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23.10.2017 Rwandans urged to embrace savings culture to achieve sustainable economic growth

Kigali, 23 October 2017: The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete has called on Rwandans to embrace savings culture as way to increase wealth and sustain economic development.  Speaking at the launch of...[more]

09.10.2017 National Institute of Statistics releases Labor Force Survey

The National institute of Statistics of Rwanda today released the labor force survey. The survey put overall unemployment in Rwanda at 16.7%. According to the Director General of NISR, Yusuf Murangwa the rise in the unemployment...[more]

05.10.2017 MINECOFIN hands over Consolidated Financial Statements to Office of the Auditor General

The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete has signed of the 12th annual Consolidated Financial Statements covering the period from 1st July 2016 to 30th June 2017. The Consolidated Financial Statements have been...[more]

26.09.2017 Economy expected to attain projected growth

The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete has expressed confidence that the economy would attain the projected 6.2% growth as a result of positive trends across various sectors.  “We expect quarter three...[more]

11.09.2017 Rwanda 'B/B' Ratings Affirmed; Outlook Stable

On Sept. 8, 2017, S&P Global Ratings affirmed its 'B/B' long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on the Republic of Rwanda. The outlook is stable.S&P Global ratings cites Rwanda's moderate...[more]

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]

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