Funny photos: KCB employees pose as their clients in a new marketing strategy

FUNNY PHOTOS: KCB employees pause as their clients in a new marketing strategy

Kenya Commercial Bank-(KCB-Rwanda) staff on Tuesday showed up to work dressed like the Bank’s customers from different disciplines-a sign the Bank says is intended to ‘celebrate professions of the world.” The style coincides with Labour Day celebrations. On the Bank’s Tweeter Hashtag, all KCB staff including the Bank’s CEO, Joshua Oigara, were seen dressed in different professional attires like contractors, Air Hostess, Restaurant, soldiers, Journalists and doctors. Others at the Bank’s 12 branches across the country, staff members dressed like chefs, lawyers, Mobile Money Agents as well as waitresses. “We planned this special day for our customers. We thought there was a need to give them value and hence showing to work dressed like them,”…

Dr. Gatera appointed new board chairman for Crystal telecom

Dr. James Gatera

Crystal Telecom, a subsidiary of Crystal ventures limited has appointed Dr. James Gatera has its new board chairman replacing Jack Kayonga. Gatera  who  is  currently the  Chief Executive Officer of crystal Ventures  limited  and also head of bank of Kigali  since 20017, comes with a vast experience from the financial sector that is likely to bolster the company’s performance. “Under his stewardship, the bank had sustained profitability and market leadership with approximately 35 percent market share across all the balance sheet metrics,” said a statement by the board in the meeting held on Friday. Dr. Gatera was also instrumental in the initiation of Bank of Kigali as a one stop center for financial services which…

With New Tax Policy, Rwandans Digging Deep For Cars

With New Tax Policy, Rwandans Digging Deep For Cars

Effective April 21, Rwandans begun digging deeper into their pockets to own an imported secondhand vehicle. Rwanda has began implementing the East African Community(EAC) Depreciation schedule through a Free on Board depreciation rate ranging between 20% for 2 year old cars to 75% for 9 year old cars. A 10 year old car and above, the depreciation has increased to 80%. Under the new conditions, the price of mostly preferred secondhand car brands including; Toyota Corolla, Toyota RAV4 and Toyota Carina E have almost doubled. New vehicles with an engine capacity of less than 1500cc pay 5%, between 1500 and 2500 cc pay 10% and capacity of above 2500 cc pay 15%. “A Toyota Carina…

Abayobozi ba ntibindeba batuma iterambere ridindira

Abayobozi bahawe ijambo bavuga ko bagiye kongera umurava mu kazi kabo

Umuyobozi w’Akarere aratangaza ko kuba hari abayobozi b’inzego z’ibanze muri Rutsiro badakora inshingano zabo bigize nk’aho bitabareba bidindiza iterambere ry’akarere. Ayinkamiye Emerence uyobora Akarere ka Rutsiro yabivuze ku wa 28 Mata 2016 mu nama yamuhuje n’abayobozi b’inzego z’ibanze kuva ku mudugudu kugeza ku karere, akaba yavuze ko hari abayobozi batubahiriza inshingano zabo kandi ko batuma iterambere ritihutishwa nk’uko biba byitezwe. Yagize ati” Kuba muri mwe hari abigize ba ntibindeba mudakemura ibibazo by’abaturage ndetse n’izindi nshingano ntimuzubahirize mutuma iterambere ry’akarere kacu ritihuta. mugomba kwigirira icyizere mukamenya abo muyobora ndetse mukanabakemurira ibibazo kandi mukanabegera mukabamenyesha gahunda za Leta” Umuyobozi w’Akarere yakomeje avuga ko abayobozi bazajya bagaragarwaho n’iki kibazo bazajya bigwaho byaba ngombwa bagakurikiranwa hakurikijwe amategeko. Bamwe mu…

Rwanda’s King Faisal Hospital Sold

(r) Oshens Group representative Alexis Lifschtz shakes hands with Francis Gatare(l) of RDB as Finance Minister Claver Gatete looks on

Oshens Group, an international health services company has a €21 million investment deal to upgrade Rwanda’s referral Hospital, King Faisal, to international standards. The deal signed on Monday afternoon, between Oshens Group company and the government of Rwanda represented by Rwanda Development Board and Ministry of Finance and Planning, is aimed at transforming King Faisal hospital entirely. KT Press has established that there will be a gradual handover until a time when the investor takes over management of the hospital completely. King Faisal has suffered prolonged mismanagement yet government has always wanted the hospital elevated to international standards. Rwanda’s Finance Minister Claver Gatete said that, “Oshens Group has come as one of the most competent…

Bavuga ko bagihura n’imbogamizi mu bucuruzi bwa EAC

Abakorera mu bihugu bigize umuryango wa Afurika y'Iburasirazuba baragaragaza ko bagihura n'imbogamizi z'imisoro

Bamwe mu Karere ka Rusizi bakora imirimo itandukanye bavuga ko basobanukiwe n’umuryango wa Afurika y’uburasirazuba n’inyungu ubafitiye mu buhahiranire. Mu ruzinduko Abasenateri bagize komisiyo y’ububanyi n’amahanga ubutwererane n’umutekano bagirira muri ako Karere ku wa 20 Mata 2016, babonanye n’inzego zikora imirimo itandukanye yiganjemo iy’ubucuruzi babagaragariza ko hakiri imbogamizi muri ubu buhahirane. Aba baturage bavuga ko hari amahirwe bakura mu bufatanye bw’ibi bihugu bigize umuryango wa Afurika y’uburasirazuba arimo kuba bakora ingendo bitabagoye dore ko batagisabwa impapuro z’inzira zabahendaga no kuba bakora izi ngendo mu mutekano. Gusa ariko abakora ibikorwa by’ubucuruzi bagaragaza ko bagihura n’imbogamizi z’uko bagisoreshwa ibicuruzwa bakura mu bihugu bigize uyu muryango iyo bigeze mu Rwanda kandi hari amasezerano akuraho imisoro kubikorerwa mu bihugu…

Bamwe ngo bifuza ko umwambaro wa Caguwa ugumaho

Mu isoko rya Nyakarambi abaguzi ba Caguwa ni benshi

Mu gihe Leta iri muri gahunda yo guhagarika imyambaro ya Caguwa mu guteza imbere ibikorerwa mu Rwanda,abaturage basanga Caguwa idakwiye kuvaho kuko ikomera ikanahenduka. Abo twasanze mu isoko rya Nyakarambi mu karere ka Kirehe bavuga ko umwambaro wa Caguwa ihendutse kuko ugiye mu isoko atahana umwambaro hatitawe ku mafaranga make afite. Nyirahabiyaremye Beâtrice agira ati“Caguwa icyo tuyishimira igura make buri wese akabona umwenda bitewe n’amafaranga afite,Leta kubera ko ishaka kuyihagarika kandi turi abayo ubwo izatuzanira inganda idukorere imyenda ihendutse,twayigura twishimye”. Ndikumana Alfred ati“Leta iyihagaritse yaba ibangamiye abakene kuko hari udashobora gutinyuka kugura imyenda mu maduka bitewe n’amafaranga make afite,ariko uragira 300ukagura umwambaro mwiza kandi ukomeye”. Abacuruza Caguwa nabo basanga Leta ikwiye kureka iyo myambaro kuko…

Cimerwa yageneye imfubyi za jenoside inzu ya Miliyoni 40

Inzu ya miliyoni mirongo ine ni yo abo bana bahawe

Uruganda rwa CIMERWA rukora sima ruherereye mu Karere ka Rusizi rwahaye abana b’imfubyi za Jenoside inzu ya miliyoni mirongo ine. Ubwo abakozi b’uru ruganda bibukaga bagenzi babo 58 , bishwe bazize Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi muri Mata 1994, bashikirije imfubyi 3 ziva inda imwe inzu ifite agaciro ka miliyoni 40 , ababyeyi b’abo bana bombi bishwe n’interahamwe zibasanze imbere y’uruganda aho bari batuye. Ku ncuro ya 22 uru ruganda rwibuka abahoze ari abakozi babo ngo basanze bakwiye kujya bakora n’ibikorwa byo gufasha imfubyi basigiwe na Jenoside ari ho bahereye bishyira hamwe bubakira abana 3 inzu ngo bongere birememo icyizere cy’ubuzima. Nikuze Cecile Simpunga umwe muri abo bana avuga ko interahamwe yaje kubahisha ari yo yaciye inyuma…

Consumers expected to face rising food prices

Foodstuffs on display at a stall in a market.

  Experts say consumers will have to dig deep into their pockets to purchase the current food basket in the coming months as food prices continue to soar. This comes at the time supply of main food items in the daily food basket for households continue to slowdown hence forcing their prices on the market to rise since mid-last year. “Much as we can hope for the best in the next three months, we cannot rule out a possibility of a further rise in food prices,” said Job Opar, a consumer protection expert on Thursday. He adds, “And this is mainly driven by a short supply of these items which his mainly due to climate…

Babangamiwe no kuba umurenge Sacco ubari kure

Abaturage ba Ntete ngo kuba Sacco ibari kure bituma basesagura umutungo

Abaturage b’ahitwa i Ntete muri Gatsibo, bavuga ko bafite imbogamizi y’urugendo rurerure bakora berekeza aho ibiro by’Umurenge Sacco babitsamo byubatse. Ntete ni umwe mu midugudu yo mu Kagari ka Nyabisindu mu Murenge wa Kiramuruzi. Ni muri kilometero zigera ku munani uvuye ahubatse ibiro by’Umurege Sacco n’ibindi bigo by’imari biri muri Santere ya Kiramuruzi. Mbarushimana Straton ni umwe mu batuye muri uyu mudugudu, avuga ko bamenye ibyiza byo gukorana n’ibigo by’imari ariko bakabangamirwa n’intera iri hagati y’aho batuye n’aho icyicaro cy’umurenge Sacco cyubatse, no birababanamire baaitamo kutaana iyi Sacco. Agira ati:”Urareba ugasanga kugira ngo umuntu arundanye amafaranga ategereje kuzayajyanira rimwe kuri Sacco bituma tuyakoresha nabi kubera gutinya urugendo, baramutse batwegereje ishami hafi yacu byadufasha kudasesagura.” Aba…