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Economy grows 4 per cent in second quarter of 2017

The Rwandan economy grew by 4 per cent in the second quarter of 2017 largely driven by agriculture and services sector, according to the...

Govt lays firm foundation to meet power generation targets

Rwanda targets to extend power to at least 70 per cent of the households in the country by 2018. To achieve this ambitious goal,...

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...

PPP venture boosts industrial growth in Gisagara district

As part of promoting industrial growth countrywide, the government introduced Community Processing Centres (CPCs), which are mainly based in rural areas. The programme also...

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...

KivuWatt energy finally connected to national grid

The long awaited KivuWatt energy plant on Lake Kivu has finally been connected to the national grid, with early testing of the power plant...

Solar power and the Rwandan example

The ambitious solar power project by Rwanda, a developing country with developed heads, enabling environment and the willingness of the government to partner with...

Rwanda’s infrastructure milestones in 2016 and how they will impact the economy

2016 has been rated, by several commentators, as one of the “most successful years” in Rwanda’s history, as far as socio-economic development of the...

RSE Rwanda Weekly Report, 30th Jan-03rd Feb 2017

On the Rwanda Stock Exchange, both the All Share Index (ALSI) and the local companies index (RSI) remained unchanged at 127.26 and 119.91 respectively. The...

BNR signals commercial banks to increase lending

National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has signaled commercial banks to consider increasing loans issuance after revising downwards the key repo rate from 6.5 per...