Donata Kiiza

Poll officials training start ahead of next year’s presidential election

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has launched training for polling officials in preparation for next year’s presidential election. The training, dubbed “Responsibility of polling staff,” has seen electoral officials told to keep in mind their responsibilities and ethical...

Saturday, September 17, 2016, 12:00 AM

Murenzi seeks to inspire through photography

David Berg Murenzi has a passion for photography. However, he says taking good shots is not all he wants to be known for, but also, having the ability to tell stories through his photography. The 21-year-old has crafted a name for himself as one of the most talented photographers in the country....

Friday, September 16, 2016, 12:00 AM

Women urged to focus on ‘inner beauty’

Apostle Yoshua Ndagijimana Masasu, the head of Restoration Church, has urged women to focus more on their inner beauty rather than their outer beauty, saying it is the only way Christian values can be manifested. Ndagijimana was speaking at the opening of an international women conference taking...

Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 12:00 AM

Why you should not ignore chapped lips

Having chapped lips, especially during the hot season, didn’t bother Betty Uwineza as she imagines it was just a consequence of the dryness in the atmosphere. But her lips only got drier and scalier with every passing day. Unpleasant as it was for her, Uwineza wondered why this problem was...

Monday, September 12, 2016, 12:00 AM

Local music industry needs healing, says music enthusiast Hakizimana

Abdallah Hakizimana is a Jack of all trades.  He is a graphic designer, photographer and showbiz personality. He is passionate about music and is currently working on ‘Healing the music industry’, a show that will soon be aired on Royal TV. He spoke to Society Magazine’s...

Friday, September 9, 2016, 12:00 AM

[SPONSORED] Boosting businesses, creating off-farm jobs

The last five years have not only been remarkable and exciting for Business Development Fund (BDF) as a company but also to its beneficiaries who say they have seen their dreams come true after being part of it. In order to have the capacity to deliver its products and services, BDF mobilized...

Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

Could your misery be a symptom of depression?

It’s Friday afternoon and the office is beaming with excited faces eager to plunge into the weekend. However, for Sylvia Umutoni, nothing really seems to matter; she appears lost in a different world. She out-rightly looks miserable, dejected and sad. Her body language clearly points to a...

Monday, September 5, 2016, 12:00 AM

Five ways to rock the African print

The African print has found its way into many people’s wardrobes. Women, especially, are embracing the print in a variety of styles, ranging from dresses to blazers and pants, and even shoes! It doesn’t matter if it is a casual Friday at the office, or a small dinner party hosted by...

Thursday, September 1, 2016, 12:00 AM

BDF chief says local startups need business acumen to succeed

The Business Development Fund (BDF), a company that was established in 2011 to facilitate small and medium enterprises to access finance, is marking  five years of operations. Having become a major player in the private sector domain, the company is proud to have signed participation agreements...

Thursday, September 1, 2016, 12:00 AM

Gospel artistes thrill crowds at the 'Slaves of Worship' concert

On Sunday evening gospel music lovers were treated to the best of local gospel music at the Slaves of Worship concert held at Evangelical Restoration Church in Masoro. Gospel singers did not disappoint their fans who turned up in big numbers. Salsa dancers take to the stage.  Held under the...

Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kaneza to represent Rwanda at Miss Orient Universe pageant

Rwanda’s Next Top Model 2015 Lynka Amanda Kaneza will represent the country at The Miss Orient Universe 2016 slated for October 1 in Nairobi, Kenya. Kaneza will compete for the crown with other contestants from Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda, and the host country, Kenya. John Bunyeshuri, the chief...

Saturday, August 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

Gospel artistes in joint concert

Worried about how to spend your Sunday evening? Shining Stars, a worship team at Evangelical Restoration Church, Masoro Parish, is bringing together Kigali’s best gospel artistes in a concert dubbed “Slaves of Worship”. The president of Shining Stars, Jake Kezi, says the worship...

Friday, August 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

Bankers urged to promote Rwandan traditional values to deter financial crimes

Bankers have been urged to work with integrity which is part of the Rwanda’s treasured cultural values. William Ntidendereza, the Secretary General of National Itorero Commission, urged bankers to exhibit exemplary behaviour in whatever they do, saying honesty, integrity and serving beyond...

Thursday, August 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

[SPONSORED]: Banque Populaire du Rwanda Limited to uphold national cultural values

Banque Populaire du Rwanda Limited commits to being a customer centric bank through embedding cultural values among its employees as a way of  upholding national  values that transcend culture. This emerged at the recent training dubbed “Gutoza Intore” at Sports View Hotel in Remera over the...

Thursday, August 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

New milk consumption drive on

Parents have been urged to endeavour to give their children milk to facilitate their proper growth. Dr Geraldine Mukeshimana, the minister for agriculture and animal resources, made the appeal, yesterday, during an awareness campaign about the importance of drinking milk. Dubbed “Our milk, our...

Thursday, August 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

Small changes that help improve your finances

Are you one of the people that will buy any item whether you actually need it or not? You could also be the kind that tries to impress others by taking them to drinking sprees or buying expensive gifts for girls who not even close to you just to create an impression of a “loaded” guy....

Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 12:00 AM

Healthy feeding key for your child's growth

Adequate nutrition during infancy and early childhood is essential in ensuring the health and development of children to their full potential.  It’s partly for this reason that the World Health Organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding for at least the first six months for infants...

Monday, August 22, 2016, 12:00 AM

Forty youth turn up for MaishaPlus auditions

Over 40 youths aged between 18 and 26 years turned up for MaishaPlus East Africa 2016 auditions. The auditions to select those who will represent Rwanda in the regional reality TV show took place at Mulindi Japan One Love in Kimihurura over the weekend. The annual reality television show, based...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 12:00 AM

Airtel customers to win vehicle, motor bikes in 'Tunga' promotion

Airtel Rwanda customers stand to win a range of prizes, airtime and cash in the ongoing ‘Tunga’ promotion. The 90-days promo will see subscribers win 12 motorcycles, while the person who will have the highest points at the end of the period will drive away in a brand new Suzuki Alto. There will...

Saturday, August 13, 2016, 12:00 AM

Murenzi to stage solo photo exhibition

David Berg Murenzi is a young photographer with a passion for photography. Apart from photography, Murenzi is also a talented singer and songwriter. The younger photographer is currently organising a photo exhibition as a tribute to his late mother, Chantal M. Mukantagwabira, who died when he was...

Thursday, August 11, 2016, 12:00 AM

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