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Farmers urged to be vigilant following December armyworm attack in Bugesera

Farmers in Eastern Province have been urged to be on the lookout following an outbreak of the army worm pests in Bugesera District. The deadly pests attacked a number of sweet potato gardens, including a two and half hectares of orange-fleshed sweet potato rapid multiplication field belonging to...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 12:00 AM

Former Miss Tanzania in town for KFM Instagram party

Former Miss Tanzania and movie star Wema Sepetu is in Kigali to attend the KFM Instagram (IG) party tomorrow, at Chilax Lounge in Nyarutarama. The 29-year-old socialite arrived in Kigali on November 22, and addressed a press conference before appearing on KFM radio. Wema, who is visiting Rwanda...

Thursday, November 23, 2017, 12:00 AM

Turn heads with a one shoulder dress

Fashion evolves and some trends have a way of making a comeback, like the one shoulder dress, for example. Just one of the many chic trends to add to your wardrobe, the one shoulder dress is now a favourite mostly for fun night outs. It has been seen at international red carpet events like the...

Friday, November 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

Wema Sepetu to grace KFM IG party

Former Miss Tanzania and social media entrepreneur, Wema Sepetu is set to host the first edition of KFM Instagram (IG) party. Themed, “Dress to Impress”, the event will take place on Friday, November 24 at Chillax Lounge in Nyarutarama. Gates open at 7pm, and the tickets are at Rwf5000...

Friday, November 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

Support small seed multiplication firms to ease access to improved planting materials, experts say

There is need to promote small seed multiplication companies in the potato value chain to ease access to improved planting materials and also help reduce cost of seeds, potato breeding experts have said. Manicad Gigi, programme leader for Sowing Diversity=Harvesting Security at Oxfam Novib, said...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 12:00 AM

Turn heads with a one shoulder dress

Fashion evolves and some trends have a way of making a comeback, like the one shoulder dress, for example. Just one of the many chic trends to add to your wardrobe, the one shoulder dress is now a favourite mostly for fun night outs. It has been seen at international red carpet events like the...

Friday, November 3, 2017, 12:00 AM

Gospel artiste Sinza set for first album launch

First rising local gospel artiste, Jean de Dieu Sinzabyibagirwa is in final preparations for the launch of his first album Nabaho at a live concert on November 5. The singer’s debut album features nine songs, including Wagizeneza, Witinya, Yaratwibutse and Gorogota. The launch will take...

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

Zebedayo Family in album launch

Zebedayo Family has promised to give gospel musiclovers a real treat at the launch of their brand new album titled  Igicaniro cyaka kuramya. The launch will take place on October 29 at Four Square Church in Kimironko starting at 3pm. The gospel music band comprising six siblings was formed...

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: Alarm Ministries unveil new album

It was full house and electrifying. This was the summation of True Worship Atmosphere concert at Dove hotel in Kigali on Sunday. Organised by Alarm Ministries, the free gospel concert started at 2:30pm with True Promises performing their songs like Naho byose byashira, Ku musaraba, Genda uko...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 12:00 AM

Alarm Ministries to stage free concert

Alarm Ministries will thrill gospel music fans in a special free concert dubbed “True Worship Atmosphere” on October 22 at Dove Hotel in Gisozi starting at 2:30pm. The live concert will also feature Alarm Ministries’ latest album launch. David Gakunzi, the manager of Alarm...

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 12:00 AM

Amb. Ismail Amri Sued laid to rest

A somber mood engulfed Nyamirambo Cemetery yesterday as family and friends laid Amb. Ismael Amri Sued to rest. The former diplomat, minister and scholar is said to have succumbed to kidney disease at King Faisal Hospital, Kigali, where he had been admitted for some time and had up to two surgeries...

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 12:00 AM

Akagera-MCV partnership expected to boost public transport

Efforts by the City of Kigali to phase out low-capacity commuter taxi from operating key routes have been boosted by the introduction of new big buses by Akagera Motors. The 30 to 50-seater buses could help improve transportation in Kigali and up-country routes , thanks to their engine power and...

Thursday, October 5, 2017, 12:00 AM

UNHCR appeals for funds to help Burundian refugees

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, and partner agencies have made an international appeal for $429 million (approx. Rwf360bn) to help meet the needs of Burundian refugees across the region. There are over 400,000 Burundians displaced across the region in Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 12:00 AM

How SMEs are benefiting from tradeshows

Each year, the Ministry of Trade and Industry and Private Sector Federation (PSF) organises trade fairs to promote locally-made products and services. The tradeshows also act as platforms to sensitise Rwandans about the quality of Made-in-Rwanda goods to increase consumption and spur growth and...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 12:00 AM

All set for Pool Party today

Comedy Knight’s Arthur Nkusi. / File Today afternoon, all roads will lead to Golden Tulip in Nyamata for Celebrities High Table Pool Party. The party allows fans to connect with their favourite local celebrities, as they enjoy great drinks, plenty of music and good food. According to Florien...

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 12:00 AM

Turn heads with a one shoulder dress

Fashion evolves and some trends have a way of making a comeback, like the one shoulder dress, for example. Just one of the many chic trends to add to your wardrobe, the one shoulder dress is now a favourite mostly for fun night outs. It has been seen at international red carpet events like the...

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 12:00 AM

Mani Martin takes ‘Afro album’ to Rubavu

Musician Mani Martin is set to rock Rubavu in a tour aimed at promoting his latest Afro album from September 30 to November 4. The pop music and R&B prodigy has already released five albums including the latest Afro. On the tour, he will be joined by YembaVoice, Nyundo Music School Band, The...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 12:00 AM

Iby'Iwacu brand expo kicks off today in Kigali

Local producers and service providers have yet another opportunity to showcase their goods and services at the Iby'Iwacu Brand Exhibition which opens in Kigali today. The four-day event targets Made-in-Rwanda products and service providers and seeks to promote local firms by offering them a...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 12:00 AM

Free gospel concert set for Sunday

Gospel music fans are in for a treat this weekend. Healing Centre Church in Remera will host a free gospel concert on Sunday, September 24. Dubbed “Hearts at Worship”, the concert is organised by Urugero Media Group, and Dinah Uwera will headline the evening’s entertainment at 4...

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 12:00 AM

Cultural fashion is my calling- Ntawirema

The cultural fashion industry in Rwanda is on the move. Celestin Ntawirema, a man who has been at the helm of promoting Rwandan culture through fashion is optimistic that the future of the local fashion industry is bright. Ntawirema is the chief executive officer of Rwanda Cultural Fashion Show (...

Friday, September 22, 2017, 12:00 AM