“The private sector, on its part, is expected to use the Summit to advocate for the acceleration of industrial reforms aimed at improving the investment climate in the EAC strategic sectors,” Bazivamo said. By Joyce Namutebi

Croissance de l’économie du Rwanda de 6.7% est due, en partie, au « Made in Rwanda », en 2017. Par Africa Diligence

According to a statement from the National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB), Nyabihu, Rubaya, Muganza and Gisovu tea factories received awards during the 3rd African Tea Convention and Exhibition in Nairobi, Kenya on Thursday. By Afrika54news

Rwanda expects its economy to grow 6.8 percent in 2018, up from a forecast 6.2 percent this year, thanks to stronger agriculture and the new airport, Minister Gatete said. By Reuters/Mike Theiler

National  carrier Rwandair is to launch flights between Gatwick airport and the Rwandan capital Kigali later this month. By Mark Caswell

Le Niger et le Rwanda ont signé un protocole d’entente en matière de coopération dans les domaines d’information et de communication. Par Niamey et les 2 Jours.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on National Budget and Patrimony has tasked the Ministry of Infrastructure to carry out of a study to establish whether the methane gas in Kivu Lake can be used for cooking. By Emmanuel Ntirenganya

The economic expansion rate for the region as a whole dropped to 1.4 per cent last year, the IMF found. That was the slowest rate in more than 20 years and below the level needed to keep pace with a burgeoning population growth. By Kevin J. Kelley