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Rwanda: How local manufacturers can earn tax credits

Rwanda based manufacturers are eligible for tax credits starting this year as part of the government’s move to incentivize local production, job creation and exports. By Collins Mwai with The New Times Rwanda Rwanda based manufacturers are eligible for tax credits starting this year as

Globalizing the COVID Vaccine

In less than a year, the world has come together to develop effective COVID-19 vaccines and a multilateral platform for allocating them most efficiently around the world. But with the risk of vaccine nationalism still looming large, now is the time to finish the job.

Why Rwanda amended law on nationality

The new law governing Rwandan nationality offers preferential treatment to people with special skills, talents and those with substantial investment that are needed in the country. By Emmanuel Ntirenganya from The New Times Rwanda The new law governing Rwandan nationality offers preferential treatment to people

Rwanda: Kagame hails launch of trading under AfCFTA

As African countries kick off trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, President Paul Kagame has welcomed the latest development. By Julius Bizimungu with the New Times Rwanda As African countries kick off trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

Africa Growth Initiative’s top 5 figures of 2020

Each week, the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative team highlights figures related to African economic growth and development. These so-called “Figures of the Week” include visuals from recently published reports that reveal something significant or interesting about trends on the continent. In the last “Figures of