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COVID-19 kills Rwanda central bank economist in Kenya
Jan 15, 2021
By: Abara Bleesing Oluchi

Rwanda Central Bank chief economist, Thomas Kigabo, has died of complications from Covid-19. He was aged 57.

He died while receiving treatment at a hospital in Kenya's capital, Nairobi.

Mr Kigabo had been the chief economist at central bank for more than 10 years. He was also a university lecturer and preacher.

He is the first high profile government official to succumb to Covid-19 in the country.

Rwanda has so far recorded more than 10,000 cases of coronavirus with 133 deaths.

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