At least 28 out of 54 African countries voted for the resolution of UN general assembly condemning Russia’s aggression, while several others abstained.
Food items and other essentials are more expensive in rural areas as rural CPI increased the most by 22.5 per cent on annual basis compared to 15.6 per cent in urban areas.
The wave of disinformation comes amid frosty relations between the two countries over the past weeks following attacks by rebel movement M23 in eastern parts of DRC
Rwanda’s National Institute of Statistics (NISR) report shows costs of food and non-alcoholic beverages, which had increased by 15.7 per cent and 5.5 per cent on annual and monthly basis in April again rose by 24.2 per cent and 5 per cent correspondingly in May 2022.
The consumer rights lobby group is of the view that it is high time for government to consider the widening mismatch between current market prices and people’s purchasing power as costs seem to be way beyond levels of income for most families and individuals in the formal and informal work sectors.
Only refugee families deemed highly vulnerable have been receiving aid which is equivalent to 92 per cent of the full food rations.
Rwanda maintains that RDF does not have any member with the names presented by the Congolese officials as capture Rwandan soldiers.