Every year, 125,000 young Rwandans storm the market in search for jobs; some are lucky and others are left frustrated. Just like in other economies, Rwanda continuously faces the challenge of creating the required quantity and quality of jobs to match market demands. Ivan R. Mugisha examines the magnitude of the challenge and looks at efforts being done to create more jobs in the economy.
A tour of Rwanda’s capital Kigali and other major towns across the country, shows a whirlwind expansion the construction industry is experiencing. In the recent past, skyrise structures have formed part of the city’s sky-hugging as a result of this boom.
Most young people are unemployed because they have a misconception that one can only start an income-generating venture when they have a lot of money.
The time it takes one to adjust in a new job varies from person to person and job to job. While you may fit in immediately at some jobs, it may take a little longer in others. Business Times’ Ben Gasore caught up with some Kigali corporates and asked them for tips on how one can fit in effortlessly.
The on-and-off violence instability along the Rwanda-Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Uganda-DRC borders greatly hurts tourism development in the greater Virunga area. It has also affected the implementation of the trans-boundary strategic plan that was initiated to boost tourism, especially gorilla trekking across the three countries, a meeting convened to review the plan heard last week.