Donata Kiiza

Rwanda eyes cross-border markets to enhance exports

The Government is looking to cross-border markets planned at key border areas to improve trade and Rwanda’s exports to the region. According to James Tayebwa, the in charge of regional integration (cross-border trade) at Ministry of Trade, Industry and East African Community Affairs, a total...

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 12:00 AM

All set for 'The Audience of One' concert

All is set for ‘The Audience of One’ gospel concert at the Solace Ministries in Kacyiru on Friday. According to Luc Buntu, one of the organisers, everything is in place, and they expect to have a very good show, and a big audience. The monthly gospel concert is the brainchild of gospel...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

Light Gospel Choir to perform in Gisozi

Light Gospel Choir will be hosting a live concert this weekend. The concert called ‘Amasezerano yi’Mana’, will take place at Bethesda Holy Church in Gisozi on Sunday, March 19, from 3pm. The 85-piece choir which was formed in 2013 consists of Bethesda Holy Church members....

Friday, March 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

Rubavu cross-border traders decry unsolved challenges

Rwanda signed a trade facilitation agreement with the DR Congo over a year ago that sought to improve trade between the two countries. The deal, signed by trade ministries of both countries was also geared at supporting people involved in cross-border trade around border areas in Rubavu District....

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 12:00 AM

Gospel artistes electrify Kimironko residents

It was a full house during the Ibihimbano by’Umwuka concert held at Four Square Church on Sunday. The four-hour show combined music and sermons, taking the audience through praise and worship sessions. Some members of the audience abandoned their seats and joined the artistes on stage. All...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 12:00 AM

What we should learn about the trinity and salvation

The word Trinity in the Bible refers to God who is the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit; three persons in one shared and divine being. Pastor Amos Kajuga at Christian Life Assembly teaches about the Trinity and salvation, identifying three aspects about the Trinity saying that, there are no...

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 12:00 AM

Bank of Kigali unveils interest-free credit scheme

Bank of Kigali has launched a new drive dubbed ‘Urumuri Initiative’ through which businesses can win interest-free credit of up to Rwf60 million. Under the scheme, individual Rwandans with innovative ideas and enterprises with annual turnover of less than Rwf200 million can apply for...

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: Irakoze thrills fans at solo concert

Billy Irakoze may not be a household name at the moment, but he looks set to be one. At his first solo concert dubbed ‘Billy Live Concert’, he gave a stellar two-hour performance to gospel music-lovers at Kigali Serena Hotel on March 4. Irakoze's Sunday concert was a success and his performance...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 12:00 AM

Women urged to preserve their dignity

The Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion has announced a series of activities in schools and at the sector level this month to educate girls and women in general on preserving their dignity. Speaking at a news conference in Kigali, yesterday, ahead of today’s International Women’s Day...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 12:00 AM

How God revealed Himself to humanity

The Bible has got a number of scriptures right from the Old Testament that record a variety of ways God revealed himself to humanity, some of which prove that indeed God exists. Through the words and deeds, we also see that God revealed Himself through many other ways including creation, covenants...

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 12:00 AM

BK’s new digital service centre to ease online banking

Bank of Kigali on Friday launched a digital service centre at Kigali Heights complex in Kimihurara, Kigali. The centre will be the home of two of the bank’s branches previously housed at Kigali City Towers and at the University of Kigali campus. The new centre will serve as a model branch that...

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 12:00 AM

Four Square Church hosts concert

Four Square Church in Kimironko will host a concert featuring several local gospel artistes on March 12. The concert, which will start from 3pm to 7pm, aims at attracting more people to the Church. “We would like to see more people regain righteousness and be spiritually renewed and also,...

Friday, March 3, 2017, 12:00 AM

Billy Irakoze in solo gospel concert

Billy Irakoze. File. Gospel music fans are in for a treat with a solo gospel concert scheduled to take place on Sunday at Kigali Serena Hotel from 6pm. Organised by Billy Irakoze, a member of the Noble Family Church and Women Foundation Ministries, the concert will be an evening of praise and...

Friday, March 3, 2017, 12:00 AM

Umutoniwase celebrates five years in fashion

Joselyne Umutoniwase is celebrating five years of a dream come true. Ever since she was a little girl, she wanted to be a designer. She always wanted her own fashion brand but never thought it was possible. But last weekend, she celebrated the 5th anniversary of her brand- Rwanda Clothing and the...

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 12:00 AM

Just like any institution, Jesus also gave us rules of engagement

By Donata Kiiza  In every institution, there are rules that have been put in place by authorities to regulate workers and for the smooth running of activities. In a corporate world, rules are set up during agreementsto dictate engagements between parties.In the same way, God has given...

Sunday, February 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

Integrating sports academies in TVET programme in high gear, officials say

Two years ago, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Sports and Culture signed a memorandum of understanding leading to the establishment of sports academies in different disciplines such as volleyball, basketball, handball, swimming, athletics, tennis and cricket. Today, the implementation of...

Sunday, February 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

[SPONSORED]: MGU Rwanda to Launch 'Education for All' Scholarship Program

One hundred and ninety nine (199) girls and boys in Rwanda have been awarded scholarships by Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) situated in Kabuga under the new scholarship program, “Education for All” that was launched yesterday, February 22. The launch that took place in the university...

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 12:00 AM

[SPONSORED] Persons with Disabilities as actors of inclusive development

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been cooperating with National Council of Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) to advocate the rights of PWD in Rwanda since February 2015. JICA has played a key role in improving the lives of Persons with Disabilities (PWD) in Rwanda for years by...

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

[PHOTOS]: 'Timeless Kitenge' takes centre stage at African print themed dinner

The Kitenge is a renowned colourful African print fabric that’s common in many African countries, especially in Central and West Africa. While fashion trends come and go, the Kitenge continues to evolve with times. It is against this background that a Kitenge dress code dinner was organised to...

Monday, February 20, 2017, 12:00 AM

Are you a fashionable traveller?

Travelling is fun. And it’s important to be comfortable when having fun. You may want to copy Victoria Beckham who travels in 7-inch high stilettos but bear in mind that Mrs Beckham also travels in a private jet and hardly goes through the stressful airport check-in/out that normal folks do....

Thursday, February 16, 2017, 12:00 AM

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