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Rwanda GDP growth seen rising in 2018 -finance minister

Rwanda expects its economy to grow 6.8 percent in 2018, up from a forecast 6.2 percent this year, thanks to stronger agriculture production and...

New World Bank report names Rwanda among most resilient economies

Rwanda and six other African countries have exhibited economic resilience in recent past that saw them post annual growth rate above 5.4 per cent...

Zigama-CSS records over Rwf6bn in profit, to start education scheme

Yesterday, Zigama Credit and Savings Society (Zigama CSS) announced a net profit of over Rwf6.8 billion for the year 2016. During a General Assembly at...

BRD offers €6m SME credit line to I&M Bank and BPR

The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) has signed an agreement with I&M Bank and BPR (part of Atlas Mara) to extend a facility worth...

Private sector to drive Rwanda’s growth, says World Bank chief

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim has said that Rwanda’s approach to encourage private sector investment is a sure way to build resilience and...

Success of I&M Bank IPO vote of confidence in local economy

The I&M Bank Rwanda initial public offering (IPO) has been oversubscribed by 209 per cent, a development Amb Claver Gatete, the Minister of Finance,...

World Bank Group President Visits Rwanda

During his visit, Dr. Kim will meet with President Paul Kagame to discuss Rwanda’s development achievements, innovations and the progress made in fostering private...

Rwf300 million facility to boom construction industry in Rwanda

Rwanda will be looking forward to benefit from the new stone and sand plant located in Rwamagana District, Eastern Province. This would easily cut...

BDF to harmonize Agric Financing and Technical Capacity Building Initiatives

Earlier in the month of February, BDF approached various Financial Institutions to assess capacity building and technical assistance needs of financial institutions operating in...

Rwf5 billion UK fund to boost agric transformation

Productivity in the agriculture sector could be enhanced thanks to a new financial deal between Government of Rwanda and the United Kingdom. Rwanda and the...