Jean de Dieu Nsabimana

Sake’s unique model designed to improve education quality

Once inside a special room at Sake Secondary School in Sake Sector, Ngoma District, it would not take one long to know everything about the school even without asking anyone for everything has been pinned up for all. Inside that room, you will find the school’s performance in the previous...

Monday, July 15, 2019, 12:00 AM

Bralirwa plans to cut imports of raw materials

More than 100km from Kigali, near Akagera National Park fence and on the shores of Lake Ihema in Kayonza District, is a green farm jointly owned by local brewerBralirwa, and Minimex, a maize processing plant in a joint initiative known as Bramin Ltd. With maize being the main ingredient in most of...

Sunday, July 14, 2019, 1:21 AM

South Sudanese military contingent commends RDF outreach programme

Four contingents of military doctors from regional countries have been in Rwanda as part of the East African Community Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) where they engaged in medical outreach activities in different hospitals across the country. The military medics representing Kenya, South Sudan...

Friday, July 5, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: Farmers pledge to sustain gains under JICA’s SMAP project

Theoneste Habiyaremye, the president of Mushikiri Rice Growers Cooperative, a cooperative with 723 farmers from Mushikiri Sector in Kirehe District is a happy man. Cooperative members owe the smile to their faces to the unprecedented increase of yield, which grew from 160 tons to 725 tons of rice...

Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 12:14 PM

Minister Shyaka tips E. province local leaders on wealth creation

Precision, efficiency and accountability should be a priority in local leadership to help citizens make the most of available opportunities, local government minister, Prof. Anastase Shyaka has said. He was addressing over 600 local leaders in Eastern Province Sunday who were attending a three-day...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 12:00 AM

Umuganda: Pan-African youth donate to liberation war casualties

Youth members of Pan-African Movement (PAM), Rwanda Chapter, yesterday helped to connect water and electricity to over 20 homes of liberation war casualties. The war veterans, most of who lost limbs on the battlefield, live in Nyagatare District. The facilities cost over Rwf11m, which was raised...

Sunday, June 30, 2019, 12:00 AM

EAC armed forces in Rwanda for healthcare exchange programme

Military medics from Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan are from this Friday providing free medical services in four hospitals in Eastern Province until July 3.  The four contingents, made of 30 medical experts each, are part of East African Community (EAC) Civil Military Cooperation (...

Saturday, June 29, 2019, 12:05 AM

Nyagatare residents pledge to support war on drugs

Residents of Musheri Sector in Nyagatare District have vowed to cooperate in the war against drug trafficking and illegal border crossing by sharing information with authorities. Musheri is one of the 14 sectors that make up Nyagatare District. It borders Uganda and for many years it has been...

Friday, June 28, 2019, 12:00 AM

Joint venture seeks to trim maize seed imports by 40%

Rwanda has launched a project that will produce hybrid maize seeds in Karangazi Sector, Nyagatare District in Eastern Province. The project is a joint venture between Agro Processing Industries (API), One Acre Fund (OAF), and Western Seed Company (WSC), who had signed the partnership on July 19,...

Friday, June 28, 2019, 12:00 AM

High school graduates construct 150 houses for the needy

Thousands of fresh high school graduates returned home over the weekend after completing six weeks of Urugerero, or national service, during which they constructed a total of 147 houses for vulnerable citizens across the country. During the post-high school exercise, participants pitched camp at...

Monday, June 24, 2019, 11:55 AM

Work harder to improve people’s lives, RPF leaders told

Senator Tito Rutaremara has demanded hard work from newly elected local representatives of Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF-Inkotanyi) in order to improve the well-being of Rwandans. Rutaremara, a Commissioner of RPF-Inkotanyi, was speaking, Saturday, at a training for the recently elected party...

Monday, June 24, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rusumo power plant 47 per cent complete – officials

The status of construction of 80MW power plant, under Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project (RRFHP), is at 47% percent, according to ministers in the three countries of Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania. The declaration was made on Friday when the Burundian Minister for Energy, Côme Manirakiza,...

Sunday, June 23, 2019, 3:52 AM

How Rwamagana won the battle against malnutrition

Parents in Rwamagana District who had malnourished children have said their offspring will not have to endure such a situation again as they now have enough skills to fight and prevent malnutrition. They said this Thursday during a visit to USAID/Ubaka Ejo project in Rwamagana by Sonali Korde,...

Friday, June 21, 2019, 12:00 AM

Ngarama sets the pace in construction of Abunzi offices, block inaugurated

It has been 15 years since community mediators, known as ‘Abunzi’, were officially integrated in Rwanda’s justice system, and studies have shown that their role in settling disputes is appreciated by citizens.  Nonetheless, these grassroots-level tribunals lack offices. It...

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 11:36 AM

Govt moves to boost coffee drinking culture

Ever since she was young, Epiphanie Nakabonye, a 41-year old resident of Byimana Cell, Karenge Sector in Rwamagana District, has been earning a living from coffee farming. She was born into a coffee farming family. And despite having adopted her parents’ trade at the age of 18, Nakabonye...

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 1:40 AM

Ngarama residents build office for community mediators

Residents of Ngarama Sector in Gatsibo District have completed construction of an office bloc for community-based mediators, commonly known as Abunzi. The house located in Ngarama trading centre, is valued at more than Rwf18.5 million. Built for six months, it was completed though fund raising...

Monday, June 10, 2019, 12:00 AM

RPF elects leaders at district level

After choosing its leaders at district level on Saturday, Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF-Inkotanyi) are one step away from concluding the series of elections that were started from grassroots on May 11. They have already elected members of committees of youth and women leagues, as well as the...

Sunday, June 9, 2019, 12:29 AM

New police constables urged to work closely with the people

For the police to be able to discharge their core mandate of safeguarding the population and their property, it is important they work closely with the same people they are supposed to protect. This was the message that Johnston Busingye, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General, had for the 1...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 9:40 AM

RPF elections held at the sector level

Elections of leaders of Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF)-Inkotanyi were this weekend held at the sector level across the country. The leaders that were elected were organs representing the women and youth leagues and the party’s executive committees at the sector level. Youth and women...

Monday, June 3, 2019, 1:11 AM

Ugandan army abducted my only child – Rwandan mother

Laurencia Mukagatera, a resident of Tabagwe Sector, Nyagatare District, has accused the Ugandan army of abducting her only child in September last year. The distraught mother told officials and residents at a local meeting near the Ugandan border yesterday that her son, Maniriho, was seized...

Monday, May 27, 2019, 11:08 PM