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Singer Bigirimana in Kigali for gospel concert

Burundian gospel artiste, Fortran Bigirimana has arrived in the country ahead of his Ntaco Nzoba concert to be held at Christian Life Assembly (CLA), in Nyarutarama on October 30. The gospel musician has travelled the world, spreading God’s gospel through music.  The concert will also...

Saturday, October 15, 2016, 12:00 AM

Why Kamikazi is referred to as ‘the girl in art’

The first time I met Hortance Kamikazi Umugwaneza was at a premiere of a documentary on Rwandan contemporary art by David Helft at Umubano Hotel in Kigali. She, along with other artists, exhibited their pieces too.  The 20-year-old soft spoken and reserved lady is determined to create a name...

Friday, October 14, 2016, 12:00 AM

Prisons officials acquire management skills

Over 20 managers and staff members from different Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS) centres will today conclude a training that seeks to strengthen their capacity as RCS continues to seek to professionalise their officers. The four-day training, that is underway in Kigali, is facilitated by...

Thursday, October 13, 2016, 12:00 AM

Vinesong in 10-day tour of Rwanda

UK-based gospel music missionary group, Vinesong, is set to visit Rwanda on October 19, as part of their 11-month annual global missionary tour around the world. Vinesong, one of the greatest gospel music groups in the world, was founded by Pastor John Watson from Zimbabwe, with team members from...

Thursday, October 13, 2016, 12:00 AM

Singer Buntu on why he chose gospel music

Gospel music singer Luc Buntu came to the limelight after the release of his 2013 single, Ntutinye. He uses talent as a singer and composer to influence others to give their lives to God.  The 32-year-old musician is well known for the following hits; Tukumenye, Uniongoze, Iyo ataba Uwiteka,...

Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 12:00 AM

Why managing your appetite will keep the doctor away

After a heavy meal, some people are seen reaching out for their favourite snacks. But according to health experts, if the habit is a regular craving, it can lead to health problems. Medics say only pregnant women and the sick are recommended to eat frequently because their energy and nutrient...

Monday, October 10, 2016, 12:00 AM

ULK students win first moot court competition

Students from different law schools in institutions of higher learning in the country on Thursday held the final session of the first moot court competition to be held in Rwanda. The moot court, which focused on International Humanitarian Law, was organised by the universities and Rwanda Red Cross...

Saturday, October 8, 2016, 12:00 AM

Meet Ruzibiza, a contemporary dance maestro and choreographer

WESLEY Ruzibiza is one of Rwanda’s leading dancers and choreographer. The 36-year-old began studying contemporary dance in 2000 at University of Rwanda (UR), where he was pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Financial Management. He also trained in African contemporary dance techniques at the...

Friday, October 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

[SPONSORED] Trōcaire to address Women's empowerment as part of its 5 year strategy to 2020

Trōcaire has been in Rwanda since 1994 working through local partners impacting lives, contributing to social justice and ending poverty. The organization is inspired by the Catholic Social Teaching to work with communities to meet the needs of the most vulnerable, and to empower them to make ...

Friday, October 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

Jazz legend Perret gets standing ovation in Kigali

Barely two weeks after Nigerian jazz musicians, Keziah Jones and Nneka Lucia Egbuna staged a thrilling show in Kigali, Rwandan music lovers were in for another huge treat this Tuesday. Legendary French saxophonist and jazz player, Guillaume Perret also brought the house down in a thrilling...

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 12:00 AM

[SPONSORED] Kigali: ICRC supports law students’ competition in international humanitarian law

Law schools in Rwanda, in partnership with the Rwandan Red Cross Society and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), are organizing the country’s first ever national moot court competition on international humanitarian law (IHL), also known as the law of armed conflict. A moot...

Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 12:00 AM

Lilian Mbabazi thrills fans at the Kigali Jazz junction

Singer Lilian Mbabazi took it upon herself to light up full house at Kigali Serena Hotel as the second season of the Kigali Jazz Junction kicked off on Friday. The highly gifted former member of Blu3 defied the rain to put up a spirited performance, mesmerizing her fans and family members who...

Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12:00 AM

New committee to facilitate trade

A new committee meant to advise and support government in undertaking interventions that enhance business competitiveness and further ease of doing business in the country has been inaugurated. The National Trade Facilitation Committee (NTFC), to be headed by the Ministry of Trade and Industry,...

Saturday, October 1, 2016, 12:00 AM

Guillaume promises epic Jazz performance in Kigali

French saxophonist and jazz singer, Perret Guillaume, is set to perform in Kigali on October 4 at Kigali Serena Hotel. He is a jazz artiste with diverse control in rock, oriental and urban music. According to Institut Français du Rwanda, the organisers of the concert, they want to develop a jazz...

Friday, September 30, 2016, 12:00 AM

The dos and don’ts of wearing lipstick

It may seem simple to walk into a store, pick lipstick that looks appealing, and wear it. However, the task of wearing lipstick is a lot more complicated, and being clued-up can help you rock it.  Speaking to Women Today, Robinah Nalumu, a local makeup artist, shares her dos and don’ts...

Friday, September 30, 2016, 12:00 AM

Rwanda’s visual arts journey told through documentary

A documentary about the evolution of Rwanda’s visual art has been launched. Titled In the eye of the Artist, the documentary, by David Helft, a French filmmaker was premiered during the opening of a visual art exhibition hosted by Inganzo Arts Centre. The indoor exhibition kicked off last weekend...

Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

[PHOTOS]: Modernity blends with culture at fashion show

IT was a blend of modernity and culture at the Rwanda Cultural Fashion Show held over the weekend. Local fashion designers showcased a variety of unique designs at the glamorous fashion show on Saturday evening at Sports View Hotel in Remera. The event was a blend of traditional and modernity...

Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

[SPONSORED]: Rwanda logistics company awarded 2016 International Star Award For Quality

Gorilla Logistics Ltd is a regional Freight  Forwarding Company that opened shop in Rwanda in 2008. Starting with just 3 employees (a managing director and 2 staffs), the company has demonstrated how commitment and skilful application of knowledge can translate into eloquent performance as...

Friday, September 23, 2016, 12:00 AM

All set for Rwanda Cultural Fashion show

Fashion enthusiasts are in for a treat this Saturday as Rwanda Cultural Fashion show returns with glamorous collections. Over 13 fashion designers will showcase their unique designs at Sports View Hotel in Remera. According to the organisers, the 4th edition of the fashion show will not only...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

[SPONSORED]: Business Development Fund commits to Made in Rwanda

The Government of Rwanda has mooted a plan of working with Business Development Fund (BDF) to support local-based textile and leather tanning firms to stimulate local production, minimize importation of  second hand garments and eventual ban of the same. The Minister of Trade and Industry,...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

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