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How Rwanda’s growth is driven by industry, service and agriculture

Earlier this week, National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda shared that Rwanda’s economic growth grew by 12.2 per cent from April to June this year, compared to 6.7 per cent in the same period last year. Also the Ministry of Trade and Industry shared the government’s plans to upgrade and construct new strategic petroleum reserves in a bid to improve the country’s fuel security. Joining us to digest this and more, Collins Mwai, Journalist of The New Times Rwanda joins CNBC Africa for more.

Alibaba extends import deal with Rwanda

Chinese conglomerate Alibaba Group has extended its partnership with Rwanda and pledged to increase imports from the country. The government of Rwanda agreed to continue its membership in the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) for another three years. Also Rwanda has agreed to take in hundreds of African migrants who are currently being held in Libyan detention centres. To share more on the headlines this week, Journalist, Collins Mwai at The New Times Rwanda joins CNBC Africa for more.