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Rwanda’s debt: What stakeholders should be aware of (Part Two)

Nov 6th, 2018 | By
Rwanda’s debt: What stakeholders should be aware of (Part Two)

As of end of 2017, each household in Rwanda owed close to US$1,700 according to the amount contracted by the government with creditors on… Read more



Rwanda’s debt: What stakeholders should be aware of (Part One)

Jul 12th, 2018 | By
Rwanda’s debt: What stakeholders should be aware of (Part One)

Rwanda’s external debt increased from $900 million in 1994 to $1.7 billion in 2004. The country received crucial debt-relief in 2006 which… Read more



Rwanda: Governance in Question (Part One)

Jun 9th, 2017 | By
Rwanda: Governance in Question (Part One)

The Vision 2020 development programme, published by the Rwandan Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in July 2000 and then revised in 2012,… Read more



Rwanda’s economics: Insightful overview

Jan 8th, 2017 | By
Rwanda’s economics: Insightful overview

According to a June 2015 World Bank report, Rwanda ranks behind similar countries in most key economic areas despite reportedly remarkable levels of… Read more



Is Rwanda’s economy resilient?

Jun 24th, 2016 | By
Is Rwanda’s economy resilient?

Rwanda’s recorded high trade deficits since 2014 have made headline news. However, in depth analysis shows that Rwanda’s economic challenges are… Read more



Rwanda: Looking beyond Economic Growth numbers (Part 3)

Aug 2nd, 2015 | By
Rwanda: Looking beyond Economic Growth numbers (Part 3)

Part one of this article unveiled the discrepancy between the worldwide acclaimed economic growth of Rwanda and the wellbeing of the majority of the… Read more



Rwanda: Looking beyond economic growth numbers (Part II)

May 13th, 2015 | By

  The significant economic growth that Rwanda has been recording in the past decades has been the centrepiece of the country’s… Read more



The Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Conflict: A long running fiasco and its lessons for regional policy makers

Jun 4th, 2014 | By
The Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Conflict:  A long running fiasco and its lessons for regional policy makers

The conflict in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has severely damaged social and economic development in Kivu, a region in the DRC… Read more



Rwanda birth control – Is Malthus back?

Apr 22nd, 2013 | By

I was just 6 years old when Malthus appeared in Rwanda, a ghost most people felt without really seeing him. In fact, in 1994, Malthus visited Rwanda… Read more



Reality Check: What is Agaciro Development Fund?

Jan 2nd, 2013 | By
Reality Check: What is Agaciro Development Fund?

On the 23rd of August 2012, Rwanda launched its first ever Solidarity Fund under the name of ‘Agaciro’ Development Fund (AgDF). ‘Agaciro’ is… Read more