The Annual Meetings of International Monetary Fund & World Bank Group (IMF-WBG) are conducted annually in October (during autumn) to discuss the work of their respective institutions. In addition to a plenary meeting of the Boards of Governors, the Development Committee (DC) and the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) are convened as part of the Annual Meetings. The DC and IMFC advise the Boards […]
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2nd September: Rwandan Diaspora votes 3rd September: Rwandans in Rwanda vote ‘Rwanda Parliament consists of 106 parliamentarians including 80 elected for a 5 year term in the lower chamber and 26 senators elected for an 8 year term in the upper chamber. The lower chamber includes 53 MPs elected in general elections, 2 representatives of the youth, 24 representing women and one representing […]
PROMOTING BUSINESS EXCHANGE AND THOUGHT LEADERSHIP BETWEEN AFRICA AND ASIA The Africa Singapore Business Forum (ASBF) is the premier platform for business exchange and fostering trade between Africa and Asia. Organised by Enterprise Singapore, the forum has brought together over 2,000 business and government leaders from 30 countries to explore partnerships and growth opportunities between these two dynamic regions. ASBF 2018 will address critical issues and […]
The President of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi, arrived in the country yesterday, marking the first of the three high profile arrivals expected in the country in the following week. The other two state visits, as confirmed by a government statement, are Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Speaking at a state banquet held in honour of President Nyusi and his delegation, Kagame […]
Rwanda has officially joined Africa50, a Pan African infrastructure platform that was created to bridge the infrastructure gap by developing and investing in bankable projects, catalyzing public sector capital, and mobilizing private sector funding. Representing the Government of Rwanda at the third general shareholders’ meeting in Nairobi, the Permanent Secretary and Secretary to Treasury, Caleb Rwamuganza noted that Africa50 provides Rwanda with a unique opportunity to […]
Rwanda deeply values the role of COMESA in expanding market integration for its members, and remains committed to the regional bloc’s vision, according to Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente. He was addressing regional leaders at the 20th Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Summit in Lusaka, Zambia that started in yesterday. The theme for this year’s summit, “COMESA: Towards Digital Economic Integration,” is designed to […]
Rwanda has launched its bid for re-election to the governing council of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN agency responsible for coordinating effective development and use of telecommunications globally. The ITU council, composed of 46 member states, is responsible for smooth running of the union and setting broad policies that govern telecommunications at a global level. Rwanda was first elected to the council in 2010 […]