James Peter Nkurunziza

A night to remember as Johnny Drille impresses at Kigali Jazz Junction

It was a fun way to end the month for merrymakers in Kigali as they got to witness the amazing performances from Nigerian singer and songwriter Johnny Drille alongside one of Rwanda’s new kid on the block Sintex at the Kigali Jazz Junction. At an event held at the Kigali Conference and...

Saturday, September 28, 2019, 4:11 PM

FEATURED: Another lucky Premier Bet client wins Rwf6m jackpot from Rwf600 stake

Premier Bet Rwanda has come to prove itself as the country’s biggest betting company with the best odds after another client won a whooping Rwf6,151,000 from a virtual game jackpot after staking just Rwf600 last evening.  Ngabonzima onesphore bet with only Rwf600 but to his surprise,...

Saturday, September 28, 2019, 12:39 AM

Ncuti Gatwa eyes BAFTA Scotland award

Rwandan-born film actor Ncuti Gatwa has been nominated for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), Scotland as best Television actor. The 26 year actor, who also has Scottish citizenship best known for his role as Eric Effiong in the Netflix series Sex Education, was nominated...

Friday, September 27, 2019, 4:06 PM

Tom Close releases anticipated new track with Burundian star

Thomas Muyombo, aka Tom Close, has just released a new song called “Impa’’ on which he features one of Burundi’s top artistes B-Face. The song is a love ballad in which he talks about the amazing beauty of a certain girl, and how the lover would love to keep her to...

Friday, September 27, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: Another lucky Premier Bet client wins Rwf6m jackpot from Rwf600 stake

Premier Bet Rwanda has come to prove itself as the country’s biggest betting company with the best odds after another client won a whooping Rwf6,151,000 from a virtual game jackpot after staking just Rwf600 last evening.  Ngabonzima Honesphore bet with only Rwf600 but to his surprise...

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 8:39 PM

All set for Kigali Jazz Junction, as Johnny Drille jets in

All roads will lead to at the former Camp Kigali, for the Kigali Jazz Junction, tomorrow, September 27.  Nigerian singer and songwriter John Ighodaro, aka  Johnny Drille, is the main act at this edition of one of Kigali’s top notch shows, jetted into the country as...

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 12:00 AM

Social Mula lands Prix Découvertes nomination, begs fans to support him

One of Rwanda’s biggest names on the music scene Social Mula has been nominated for the Prix Découvertes Awards and has expressed his excitement as it is his first time to be nominated outside Rwanda. Known for a number of songs such as “Ma vie”, “Kundunduro”, and...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 12:00 AM

RRA employees donate Rwf125m to fight Hepatitis C

Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) Monday donated Rwf124.8 million to Rwanda Biomedical Centre to be used in the fight against Hepatitis C in Rwanda. This money was donated by RRA employees and will be used in the testing and treatment of up to 1,300 people. The donation was part of the Ministry...

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 12:24 AM

FEATURED: Skol’s #LiveLaughLager cheers up revelers at Remera bar

Just a few weeks after launching a new campaign that is meant to brighten up people’s social gatherings, Skol Rwanda this past weekend took the fun to Frontline Bar in the Remera area With an aim of adding fun to the precious moments of sharing a Skol Lager, revelers at Frontline Bar were...

Monday, September 23, 2019, 5:41 PM

Israel visa service center launched in Kigali

A few months after RwandAir launched its maiden flight to the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, a Visa Service and Tour Centre was on Friday opened in Kigali to boost the bilateral ties between the two countries.  Ron Adam, the Israeli Ambassador to Rwanda said during the event that the opening of...

Sunday, September 22, 2019, 12:00 AM

Imbuto Foundation in fresh bid to tackle teen pregnancies

Imbuto Foundation, in partnership with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Ministry of Youth, yesterday, launched phase two of the Innovation Accelerator, known as iAccelerator. The initiative is a mentorship programme focused on...

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 12:45 AM

FEATURED: Kigali Marriott Hotel to treat revelers to Rwanda’s first Block Party and Spa Open Day

The Kigali Marriott Hotel in partnership with the Kigali Arts Festival will on the 21st and 22nd of September hold an art event at the hotel’s parking lot and according to Victoria Obiakor, the Director of Sales and Marketing, Rwanda’s first-ever Block Party will follow at 6pm....

Friday, September 20, 2019, 12:38 AM

Imbuto Foundation launches family planning training programme

The low uptake of family planning practices is partly the reason for the poor living conditions among some Rwandans, especially rural communities. This has prompted Imbuto Foundation to initiate a training programme to raise awareness about family planning methods in the districts of Gisagara,...

Friday, September 20, 2019, 12:32 AM

Melody, Sano drop new songs and promise more

Alyn Sano is not a new name when it comes to the music industry in Rwanda, and she is one of the fastest rising stars on the scene. She is known for a number of songs including, “We the best” on which she collaborates with Yvan Buravan, as well as “Rwiyoborere” and...

Friday, September 20, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rwanda to eliminate viral Hepatitis C by 2024

In December 2018, Rwanda announced the country’s firm decision to eliminate viral Hepatitis C (HCV) by 2024.By doing so, Rwanda will become the first country in the Sub Saharan region to eliminate Hepatitis C, way ahead of WHO’s recommendation to eliminate Hepatitis C worldwide by 2030...

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 9:56 AM

FEATURED: Soccer fan wins Rwf9 million from Rwf200 stake

Clément Masengesho’s life will never be the same from the time he won a sum of Rwf9 million from Premier Bet, one of the biggest betting companies in the country. Having placed a bet on Wednesday evening, Masengesho participated in the virtual games and he won 9 million which he could not...

Monday, September 16, 2019, 1:03 AM

FEATURED: BBOXX ePay launched

On September 6, BBOXX Rwanda introduced the BBOXX E-Pay which is aimed to facilitate those living in the Diaspora and those in Kigali to buy affordable solar powered systems for their families back home. This new innovation is an opportunity for our customer to make a smart and impactful investment...

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 12:57 AM

Rwanda Rocks Music School holds event to raise funds 

The Rwanda Rocks Music School on September 8, held a charity concert that was designed to raise money to enable the smooth running of the school’s programmes.   Founded three years ago, and located in Kacyiru just close to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, the school is dedicated...

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 11:43 AM

Munyana crowned Miss Supranational

As the curtains came down at the 2019 Miss Supranational finals at Kigali Serena Hotel, on Sunday, Shanita Munyana was a hot toast, claiming her crown, and a cheque of Rwf1 million. Munyana came out top after battling it out with 14 other beauties and a stiff competition it was. The newly...

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 12:00 AM

Woman dies after falling from 4th floor of M Peace Plaza

A 25-year old woman died Friday moments after she jumped from the fourth floor of M Peace Plaza in downtown Kigali. Scolastique Hatangimana was rushed to CHUK but died shortly after.   Images that circulated on social media platforms showed her lying in a pool of blood in...

Friday, September 6, 2019, 6:00 PM

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