Rwanda MPs highlight high electricity costs as hinderance to manufacturing sector

As the country’s industries continue to grow, government should move swiftly to facilitate them by solving issues related to low electricity supply and lack of raw materials needed to run them. The recommendation was made by legislators in the Lower House on Tuesday after members of the parliamentary Standing Committee on Economy and Trade presented […]

Rwanda: Share Index Down 0.82%

Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) recorded a total turnover of over Rwf11.7 million from 123,200 shares traded in six deals during yesterday’s trading session. The bond market was quiet. According to the RSE daily market report for Monday, Bank of Kigali counter realised Rwf290,000 in turnover from 1,000 shares traded in one deal at Rwf290. This […]

East Africa’s first utility-scale solar plant comes online

East Africa’s first utility-scale solar photovoltaic power plant came online this week in Rwanda. The 8.5 MW Rwanda Field plant was constructed in the shape of the African continent and sits on land owned by the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village charity, which houses Rwanda’s orphaned children. It is expected to produce enough power for 15,000 households. […]