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Kigali to host headquarters of African Arbitration Association

Kigali to host headquarters of African Arbitration Association

Rwanda was this week selected to host of headquarters of the newly created African Arbitration Association (AfAA). Rwanda was selected after a competitive process, winning 62 per cent of the vote. The association will be officially launched on June 29 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Faustin Mbundu, chairman of the board of directors of the Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC) announced the results on twitter. “Kigali has been […]

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Rwanda’s economy grows by 10.6 per cent in first quarter

Rwanda’s economy grows by 10.6 per cent in first quarter

Rwanda’s economy grew 10.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2018, figures released by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning yesterday indicated. The positive performance indicates that the economy has fully bounced back from a low economic growth of 1.7 per cent recorded in the first quarter of 2017. In the first quarter of 2018, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at current market prices […]

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Rwanda, Singapore boost ties in aviation, investment

Rwanda, Singapore boost ties in aviation, investment

Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente and Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Thursday witnessed the signing of bilateral agreements in aviation and investment promotion. The signing ceremony took place in the Prime Minister’s office in Kigali. The aviation agreement was signed by Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, the Rwandan Minister of State for Transport and Koh Poh Koon, Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Trade and […]

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