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Coronavirus: 2 New Cases, 4 Recoveries As Businesses Resume

Coronavirus: 2 New Cases, 4 Recoveries As Businesses Resume

Today was a big day in Rwanda where people were allowed to go out and conduct businesses after nearly two months in a lockdown. It is part of the partial…

Rwanda Relaxes the Lockdown: Who Is Who Out of the Gate?

Rwanda Relaxes the Lockdown: Who Is Who Out of the Gate?

The first day of partially reopening parts of the economy following the lifting of the full lockdown was met by challenges a shortage of public transport means led to overcrowding…

COVID-19: Rwanda Records 4 New Cases As Country Readies for New Measures

COVID-19: Rwanda Records 4 New Cases As Country Readies for New Measures

As the country readies to embark on new relaxed measures replacing the lockdown this Monday, 4 new cases of New Coronavirus have bee registered and as has been in recent…

COVID-19: Rwanda Has Conducted over 33, 000 Tests

COVID-19: Rwanda Has Conducted over 33, 000 Tests

Rwanda has so far tested 33, 303 samples since the outbreak of the first new Coronavirus case in the country in March, according to the Ministry of Health. The numbers…

Rwanda Steps Up Safety for Cross Border Truck Drivers

Rwanda Steps Up Safety for Cross Border Truck Drivers

Rwanda has put in place a cross- border cargo transit logistics platform that will facilitate safe movement of goods and services from neighboring Tanzania. As part of the country’s…

Rwanda Partially Lifts COVID-19 Lockdown: Schools, Churches Remain Closed

Rwanda Partially Lifts COVID-19 Lockdown: Schools, Churches Remain Closed

The cabinet meeting that took place on April 30th has lifted the COVID-19 lockdown that started on March 21 with some exceptions and conditions. Among others, schools will remain…

350 Million Global Job Losses by June – ILO Estimates

350 Million Global Job Losses by June – ILO Estimates

The International Labor Organization (ILO) has launched another COVID-19 monitor report on global labour which raised fears and concerns over the informal sector being the most affected. . The 3rd…

Kagame Calls for Comprehensive Regional Response Plan Against COVID-19

Kagame Calls for Comprehensive Regional Response Plan Against COVID-19

President Paul Kagame has called on the continent and regional economic communities to come up with a comprehensive and well-coordinated plan to combat the New Coronavirus.  President Kagame made…

COVID-19: Qatar Support to Rwanda Timely – Dr. Ngamije

COVID-19: Qatar Support to Rwanda Timely – Dr. Ngamije

 The Minister of Health Dr. Daniel Ngamije says the support the State of Qatar donated to Rwanda towards fighting the New Coronavirus is timely and confirms the good bilateral relations…

Covid-19: Five New Cases, Spike Still Attributed to Cross Border Truck Drivers

Covid-19: Five New Cases, Spike Still Attributed to Cross Border Truck Drivers

Rwanda has confirmed five new coronavirus cases and 2 more recoveries, to bring the total number of confirmed cases to 212, and 95 recoveries. Active cases have increased to 117…

President Kagame Speaks Out on Economic Stimulus, End of COVID-19 Lockdown

President Kagame Speaks Out on Economic Stimulus, End of COVID-19 Lockdown

President Paul Kagame says that the government is mobilizing resources to support key businesses in the country to remain in operation but the modalities of how it will be done…

Coronavirus: 8 New Cases As Numbers Continue to Surge

Coronavirus: 8 New Cases As Numbers Continue to Surge

Rwanda’s Ministry of Health has confirmed eight Covid-19  cases on Sunday, which brought the total number to 191. However, four new recoveries were also registered thus taking…