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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...

5 things to know about Rwanda’s economy

More than two decades on, Rwanda’s economy, left in tatters following the 1994 genocide against Tutsi, has come a long way. Rwandans are generally...

How central bank’s revised key repo rate impacted the economy

In December, last year, the central bank’s committee on financial stability reviewed the key repo rate from 6.5 per cent to 6.25 per cent...

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...