Rwandans See Glimmer of Hope as Poverty Levels Drop

Rwandans are seeing a gradual shift in living conditions, with critical indicators such as access to electricity moving from 22% to 34% of households. Among other indicators of wellbeing, households with metal roofs moved from 61% to 67% while radio ownership moved from 60% to 74%.

  • Rwanda:   Rwanda Records Drop in Poverty Levels

    New Times, 7 December 2018

    More Rwandan sregistered a significant improvement in their living conditions despite a marginal drop in poverty levels over the last three years, according National Institute of… Read more »

  • Rwanda:   Economy Expands By 6.7%

    New Times, 19 September 2018

    Rwanda's economy grew by 6.7 per cent in the second quarter of 2018, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning said yesterday. Read more »

  • Rwanda:   IMF Confirms 7.2% Economic Growth Rate

    New Times, 3 October 2018

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has retained Rwanda's economic growth projection for 2018 at 7.2 per cent, owing to strong industrial activity and favourable rains that are… Read more »


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