Tag: National Bank of Rwanda

BNR Governor Rwangombwa gives update on the economy recovery fund

At the height of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Rwandan government through the central bank and the ministry of finance announced a 100 billion francs economy recovery fund but the fund has seen not seen the uptake as was expected, John Rwangombwa, Governor National Bank of Rwanda spoke to CNBC Africa for more.

Governor Rwangombwa on what the BNR is doing to cushion economy from COVID-19

In Rwanda the economy grew by 3.6 per cent in the first quarter of this year, lower than the 6.1 per cent that the country achieved in the first quarter last year. John Rwangombwa, Governor National Bank of Rwanda spoke to CNBC Africa for more.

BNR Governor Rwangombwa: Why Rwanda’s Central Bank kept repo rate unchanged

After review from the country’s monetary policy meeting, Rwanda’s Central Bank has maintained the repo rate at 4.5 per cent as the country’s economy starts to bounce back from the shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic, CNBC Africa’s Arnold Kwizera spoke to the Central Bank Governor, John Rwangombwa for more.

This fund is helping Rwanda’s private sector survive COVID-19

The National Bank of Rwanda recently issued a directive governing the operationalization of the Covid-19 Economic Recovery Fund to support businesses hardest hit by the pandemic. How can the private sector best utilize this fund to ensure they not only survive but thrive amid the pandemic? Robert Bapfakurera, Chairman of Rwanda’ Private Sector Federation joins CNBC Africa for more.

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.

Rwanda to sell 5-year Treasury bond

Rwanda to sell 5-year Treasury bond