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 Linda M. Kagire
Linda M. Kagire
The New Times
Women
Entrepreneur on finding niche, empowering women, and the potential of recycling in farming
The New Times
Agriculture
From maggots to money: Pioneer on the benefits of black soldier fly farming
Carine Karambizi, a member of Inkindi n’amariza, a traditional dance troupe, initiated the Gakondo body workout, combining traditional songs with physical exercise, including instruction on how to dance. Courtesy
Culture
The Gakondo effect: A guide to reinvigorating your workouts
Music lovers enjoy Aliel Wayz's solo performance at one bar at Gishushu in Kigali. Photo by Craish Bahizi
Rwanda
The unending debate on noise pollution: What is the impact on Kigali’s nightlife?
Mugisha is looking to do more events in Rwanda.
Rwanda
Burundian 'meat guy' on bringing recipes to Rwanda, balancing life and work
Journalists follow briefing on the upcoming Trace Awards and Festival in Kigali. The events will take place from October 20-21 at BK Arena. Photo by Christianne Murengerantwari
How will Rwanda benefit from hosting Trace Awards and Festival? Artistes, organisers share their views
Eco-feminist Ineza Umuhoza Grace, winner of the 2023 Global Citizen Prize Citizen Award, Rwanda, receiving her award at the 2023 Global Citizen Prize ceremony in New York City on April 27,2023.
Rwanda
Global Citizen Prize winner on steering the environment protection ship, getting young people aboard
Nsengiyumva and Nyirahabimana are now living together happily. All photos: Olivier Mugwiza.
Rwanda
Bugesera: How change in attitude and positive masculinity saved one couple's marriage
Age is just a number. The determined grandmothers use the treadmill.
Health
Age-defying fitness: Meet the Grandma’s Club
Alphonsine Umutoni, a survivor of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. She is currently among the women who are supported by Urugo Women’s
Opportunity Centre in Kayonza District. Photo: Olivier Mugwiza.
Kwibuka
“I innocently watched as they planned to kill us,” recalls Genocide survivor who helped make FIFA-endorsed ball
Some of the women who make soccer balls busy at work. All photos: Olivier Mugwiza.
Women
Up-close with Kayonza women who make balls that got global attention
At Sankofa Creatives Ltd, children are taught key skills and chores. All photos: Courtesy.
Women
Beyond the classroom: How one woman is fostering real-world abilities for kids
Coach Gael, real name Gael Karomba, has been accused by music enthusiasts  of ‘killing’ Rwanda’s music industry.  Net photo.
Music
Blame games rock music industry as artistes are pressured to deliver more songs
Genocide survivor Francine Uwera Havugimana during the interview. Photo by Craish Bahizi
Kwibuka
We paid to stay at Hotel des Mille Collines - Genocide survivor on ‘Hotel Rwanda’, and why patriotism is priceless
Cécile Gahongayire shares her Genocide ordeal and healing journey during the interview with The New Times. Photo: Willy Mucyo.
Kwibuka
‘I asked my neighbour to kill me quickly’: Genocide survivor on torment, endurance and seeing death up-close
Christian Intwari plays with children during an event organised by Our Past Initiative. Photo: Courtesy.
Kwibuka
‘Our Past’ founder on the role of youth in nation-building
Kevin Iradukunda, now 29, found his relatives in 2021 after many interviews. Photo: Linda M. Kagire
Kwibuka
‘I was a baby gasping for life among corpses’: A chilling tale of a Genocide survivor
Before the concert, youth and other stakeholders participate in a walk to create awareness against teenage pregnancies.
Others
Artistes thrill Nyagatare youth in drive to end teenage pregnancies

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