Lavie Mutanganshuro

Social Mula delivers to expectations at Iwacu Muzika Festival

For many who love Rwandan music and most notably live performances, Saturday evening was a perfect time to switch on screens and tune in to Rwanda Television from 8:45 p.m. to witness R&B singer Social Mula’s anticipated performance at Iwacu Muzika. It was indeed a long time since the...

Monday, August 24, 2020, 12:00 AM

Vehicle ownership transfer service to resume Monday

Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) announced that ownership transfer of motor vehicles shall resume on Monday, August 24, with adherence to Covid-19 preventive measures. The service was halted earlier this year in bid to prevent the spread of Covid-19 which is among others fueled by large gatherings...

Sunday, August 23, 2020, 12:49 AM

Covid-19: Rwanda records highest daily cases

Rwanda on Saturday, August 22, reported 109 new Covid-19 cases- the highest since mid-March when the pandemic was first confirmed in the country. According to the latest update from the Ministry of Health, Kigali remains a hotspot for the pandemic. As has been since the start of...

Saturday, August 22, 2020, 11:43 PM

Horticulture exporters decry hike in airfreight charges

Local exporters of horticulture produce have expressed concerns on the increase in airfreight fare brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, calling for a review in these charges so as to ensure smooth operation. Horticulture produce involves vegetables, fruits, and flowers. According to...

Friday, August 21, 2020, 4:00 PM

Dreadful accident claims five in Rubavu

Five people died in an accident on Thursday, August 20, in Rubavu District, Western Province. The accident happened in Nyakiriba Sector around 3 p.m. and involved a truck that drove from Musanze to Rubavu and a Suzuki car that was heading to Musanze. Speaking to The New Times, CIP Bonaventure...

Friday, August 21, 2020, 12:43 AM

Rwanda’s Covid-19 death toll rises to 11

The Ministry of Health on Thursday, August 20, announced the death of a 42-year-old Rwandan who succumbed to Covid-19, becoming the 11th since mid-March when the pandemic was first confirmed in the country. “Condolences to the family of 42-year-old Rwandan who died,”...

Friday, August 21, 2020, 12:32 AM

KFH tightens restrictions on visits amidst surge in Covid-19 cases

King Faisal Hospital (KFH) has imposed restrictions on visiting hospitalised patients, an enforcement aimed at preventing the spread of Covid-19. In a move that takes effect on Thursday, August 20, the Hospital, among others, announced that only two alternating caretakers who tested negative of...

Thursday, August 20, 2020, 12:57 AM

Covid-19: Rwanda’s positive cases cross 2,600 mark

Rwanda on Wednesday, August 19, reported 67 new Covid-19 cases, raising the tally of confirmed cases to 2,644 since mid-March when the pandemic was confirmed in the country. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, 50 were detected in Kigali among vendors that work from...

Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 11:49 PM

Rwanda records two new Covid-19 deaths

Rwanda on Tuesday, August 18, reported two new Covid-19 deaths, raising the death toll attributable to the pandemic to 10. In a statement, the Ministry of Health said that the deceased were both Rwandans. "Condolences to families of two Rwandans, 45 year-old and 55 year-old, who passed...

Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 12:05 AM

Nyabugogo market records 59 more Covid-19 cases

Rwanda on Monday, August 17, confirmed 87 new Covid-19 cases of whom 59 were detected in Kigali among tests carried out in Nyabugogo market. The Ministry of Health recently said that Nyabugogo and Nyarugenge markets and some ministries are the currently leading hotspots of this Virus in the City...

Monday, August 17, 2020, 11:58 PM

FEATURED: We are a “Double Bottom Line” ICT Company — Yego Innovision CEO

It's now close to three years after Yego Innovision Ltd, a Rwandan ICT solutions company, began operation in Rwanda in September 2017.  The company at first introduced the ICFM (Intelligent Connected Fare Meters) under the brand “Yegomoto” as a proof of concept on Moto Taxis...

Monday, August 17, 2020, 6:41 PM

80 more Covid-19 cases confirmed in Kigali

Rwanda on Sunday, August 16, confirmed 101 new Covid-19 cases of whom 80 were detected in Kigali. According to the Ministry of Health, the new cases confirmed in the City were detected among high-risk zones including Nyabugogo market. Also, nine cases were confirmed each in Rusizi and Rubavu...

Monday, August 17, 2020, 12:20 AM

FEATURED: The First YEGOMOTO Driver - Awarded a New Motorcycle!

Yego Innovision Ltd, the company behind YEGOMOTO and YEGOCABS, awarded their first Taxi-Moto Driver who joined YEGOMOTO on 4th September 2017 and has stayed with the company since. The ceremony was held on Saturday, August 15, at IPRC, Kicukiro District and was attended by Taxi-Moto Drivers,...

Sunday, August 16, 2020, 6:04 PM

Covid-19 cases cross 2,300 mark

Rwanda on Saturday, August 15, reported 59 new Covid-19 cases, raising the tally of those who have tested positive of the pandemic to 2,352 since mid-March. According to the Ministry of Health, all new cases were detected in the capital Kigali among high risk groups and people living in villages...

Sunday, August 16, 2020, 12:00 AM

Cabinet: Thorough assessment to determine when, how schools will reopen

Schools shall remain closed to allow time for a thorough health assessment which will determine when and how they shall reopen. This is one of the resolutions that were passed by a cabinet meeting that was held Friday, August 14 in Kigali. “Schools will remain closed to allow sufficient...

Saturday, August 15, 2020, 3:06 AM

Driving instructors want the ban lifted so they can feed their families

Mohammed Nyamujonge resides in Kinyinya sector, Gasabo District with his extended family, which is dependent on him. Since 2006, they have been earning a living from his profession as a driving instructor. However, when driving schools were halted in mid-March due to Covid-19 pandemic hit the...

Friday, August 14, 2020, 4:00 PM

Covid-19: Total positive cases in Rwanda hit 2,200

Rwanda on Thursday, August 13, reported 11 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the tally of positive cases to 2,200 since mid-March. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, nine were detected in Kigali among contacts of positive cases. Also, one case was reported from Nyamasheke...

Thursday, August 13, 2020, 11:37 PM

Eighth person succumbs to Covid-19 in Rwanda

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday, August 12, announced the death of a 37 year-old man, becoming the eighth person to succumb to this pandemic in the country. "Condolences to family of the 37 year-old man who passed away in Kigali," reads the tweet by the Ministry. Previous Covid-...

Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 10:59 PM

Covid-19: Police deploys motorbikes to raise awareness

Rwanda National Police on Wednesday, August 12, announced the use of motorcycles with loudspeakers to increase awareness on preventive measures of Covid-19 in the community. “We have added motorcycles with loudspeakers to our methods of raising awareness on preventing the spread of Covid-...

Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 12:25 PM

RIB arrests 14 local leaders, one businessman in Rutsiro

The Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) arrested 14 local leaders and one businessman over the alleged embezzlement of assets meant to be used in the construction works under Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP) in Rutsiro District, Western Province. These local leaders include employees of the...

Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 9:59 AM

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