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USAID, BRD enter partnership to boost agriculture sector

The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) has entered into a partnership with a USAID project where the latter will provide technical assistance to employees of the bank and its clients. The two-year project that will be implemented by Private Sector Driven Agricultural Growth Project is aimed at...

Monday, February 13, 2017, 12:00 AM

Education a challenge among children with disabilities- report

Children with disabilities in the country find it hard to access education due to various challenges, according to a new report. The study was conducted by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and National Council of People with Disabilities (NCPD) in three districts of Rulindo, Ngoma and...

Friday, February 10, 2017, 12:00 AM

New online portal to ease service delivery for PLWDs

An online portal has been launched to help people easily access information concerning people living with disabilities in Rwanda. Dubbed Resource Map, the system was launched on Tuesday in Kigali by the National Council of Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) and Japan International Cooperation Agency...

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 12:00 AM

SPONSORED: MIGEPROF to address Rubavu child-neglect challenges

The Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion has committed to devising means of addressing child-neglect challenges  in Rubavu district, mostly affecting families near the border post commonly known as Petite Barriere. During a two-day tour  that started on Thursday, January  26 in the district,...

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 12:00 AM

Innovation: Students see business opportunity in Presidential quotes

They are no fashionistas. They don’t aspire to be designers either. However, the two university students have been drawn into the trade as a means to an end. Inspired by the President’s quotes, Nicole Isimbi and Bridgette Kamaraba, a couple of months ago decided to rejuvenate their...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 12:00 AM

Documentary on Rwanda’s reading culture premieres tomorrow

A documentary film on Rwanda’s reading culture will be premiered tomorrow, Rodriguez Iragena, the producer of the documentary, has confirmed. The event will be held at Impact Hub in Kigali, on Wednesday evening, at 6pm. Iragena said the documentary aims to highlight the state of the reading...

Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 12:00 AM

Why obedience is important to God

In our daily life, we know that obedience is a very essential habit one should abide to in our homes, workplaces and in the communities in which we live. In simple terms, obedience is compliance with an order, request, law or submission to another’s authority. The bible also talks a lot...

Sunday, January 29, 2017, 12:00 AM

Minister Nyirasafari alarmed by children left at Rubavu border

The Minister for Gender and Family Promotion, Esperance Nyirasafari, has called for more efforts towards safeguarding children’s rights in Rubavu District. During her two-day visit to the area, starting Thursday, the minister toured, among others, the border post with DR Congo around which...

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 12:00 AM

Gospel artistes host 'Back-to-School' bash

With a few days left before students head back to school for the new academic year on January 23, Red Entertainment in partnership with The Power of Praise Show, organised a ‘Back-to-School’ bash to help students wind up and get ready for school. Held under the theme, “Balancing Education and...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: Designer Sonia Mugabo opens store at Kigali Marriott Hotel

Rwandan designer Sonia Mugabo has opened her second store at the Kigali Marriott Hotel. The colourful launch event, held Thursday, was graced by her loyal customers, fellow designers, fans and family to witness the milestone in her business. Sonia Mugabo (in red) poses for a photo with her...

Saturday, December 31, 2016, 12:00 AM

Simple magical ways to lose weight

A person is said to be overweight when he or she has a body mass index (BMI) of over 25.9, whereas one whose BMI is over 30 is considered obese, according to the nutrition and diabetic specialist, Dr Eric Musengimana. He says that losing weight is not easy although as a professional, he helps...

Monday, December 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

Mun G to perform on New Year's Eve in Kigali

Ugandan singer Emmanuel Matovu alias Mun G is set to headline the ‘Kigali Count’ on New Year’s Eve. The rapper will be joined by local DJs Focus, Bisoso, Infinity, Cliff and Chopa, who will be rocking the crowd into the New Year. The Street Party will be held at MTN roundabout...

Friday, December 23, 2016, 12:00 AM

Singer Nutty Neithan to grace ‘2 in 1 Pool’ party

Ugandan dancehall singer Nutty Neithan will perform at the ‘2 in 1 Pool’ party scheduled for January 1 at Beirut Sky Pool Hotel located in Kibagabaga, a suburb of Kigali. Patrons will enjoy some of the Ugandan singer’s tunes such as Jook Gal, People Calling, Bakuwe Kyonywa,...

Thursday, December 22, 2016, 12:00 AM

Hundreds grace Rehoboth Ministries show

Concert goers in Kigali experienced an evening of great joy when famed gospel choir Rehoboth Ministries launched its 7th album at Kigali Serena Hotel on Sunday. The group melted the hearts of gospel music enthusiasts with their flawless vocals, as they reminded fans at the concert of their worth...

Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

Low turn up at ‘Refugees Matter Fashion Show’

Refugees Matter fashion show which took place at Hotel des Mille Collines in Kigali on Friday attracted just a handful of people as many seats were left unoccupied. The highly-anticipated event had been organised by Judicaelle Irakoze, the CEO of Abigaelle Closet in Portland-USA. The show was...

Monday, December 19, 2016, 12:00 AM

Fashion show to fundraise for Mahama camp refugees

A fashion show aimed at raising funds for refugees in Mahama camp will take place today at Hotel des Mille Collines in Kigali. Local and international designers, several artists and comedians are expected to grace the event being organised by Judicaelle Irakoze, the CEO of Abigaelle Closet in...

Friday, December 16, 2016, 12:00 AM

Free concert to mark International Migrants Day

The International Migrants Day will be marked with a concert on Saturday at Rwanda Revenue Authority Headquarters, in Kimihurura. The event is being organised by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in partnership with Impact Hub Kigali. Under the theme, “I am Kigali Festival,” the...

Thursday, December 15, 2016, 12:00 AM

Invention Fashion show flops

The Invention Fashion show that took place over the weekend was a flop. Those who turned up at the poorly attended show left unhappy. The much-anticipated event started nearly four hours late at Sports View Hotel in Kigali. The event organiser Elyse Furaha said the reason for the poor turn up...

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 12:00 AM

What you should know about diabetes

Diabetes, also referred to as diabetes mellitus, is a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin or both, according to experts. Insulin...

Monday, December 12, 2016, 12:00 AM

Gospel music lovers in for a treat

Gospel music lovers in Huye district will be in for a rare treat tomorrow, December 11, when Gilgal choir, one of the popular gospel music groups in the country, launches its new album. The concert will be held at the district’s main hall from 2p.m. According to Jessica Mwiseneza, the...

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 12:00 AM

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