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Rwanda ranked 4th least corrupt country in Africa

The Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2015 released today by Transparency International ranks Rwanda as the fourth least corrupt country in Africa and 44th globally.

The report shows an improvement in Rwanda’s percentage score from 49 up to 54 per cent.

At a global level, Denmark emerged the least corrupt nation for the second year running, followed by Finland, Sweden, New Zealand, Netherlands and Norway, respectively. More

Rwanda gets ALMA Award of Excellence

The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) today presented Rwanda with the 2016 Award for Excellence in two categories, one for performance in malaria control from 2011 to 2015 and one for meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target for malaria reduction.

Rwanda was one of eight countries to meet the MDG target and one of 13 overall that were recognised for their progress in the fight against malaria. More

Experts optimistic of Rwanda economy despite WB negative global forecast

Economists have dispelled fears of Rwanda experiencing an economic slowdown this year.

The experts were reacting to a World Bank Group report released Wednesday that predicted tough times for the global economy in 2016, which is likely to hold back major emerging markets and consequently have spillover effects to other developing and smaller emerging economies. More