COVID 19

Chinese First Lady donates Covid-19 medical equipment to Rwanda

Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) has received 120,000 body temperature testers and 18,000 surgical face masks from the First Lady of China, Peng Liyuan, to the First Lady of Rwanda, Jeannette Kagame. The consignment was received on Tuesday, July 7, by Dr. Sabin Nsanzimana, Director General of RBC...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 2:00pm

COVID-19: Agric activities continue during lockdown

The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources has issued instructions aimed at helping farmers get needed services amid the coronavirus lockdown. “Essential services continue to be delivered so that food chain is not disrupted,” a statement signed by Gerardine Mukeshimana,...

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 12:30am

PSF surveying virus-hit businesses

The Private Sector Federation (PSF) says it is compiling a report on all businesses being affected by coronavirus in an effort to inform policymakers on the appropriate response to soften the impact. The exercise follows reports that some businesses have started to feel the pinch of COVID-19...

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 12:50am

Restaurants shift to online amid COVID-19 fears

Restaurants in Kigali are shifting to online to shore up their revenues as more and more Rwandans opt to stay away from public places in the midst of the spread of coronavirus. The move follows government guidelines that discourage people from public gatherings, encouraging them to work from...

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:39pm

More Rwandans opt for online shopping amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Rwandans are increasingly opting for online shopping in the wake of COVID 19. Online shop owners commit to supplying for the prospected high demand. As COVID 19 cases increased to 7 in Rwanda, the Government of Rwanda has suspended all public and social gatherings and encouraged people to keep...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 12:05pm

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