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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 15:15

Somalia becomes 182nd member of MIGA

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Somalia has become the 182nd member of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), a member of the World Bank Group, following normalization of its financial relationship with the World Bank.

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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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31-Mar-2020 to 13:35

Kenya’s annualised inflation eases to 6.1 percent in March

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Year-on-year inflation stood at 6.06 percent in March as compared to 6.37 percent the previous month, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) announced on Tuesday.

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31-Mar-2020 to 09:18

Moody’s lauds Kenya’s tax cuts to cushion coronavirus impact

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Global rating agency Moody's on Tuesday lauded the raft of monetary and fiscal policy measures introduced by Kenyan authorities to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy.

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30-Mar-2020 to 17:19

Ethiopia suspends flights to over 80 int'l destinations

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Airlines said it has suspended flights to more than 80 international destinations as of 29 March, 2020, due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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