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19.11.2016 Fitch confirms rating of Rwanda’s debt at ‘B+’, and forecasts a stable outlook

Fitch Ratings has maintained its rating of Rwanda’s local currency Issuer Default Ratings at ‘B+’ with a stable outlook following its latest analysis of Rwanda’s position. The reason for this rating is that they agree with the...[more]

18.11.2016 Rwanda tops World Bank CPIA scores

Rwanda has for the second time in a row topped the World Bank Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) ranking for sub-Saharan Africa scoring 4.0 points out of a possible 6. Rwanda’s score is above the average...[more]

18.11.2016 Accountable Economic Governance recieve € 20 million boost

November 18, 2016: The Government of Rwanda and the European Union today signed a financing agreement worth € 20 million (approximately Frw 17.4 Billion) to support accountable economic governance. The grant support will...[more]

07.11.2016 IFAD supports Rwanda's dairy farmers with $65.1 million agreement

Rome, 4 November 2016 –The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Rwanda last week signed an agreement that will improve the livelihoods of over 100,000 smallholder farmers and generate...[more]

03.11.2016 Government of Rwanda, World Bank Group Sign Agreement to support Social Protection System

Kigali, November 3rd 2016 – The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete and the World Bank Country Manager Yasser El Gammal   today signed a  US$95 million International Development  Assistance...[more]

02.11.2016 Rwanda’s economic performance remains strong-IMF

The International Monetary Fund team has indicated that Rwanda’s economic performance remains strong, with GDP growth of 6.5 percent in the first half of 2016 while growth projections for the year remain at 6%.The IMF team was in...[more]

01.11.2016 Rwanda advocates for Public Private Partnerships to plug investment gaps

The Hon. Minister of State in charge of Economic Planning Dr. Uzziel Ndagijimana has underscored the importance of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) as an opportunity to fill investment gaps that arise due to lack of enough...[more]

31.10.2016 Rwandans urged to embrace savings culture as the right path to self-reliance

October 31, 2016- Rwanda today joined the World to celebrate the World Savings Day in a bid to promote savings culture.The World Savings Day was established on 31st October 1924, during the 1st International Savings Bank Congress...[more]

28.10.2016 Chief Budget Managers urged to improve accounting standards to curb wastefulness

Chief budget managers from central and local government convened in Rubavu district for a four day retreat to discuss Public Finance Management (PFM) reforms and how institutions can strengthen its implementation.Held under the...[more]

26.10.2016 Minister Gatete urges bankers to fight financial crimes to boost investor confidence

The Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Claver Gatete has urged African bankers to combat financial and economic crimes noting that they remain one of the greatest threats both to corporates and Governments around the...[more]

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