Tag: central bank of Rwanda

Central Bank of Rwanda takes measures to mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19

The Central Bank of Rwanda has set up measures to support the economy amidst the COVID-19 crisis. John Rwangombwa, Governor of the National Bank of Rwanda for more.

Increased demand for credit a key driver of growth in Rwanda’s banking sector

Rwanda's banking sector continued to register positive growth in 2019 according to data from the Central Bank of Rwanda. CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera spoke to Peace Uwase, Director General of Financial Stability Department at the Central Bank of Rwanda for more.

Monique Nsanzabaganwa: What a cashless economy means for Rwanda

The government of Rwanda has undertaken initiatives that aim to promote cashless payments in the country. However, some entrepreneurs have shown reluctance to embrace this due to various issues that Dr Monique Nsanzabaganwa, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Rwanda joins CNBC Africa to address.

Rwanda-Uganda relations: How are they affecting Monetary Policy and markets in Rwanda?

There has been numerous headlines coming out of the country this week. The Presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to restore relations between the two neighbouring countries. Rwanda Development Board (RDB) released tourism statistics and the Monetary Policy Statement was released by the Central Bank of Rwanda. Journalist of The Newtimes, Collins Mwai joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda to issue $16mn bond to fund infrastructural projects

The Central Bank of Rwanda (CBR) is set to issue another three year maturity period treasury bond early next week in a bid to raise capital to finance infrastructure projects. To discuss the latest T-bond issuance, Celestin Rwabakumba, CEO of the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwandan central bank maintains its key repo rate at 5.5%

The monetary policy committee of the Central Bank of Rwanda has decided to keep the key repo rate at 5.5 per cent while maintaining the country’s policy stance. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Prof. Kasai Ndahiriwe, Director of Monetary Policy of the National Bank of Rwanda to shed some more light on this decision.

Rwanda’s BNR Engage campaign: Progress made so far

Rwanda’s Central Bank launched a campaign dubbed BNR Engage in an effort to enhance the knowledge of the public on issues related to the economy. Two months down the line, how far has this campaign gone? Samuel Baker, Economist, Central Bank of Rwanda joins CNBC Africa to share more details.
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