20-Apr-2020 to 19:09

Rwandan tourism seeks $7.6m to bounce back from COVID-19 hangover

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwanda Chamber of Tourism has appealed for government aid to salvage the fortunes of the tourism and hospitality industry after suffering huge losses estimated at about $7.6 million due to the coronavirus pandemic, APA learnt Monday from an official source.

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20-Apr-2020 to 18:41

Rwanda: Relying on local engineers for Covid-19 respirators

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda says it is currently testing a locally made ventilator for use in the treatment of new coronavirus cases, a move which could radically transform the way the disease is tackled in Africa.

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19-Apr-2020 to 09:26

Rwanda restores calm after camp curfew unrest

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Security has been stepped up at Rwanda's Emergency Transit Centre for African migrants from Libya following an unrest there as residents violated a curfew imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus.

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19-Apr-2020 to 09:11

Rwanda: Covid-19 masks compulsory in and outside homes

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Stepping up their bid to curb coronavirus outbreak, which has so far confirmed in 143 people, Rwandan health officials say they are making the wearing of face masks both inside and outside homes compulsory.

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18-Apr-2020 to 20:19

Rwanda weather watchdog warns of heavy rains

APA – Kigali (Rwanda) — Heavy rainfall and strong winds are expected in most parts of Rwanda, over the next two days, the meteorological agency warned in its latest weather forecast issued on Saturday.

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17-Apr-2020 to 13:09

Cameroon to open schools on June 1st

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The resumption of classes, suspended since March 17 in all schools, universities, vocational training centres, is envisaged on June 1 in Cameroon according to the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute announced Thursday evening.

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16-Apr-2020 to 16:15

Chad earmarks CFA 943bn to fight Covid-19

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — Chad's President Idriss Deby, in an address to the Nation Wednesday evening, pledged, as part of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, to provide social and economic assistance to the populations and other economic operators to enable them to cope with the crisis.

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