Kigali, 24 April 2014- Indeed, most people are not even aware that they own intellectual property. They assume only large corporations with profitable names; logos and brands to protect are the only ones who really possess a need to safeguard intangible assets. But basically anything that is written, visually created, and unique to an individual is intellectual property which means that millions of individuals own more than they believe.
Hanga Umurimo beneficiaries urged to use loans efficiently
Nyabihu District , 6th April, 2014–The Minister of Trade and Industry, François KANIMBA conducted two-day tour of Nyabihu and Gakenke districts to assess the progress of Hanga Umurimo programme, the Minister of Trade and Industry has commended the programme, saying that it has helped reduce unemployment amongst the youth and alleviating poverty within communities.
A two days ministerial meeting aimed at looking at ways of implementing the use of Identity Cards (IDs), Student cards and the Single Tourist Visa in the three Northern corridor countries (Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda) that involved the Joint Tourism Marketing Committee was concluded last week in Rwanda at the Lemigo hotel.
MINICOM embarks on awareness campaign on Competition and consumer protection law
Kigali, 24 March 2014 - The Ministry of trade and industry is conducting training sessions on competition and consumer protection law among traders and manufactures and scholars in Eastern Province supported with a countrywide awareness campaign aimed at sharing with the local community legal provisions designed to ensure fair competition and the free flow of truthful information in the market place.