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Rwanda Coffee Farmers Federation (RCCF) has secured Rwf60 million in funding for adopt internationally accepted coffee packaging bags that will enable them to leverage coffee export on global markets.

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For the past decade, Rwanda has achieved impressive economic growth through structural transformation. Its political and macroeconomic stability, friendly business environments, and attractiveness for investors are all contributing factors to Rwanda’s economic growth.

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When thinking of the global health and financial crisis that is not showing any signs of fading, two well-known sayings come to mind.

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ADIL Erradi has warned his APR players that the forthcoming season is going to be a ‘busy and tough’ campaign. Speaking at a press conference on Sunday, July 19, the Moroccan tactician said that he had confidence in his players to impress in the 2020-21 Caf Champions League and on domestic scene, but he also acknowledged they have to step up their game.

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The local rugby governing body (RRF) is optimistic about organising competitions starting with September as they wait for a green-light from the Ministry of Sports.

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Two-time champions Gisagara Volleyball Club have reportedly reached advanced talks with three star players, including centre-blocker Fred Musoni. The other two are left-attacker Yves Mutabazi and right-attacker Samuel ‘Tyson’ Niyogisubizo.

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Women in agribusiness from Bugesera District are set to start exporting vegetables following the investment in irrigation enabling them produce outside the limitations of agricultural seasons.

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Promoting regional and domestic tourism could revive the revenue sharing scheme across the country enabling communities get past the impact of Covid-19 in the tourism sector which has suspended community support projects, Rwanda Development Board has said.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the pace of change in the business world. Business sector is adapting to operate in an ever-evolving landscape where the only certainty is change.

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According to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) report, Rwandans spend about 7.1 per cent of their average income on internet. Today, it is likely that a big percentage of daily activities such as work, communicating with people, even getting food and other essentials can be done via internet.

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The current Coronavirus pandemic has exposed private schools’ soft underbellies which have seen three universities closed and their top officials arrested. Many have focused on the business side of things to the detriment of quality education and have been depending on student fees to stay afloat.

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Disc jockeys, also known as DJs, play a vital role in ensuring that you get happy when you go out or when you attend a party.

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A new bill that the Government has tabled before Parliament seeks among other things to bolster the ability of the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) abroad.

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Local cement manufacturer, CIMERWA, on Monday announced standard cement prices that the general public must not go beyond in a bid to contain the recent high prices set by speculative traders amidst the current shortage of cement on the local market.

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As the country struggles to get back to business as usual, 78 per cent of all the industrialists continue to deal with a lack of raw materials as a result of the global restrictions posed by Covid-19, the Minister of Trade and Industry, Soraya Hakuziyaremye, has said.

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President Paul Kagame on Monday, July 20, announced the birth of his first grandchild, thanks to his daughter Ange Kagame and in-law Bertrand Ndengeyingoma.

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The Ministry of Health on Monday, July 20 said that the government has spent $60 million (over Rwf54 billion) on combatting the Covid-19 pandemic since the first case of the virus was confirmed in Rwanda.

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The COMESA bloc has developed an online portal for member states to exchange information on availability of essential products within the region as part of its strategy to lessen the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Every year, developing countries lose an estimated $10 billion of potential revenues because digital imports are exempted from customs duties, a new study has found.

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WASHINGTON, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Children between the ages of 10 and 19 can transmit COVID-19 within a household just as much as adults, according to new research published in the U.S.

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HARARE, July 20 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe will in the coming weeks conduct mass COVID-19 tests targeting 100,000 people, as local community transmission surges, state media reported on Monday.

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On the hills of Cyabararika, Muhoza Sector, Musanze District is a 1.5 hectare of tree tomato (tamarillo) fruits belonging to Hildebrand Ikirumugabo, a 30-year old who started growing this crop at the age of 23.

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A series of tough requirements will soon be imposed on all higher learning institutions and investors in the sector in order to ensure the quality education is not compromised, the Higher Education Council has announced.

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APR have unveiled five new players as the army side continue to beef up ahead of the 2020-21 season, during which they will also represent the country in the Caf Champions League.

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