PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has expanded its
African network and opened an office in Kigali, Rwanda. PwC claims
it is the first global accounting network to open a base in the

PwC has served Rwanda for a number of years on
a fly in, fly out basis from neighbouring African countries.

PwC country senior partner Bernice Kimacia
said the office will nurture local talent and will offer the full
range of PwC’s services.

“We realise for us to be more effective in our
service delivery and support the local market better; it was
imperative that we made a long term commitment by investing in a
physical office,” she said.

Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Rwanda president Peter Rutaremara said the firm is working closely
with the government towards fulfilling public finance management

“Each ministry gets a government budget and
even if it is generating its own revenue, at the end of each year
they are supposed to give accountability through financial
statements. PwC has played a role to have that important function
implemented,” he said.