Articles about Rwanda from SocioLIngo Africa

Kenya, Rwanda : COMESA to observe elections

COMESA will deploy short term electoral observation missions to the upcoming presidential and general elections in Rwanda and Kenya scheduled on 4th and 8th August 2017 respectively. Both missions will be led by members of the COMESA Committee of Elders. Ambassador Dr. Simbi Mubako from Zimbabwe will lead the team to Kenya. The team is […]

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Rwanda, Tanzania : IFC and WFP Collaborate to Finance Smallholder Farmers

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) are launching smallholder farmer financing programs with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to improve food security among vulnerable people in Rwanda and Tanzania. The initiatives with KCB Bank Rwanda Limited and CRDB Bank PLC in Tanzania are part of […]

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IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh PSI Review, Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility, and Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Rwanda

Program implementation has been strong, with almost all targets met. Rwanda’s adjustment policies are making notable progress in reversing external imbalances. Growth slowed in 2016, with recovery expected in 2017-18 due to strong harvests and domestic production. To achieve the country’s goal of upper middle income status, it will be important to boost the role […]

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Nine African Ministries to participate at the annual Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen this June

African Ministries from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gabon, Madagascar, Morocco, Rwanda and Zimbabwe have confirmed to attend the Africa Energy Forum (AEF) ( to date, which is set to welcome 2,000 decision-makers in Africa’s energy sector to Copenhagen this June. AEF is the annual meeting point for Africa’s energy sector […]

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