Rwandan Economy Heading For Recession

(3 mins read) Rwanda’s economy is in a recession. Why? Restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus has created a lot of pressure on the economy. Thousands of Rwandans face unemployment and there’s a risk of more Rwandans falling into poverty. Analysts are urging the government to take additional measures to spur growth in this East

More African Countries Received Free Covax Vaccine

(4 mins read) More African countries have received their first batches of the coronavirus vaccines under the global Covax scheme. Rwanda has received its first batch of Covid-19 vaccine doses from the UN-backed Covax distribution initiative. The country received 240,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, and with a further 102,960 doses of Pfizer vaccine expected

Tit for Tat: Ugandan President Suspends European Fund After Sanctions on the country were recommended

(2 mins read) Uganda‘s President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the suspension of a multi-million dollar European Union fund operating in the country that supported local democracy and governance groups. It follows the European bloc’s decision to recommend sanctions against Uganda in light of arrests and a crackdown on political opponents since President Museveni’s contested re-election