Rwanda: Diaspora Business Incubator – Where Global Ideas Meet Rwanda’s Development Outline

Three Rwandans conceived one idea-creating a platform that would serve as activation, consulting and support hub for all Diaspora members interested in investing and starting business in Rwanda.

They then established Diaspora Business Incubator (DBI). The incubator was endorsed during Diaspora Homecoming Convention, which was hosted by Rwanda Diaspora Global Network (RDGN) in December 2015.

The incubator is a joint private venture founded by Jabo Butera, from UK, Francine Umutesi, from Poland, and Gisele Baganizi, from Canada.

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Overseas Pakistanis send $ 55.01bn in last five years

By: Shoaib-ur-Rehman Siddiqui

The overseas Pakistan had sent US $ 55.01 billion from the financial year 2008-09 to 2012-13, said Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development.

According to the ministry’s document, the remittances had shown a growth ratio of 5.56 percent during the financial year 2012-13 as compared with 2011-12.

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