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 Julius Bizimungu
Julius Bizimungu
Sérgio Pimenta, IFC's Regional Vice President for Africa at the end of the Africa CEO Forum in Kigali.
Economy
Our investment commitments now exceed $11bn – IFC’s Pimenta
IMF mission lead, Ruben Atoyan and Minister of Finance and Uzziel Ndagijimana during a meeting in Kigali  on March 22,2024. IMF has today, May 22, 2024, approved a total funding of $164.6 million to Rwanda. File
Economy
IMF approves $164m funding to Rwanda
President Paul Kagame speaks during a presidential panel discussion as Kenya President William Ruto and Mozambican president Filippe Nyusi look on at Africa CEO forum on May 17. Dan Gatsinzi
Africa
How can Africa claim its place on global stage?
Nigeria’s industrialist billionaire Aliko Dangote speaks at the Africa CEO Forum in Kigali on May 17. Dangote told over 2,500 delegates atttending the forum that 'nothing is impossible in Africa'. Gatsinzi
Africa
Billionaire industrialist Dangote bullish on Africa’s growth
MTN Rwanda's profit after tax fell sharply by 61.4 per cent year-on-year to Rwf749 million in the first quarter of 2024. File
Economy
MTN Rwanda posts slow growth in quarter one
Travellers board a RwandAir's plane at Kigali International Airport. Under the economic transformation pillar, the government plans to prioritise air transport traffic by supporting RwandAir. File
Finance
How will Government finance the 2024-2025 budget?
The Minister of Infrastructure, Jimmy Gasore, speaks during the signing ceremony as Kipchumba Murkomen, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Roads and Transport takes notes. Courtesy
Africa
Rwanda, Kenya agree to extend railway network
A single currency was to be adopted by 2024. Members resolved to extend the timeline by 10 more years to 2031.
Africa
Is the proposed East African single currency a pipe dream?
MTN Rwanda customers meet service providers at the headquarters in Kigali. BK Capital analysts believe the stock price of MTN Rwanda is likely to increase in the future to reach Rwf250, a 48 per cent potential upside.
Business
BK Capital raises MTN Rwanda stock target by 48%
Cerelac (Infant cereals with Milk). New investigation reveals Nestle adds sugar to infant milk sold in Africa, Asia and other poorer countries. Photo by Amazon
Health
Nestle adds sugar to infant milk sold in Africa, elsewhere
Coleman Nee
Africa
Africa’s merchandise exports forecast to grow 5.3% in 2024
Prices are adjusted for inflation using the US Consumer Price Index to reflect real price changes over time. Graph by Julius Bizimungu
Business
Climate change in West Africa leads to hike of chocolate prices
A cocoa farmer in his plantations that were affected by drought in Ivory Coast.  According to the researchers climate change in West Africa hikes chocolate prices. Courtesy
Africa
Climate change in West Africa hikes chocolate prices
President Paul Kagame meets with Czech President, Petr Pavel during  a bilateral meeting at Village Urugwiro on Saturday, April 6. Photo by Village Urugwiro
Kwibuka
Kagame commends Czech Republic’s role in stopping genocide
Beata Habyarimana, the chief executive officer of BK Group Plc during interview with the New Times on April 2. Photos by Dan Gatsinzi
Business
BK Group CEO bullish on 2024 business outlook
Workers on duty at Pink Mango garment factory at Kigali Special Economic Zone. Photo by Craish Bahizi
Economy
What will drive economic growth in 2024?
Bralirwa, the largest brewery company in Rwanda, recorded a 16.1 per cent in net profit margin in 2023. File
Business
Bralirwa records slight increase in profit margin in 2023
Uchumi Supermarkets in 2013 became the third company to cross-list its shares on the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE). Craish Bahizi
Business
Should Uchumi be suspended from trading on RSE?

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