Search for Miss Rwanda 2019 kicks off

The search is on for the next Miss Rwanda. The auditions kick off this weekend. Like previous editions, the contest will be organised by Rwanda Inspiration Back up Ltd. The annual pageant, now in its 7th edition, is themed: “Beauty, Brain and Culture”. According to the organisers,...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 9:52 PM

FEATURED: KCB Group marks 10 years of operations in Rwanda, commits to grow investment

KCB Bank Rwanda over the weekend celebrated ten years of operations at an event that brought together its key stakeholders, government officials, bank staff, board members as well as customers. The bank has been operating in the country since 2008. Speaking during an anniversary gala on...

Monday, December 10, 2018, 11:13 PM

Over 20 benefit from BK competition on financial inclusion

Twenty-three young entrepreneurs from different parts of the country over the weekend took part in a mentoring initiative by Bank of Kigali’s BK Hackathon for inclusion, a digital initiative that seeks to empower youth to come up with solutions that impact the society. The two-day...

Monday, December 10, 2018, 11:02 PM

PHOTOS: Inyamibwa cultural troupe marks 20th anniversary in style

Inyamibwa Cultural troupe celebrated 20 years of its existence over the weekend, treating hundreds of culture enthusiasts to a highly entertaining performance. The troupe, which is one of the few that has stood the taste of time, celebrated the feat at Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village (...

Monday, December 10, 2018, 8:48 PM

‘I am the Future’ talent search resumes as contestants head to boot camp

A total of 38 contestants on Monday gathered at Excella School, Kimironko, for a month-long boot camp shortly after organisers resumed the ‘I am the Future’ talent search. Themed ‘My Talent, My Opportunity’, the competition is co-organised by Future Records and Miracle...

Thursday, December 6, 2018, 11:21 PM

Art-Rwanda Ubuhanzi contestants head to boot camp

A total of 70 finalists, including 51 males and 19 females, on Monday kicked started a five-day boot camp for the first edition of Art-Rwanda Ubuhanzi at Cenetra Hotel, Kabuga, just outside the capital Kigali. The boot camp, which ends on December 7, is designed to develop individual...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 7:13 PM

Made-in-Rwanda Expo: some unique products on display

Some 450 local producers are showcasing locally made products at this year’s edition of the Made in Rwanda Expo, which is taking place at the Gikondo Expo Grounds. Organised by the Private Sector Federation (PSF), the annual expo which was officially opened last week, aims at promoting...

Monday, December 3, 2018, 4:48 PM

Sauti Sol brings down house at environment gala

Kenyan music band, Sauti Sol, might be a constant feature on Rwanda’s entertainment scene but their performances always leave Rwandans wanting more and that was the case on Friday night as they entertained a youthful audience at the Intare Conference Arena during the Rwanda Green Growth...

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10:19 PM

Made-in-Rwanda Expo: Exhibitors up by 80%

The number of exhibitors at the annual Made-in-Rwanda Expo has increased by 86 per cent in the past four years with about 460 exhibitors showcasing locally made products this year. The 2018 expo, which is the fourth edition of the show, was officially launched yesterday at the Gikondo Expo Grounds...

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 1:01 AM

Why government has moved to support audiovisual sector

The government of Rwanda has expressed its commitment to work with different audiovisual players to support local authors and push the sector to the next level. This was a major pledge made to local audiovisual authors who attended the first ever Kigali Audiovisual Forum that concluded last week...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:07 PM

Asinah under new management

In January this year, upcoming dancehall  singer Asinah Erra vowed that 2018 was going to be a defining year for her music as she was looking to revive her career. In an interview, Asinah, real name Asinah Mukasine, said that financially, music had not really worked for her because she did...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 8:21 PM

Police tip security guards on professionalism

RWANDA needs more professional security guards to ensure proper protection, security and safety of the people and their properties. This observation was made on Sunday by Assistant Commissioner of Police, Jean Nepo Mbonyumuvunyi, during the pass-out ceremony of security guards at Elite Action...

Monday, November 26, 2018, 12:28 AM

Experts make a case for copyright infringement in Africa

Africa will continue to have problems of copyright infringements if the intellectual property of African Authors is not protected. A report done by the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) shows that Africa collected the lowest revenues from intellectual...

Saturday, November 24, 2018, 10:01 PM

FEATURE: TECNO Mobile unveils new products ahead of festive season

Tecno Mobile Rwanda on Friday introduced two brand new models on the market namely Tecno Camon 11 and Camon 11 Pro to give the company’s customers an even better ‘selfie’ experience ahead of the upcoming festive season. The new models were officially unveiled at Kigali Serena...

Monday, November 19, 2018, 4:21 PM

Salsa: The dance that is taking Kigali by storm

As a growing number of entertainment places in Kigali start ‘Salsa dance’ themes, more people are taking up the dance not just for entertainment but to also keep fit. “Wherever we headline a salsa night, people can’t wait to dance salsa no matter what little experience they...

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

Skol Brewery supports 16 cohabiting couples to legalise their union

A group of 16 couples that were cohabiting in Nyamirambo Sector Nyarugenge District, on Thursday legalised their marriages in an event witnessed by the Mayor of Nyarugenge District. The couples decided formalise their unions after a sensitization campaign to teach them about the importance of...

Friday, November 16, 2018, 11:52 PM

New app to ease service for MTN Rwanda subscribers

MTN Rwanda subscribers will now access different services on their smartphones via the telecom’s newly-launched mobile application ‘MyMTN App’, a self-care tool enabling users to self-serve and engage with customer service online. The application is already available for all MTN...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 11:00 PM

Mugisha wins EU-backed battle of the DJs

Aspiring DJ Eric Mugisha, commonly known as DJ Kiss, was on Saturday announced the winner of the first edition of ‘Battle of the DJs’ at Kigali Serena Hotel. Hosted by comedian Arthur Nkusi, the competition was organised by the European Union in Rwanda in partnership with Scratch Music...

Monday, November 12, 2018, 1:13 AM

Inganzo Ngari excites fans at annual cultural show

Cultural lovers, young and old alike, top government officials, and the international community turned up in big numbers on Friday, to witness Rwanda’s premier cultural troupe Inganzo Ngari, celebrate culture during their annual show dubbed ‘Urwamazimpaka’. Having toured...

Saturday, November 10, 2018, 10:37 PM

Premier Ngirente meets investors in South Africa

Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has held discussions with investors interested in entering the Rwandan market. Ngirente was in Johannesburg, South Africa, representing President Paul Kagame at the just concluded Africa Investment Forum (AIF) where he pitched Rwanda’s investment opportunities...

Saturday, November 10, 2018, 1:07 AM

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