Kigali City Master Plan

The Master Plan will transform Kigali into a great place to live and work in by strategically guiding its development through optimal land use and facilitating rapid economic growth. The city will be positioned as a commercial hub of east-central Afr ...

7.2% Growth - IMF projections of Rwanda's Economy for 2018

Rwanda’s economy is projected to grow by 7.2% boosted by services as well as a booming construction sector according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Speaking at a joint press conference Laure Redifer, the IMF mission to Rwanda chief observ ...

Rwanda attracted a stunning $1.04 billion of FDI in 2017

Rwanda attracted investments worth 1.675B in 2017, according to latest figures from Rwanda Development Board (RDB).

This represents a significant increase of over $500 million from investments registered the previous year.

Data from RDB indicates that ...

Investments

Rwanda experienced a 44% increase in registered (both local and foreign) investments in 2017. Registered investments in 2017 was 1.675 billion compared to 1.16 billion in 2016. Foreign investments con ...

Business Entry

It takes only a mere 6 hours to register a new business in Rwanda. Prospective owners have three ways to enter the market in Rwanda depending on the n ...

Popularity

Rwanda and her capital city Kigali is the 3rd most popular African destination for international events as rated by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). The rating is based on the number of association meetings taking place regularly. Rwanda has been able to establish itself ...

Growth

In the first quarter of 2018 alone, Rwanda's economy grew by 10.6%. The GDP growth was triggered by a combination of a surge in the services, agricultu ...

Women Representation

The 2013 parliamentary elections saw women fill 64% of election seats. This was a great triumph for gender equality in Rwanda. The political participation of Rwandan women has been facilitated by cons ...

Kigali Innovation City

Kigali Innovation City is an Africa-focused innovation hub comprising of three interdependent platforms which will enable the sustainable delivery of digital products and services for accelerated digi ...

Visa-on-arrival for all

Effective Monday January 1, 2018, all visitors to Rwanda will get a 30-day visa upon arrival without prior application, the Rwandan Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration announced.

Under th ...

Upcoming Bugesera International Airport

Bugesera International Airport (BIA) is currently under construction in the Bugesera District, approximately 25km southeast of Kigali, Rwanda. It will replace the existing Kigali Internation ...

Rwanda's GDP per capita (Purchasing Power Parity): Increasing rapidly year-on-year and is projected to be 2.23 thousand in 2018.
Source: IMF World Economic Outlook April 2018
Rwanda becomes Arsenal’s first tourism partner
Rwanda Development Board

The Rwanda Development Board, through their subsidiary, the Rwandan Convention Bureau, has become Arsenal’s first official sleeve partner as part of the country’s drive to become a leadi ...

Rwanda's GDP (Current Prices adjusted for PPP): On a steep upward trajectory and is projected to be 27 billion in 2018.
Source: IMF World Economic Outlook April 2018
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