Bertrand Byishimo

Patient Bizimana in Europe for end of year concerts

Local renowned gospel musician Patient Bizimana is in Europe where he will be performing at two end of year concerts. The singer will be performing in France at Eglise Evangelique Lumiere Des Nations and in Belgium, where he will be performing alongside Gentil Misigaro on December 31. The...

Saturday, December 28, 2019, 12:09 AM

Local artistes raise Ebola awareness through song

The Ministry of Health and UNICEF through Rwanda Biomedical Centre brought together local artistes to raise awareness on Ebola, in a new song dubbed “Let’s prevent ourselves from Ebola”. The song was composed and sang by artistes, Marina, Ama-G the black, New Mana and Senderi...

Saturday, December 28, 2019, 12:07 AM

Gospel artistes thrill fans on Christmas Day

It was a Christmas to remember for merrymakers in Kigali as they witnessed amazing performances from renowned worship group, Healing Worship team, alongside other Rwandan famous worship groups and independent artistes. Revelers started flocking the venue as early as 3pm in order to get a clear...

Friday, December 27, 2019, 1:10 AM

What next for Rwandans evacuated from high-risk areas?

A week ago, the government relocated up to 6,000 people who were living in wetlands and other high-risk zones dwellings in different parts of the country. Some of the evacuees have been temporarily lodged in public facilities like schools as a more permanent solution is being sought. Others...

Friday, December 27, 2019, 12:31 AM

Ugandan national arrested for trafficking heroin through Kigali

A man suspected of trafficking heroin, a highly addictive hard drug locally known as mugo, was paraded before the media at Kigali Metropolitan Police on Tuesday. Rashid Mungenye, a Ugandan national, who works as a conductor with Trinity Express, a regional transport company, was, according to...

Wednesday, December 25, 2019, 12:00 AM

Omondi, Madinga to headline Seka Live

On the night of December 29, all roads will lead to the Kigali Marriot Hotel for the global multi award-winning international Comic star Eric Omondi and Loyiso Madinga. The Kenyan funny man and the South African comedian will be here for ‘Seka Live’, one of the biggest comedy shows...

Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 12:00 AM

Christmas: Local church reaches out to 800 vulnerable children

It was an emotional day as vulnerable families from Rukili 2 cell turned up for a Christmas party organised by Christ Embassy, a Kigali based church to celebrate the Christmas season. 800 children from the first and second Ubudehe categories mainly residents of the Rukili 2 cell, Masaka, and...

Monday, December 23, 2019, 12:00 AM

US envoy on Rwanda’s transformation and why he is keen to learn Kinyarwanda

Peter Hendrick Vrooman, the US ambassador to Rwanda is one envoy that stands out for the love he has for Kinyarwanda. He usually uses some Kinyarwanda words when giving speeches in the country or during interviews with the media.  “Ndiga buri munsi” (I learn every day) is one of...

Sunday, December 22, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rehoboth Ministries to mark 25 years Sunday

Growing from a group of just seven youth members from Evangelical Restoration Church, who came together back in 1994 to more than 70 members today, Rehoboth Ministries, under the direction of Wells of Salvation Church, are celebrating their 25th anniversary this Sunday. The ministry has...

Saturday, December 21, 2019, 12:49 AM

Healing worship team to perform on Christmas day

Barely after a year without a concert Healing Worship Team, a gospel worship group, based in Gikondo is set to launch its maiden live show, dubbed Christmas celebration live concert. Known for songs like Mwami icyo wavuze, Nta misozi, Komesha uoga and urufatiro among others, Healing Worship Team...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 12:00 AM

Mukamwiza crowned Miss Career East Africa

It was an evening of fun and excitement as Yvette Mukamwiza was crowned Miss Career Africa 2019 bringing to an end the month-long contest that focused on public speaking, business projects and ideas of public interest. Mukamwiza beat 15 other contestants in the final to take the crown and a cash...

Monday, December 16, 2019, 12:00 AM

Mpano releases song hailing Rwanda’s 2020 achievements

The year 2020 is considered a key milestone not only because it will mark the beginning of a new decade, but for Rwanda, 2020 has been etched on the minds of many, as the year the country set for itself to achieve a number of development goals. Fast-rising singer Yvanny Mpano, who in recent...

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 12:00 AM

A look at Dr Richard Kandt’s house turned museum

Over 100 years ago Richard Kandt, a German physician and explorer came to Africa, chose Rwanda as his home of residence.  Kandt first came to Rwanda in 1887 as an explorer and spent four years looking for the source of Nile. And even when David Livingstone had suggested that the source of...

Friday, December 13, 2019, 10:55 AM

Rwanda’s Tania vies for Miss Africa crown

Tania Muvunyi has been nominated to represent Rwanda at the Miss Africa Calabar 2019 beauty pageant. Now in its fourth edition, Miss Africa Calabar, is an annual international beauty contest organised by the Nigerian Cross River state. This initiative aims at promoting lifestyle with the...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 12:00 AM

Eight countries to showcase products at Rubavu expo

After successfully organizing Made in Rwanda in Kigali, the Private Sector Federation (PSF) in partnership with Rubavu district administration and other partners have organised a 15-day international exhibition that will be held on the shores of Lake Kivu, bringing together exhibitors from at...

Monday, December 9, 2019, 3:49 PM

Beware of eye diseases in children

Anastase Dushimimana’s son Elvis Dushime Habinshuti, a primary one pupil at SOS Kacyiru, always performed poorly in class. Right from baby class, Habinshuti always held the last position. His mother decided to hire a tutor, but even that did not help. This is when she decided to approach...

Monday, December 9, 2019, 12:00 AM

Music museum’s construction works underway

A new museum designed to showcase Rwandan music is in the works, and construction activities  are expected to kick off in February, 2020. The music museum, the aits, galleries and artifacts all designed to display Rwandan traditional musical instruments. Speaking with Saturday Times in an...

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 12:00 AM

Janvier Muhoza bounces back with new album

After being away from the local music scene, Janvier Muhoza, is making a fresh comeback with the release of his new album titled, ‘Izabikora’. “So I have decided to make a comeback with an album, as my way of expressing my gratitude towards my fans who have always stuck with me...

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rwanda’s Ineza eyes continental fashion award

Rwandan female model, Rachel Ineza, has been nominated for the Swahili Fashion awards.Swahili Fashion Week is the biggest and largest annual fashion event in East and Central Africa since its inception. Founded in 2008, the event provides a platform for fashion and accessory designers from Swahili...

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 12:00 AM

African youth decry lack of inclusion in HIV/Aids education

The youth are calling on for increased access to information on HIV/Aids as well as reproductive health to reduce the chances of contracting the ailment. They were speaking ahead of the 2019 International Conference on AIDS and STIs which is set to open in Kigali today convening over 8000 people...

Monday, December 2, 2019, 12:56 AM

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