Company in Rwanda

  • Africa: Expanded Engagement for Caterpillar - Boosting Sales & Alleviating Poverty

    BOTSWANA, 2017/07/16 A strong signal of growing business engagement with Africa by large U.S. corporations was the announcement last September by Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman of plans to invest over $1 billion in Africa over the next five years. Caterpillar is not a new-comer, having begun doing business on the continent in 1926. At last month's U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, DC, David Picard, Caterpillar's regional manager for Africa and the Middle East, described some of the steps that have been taken since last year's announcement. He as well talked about the challenges and opportunities he sees, inclunding Nigeria, where the company has operated since 1948. He was interviewed by AllAfrica's Noluthando Crockett-Ntonga and Ladi Olorunyomi from Premium Times in Nigeria. The interview has been edited for clarity and length.
  • Rwanda Airlines flights- now trackable

    RWANDA, 2013/11/12 In RwandAir’s new initiative, aimed to be additional user friendly from presently on, has flight tracking presently become available to allow those expecting passengers to arrive in Kigali or one of the 14 other destinations the airline flies to be at the airport right on time without wasting any waiting time. The initial step is to use Google Search and entering RwandAir, RwandAir Schedule or RwandAir Contact and again move on to enter the respective flight number in the ‘search box’ which will again permit to see the flight status and location of the particular service one searches for.
  • Tech Giant Microsoft Unveils Windows 8 in Kinyarwanda

    RWANDA, 2013/01/15 Tech giant Microsoft on Friday announced that the newest version of its flagship product, MS Windows 8, will as well be in Rwanda's major language, Kinyarwanda. Microsoft said in a statement that MS Windows 8 is available in 14 new languages, bringing the total number of languages supported to 109. The US software giant released Window 8 in October last year and has since been working on producing the software in different languages to cover the world market.