Category: BUSINESS

Marketing in the Covid era – how to adjust and adapt

Good marketing relies on a thorough understanding of your target market, but when much of what you knew about your customers is suddenly no longer relevant, a major...

Rwanda’s coffee harvest will go forward despite pandemic – at a safe distance

As countries begun to reopen after months of Covid-19 lockdown, Rwanda is pressing on with its May coffee harvest. Rwanda, which supplied 21,000 tons of coffee to the...

Rwanda Livestock and Poultry farmers struggle under Covid-19 epidemic

With the ongoing lockdown caused by the Coronavirus outbreak, many farmers in Rwanda are facing challenges, especially those that are engaged in livestock and poultry...

Restrictions on cross border movement affecting seed supply chain, COMESA

Restrictions on cross border movement imposed in response to the Coronavirus pandemic by countries in the region, have adversely affected the supply of seeds which may...

Kenyan truck drivers consider boycotting Uganda destined cargo

A trade disruption is looming between Kenya and Uganda as Kenyan truck drivers contemplate boycotting cargo destined for the neighbouring country. This is to protest...

Rwanda Defends Curbs On Tanzania, Uganda Lorries

Rwanda has defended its move to bar cargo-carrying trucks from Tanzania and Uganda. The landlocked country would continue to offload the lorries at its border-crossing...

Intra-African Trade Fair postponed

IN LIGHT of the COVID-19 pandemic, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the African Union (AU) and the Government have decided to postpone by one year the...

Government announces steps to ease COVID-19 lockdown

Rwanda announced Thursday that it will allow some people to return to work from May 4, easing a nationwide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus in an effort to...

Crisis as Dar, Kigali bar Kenyan drivers

Kenyan truck drivers want clearance of cargo destined for Rwanda and Tanzania at the Mombasa port suspended after the two countries locked them out due to the Covid-19...

East Africa implements stringent cargo movement measures to curb COVID-19

East African states are implementing a series of stringent cargo movement measures to stop cross-border COVID-19 infections. Uganda on Sunday reported four new cases of...