Inanga artiste Esther Niyifasha pays tribute to women in her maiden song

Esther Niyifasha, 20, is fast becoming a popular female Inanga player, following in the footsteps of Sofia Nzayisenga. Inanga is classified as a ‘trough-zither’ after the shape it assumes- a flat soundboard with slightly concave sides. Although she is mostly known for...

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 11:06am

Inside Rwanda’s most overcrowded school

In July 2019, World Bank reported that the pupil-to-classroom ratio (PCR) in Rwanda in 2018 averaged 82 in public schools. Primary school often exceeded 65 students and 100 students in extreme cases. In relation to the recommended 23 PCR, Rwanda’s education still face issues...

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 2:43pm

VIDEO: Rwanda Police rescues people after heavy rains in Kigali

Rwanda National Police's Fire and Rescue Brigade on Monday, February 3 rescued a number of people who were stranded after heavy rains flooded the area around One-Love. According to Meteo Rwanda, more rains are predicted in the first three months of the year than the previous years....

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 10:37am

Video: Heavy rains pound Kigali

Heavy rains that pounded for hours yesterday were felt in a number of the parts of Kigali city, one of the affected areas being Gisozi-Gakiriro area where the waters flooded the road connecting to the Nyarutarama-Kagugu road causing a hitch in transport for pedestrians and motorists and bikes...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 5:52pm

VIDEO: 'Giporoso 2.0': The remaking of Kigali city’s gateway

One of the major intersections in Kigali is currently undergoing a massive transformation that will see the popular area change forever. Giporoso is the name of the area, arguably one of the busiest cross-sections in the country. It derives its name from the English word Protestant, or...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 11:36am

VIDEO: How achievable are the 2024 energy goals? REG boss explains

re Rwanda Energy Groups (REG) 2024 targets feasible? Does the utility company have the resources required to achieve them? What’s the role of the private sector? These are some of the common questions that have emerged in the recent past in regards to REG’s plans for universal...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 11:21am

Meet ANGELL MUTONI, Rwanda’s talented rap queen

We all agree she killed it in 'Pull up', her hit song that also features DJ Toxxyk and Kivumbi King. Angell Mutoni is one of the most promising artistes in Rwanda. Her music is a blend of RnB-Hip-hop, with a fusion of Afrobeat. She is also a poetess.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 10:44am

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