As of last weekend the Government of Rwanda deemed all bars closed, and all restaurants and cafe's only open for take away services for an initial period of two weeks. That leaves the country that's officially on lock down with no choice but to cook or order their food to go, and with local security forces peppering the streets ensuring that quarantine rules are followed, food delivery services are becoming more useful than ever. Insert Vuba Vuba, the delivery service that emerged when Jumia officially closed it's Rwanda operations at the end of last year. Albert Munyabugingo, Founder of the service joins CNBC Africa to explain how the lock down has affected his business.
Valentine's Day is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world. However, the holiday isn’t just about love but it also means big business to restaurants, shops and events. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo filed this report.
Famous Brands has released its interim results for the six months-end August 2019. The food services franchisor which owns Mugg & Bean, Steers and Wimpy has seen a rise of consumers ordering food online, putting the sustainability of restaurants on the line. The group declared an interim dividend of 90 cents per share. CEO of Famous Brands, Darren Hele joins CNBC Africa to discuss the numbers further.