Tag: Uzziel Ndagijimana

What the 2020/21 budget means for Rwanda’s private sector

Yesterday Rwanda's final budget for the 2020/21 fiscal year was read by the country's Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Uzziel Ndagijimana. In it, an expected decrease in tax revenue was revealed, as well as the amounts allotted for developmental efforts, domestic production and the transportation sector among others. KPMG Rwanda Senior Tax Manager, Angello Musinguzi joins CNBC Africa for more.

Will Rwanda’s 2020/21 budget meet expectations?

Rwanda’s Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Uzziel Ndagijimana is today reading the final 2020/2021 budget, 60 per cent of which will be sourced domestically. Economic Analyst, Ted Kaberuka joins CNBC Africa for more.

These are the COVID-19 relief measures Rwanda’s government is offering to SMEs

The government of Rwanda has set up a $100 million COVID-19 relief fund so as to mitigate the economic effects of the pandemic on Rwanda's economy. CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera spoke to Rwanda's Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Uzziel Ndagijimana for more.

Consumption tax rate law on beer and wine passed: What does this mean for Rwanda?

In Rwanda, Members of Parliament passed a draft law that Finance Minister Uzziel Ndagijimana presented to parliament earlier this month that reduces the consumption tax rate on beers and wines made using locally produced raw materials. Also, sources have disclosed that MTN Rwanda is weighing options of acquiring stake in Korea Telecom Rwanda Network (KTRN). Julius Bizimungu, Journalist at The New Times Rwanda joins CNBC Africa for more.

Addressing Africa’s infrastructure funding gap

Infrastructure investment is one of the key pillars of the Agenda 2063 and for this to be achieved financing of these projects is still the continent’s biggest challenge. Rwanda’s Finance Minister, Dr. Uzziel Ndagijimana at the Africa 50 Summit joins CNBC Africa for more

Key highlights from finmin Ndagijimana’s 2019/20 budget

Rwanda’s Finance Minister Uzziel Ndagijimana read to Parliament the country’s 2019/2020 Budget. A big chunk of the $3 billion budget is expected to come from domestic tax and non-tax revenues. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Analyst, Ted Kaberuka.

Minister Uzziel Ndagijimana speaks on Rwanda’s official poverty numbers

Rwanda’s poverty rate reduced to 38.2 per cent in 2017 from 39.1 per cent in 2014 while extreme poverty reduced marginally from 16.3 per cent to 16 per cent according to the latest integrated household living conditions survey. Dr. Uzziel Ndagijimana, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning explain why there has not been significant progress.

Rwanda’s President Kagame appoints new finance minister, reshuffles cabinet

Rwanda's economy has been rebuilt with a focus on technology, mining, tourism and agriculture