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Clement Uwiringiyimana

Rwandan medical workers deploy robots to minimize coronavirus risk

Jun 01 2020

KIGALI At the Kanyinya COVID-19 treatment facility a short distance from Rwanda's capital Kigali, Akazuba, Ikizere and Ngabo report for duty, but these are no ordinary health care workers. | Video

Rwanda's economic growth to slow in 2020 due to coronavirus

May 21 2020

KIGALI Rwanda's economic growth is expected to slow this year as the COVID-19 pandemic hits tourism, transport and hospitality, the finance minister said on Thursday.

UPDATE 3-Rwanda's economic growth to slow in 2020 due to coronavirus

May 21 2020

KIGALI, May 21 Rwanda's economic growth is expected to slow this year as the COVID-19 pandemic hits tourism, transport and hospitality, the finance minister said on Thursday.

Rwanda victim welcomes arrest of genocide suspect

May 19 2020

KIGALI One balmy Sunday evening in Kigali a lifetime ago, an 18-year-old girl at the Catholic Christus Centre sang hymns while sneaking glances at a Felicien Kabuga, a powerful businessman from her neighbourhood. | Video

Rwanda victim welcomes arrest of genocide suspect

May 19 2020

KIGALI One balmy Sunday evening in Kigali a lifetime ago, an 18-year-old girl at the Catholic Christus Centre sang hymns while sneaking glances at a Felicien Kabuga, a powerful businessman from her neighbourhood. | Video

Rwanda uses drones to help catch lockdown transgressors

Apr 17 2020

KIGALI Tech-savvy Rwanda is using drones to keep residents of the capital Kigali informed of coronavirus lockdown measures - and help catch those who abuse them. | Video

Rwanda uses drones to help catch lockdown transgressors

Apr 17 2020

KIGALI, April 17 Tech-savvy Rwanda is using drones to keep residents of the capital Kigali informed of coronavirus lockdown measures - and help catch those who abuse them.

Under coronavirus lockdown, Rwandans remember genocide from home

Apr 08 2020

KIGALI Valerie Mukabayire lost her husband in Rwanda's genocide. Now she and her family know they need to stay strong to honour his memory as they join the country's fight against the coronavirus. | Video

Rwanda secures $109 million IMF loan to tackle coronavirus

Apr 03 2020

KIGALI, April 3 Rwanda has secured a $109.4 million in emergency coronavirus funding from the International Monetary Fund, the first African country to do so, the fund said late on Thursday.

'Preparing for war': Africans scramble for groceries

Mar 17 2020

KIGALI Alarmed consumers thronged markets across Africa on Tuesday, many in masks and gloves, to stock up as the coronavirus spread on the world's poorest continent.

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