26-Feb-2015 to 20:54

Rwanda revises national budget upwards

APA-Kigali(Rwanda) — The government of Rwanda has revised the 2014/2015 budget upwards by Rwf6.5 billion (US$9.4 million), the minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Claver Gatete, said.

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25-Feb-2015 to 10:29

Rwanda’s economy to grow by 7.5 percent in 2015-W/Bank

APA-Kigali-(Rwanda) — Rwanda’s economy is expected to grow by 7.5 percent in 2015 and 7.7 percent in 2016, according to the latest Rwanda Economic Update published on Wednesday by the World Bank.

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24-Feb-2015 to 19:07

Rwandan Sports minister sacked again

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda’s Minister of Sports and Culture, Joseph Habineza, has been sacked for the second time from his post, officials confirmed on Tuesday.

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17-Feb-2015 to 18:44

Rwandan economy hits 7.8 percent growth

APA-Kigali-(Rwanda) — Rwanda’s economy recovered from a slowdown experienced in 2013 and recorded a growth rate of 7.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 6.1 percent experienced in the first quarter of the same year, reports said on Tuesday.

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17-Feb-2015 to 18:12

Rwandair launches direct flights to Lusaka

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda’s flagship air carrier, Rwandair has confirmed its launch of direct flights to Lusaka, Zambia as part of its ambition to expand its operations across Africa.

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15-Feb-2015 to 10:15

IFC raises $5m in first offshore Rwandan franc Bond

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank’s private sector arm has raised Rwf3.5 billion ($5 million) with the first offshore bond in the Rwandan currency.

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15-Feb-2015 to 10:05

Two women arrested for trafficking cocaine worth $1m

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan police on Saturday intensified its anti-drugs operation which culminated in the arrest of three people at Kigali International Airport as they tried to smuggle about 13.5 kilogrammes of cocaine roughly valued at over $1 million.

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