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Supportive policies prop up Rwanda in inaugural global entrepreneurship index

Published on December 05, 2016

Easy access to finance and supportive business-oriented policies that drive growth have propelled Rwanda as one of the top countries on the continent offering the best environment for entrepreneurs, according to the inaugural Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index released this week.

The index developed by Mara Foundation, a pan-African investment group, ranked Rwanda second-best country for businesses on the continent behind Namibia that topped Africa in the survey carried out in 85 countries across the globe.

Overall, Namibia was ranked 42nd, Rwanda 43rd, while Botswana was 44th and South Africa followed in 46th spot, in global ranking, according to the report. Read more. Source | New Times