Tag: middle-income economy

How Rwanda plans to achieve 100% electrification by 2024

The Government of Rwanda targets to achieve universal access to electricity by 2024 in bid to transform the country into a middle-income economy. Ron Weiss, CEO of Rwanda Energy Group joins CNBC Africa for more.

Youth must be centre stage for Rwanda to achieve upper-middle income economy status – Minister

For Rwanda to achieve the higher middle income economy status, a wide range of entrepreneurs, including the youth need to take centre stage. The country’s young business community has a role to increase private investment to about 22 per cent to GDP from the current 13 per cent. CNBC Africa’s Fiona Muthoni spoke to the Minister of Youth Rosemary Mbabazi for more.