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14.03.2018 Rwanda’s economy grew by 6.1% in 2017 exceeding projections

Rwanda’s economy grew by 6.1% in 2017 beating 5.2% projections set earlier. The growth is attributed to good performance in the fourth quarter which registered 10.5% growth, rebounding from the slowdown in the first quarter where...[more]

12.03.2018 Government of Rwanda and OFID sign US$ 20 million for water and sanitation

Kigali, March 12, 2018: The Government of Rwanda and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) today signed a financing agreement worth US$ 20 Million (Approximately Frw 17 billion) to support the water and sanitation...[more]

07.03.2018 Government of Rwanda, World Bank Sign $55 Million to Reduce Chronic Malnutrition of Children

Kigali, March 7, 2018 - The Government of Rwanda and the World Bank today signed a $55 million to reduce stunting rates among children under age 5 in 13 of Rwanda’s highest-stunting districts. Of the $55 million approved...[more]

20.02.2018 Rwanda and European Investment Bank sign EUR 45 million financing agreement to fund Kigali Centralised Sewerage System

February 20, 2018: Residents of Kigali are set to benefit from the country’s first wastewater treatment plant and public sewage network after Government of Rwanda and the European Investment Bank (EIB) signed a loan agreement to...[more]

19.02.2018 S&P affirms Rwanda’s 'B/B' Ratings; Outlook Stable

Standard and Poor (S&P) Global Ratings affirmed its 'B/B' long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Rwanda.  The stable outlook reflects S&P expectation of relatively strong...[more]

15.02.2018 Innovative Partnerships: A Requirement for Rwanda’s Transformation Agenda

February 15,2018:  “Rwanda’s transformational agenda requires innovative partnerships engaging all stakeholders” the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete said while opening the 14th Development...[more]

12.02.2018 Rwanda hosts the 42nd AGM of the Federation of African National Insurance Companies (FANAF)

The 42nd Annual General Assembly of the Federation of African National Insurance Companies (FANAF) kicked off today in Kigali with the call to increase insurance penetration in Africa. It is the third time the FANAF general...[more]

08.02.2018 Minister Gatete tables 2017-18 revised budget, proposes Frw 20.5 billion net increase

February 7, 2018: As provided for under article 41 of Organic Law N°12/2013/OL of 12/09/2013 on State Finances and Property, the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete today tabled before Parliament the 2017-18...[more]

31.01.2018 Rwanda and China sign Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement

January 31, 2018: Hon. Claver Gatete Minister of Finance and Economic Planning of Rwanda and Excellency RAO Hongwei, Chinese Ambassador to Rwanda today signed an Economic and Technical Cooperation agreement, under which the...[more]

17.01.2018 IMF Completes Rwanda’s PSI Review, approves final disbursement of Standby Credit Facility

Kigali January 17, 2018: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Committee on Friday last week approved the extension of the eighth Policy Support Instrument (PSI) review and third and final disbursement of Special Credit...[more]

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