Tag: edouard ngirente

COVID-19: Rwanda issues warning over price hikes

Rwanda's Prime Minister, Edouard Ngirente declared a countrywide lockdown and only essential services will be allowed to remain in operation. Moreover, Trade and Industry ministry has moved to regulate prices of foods items, sanitation and pharmaceutical commodities after the coronavirus outbreak sent their costs soaring. Economic Analyst, Ted Kaberuka joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda recognises green mobility with launch of electric cars

The first ever electric cars have hit Rwanda’s roads as German carmaker Volkswagen launched its pilot electric mobility project in Africa. This according to officials demonstrates the country’s commitment to adopt and drive technological advances. CNBC Africa’s Steven Muvunyi reports.