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Friday, September 22, 2017

ECONOMY : Lessons from Rwanda on How to Build a New Economy

Does this sound familiar? There’s a community up in the mountains that had virtually no industry. The world’s economy hadn’t just passed it by,...

WASHINGTON, DC : IFC And WFP Collaborate To Finance Smallholder Farmers In Rwanda And...

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) are launching smallholder farmer financing programs with the United Nations...

Govt makes headway in efforts to start national savings scheme

The Government will soon set up a long-term National Public Savings Scheme to help majority of the country’s population working in the informal sector...

Bank of Kigali net profit shoots to Rwf5.6 billion

Bank of Kigali(BK) has started the year on a high following a profitable first quarter in which it earned a net income of Rwf5.6...

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...

IMF projects economy to grow by 6.2% in 2017

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that Rwanda’s economy will grow by 6.2 per cent in 2017, recovering from a slight dip in 2016...

Mining to fetch $400 million as global prices rise

The Government, in partnership with Rwanda Miners’ Association, plans to double mineral productivity in the next two years in an effort to generate $400...

RWANDA : World’s Largest Producer of Vital Mineral for Electronic

Rwanda is the world’s largest producer of tantalum, an essential mineral for the electronics industries. By Aaron Brooks* According to the latest Mineral Commodity Summaries report,...

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...