Gospel artistes thrill revelers at CLA

On Sunday evening, gospel music fans were treated to the best of local gospel music at the ‘Kingdom of God Ministries’ concert, held at Christian Life Assembly (CLA) Church in Nyarutarama. Performers did not disappoint attendees who had turned up in big numbers. Organised by Kingdom...

Monday, September 17, 2018, 11:53 PM

Over 300 pastors, evangelists graduate in theology

344 pastor sand evangelists have graduated in religious-related courses and leadership at African College of Theology. The ceremony took place at New Life Bible Church in Kicukiro District on Saturday. The government recently enacted a law which set a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology or any...

Sunday, September 16, 2018, 12:06 AM

African educators commit to promote peace education in schools

Educators from 11 African countries have expressed commitment to ensure that young Africans are well educated about peace and values the continent needs. The delegation of 15 Jesuit Education Directors made their pledge Friday after concluding a three-day workshop at Peace School at Kigali...

Saturday, September 15, 2018, 12:05 AM

Gospel stars for ‘Victorious live concert’

Renowned gospel choirs are set for a gospel show, dubbed the ‘Victorious Live Concert at the Nyarutarama-based Christian Life Assembly (CLA) Church on Sunday, starting at 3:00 pm. Organised by Kingdom of God Ministries, the show will attract by local popular choirs such as Alarm Ministries,...

Friday, September 14, 2018, 10:28 PM

[FEATURED] Bweyeye residents experiencing the benefits of access to electricity

It’s now a year since Bweyeye dwellers have been connected to the grid. The place is located on the other side of Nyungwe forest in Rusizi District with several kilometers off the main road. It  was previously considered as one of the remotest and most isolated centers in Rwanda. The...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 12:14 AM

Gospel concert attracts huge crowd

‘Ibyo Ntunze’ concert was a success in turnout and quality performances, attracting a full house at Kigali Serena Hotel. The night was filled with exciting musical performances from New Melody, Clever Papy, Siloam choir and other local performers, as well as motivational speakers who...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 12:00 AM

PS-Imberakuri confident of securing seats in parliament

It’s just days to the next parliamentary elections and PS-Imberakuri is looking for its first ever seat in parliament having contested and lost in the 2013 elections. The party fronted 36 candidates in the campaigns for the Chamber of Deputies. The New Times’ Frederic Byumvuhore...

Thursday, August 30, 2018, 12:18 AM

Gospel artistes excite audience at One Spirit Worship Concert

Not even the bad weather on Sunday evening could keep gospel music enthusiasts away from the ‘One Spirit Worship Concert’ organised by Serge Iyamuremye. Held at Kigali Serena Hotel, popular gospel artistes from Rwanda, Burundi and Zimbabwe held energetic performances that thrilled the...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 1:03 AM

RSB intervenes amidst rising funds mismanagement in coops

Rwanda Standard Board has signed an agreement with the African Academy of Sciences to promote transparency in use of funding among local organisations and curb instances of fraud and malpractice. The development comes at a time when reported cases of financial malpractice such as embezzlement and...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 1:27 AM

60 suspended public schools resume studies

The 57schools that had been earlier suspended for failure to meet minimum requirements to create a learning-friendly environment for students have been reopened and students will today resume their studies. The schools were suspended after an inspection that was carried out ahead of the beginning...

Monday, August 27, 2018, 2:12 AM

Regional gospel conference starts in Kigali

Gospel artistes from around the region convene in Kigali today for a three-day regional conference dubbed “Overflow Africa Worship”. The event runs from August 26-28 at Christian Life Assembly Church in Nyarutarama. Under the theme “the difference between a talented, gifted...

Sunday, August 26, 2018, 2:45 AM

Gospel artistes set for ‘One Spirit’ concert

Renowned gospel artistes will on Sunday hold a concert dubbed “One Spirit Worship Concert”. The event will be attended by popular gospel artistes Appolinaire Habonimana from Burundi, Patient Bizimana, Arsene Tuyi, and Jean Christian Irimbere, among others. True Promises and Gisubizo...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 11:16 PM

Eid al-Adha: Mufti rallies youth to fight drug abuse

The Mufti of Rwanda, Sheikh Salim Hitimana, has called on the Muslim community to dedicate their efforts to the fight against drug abuse, which he said was destructive and an obstacle to progress. Hitimana was on Tuesday addressing thousands of Muslims who thronged Kigali Stadium in Nyamirambo to...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 12:05 AM

How Rwandan Muslims will celebrate Eid-El-Adha

Muslims in Rwanda will today join their counterparts across the world to celebrate Eid El-Adha, an important day on the Islamic calendar, which is known as the Festival of Sacrifice. Eid El-Adha celebrates the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his begotten son, an act that God later prevented,...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 12:05 AM

REMA burns 50 metric tons of harmful oils

Over 50 metric tons of contaminated oil used in transformers was incinerated on Friday at Cimerwa in Rusizi district. The exercise was carried out by Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) in partnership with the Energy Utility and Corporation Ltd (EUCL), United Nations Development...

Saturday, August 18, 2018, 11:51 PM

Archbishop Mbanda to focus on pastors capacity building, early childhood education

On January 17 2018, Laurent Mbanda was elected the fourth Archbishop and Primate of the Province of the Anglican Church of Rwanda, replacing the retired Bishop Onesphore Rwaje.   He was consecrated Bishop of the Diocese of Shyira in March 2010. He previously served as the vice president for...

Saturday, August 18, 2018, 11:46 PM

Sixteen foreign companies register business in Rwanda

Some 16 foreign firms that participated in the just-concluded Rwanda International Trade Fair have expressed interest in starting their operations in Rwanda, underlining the growing influence of the expo on investments. “We have so far registered 77 companies, 16 of which are by foreign...

Friday, August 17, 2018, 12:31 AM

PS-Imberakuri hails peaceful parliamentary campaigns

PS-Imberakuri has said that it foresees a peaceful campaign season due to the improved security as it bids to secure seats in the lower chamber of parliament. During the 2013 parliamentary elections in which they failed to secure a single seat, the party alleged to have faced some challenges with...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 11:30 PM

PS-Imberakuri pledges to address water shortage

PS-Imberakuri has promised residents of Jabana Sector, Gasabo District that it will advocate for policies that that will address water shortage, increase electricity connectivity and improve the road network once elected into parliament. Led by its Chairperson, Christine Mukabunani, PS-Imberakuri...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 1:49 AM

Over 100 children attend ambassadors football competition

A total of 150 children from all districts of the country are convening in Kigali at Jeunesse Pour Christ, the center located in Kibagabaga for three day football ambassadors competition. Organised by the Pentecostal Church in Rwanda (ADEPR), football ambassadors programme aims at teaching...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 1:24 AM