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Rwanda: Digital transactions value jumps by 45% – positive for Bank of Kigali

Tellimer Research Faith Mwangi @ Tellimer Research
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Tellimer Research
20 November 2020

Rwanda: 39% of loan book restructured but IMF is optimistic for 2021

Faith Mwangi 28 October 2020

Rwanda: Less potential but more progress than regional peers

Patrick Curran 14 September 2020

Sub Sahara Africa manufacturing potential: Ethiopia tops our regional scorecard

Hasnain Malik 3 September 2020

COVID-19: Without Help, Low-Income Developing Countries Risk a Lost Decade

International Monetary Fund 27 August 2020
International Monetary Fund
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Rwanda: Digital transactions value jumps 45% – positive for banks

According to the National Bank of Rwanda, the value of total digital transactions (payments, mobile banking and internet banking) jumped by 45% yoy in H1 20 following the implementation of Covid-19 relief measures that were meant to spur cashless tra...
Tellimer Research Faith Mwangi
Faith Mwangi @ Tellimer Research 20 November 2020
Rwanda: Digital transactions value jumps by 45% – positive for Bank of Kigali
Rwanda: Digital transactions value jumps by 45% – positive for Bank of Kigali

Rwanda: 39% of loan book restructured but IMF is optimistic for 2021

The IMF recently completed its review mission to Rwanda. As we said in September, we think Rwanda’s growth model is sustainable and high growth will likely return. On the capital front, since the suspension of payment of 2019 dividends, the regulator...
Tellimer Research Faith Mwangi
Faith Mwangi @ Tellimer Research 28 October 2020
Rwanda: 39% of loan book restructured but IMF is optimistic for 2021
Rwanda: 39% of loan book restructured but IMF is optimistic for 2021

Rwanda: Less potential but more progress than regional peers

Rwanda has averaged real GDP growth of 8.8% annually over the past 25 years and 7.4% over the past decade, the fifth-highest growth rate globally and second only to Ethiopia in SSA. However, like Ethiopia, growth has so far been driven largely by the...
Tellimer Research Patrick Curran
Patrick Curran @ Tellimer Research 14 September 2020
Rwanda: Less potential but more progress than regional peers
Rwanda: Less potential but more progress than regional peers

Sub Sahara Africa manufacturing potential: Ethiopia tops our regional scorecard

The investment to realise that manufacturing potential is likely driven by serving local and nearby regional markets in contrast to North Africa (EU exports) or South East Asia (global exports and China relocation). Our relative scorecard uses the sa...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 3 September 2020
Sub Sahara Africa manufacturing potential: Ethiopia tops our regional scorecard
Sub Sahara Africa manufacturing potential: Ethiopia tops our regional scorecard

COVID-19: Without Help, Low-Income Developing Countries Risk a Lost Decade

While the COVID-19 crisis is sending shockwaves around the globe, low-income developing countries (LIDCs) are in a particularly difficult position to respond. At the same time, limited resources and weak institutions constrain the capacity of many LI...
International Monetary Fund
IMF Blog 27 August 2020
Covid-19: Without Help, Low-Income Developing Countries Risk a Lost Decade
Covid-19: Without Help, Low-Income Developing Countries Risk a Lost Decade

Covid-19: I’d still rather be in Africa, but maybe not next year

At the end of January, I stood beside Murchison Falls with my family, drenched in the spray of the world’s most power waterfall, and I reflected on how much can change in a generation. Comparing the modelled outcome for Africa in 2021 with the curren...
Tellimer Research Paul Domjan
Paul Domjan @ Tellimer Research 27 June 2020
Covid-19: I’d still rather be in Africa, but maybe not next year
Covid-19: I’d still rather be in Africa, but maybe not next year