James Peter Nkurunziza

FEATURED: DSPA Rwanda makes big strides in fire and security systems

As technology continues to improve all aspects of our lives, it has also been used to enhance the security of our homes, workplaces and other public facilities such as hotels, banks, hospitals, supermarkets, and schools. In an interview with The New Times, John Gatebera, CEO DSPA Rwanda,...

Monday, May 20, 2019, 12:00 AM

Butera Knowless drops video for her latest single

Knowless Butera, born Jeanne d’Arc Ingabire Butera, has finally released a video of her latest single, titled- Day to Day. The song talks about a lady trying to get into another relationship after being hurt in her previous one, and asks the new lover to not be surprised if he notices that...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 12:00 AM

Gospel band wows revellers despite low turn-up

Kingdom of God Ministry put up a thrilling performance, despite poor turn-up at the launch of their album called,Victory, at Kigali Cultural Village, on Sunday. The event coincided with the Mother’s Day, on May 12, and was graced by a number of renowned gospel acts and choirs. These included...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 12:00 AM

Marriott Hotel’s chef Innocent Rutayisire on Rwandan cuisine

Rwanda’s celebrated chef Innocent Rutayisire, who has been in the business for a while now, spoke to The New Times’ James Peter Nkurunziza about his life as a chef, experience, success and focused on the different types of menus that are offered at the Soko Restaurant at Marriott Hotel...

Monday, May 13, 2019, 12:00 AM

Government earmarks Rwf11bn to expropriate swamp dwellers

People who legally occupy swamps in the City of Kigali, will soon be evicted and will be compensated to a tune of Frw 11,227,100,000, according to figures from the Ministry of Environment. The ministry’s permanent secretary, Fatina Mukarububi and officials from the four institutions...

Friday, May 10, 2019, 12:01 AM

Helmets: The pros and cons

Many, if not most of us, have at some point used a ‘taxi-moto’ (as they are commonly known) as a means of transport. And by laws governing Rwanda, every user is supposed to wear a helmet. This is mainly done as a safety measure to protect the passenger and motorcycle rider in case of...

Friday, May 10, 2019, 12:00 AM

Gospel music fans to celebrate Mothers’ Day in style

As the world prepares to celebrate the Mothers’ Day on May 12, gospel music lovers are in for a treat.  Kingdom of God Ministries, a gospel choir is organising a concert for the launch of their latest album, at Kigali Cultural Village. The event, dubbed ‘Victory Album Launch...

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 12:00 AM

Daymakers electrify comedy lovers with ‘Bigomba Guhinduka’

Their short videos have been making rounds on social media for the last few months, with the catchword ‘Bigomba Guhinduka’ making the duo of Etienne 5k and Japheth popular among up and coming comedians but selling out on their first event is something they didn’t anticipate. But...

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 12:00 AM

Radisson Blu’s exquisite wine tasting to be weekly affair

Invitees, mostly members of the media, were last night treated to an exquisite wine tasting event held at Radisson Blu Hotel’s Filini Restaurant. It was the launch of a weekly wine tasting experience that will be held at the same venue every Wednesday. The event was attended by...

Friday, April 26, 2019, 12:57 AM

How one girl’s experience shows battle to combat genocide ideology not yet won

On Monday April 15, at around 8:30 pm, Esther Kamikazi (real name withheld for her security concerns), 22, boarded a motorcycle back home from the University of Kigali in Kacyiru. They agreed Rwf800 for a ride to Kimironko.   No sooner had she sat on the motorcycle than the motorist began...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 12:56 AM

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