Moïse M. Bahati

Musanze farmers optimistic of good harvest after devastating rains

During the heavy rains that ravaged many parts of the country in April this year, streams leading into Mugogo Marshland, a valley in Musanze District, burst around its banks, destroying plantations grown in the marshland. Joseph Nsengiyumva is one of the 395 farmers whose crops were washed away...

Saturday, September 19, 2020, 7:00 AM

Rubavu town to get Rwf8 billion bus station

Rubavu District has unveiled plans to build a new bus station worth Rwf8 billion, a two-year project that will be implemented in collaboration with Jali Investment Ltd. Jali Investment Ltd is the Rwanda Federation of Transport Cooperatives, formerly known as ATRACO, and has been managing bus...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 10:05 AM

Kinigi executive secretary jailed five years for assault

Musanze Intermediate Court on Thursday, July 30, returned a guilty verdict against the Executive Secretary of Kinigi Sector in Musanze District, convicting him and his accomplice for the crime of assault. The executive secretary, Innocent Twagirimana and his accomplice, Jean-Paul Habimana were...

Thursday, July 30, 2020, 10:40 PM

Artificial lake to be built in Musanze

In a bid to boost tourism, Musanze District has unveiled plans to build a man-made lake. The District, which is already home to a number of tourist attractions, said the building of a lake is one of seven projects that will be implemented in the near future. People in the tourism and hospitality...

Monday, July 27, 2020, 3:00 PM

Teen pregnancies: Gakenke parents cautioned against unsafe abortions

About 100 parents and guardians to teenage mothers in Gakenke District were on Tuesday tipped on the provisions under which abortion can be procured, with officials cautioning them against unsafe abortions. The sensitisation was part of Baho Neza Campaign, an integrated campaign aimed at...

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 12:36 AM

NCC celebrates Christmas with Huye children

The National Commission for Children (NCC) this week hosted orphans and vulnerable children for Christmas in Huye District, showering each with gifts. The ceremony, held Tuesday, brought together at least 250 children and their guardians drawn from Gishamvu, Tumba and Ngoma sectors. This year...

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 12:20 AM

Scouts from East Africa in Ruhango for peace training

Hundreds of scouts from seven East African nations have started training on peace and unity in Ruhango District. The training has attracted more than 600 scouts, aged between 13 and 26 years. “We want you to be the engine for change and take part in intercultural dialogues for youth....

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 12:44 PM

Southern province leaders tipped on service delivery

Good governance should be reflected by the wellbeing of people, said Prof. Anasthase Shyaka, Minister for Local Governance. He was addressing leaders from the districts of Southern Province on Wednesday at a meeting in Huye District called to discuss the impact of decentralisation, the role of...

Friday, December 13, 2019, 12:00 AM

Secondary school candidates begin national examinations

Some 171,123 students started the 2019 national examinations for Ordinary and Advanced levels of secondary schools on Tuesday. Isaac Munyakazi, the State Minister in charge of Primary and Secondary Education, who flagged off the examinations in Huye District, reminded candidates the values they...

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 12:07 AM

Progressively, Huye town is coming back to life

It is around 10.00am on a weekday in the central business area of Huye town and there is a beehive of activity. Several people are moving about and the many shops lining both sides of the street are open, with customers walking in and out while further down the street, men offloading cement from...

Friday, August 23, 2019, 12:00 AM

“New news out of Africa”, a book on how Africa has been misrepresented

“For too long, a sad song has dominated the story of Africa and fueled a relentless, unforgiving Afro-pessimism.” This sentence echoes the belief among African elite and those interested in the continent’s development: Africa has long been reported with bias and stereotypes....

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 12:00 AM

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