Rwanda: Households in Kigali get Food Relief

Rwanda: Households in Kigali get Food Relief

KIGALI, 24 January 2021 – City officials in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, have distributed food relief to over 69,000 households with have no souce of income due to the lockdown of the city. The relief food distribution has led to over 1,700 tonnes of food and 20,000...
Rwanda: Kigali Schools Closed

Rwanda: Kigali Schools Closed

KIGALI, 18 January 2021 – All nursery, primary and secondary schools in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, have been closed for two weeks, effective Monday, January 18. In a statement published Sunday, the country’s education ministry said the two-week suspension in...
Rwanda: Airfreight Fees Threaten Horticulture

Rwanda: Airfreight Fees Threaten Horticulture

KIGALI, 18 January 2021 – Hikes in airfreight charges for the transport of horticulture exports could ruin Rwanda’s competitive edge in the sector, exporters warned Monday.. High air transport tariffs without an increase in the price of the product in our destination...
Rwanda: Ready for COVID-19 Inoculation

Rwanda: Ready for COVID-19 Inoculation

KIGALI, 16 January 2021 – Rwanda is now ready to receive, store and administer COVID-19 vaccines, officials said Friday, a day after Rwanda hit its single highest daily cases. One hundred and ninety-four (194) new cases were recorded on Thursday. The lack of...
Rwanda: Central Bank Economist Dies from COVID

Rwanda: Central Bank Economist Dies from COVID

KIGALI, 15 January 2021 – The chief economist of Rwanda’s Central Bank, Thomas Kigabo, has died from complications from COVID-19. He is the first senior government official to die from the new coronavirus in Rwanda. Kigabo died at a hospital in the Kenyan capital,...
Rwanda: Kenyan Unibrol Antibiotics Suspended

Rwanda: Kenyan Unibrol Antibiotics Suspended

KIGALI, 15 January 2021 – The use of unibrol, an antibiotic imported from neighboring Kenya, has been suspended in Rwanda. Unibrol is administered by mouth and is prescribed to treat intestinal infections, according to its manufacturers, the Kenya-based Universal...
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