VIDEO: Kidum betrayed me, says Frankie Joe

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A row involving Kidum erupted after Frankie Joe’s BBA reunion on Friday night. The former BBA housemate has revealed to The New Times that the Burundian crooner betrayed him by breaching their contract.

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Ndayambaje: The shop attendant who bought out his boss

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A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step, goes an old adage. It is also those that dare to dream big and work towards achieving their dreams that succeed in life.

Airtel to give clients soft loans

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A micro-money lending platform whereby subscribers will be able to borrow up to Rwf50,000 payable in two weeks has been launched by telecom services provider, Airtel Rwanda and Atlantis Limited, a micro-finance institution. The service is dubbed ‘Igurize Amafaranga’.

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McKinstry 'satisfied' despite Zambia defeat

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Amavubi Stars head coach Johnny McKinstry has revealed that he is amazed with the national side’s impressive performance despite the 2-0 loss to Zambia in an international friendly on Sunday in Lusaka.

RRA face Carthage in quarters at African Championships

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RWANDA Revenue Authority (RRA) face their Tunisian counterparts, Carthage this afternoon in the quarter-finals of the ongoing 25th Women’s African Volleyball Club Championships in Cairo, Egypt.

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VIDEO: Kidum betrayed me, says Frankie Joe

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A row involving Kidum erupted after Frankie Joe’s BBA reunion on Friday night. The former BBA housemate has revealed to The New Times that the Burundian crooner betrayed him by breaching their contract.

Pomp and glamour at Igitaramo

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IT was a nostalgic evening as guests were treated to the old age tradition of Igitaramo at Uburanga Arts in Rugando on Friday. Loosely translated as the night assemblage, Igitaramo attracted a sizeable number of Rwandans and foreigners. The tradition is performed around fire, with plenty of maize to roast.

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The rise and growth of Kigali's milk bars

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Back in the mid 1990s, Kigali was littered with kiosks written on: Amata na Fanta Bikonje (cold milk and soda). If you ever wondered what happened to them, the answer is: Nothing at all.

Shadia ignored public opinion to act in movies, manage a bar

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Most women will shun work in bars and nightclubs because of fear for what people will say, so they sit at home instead. Shadia Saidi not only manages a hotel bar, a job that ensures she is up all night, six nights a week, she is also a budding local...

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Shadia ignored public opinion to act in movies, manage a bar

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Most women will shun work in bars and nightclubs because of fear for what people will say, so they sit at home instead. Shadia Saidi not only manages a hotel bar, a job that ensures she is up all night, six nights a week, she is also a budding local...

Dating: When old women fall in love with boys

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Stories have been told of men who marry women 40 or even 50 years younger than them. But society doesn’t bat an eyelid because that is perceived as ‘normal’.

Smart apps, not witchcraft for 21st century

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We really never get to know how good it is to live in Rwanda. Well, until someone tells us or we read about it somewhere. For instance, the Gallup Poll has just told us that we are the happiest people in Africa and well-placed globally.

Tourism: Why Rwanda should look beyond ITB

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Rwanda was awarded the "Best of the Best Exhibitor Award and also emerged as the Best Continental Exhibitor" at the just concluded ITB (Internationale Tourismus Borse) in Berlin, Germany. This is not the first time for Rwanda travel and tour companies to receive such awards.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Rwanda's new Ambassador to Ethiopia, Protais Mitali, has resigned as the president of Liberal Party (PL) on grounds that he was no longer in position to discharge his responsibilities since he was now out of the country.

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SERENA HOTELS WINS BEST SERVICE PROVIDER AWARD FOR HOTEL CATEGORY 2014

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Bralirwa's comprehensive CSR approach

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) comprises of activities that companies do in support of community development. For Brasserie et Limonaderie du Rwanda (Bralirwa), CSR as represented in the company’s value of respect for people and communities in which they operate is central in all operations.

Access Bank Rwanda empowering women through W-initiative

Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group President was once quoted saying; “At a time when the world is looking for additional sources of growth, there’s an untapped market out there that everyone should invest in more, this market is women.”

Kigali Institute of Management (KIM): Providing quality education, rewarding excellence

The Kigali Institute of Management (KIM) on March 13 graduated 178 students (124 female) in the options of accounting,banking, and finance. Graduates were called upon to embrace hard work and make use of the acquired knowledge and skills to develop themselves and transform the communities they live in.

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Day or boarding school: What you should consider

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Most parents agree that their children deserve the best education. That is why the enrolment levels keep shooting through the roof every year.

Riviera students visit The New Times, share writing tips

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Last week, students of Riviera High School visited The New Times with the intention of understanding how a media house operates, and how one can develop good writing skills. The session, that lasted over three hours, was facilitated by a number of editors and reporters.

Epilepsy: A medical condition that people associate with witchcraft

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Epilepsy is a condition that people, especially the illiterate associate with witchcraft. But medical experts say epilepsy is not caused by witchcraft. An example is 20-year-old Justine Uwizeye who suffered her first seizure three years ago.

Health benef its of pumpkin seeds

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Many people value pumpkins because they provide carbohydrates and iron among other nutrients. However many people don’t know the nutritious value of pumpkin seeds.