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19.07.2017 National Employment Program receive Frw 6.2 billion to boost job creation

Kigali July 19, 2017: The Government of Rwanda and Sweden today signed financing agreement worth US$ 7.4 million (approximately Frw 6.2 billion) to support National Employment Program. The 2 year grant support will put emphasis...[more]

18.07.2017 Government and World Bank sign agreement to expand acquisition of quality skills

Kigali July 17, 2017: The Government of Rwanda and the World Bank today signed a US$ 120 million (approximately Frw 99 billion) to support the expansion of opportunities for the acquisition of quality, market-relevant skills in...[more]

07.07.2017 Rwanda and UK/DFID sign Development Partnership Agreement for 2 years.

The Government of Rwanda and the United Kingdom through the Department for International Development (DFID) today signed a Development Partnership Agreement for 2 years with £64 million (approx. Frw 69 billion) for the Fiscal...[more]

07.07.2017 Rwanda-World Bank Sign Agreement to Increase Access to Electricity through Off -grid Renewable Energy.

Kigali July 7, 2017: Minister of Finance and Economic Panning, Claver Gatete and World Bank Country Manager for Rwanda, Yasser El Gammal today   signed a $50 million Scaling-Up Energy Renewable Program (SREP) financing...[more]

06.07.2017 Economy grew by Frw 224 Billion in first 3 months of 2017

The Government is confident that the country will achieve the projected 6.2% growth target by the end of the year despite a slow start in the first quarter. According to GDP quarterly report released by National Institute of...[more]

05.07.2017 Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville to strengthen cooperation

Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville on Sunday signed an agreement establishing a framework under which the two countries can cooperate in various areas of interest. The areas include statistics, planning, investment, public financial...[more]

01.07.2017 Minister Gatete elected chair of Afrexim Bank Annual General Meeting of shareholders for the year 2017-18

The Minister of finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete was today elected chair of  Afrexim Bank Annual General Meeting of shareholders for the year 2017-18. The event took place during a closed door session where the...[more]

01.07.2017 15% intra-Africa trade unacceptably low-President Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said that the current 15% rate of intra-Africa trade was unacceptably low. President Kagame was speaking at the closing of the Afreximbank Annual General Meeting today at the Kigali Convention...[more]

29.06.2017 Trade experts call for increased intra-African trade

Trade experts call for increased intra-African trade The 24th African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) Annual General Meeting opened in Kigali today with a call to expand intra-African trade. Held under the backdrop of...[more]

20.06.2017 Rwanda welcomes G-20 Compact with Africa Initiative

Rwanda has recommended the G20 for Compact with Africa (CWA), an initiative that supports reliable financial framework in order to increase investment opportunities, push for more sustainable infrastructure as well as create jobs...[more]

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