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Joan Mbabazi

Do you believe in life after death?

The afterlife (also referred to as life after death or the world to come or reincarnation) is an existence in which, some believe, the essential part of an individual’s identity, or their stream of consciousness, continues to have after the death of their physical body. Humanists look...

Friday, November 27, 2020, 12:00 AM

Rising artiste ‘Blessed Doddy’ explains his come back to the music scene

Jean de Dieu Uwihirwe aka “Blessed Doddy” is a Rwandan upcoming artiste based in Finland who longs to take his music to another level. His interest in music grew in 2018 when he was a member of the Kimihurura based ADEPR church choir. When he joined high school, he started...

Thursday, November 26, 2020, 12:00 AM

How to recover from job loss

Losing a job is devastating; your career, finances, self-esteem, sense of identity and purpose can all be affected. It leaves you thinking about how you are to pay the bills and cater for all the responsibilities awaiting you.  For Jane Uwamahoro, a former accountant in one of the local...

Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 12:13 AM

A 19-year-old illustrator’s journey to digital drawing and pen art

Like many people, Kenny Rukundo had career ambitions growing up. He however, is determined not to quit until his dreams are accomplished. From a tender age, the 19-year-old’s passion has always been drawing. He drew anything he came across and has since been working hard to be one of the...

Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 12:00 AM

Factors to consider before promoting an employee

No one yearns to be in the same position at work for too long. Imagine giving it your best, meeting deadlines, and at times, even taking on extra tasks but unfortunately, you are not appreciated enough to be promoted. Sometimes however, a promotion might be delayed to be granted probably due to...

Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 12:00 AM

Kenneth Kalisa on coaching gospel artistes

Kenneth Kalisa, 26, is a gospel vocalist who uses his talent to minister to God.  He is also a vocal coach that heads a singing platform known as ‘Throne Room Vocals’. He shared his singing and training journey. Kindly describe yourself briefly I am a proud Christian, Rwandan...

Tuesday, November 24, 2020, 12:00 AM

Placental abruption: Symptoms, risk factors, and prevention

Among the many complications pregnant women may experience is placental abruption. Placental abruption is known to have a possibility of depriving the baby of oxygen and nutrients, and cause heavy bleeding for the mother. If doctors discover this condition, they can advise early delivery, in some...

Monday, November 23, 2020, 12:00 AM

What is a good hair care routine?

The occasional bad hair day—we all go through it. But what about smelly hair days? After a sweaty night out, or a long run on a hot and humid day, it’s quite normal to find that your hair gets a bit stinky. However, it’s nothing that a proper shampoo and rinse can’t solve...

Monday, November 23, 2020, 12:00 AM

How Covid-19 changed worship

Praying from home has now become ‘the new normal’ for a good number of months, since the outbreak of Covid-19. Even after churches opening, some worshipers do not feel it is safe enough to congregate just yet.  With online church services, a number of Christians are still...

Friday, November 20, 2020, 12:00 AM

How to overcome burnout at work

At times, work turns into a routine yet some jobs require much time to accomplish given tasks. In the long run, workers feel physically and mentally exhausted.  This can eventually lead to burnout where one can be extremely fatigued that they feel like they are almost shutting down....

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 12:00 AM

Uwihirwe Yasipi to represent Rwanda in Miss Africa Calabar

Former Miss Rwanda contestant Yasipi Casmir Uwihirwe will represent in Miss Africa Calabar pageant scheduled for December 27 in Nigeria. The Miss Rwanda 2019 First Runner-up was in the final run for the ticket to represent Rwanda in the continental pageant with Irène Murebwayire, emerging the...

Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 1:12 AM

Infections:What causes anti-microbial resistance?

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention-CDC, antibiotic resistance happens when germs like bacteria and fungi develop the ability to defeat the drugs designed to kill them. The germs are not killed and continue to grow. CDC states that the infections caused by antibiotic-...

Monday, November 16, 2020, 12:00 AM

Hurdles upcoming artistes face

It is a bit challenging when you are starting up as a musician, especially when you imagine when you will ever make a breakthrough.   Some artistes even record about one or two songs and lose hope. They become completely forgotten and erased from the music scene, as fresh talents unveil....

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 12:32 AM

Why I quit my job in China to start business in Rwanda

When 33-year-old Bienvenu Mwizerwa resigned from his job in China to focus on broadening the Rwandan coffee and tea export market, he had no idea what he was heading for. However, he says, it was a decision he doesn’t regret. Coffee is one of the biggest exports from Rwanda. In spite of...

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 12:00 AM

Gospel singer Gasasira Rugamba uses live music to win souls

Usually in hotels, bands are known to entertain the guests through karaoke. Well, this time around it is not the case. Gospel artiste Gasasira Rugamba has devoted himself to ministering with J360° band at Hôtel des Mille Collines every Tuesday, a move he started in 2018 until up to date....

Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 1:23 AM

Self-employment; what to consider

Many people wish to run their own business. Going self-employed is an exciting idea but you shouldn’t just dive in. Before you quit a job, or think about going into self-employment, you need to consider a few things. Aimable Nkuranga, Executive Director of Association of Microfinance...

Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 12:09 AM

How curiosity will help you stand out in your career

Persons that long for knowledge and are eager to learn everything important everything there is to know in their profession are driven by curiosity. The vigour for success is a great characteristic to have, and it won’t go unnoticed. Here are ways curiosity will get you ahead in the game...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 11:57 PM

Focus on what is trending to create good music, Kina Music boss to artistes

Music is like a football match. Even when the football players do their best, and practice endlessly-sometimes their team loses. Imagine investing in a song, giving it your all, the nice beats and a great message, but it flops and in less than a week, it’s off people’s ears. But why...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:45 AM

Gospel Singer Tuyi set to release new songs

Arsene Tuyiringire, 28, also known as Arsene Tuyi, is a gospel artiste who dedicated himself to serving God through gospel music and he has lived up to his word. Although he started singing as a recording artiste in 2016, he was inspired to sing by his late mother who was a choir leader. He then...

Monday, November 9, 2020, 7:22 AM

FEATURED: I&M Bank, BPN Rwanda tip entrepreneurs on working with financial institutions

I&M Bank Rwanda in partnership with BPN Rwanda last week organized a two-day workshop to tip owners of Small and Medium Enterprises on closer cooperation with financial institutions to grow and expand their operations. The training was aimed at improving and increasing engagement of local...

Monday, November 9, 2020, 12:00 AM

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