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2012-02-28 12:17:43 Hitting One Trillion in Assets [Independent] Between 2007 and 2010, Rwanda's banking sector faced dramatic turbulence. "The banking sector at the end of 2008 was suffering from high levels of Non-Performing Loans [bad loans], lack of liquidity [lack of cash], poor infrastructure, high operating losses and bad controls," said the Managing Director of Rwanda Commercial Bank (BCR) Anand Sanjeev.

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Tuesday, 07-28-15, 15:51A Smart SME Village and a Technopole to Be Set Up in Rodrigues Soon[Government of Mauritius] A Smart SME Village and a Technopole will soon be set up in Rodrigues, announced the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo, yesterday at the laying of the foundation stone of a Smart SME Village in Malabar, Rodrigues. The ceremony was attended by the Chief Commissioner, Mr Serge Clair, and several other personalities.
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 15:49#ges2015kenya - Us Gov't to Establish Women Entrepreneurial Centres in Kenya, Zambia and Mali[CIO] The US Government is set to launch three women's entrepreneurial centers in Kenya, Zambia and Mali so as to support women entrepreneurs.
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 15:41Kayonza Women Warn Gains in Gender Equality Could Be Lost If Kagame Retires[New Times] As Members of Parliament continued their countrywide consultations on the request to amend the constitution over the weekend, women in Kayonza and Kirehe districts defended their position to support the continued presidency of Paul Kagame.
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 15:33IDB Pledges US$360 million for Post-Ebola Recovery in Guinea and Sierra Leone[Islamic Development Bank] New York, United States -The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has pledged to provide financing worth $360 million in support of a sustainable Post Ebola recovery effort for Guinea and Sierra Leone.
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 15:27Airtel, Ericsson Extend Partnership With LTE Deployment in Gabon[CIO] Airtel Gabon has selected Ericsson its sole supplier for the deployment of a new LTE network. The agreement also includes transformation of the existing mobile radio access and core network infrastructure.

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