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Wholesalers urged to comply as Rwanda govt. passes law to fine single use plastic traders

The government says it will start penalising wholesalers, retailers and consumers that still use single-use plastics with heavy fines following the expiration of a three month grace period. Director General at the Rwanda Environment Management Authority, Coletha Ruhamya joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda imposes ultimatum on producers of single use plastics

Rwanda has moved another step towards phasing out single-use plastics, granting a three-month grace period to importers and retailers of single-use plastic items and 2 years for manufacturers before starting to penalise them. Eng. Coletha Ruhamya, Director General of Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwandan tourism given boost with take-over of Gishwati-Mukura National Park by RDB

Gishwati-Mukura National Park was established back in October 2015 and now the ministry of environment has handed over the official management of the park to the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and will soon open doors to visitors. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo caught up with Director General of Rwanda Environmental Management Authority (REMA), Coletha Ruhamya for more.

REMA braced for urban recreational expansion with $5.2mn Eco Tourism Park

Rwanda Environment Management Authority in collaboration with City of Kigali under the National Urban Eco-tourism parks are executing a project of creating an eco-tourism Park worth about $5.2 million, that seeks to provide an urban recreational space, restore the hydrological functioning and increase its biodiversity. Director General of REMA, Coletha U. Ruhamya joins CNBC Africa for more.