14 November 2012

Rwanda: Bank of Kigali Wins Fourth Award

Kigali — Bank of Kigali has scooped its fourth award in a single year crowning 2012 as one of the Bank's most successful years.

The latest award is, best financial reporting company in Rwanda announced at the FiRe Awards held in Nairobi recently.

The Financial Reporting (FiRe) Award seeks to recognize excellence in Financial Reporting amongst institutions in the East African Region.

"I would like to congratulate our team on their hard work and commitment upon winning this award. The Bank and the Country have both made considerable efforts to align accounting and auditing practices with the International Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and having adopted IFRS in 2009, we are very pleased to been honored with this prestigious award", said BK's Chief Executive Officer, James Gatera.

The award is promoted jointly by the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), and the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) and has attracted participation of over 800 companies since its inception in 2002.

It's the fourth award BK, which is Rwanda's most successful bank is scooping since the year begun.

Other awards include Best African Listing 2012 Best East African Bank 2012, Bank of the Year 2012 by the Banker Magazine and Best Bank in Rwanda by emeafinance magazine, a publication of London-based Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd

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