Video / 10/12/2016 1:26:32 PM
What is Rwanda doing to attract investment back home? And how is the country tapping into the huge diaspora community? In today's episode of Doing Business in Rwanda, we hear sentiments on the side-lines of the Rwanda Day 2016. Then welcome the first Airbus A330-200.
Video / 9/16/2016 10:20:40 AM
Rwanda hosted the 12th edition of Kwiti izina around the theme, a Conversation on Conservation in support of the country's development strategies towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2020.But what does Kwiti izina mean and what's the significance?
Video / 7/18/2016 11:16:32 AM
The new Kigali Convention Centre was built specifically to attract large international conferences to Rwanda. The first large scale conference to take place in the new centre is the 27th African Union Summit. Before we drop in on the Summit, let's look at the preparations that went into staging this major event in the capital of Rwanda.
Video / 5/3/2016 4:38:19 AM
Over the last ten years, Rwanda's health system development has led to the most dramatic improvements in history. In 2013 alone, a key year for Rwanda's turnaround in the sector, the country retained 92 per cent of patients in HIV care, compared to 50 per cent in the U.S. In Uganda, progress is evident with the administration and outreach of a new drug called 'Sayana Press' that aids with family planning. CNBC Africa brings us more.
Video / 3/10/2016 9:25:46 AM
Rwanda currently has a significant trade deficit, which for years has been in the range of 15 per cent of the total gross domestic product. Among the strategies to tackle this, is a 'Made in Rwanda'campaign, launched by the government primarily to boost the domestic markets. How are local players reacting to this? Are the projections as feasible? What do local producers think of the initiative?
Video / 2/25/2016 8:41:02 AM
On 18th February, Rwanda's National Bank presented the Monetary Policy and Financial Stability statement, projecting a growth in the economy of up to 6.3 per cent. Given that number, CNBC Africa investigates each sector by sector development.
Video / 2/11/2016 1:17:08 PM
The Global financial crisis has seen many investors move their portfolios to Sub-Saharan Africa as it has been seen as ten of the fifteen fastest growing economies. Broadcaster CNBC Africa was no different as they moved their East Africa regional Headquarters to Kigali, Rwanda.
Video / 12/10/2015 1:42:24 PM
Through the year, economies world over have been hit by the volatility in commodity prices, and overall interest rates. The International Monetary Fund has however commended Rwanda's economy saying it would show more resilience to shocks over the long term regardless of individual sector cycles. Diversifying the export base and focus on bringing the nominal exchange rate down were noted as key factors to work on to make the country more competitive.
Video / 11/26/2015 12:00:06 PM
According to the World Bank, although there was a change in methodology, which was received differently by individual economies, countries such as Rwanda have been given a vote of confidence.
Video / 11/13/2015 12:57:40 PM
Following the merger of the Kigali Free Trade Zone and Kigali Industrial Park projects, the idea of the Special Economic Zones in Rwanda came about. This saw conversation steer towards incentives, quality infrastructure and streamlined business regulations to investors. SEZs provide designated, serviced land for small and large scale industrial development. Currently, the users in the first phase are 54 with 89 plots.