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08-Apr-2020 to 14:09

Where is Africa's place in the global Covid-19 geopolitics?

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Africa is striking a new kind of fear in the heart of the international community about its ability to cope with the coronavirus crisis, given that along with Oceania, it is one of the few continents least affected by the pandemic.

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03-Apr-2020 to 15:44

IMF approves $109m emergency funding for Rwanda

APA – Kigali (Rwanda) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) through the Rapid Credit Facility has approved $109.4 million credit to Rwanda to help the country tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and its related consequences on the national economy, an official statement obtained Friday in Kigali said.

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02-Apr-2020 to 15:05

Rwanda vows to boost water supply amid urban shortage

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — In Mwendo, a suburb of Rwanda Kigali city, Fatuma Mukamudenge has been struggling to bring water home from neighboring Nyabarongo river, which is about 45 minutes away on foot from her house.

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31-Mar-2020 to 19:37

Rwanda on high alert as DR Congo confirms first COVID-19 case

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has strengthened its preventive measures after the first COVID-19 case was confirmed on Tuesday in Goma, the capital of North Kivu province in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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31-Mar-2020 to 17:14

Rwanda imposes fine on 24 traders over profiteering amid COVID-19

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda’s ministry of Trade and Industry has imposed fines worth 1.68 million Rwandan Francs (about $1,800 USD) targeting 24 traders in different parts of Kigali and its outskirts over increasing prices of goods to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic, an official source confirmed Tuesday to APA in Kigali.

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31-Mar-2020 to 15:03

Rwanda police deployed to help COVID-19 fight amid lockdown

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda National Police has deployed several hundred of men in uniforms Tuesday across the country to help health officials fight the coronavirus outbreak as the country begins a second week national lockdown which was announced on 22 March.

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31-Mar-2020 to 14:34

Rwanda’s casual workers complain over relief distribution under COVID-19 lockdow...

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Upon learning about the local administrative entity’s relief distribution drive earlier this week, Fabien Vuguziga, a moto-taxi driver who has ceased work owing to the inevitable lockdown over COVID-19 outbreak in Rwanda rushed to the nearby Kimisagara sector, which is, located a few meters away from his home.

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