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ADDIS ABABA, July 29 (Xinhua) -- The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has warned African countries to brace for possible "acute shortage" of COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the near future.

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In 2010, DN International, a real estate development company embarked on a project that would see the firm complete construction of over 50 residential housing units valued at Rwf75 million each.

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International passengers arriving at Kigali International Airport from across the world must have taken and confirmed negative of Covid-19 test within not more than 72 hours of their departure, according to the latest guidelines from the Rwanda Biomedical Centre.

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Following the lifting of a livestock quarantine in three districts in Eastern Province, farmers were urged to remain vigilant as the areas are in high risk of livestock disease outbreaks.

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People who will not have paid all the required contributions to the community-based health insurance scheme (Mutuelle de Santé) by December 31 of each year, will be charged a fine, according to a new legislation in the offing.

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The rate of cybercrimes escalated during the three months the country was in lockdown, with a 72 per cent increase in the amount of money involved, according to statistics of the Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB).

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A cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, July 29, called on citizens to be more vigilant in respecting set measures to contain further spreading of Covid-19 in the country.

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RWANDA’S upcoming artistes have their eyes set on a new music competition which is scheduled to kick off next week. The new platform seeks to offer an opportunity to emerging musicians to showcase their talent and push it to another level.

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The United States, Brazil, India, Russia and South Africa – in that order – have the highest cases of the Coronavirus. According to the Johns Hopkins University Centre for Systems Science and Engineering, the five economic and political powerhouses account to 57.4 per cent of the world’s 16.7 million cases.

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This is the third in a series of special columns on how both experienced and new leaders can build and maintain trust within their teams as the professional world slowly moves out of the Corona Crisis and Uncertainty towards a New Normal.

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ALAIN Kirasa has lodged a complaint to Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) against Rayon Sports for unpaid wages while he worked as the team's assistant coach last season.

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One of the things that drew Jean Pierre Mugwaneza to the pastry profession was a knack for creativity that he wanted to share with the world.

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Former Tour du Rwanda champion Samuel Mugisha is set to travel to France this Saturday, August 1, where he will be linking up with his new side Team LMP – La Roche Sur Yon.

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Bank of Kigali, in partnership with Yego Innovision and RwandaMotors, has launched the first batch of brand new taxi cabs in Rwanda. The financed 7-seater Suzuki Ertiga cabs were given to three taxi drivers worth Rwf15 million each.

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Animal-source foods are important in Rwanda’s fight against stunting affecting children, as well as malnutrition among the adult population from vulnerable families, actors in livestock and nutrition have argued.

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources has lifted livestock movement ban after confirming that it has been 21 days without any new case of foot and mouth disease in the nine sectors of Kayonza, Kirehe and Gatsibo districts in Eastern Province.

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A successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement would be crucial in helping the continent address challenges posed by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a new World Bank report states.

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The government is planning to merge three agencies; Rwanda Academy of Language and Culture (RALC), Institute of National Museums of Rwanda (INMR) and Rwanda Archives and Library Services Authority (RALSA) to form one public institution.

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The National Public Prosecution Authority (NPPA) has said that it will prefer criminal charges on anyone found to have accepted to pose as the owner of property belonging to a suspect in a corruption related crime.

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As the Muslim community prepares to celebrate Eid al-Adha this week, the leadership of the Islamic faith in the country has announced that celebrations will be different from the usual, due to measures in place to contain Covid-19.

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A total of 2,157 defilement cases have been filed with Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) in the first half of 2020, members of the media heard this Tuesday, July 28.

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It has been over five months since schools have been closed as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, having been closed since March 16.

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Rwanda recently amended the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing law and regulations leading to questions on the necessity of the move. Was it out of a rise in cases and incidences? Was it in the quest to make the environment for investors more attractive? The amendment to the law comes at a time when the country is seeking to attract regional and international investors to the Kigali International Financial Centre (KIFC), an initiative by the Government that seeks to position Rwanda as a business hub in Africa.

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Bosco Nkurunziza got the shock of his life when his 7-year-old daughter turned into a stranger overnight. Her kind and polite character had turned into a bossy one.

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