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The antidote for COVID-19 is looking out for one another, Kagame tells Africans

The antidote for COVID-19 is looking out for one another, Kagame tells Africans

President Paul Kagame joined leaders across different sectors in celebrating Africa day, which marks  the founding of the Organisation of the African Union (OAU) – currently the African Union – and called for solidarity among the people of Africa. The formation of the OAU on May 25, 1963 marked the beginning of what would later be known as Africa Day. Kagame who addressed Africans virtually […]

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Rwanda unveils $11bn climate action plan

Rwanda unveils $11bn climate action plan

Rwanda has become the first African country to submit a new national climate plan, whose implementation requires $11 billion (10.2 trillion), as an essential tool to implement the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement, signed in 2015, aims to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius with an ambition to contain any increase at below 1.5 degrees. The updated pledges to fight climate change are being submitted […]

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National Budget: Economic recovery to take lion’s share

National Budget: Economic recovery to take lion’s share

The Government has said that it will spend the biggest share of the 2020-2021 budget to finance activities that will boost the economy as part of the broader plan to respond to the impact of COVID-19. The Budget Framework Paper which was presented to the lawmakers on Thursday May 21, prioritises activities that will accelerate the economy, including agriculture, private sector development and youth employment, […]

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