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31-Mar-2020 to 19:37

Rwanda on high alert as DR Congo confirms first CONVID-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 to increase prices of good 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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30-Mar-2020 to 16:36

Rwanda: Over 100 arrested for breaking curfew

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The authorities in Rwanda have arrested more than hundred people for allegedly violating a curfew and will be quarantined for 14 days, the Spokesperson of Rwanda National Police, Commissioner of Police John Bosco Kabera confirmed on Monday.

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30-Mar-2020 to 15:31

COVID-19 lockdown: Rwanda distributes food to vulnerable groups

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan government has embarked on providing support to vulnerable families who have been affected by the lockdown aimed to curbing the spread of COVID-19, targeting hard-hit communities in urban centres without salaried incomes, APA can report in Kigali on Monday.

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27-Mar-2020 to 16:01

Over 340 Rwandan nationals deported from Uganda due to alleged Covid-19

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A total 342 Rwandan nationals have returned back home from Uganda after being told by authorities in Kampala to pack up and leave their territory this week over alleged Covid-19 fears, a senior local administrative official in Rwanda's Northern Province confirmed to APA Friday in Kigali.

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