho muri PSF, Kabera Eric yabitangarije IGIHE. Ati “Uyu mwaka iri murikagurisha ririmo udushya […]

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Made In Rwanda Expo slated for 28th -Nov- 4th Dec

  This year’s Made In Rwanda Exhibition will officially kick off on 28th November and end on 4th December at Gikondo Expo Grounds. The 4th edition of this event will attract different exhibitors from various sectors ranging from ICT, Agro-business, textile industries, construction, Manufacturing among others. With a few weeks to go, exhibitors are currently rushing to register to avoid missing the opportunity. Registration is done at PSF Headquarters Gikondo Expo Grounds. Participants at this year’s Made -in-Rwanda expo will use the stands free of charge and this has been done in an attempt to encourage more local producers to showcase their […]

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Made In Rwanda Expo slated for 28th -Nov- 4th Dec

This year’s Made In Rwanda Exhibition will officially kick off on 28th November and end on 4th December at Gikondo Expo Grounds. The 4th edition of this event will attract different exhibitors from various sectors ranging from ICT, Agro-business, textile industries, construction, Manufacturing among others. With a few weeks to go, exhibitors are currently rushing to register to avoid missing the opportunity. Registration is done at PSF Headquarters Gikondo Expo Grounds. Participants at this year’s Made -in-Rwanda expo will use the stands free of charge and this has been done in an attempt to encourage more local producers to showcase their products […]

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PSF scraps exhibition fees for Made-in-Rwanda Expo

  Minister of Trade and Industry Soraya Hakuzumuremyi (centre) chats with an exhibitor, as she tours a mini expo during the launch of Made- in-Rwanda logo, last week. /Sam Ngendahimana. Exhibitors at this year’s Made -in-Rwanda expo will use the stands free of charge, the Private Sector Federation (PSF) has said, in an attempt to encourage more  local producers to showcase their products. However, exhibitors will pay Rwf40, 000 for registration. Theoneste Ntagengerwa, the Spokesperson for Made-in-Rwanda initiative at PSF, told The New Times that the discount is expected to attract a big number of exhibitors from across the country. “Made-in-Rwanda expo […]

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Africa’s aviation industry captains chart new course

  Delegates at the fourth Ground Handling International Stakeholders’ Conference in Kigali yesterday. The meeting seeks to devise new ways to unleash Africa’s aviation potential. Sam Ngendahimana. Africa’s aviation market is predicted to top the global charts over the next 20 years. The industry growth is projected to be around 6 per cent on an annual basis, and it is a sector that many players believe has untapped potential. At the moment, however, Africa accounts for less than 2 per cent of the global air service market, according to the World Bank. The sector is generally facing seismic challenges around […]

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PSF pushes for removal of work experience for youth

Fresh graduates look out for job opportunities during a job fair in Kigali recently. Sam Ngendahimana. The Private Sector Federation (PSF) is pushing for the removal of work experience as a means to provide employment opportunities for youth. Deus Kayitakirwa, the Director of Advocacy at PSF told Sunday Times that the private sector is ensuring that this applies within the constituency of the private sector players. “There’s a role for businesses and the people who work in them to help bridge the gap between education and the world of work. We will make sure that the previous work experience, in the related […]

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