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BEST OF EAST AFRICA CHAMPIONSHIP – SKATEBOARDING

Skol Brewery Ltd a fast-growing brewery in the country, through its non-alcoholic malted beverage “PANACHE”, proudly sponsored the Skateboarding competition called “The best of East Africa Championship-Skateboarding”. The event was held at SOS Village, Kacyiru last Saturday May 27th 2017 and...

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 12:00am

Letshego Rwanda rebrands, commits to supporting national growth strategies

Letshego Rwanda, a deposit-taking, regional micro-finance institution, has pledged to support the government’s financial inclusion agenda by continuing to finance critical sectors in the economy. This emerged during the recent re-branding of the Micro-Finance institution at an event held at...

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 12:00am

Investing in teenage girls is not only the right thing to do, it is the smart thing

“The new development agenda calls on us to leave no one behind. To reach those furthest behind, leaders and communities must focus on and stand up for the human rights of the most marginalized teenage girls, particularly those who are poor, out of school, exploited, or subjected to harmful...

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 12:00am

Nadal survives early scare in Paris

Rafael Nadal survived one of his toughest matches at the French Open as he overcame Germany’s Daniel Brands in four sets to reach round two.The seven-time champion began the defence of his title with an unexpectedly testing 4-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-4 6-3 win over the world number 59.Nadal was in deep...

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 12:00am

Police arrest 600 idlers

BY GODFREY NTAGUNGIRA EASTERN PROVINCE NYAGATARE: Police, in a joint operation with army and local defence forces, netted over 600 suspected idlers Wednesday in Nyagatare and Tabagwe Sectors. The suspects were charged of being idle and disorderly. A senior security official who took part in...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Plant more trees, Bazivamo advises

BY BONNY MUKOMBOZI NORTHERN PROVINCE MUSANZE: The Minister of Lands, Environment, Forestry, Water and Mines, Christophe Bazivamo has asked settlers along rivers and lakes’ shores to vacate a radius of 5 kilometres. Bazivamo who has been on an upcountry afforestration campaign also advised...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Biruta advises on poverty fight

BY JAMES TASAMBA EASTERN PROVINCE BUGESERA: The President of the Senate, Dr Vincent Biruta has said poverty eradication will depend on visionary leaders with capacity to mobilise residents for meaningful development. He was addressing residents of Mayange Sector where he visited Mayange...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

2000 bodies to be re-buried

BY MARTIN TINDIWENSI WESTERN PROVINCE RUBAVU: Two thousand bodies of the Genocide victims recently discovered and exhumed in Busesamana and Mudende Sectors in Rubavu District will be reburied decently, an official has disclosed. Erasmus Salambuwe, president of Rubavu District Advisory...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Senators visit Nyamata Genocide site

BY JAMES TASAMBA EASTERN PROVINCE BUGESERA: Members of the upper chamber of parliament, the Senate paid homage to the dead on Wednesday at Nyamata Genocide Memorial Site. Led by the Senate President, Dr Vincent Biruta, they wore purple ribbons. After touring the inside of the horrific site...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Child mortality rate to reduce

BY EDWARD K. MWESIGYE EASTERN PROVINCE RWAMAGANA: An official from Intra Health/Twubakane has predicted that child mortality rate will soon reduce due to the ongoing massive sensitisation campaign. Emile Sempebwa, who is in charge of programmes for Intra health/Twubakane is optimistic that the...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

RADA steps up fight against Cassava Mosaic

BY PAUL NTAMBARA SOUTHERN PROVINCE HUYE: Rwanda Agricultural Research Agency (RADA) is conducting a five-day training seminar for agriculture officers in a bid to counter the continued spread of the cassava mosaic virus in Huye District. The Director of RADA, Patrice Hakizimana said that the...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

RADA steps up fight against Cassava Mosaic

BY PAUL NTAMBARA SOUTHERN PROVINCE HUYE: Rwanda Agricultural Research Agency (RADA) is conducting a five-day training seminar for agriculture officers in a bid to counter the continued spread of the cassava mosaic virus in Huye District. The Director of RADA, Patrice Hakizimana said that the...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Thunderstorms kill one person

BY STEVENSON MUGISHA WESTERN PROVINCE NYAMASHEKE: One person was killed and over twenty injured by a heavy thunderstorm in Nyamugari Cell, Shangi Sector of Nyamasheke District. Damascene Habimana, 13, died on the spot as thunder struck during the heavy afternoon rains that disrupted a wedding...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Thunderstorms kill one person

BY STEVENSON MUGISHA WESTERN PROVINCE NYAMASHEKE: One person was killed and over twenty injured by a heavy thunderstorm in Nyamugari Cell, Shangi Sector of Nyamasheke District. Damascene Habimana, 13, died on the spot as thunder struck during the heavy afternoon rains that disrupted a wedding...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Governor evaluates districts

BY BONNY MUKOMBOZI NORTHERN PROVINCE The evaluation exercise to assess the performance in the implementation of the targets (Imihigo), ways of operation, challenges and solutions has been held to harmonise districts’ activities. The Governor of Northern Province, Boniface Rucagu will be...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Governor evaluates districts

BY BONNY MUKOMBOZI NORTHERN PROVINCE The evaluation exercise to assess the performance in the implementation of the targets (Imihigo), ways of operation, challenges and solutions has been held to harmonise districts’ activities. The Governor of Northern Province, Boniface Rucagu will be...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Bwishyura beefs up security

BY LILLIAN NAKAYIMA WESTERN PROVINCE KARONGI: Bwishyura Sector in Western Province held a three-hour meeting Wednesday in a bid to strengthen its and Karongi District security. Bwishyura sector executive Safari Bagina chaired meeting attended by local defense and sector leaders. The local...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Bwishyura beefs up security

BY LILLIAN NAKAYIMA WESTERN PROVINCE KARONGI: Bwishyura Sector in Western Province held a three-hour meeting Wednesday in a bid to strengthen its and Karongi District security. Bwishyura sector executive Safari Bagina chaired meeting attended by local defense and sector leaders. The local...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Muhanga gets new mayor

BY DANIEL SABIITI SOUTHERN PROVINCE MUHANGA: Samuel Ngirinshuti has been elected the new mayor of Muhanga District, replacing Augustin Hategeka, who resigned in April. Ngirinshuti, 38, polled 215 votes to beat Innocent Nzabamwita who garnered 48 votes in a two-man race in Tuesday’s...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Muhanga gets new mayor

BY DANIEL SABIITI SOUTHERN PROVINCE MUHANGA: Samuel Ngirinshuti has been elected the new mayor of Muhanga District, replacing Augustin Hategeka, who resigned in April. Ngirinshuti, 38, polled 215 votes to beat Innocent Nzabamwita who garnered 48 votes in a two-man race in Tuesday’s...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

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