Consumer prices in Rwanda edged up 0.39 percent in September from a month earlier, while the urban rate of inflation slowed to 6.64 pct from 7.52 pct in August, official data showed on Thursday.

Food and non-alcoholic beverage prices, which have a heavy weighting in the Consumer Price Index, fell 0.44 percent month-on-month, the National Institute of Statistics Of Rwanda said in a statement.