Gospel artistes set for mega concert

Authentic gospel lovers in Kigali are in for a mega music concert dubbed the ‘Bible, the Source of Melody’, by some of the country’s popular artistes, who have been at the forefront of major musical events in the country, and abroad. The much anticipated live concert will take...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 9:22 PM

Reparation, concealing information cited as barriers to reconciliation

Despite significant progress made by the government to reconcile citizens 24 years since the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, the programme still faces some challenges. They include perpetrators who do not want to disclose information about their role in the Genocide and the people who fail to...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 10:45 PM

Skills shortage ‘hurting women entrepreneurship’

Lack of business skills and information about the available opportunities in the sector are among the factors undermining   women in business. This was disclosed on Tuesday in Kigali, during a three-day workshop that brought together 50 women entrepreneurs among others. Organised by the...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 8:27 PM

Worship festival launched with lively performances

A gospel show, dubbed “Rabagirana Worship Festival”, was on Sunday launched at Kigali Serena Hotel.  The event, which is set to be an annual affair, was organised by Christian Communication Rwanda.  It aims at refining young talents to understand that God does not need their...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 1:14 AM

Youth urged to join fight against corruption

Despite the measures in place to fight graft in public and private institutions, the vice still persists and, according to officials, it will require every member society to uproot it. According to Rwanda Bribery Index 2017 by Transparency International Rwanda, bribery in Rwanda is decreasing...

Monday, November 5, 2018, 12:23 AM

Fight corruption and human trafficking, PM tells prosecutors

Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has challenged two newly appointed prosecutors to dedicate their efforts on combating corruption and human trafficking. He made the remarks on Wednesday while presiding over the swearing in ceremony of the prosecutors at the primary level. Janvière Mukarusagara and...

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 12:16 AM

Rwanda National Police appoints new spokesperson

Commissioner of Police Jean Bosco Kabera was yesterday appointed the new Commissioner for Public Relations and Media Department for Rwanda National Police. According to the announcement released on RNP twitter handle, Kabera will also be serving as the Police Spokesperson.  He replaces CP...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 12:02 PM

Relief for consumers as food prices ease slightly

Prices for some main foodstuff have dropped marginally across major markets in Kigali city over the last one week, according to a mini-survey by Business Times. For instance, a kilogramme of Irish potatoes (kinigi variety) dropped to Rwf300. Over the last couple of months the price for the...

Monday, October 29, 2018, 11:49 PM

Access to electricity changing lives in Nyagatare District

Businesses and individuals in Nyagatare are benefiting from electricity connectivity that was made in some parts of the district during last year. For them, access to electricity was the engine for development and improvement of their welfare. When one visits some trading centres in the district,...

Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:38 AM

Districts call for greater awareness on contraceptives

Districts have called on development partners to jointly organise continuous awareness campaigns to sensitise Rwandans about family planning practices, especially on modern contraceptive methods. The call was made on Friday during a one-day workshop on awareness and advocacy about family planning...

Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:28 AM

All set for Rabagirana gospel festival

Organisers of this year’s edition of the popular Rabagirana Worship Festival have said the stage is set for the event. The event will take place on November 4 at Kigali Serena Hotel starting from 3pm. Musicians to take part in the event include Dominic Nic, also known as Ashimwe, Simon...

Friday, October 26, 2018, 7:42 PM

Students showcase East African culture

Students from Kibagabaga based Kigali Christian School in Gasabo District on Saturday exhibited various cultures of regional countries including Rwanda, Kenya, Burundi, Uganda and the Republic Democratic of Congo (DRC). Under the theme, “knowing the East African cultures,” the students...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 10:57 PM

How electricity has improved the welfare of Kirehe residents

Residents of Kirehe District are more optimistic of the future than previously, after seeing some of the remotest areas of the district connected to electricity. According to residents’ accounts, the development has improved living conditions in terms of stimulating off-farm activities,...

Monday, October 22, 2018, 12:33 AM

Angolan delegation on study tour

A high-level delegation from Angola, led by the Minister of Territorial Administration and State Reforms, Adão Francisco Correia de Almeida, are in the country on a study tour to learn from Rwanda’s decentralisation and other governance processes. On Wednesday they paid a visit to the...

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 12:01 AM

Groove Awards to recognise more gospel artistes

The 2018 Groove Awards Rwanda edition have returned with a new format, which will see the winners determined by a panel of judges instead of the fans as it was in the past editions. The annual awards recognising the best gospel musicians, choirs, journalists, producers, and promoters of gospel...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 11:10 PM

Meet graduate who produces vases from old clothes

From childhood, Nadine Ishimwe has always been driven to protect the environment. While in secondary school, she was an active member in the environment club and later became an environment protection agent in her community. She says that she was often disturbed by the disposal of waste...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 12:06 AM

Uwimana’s concert lives up to expectations despite power outage

On Sunday, Aimé Uwimana, arguably one of the most revered gospel artistes in the country, thrilled his fans with enchanting gospel performances at Kigali Conference and Exhibiton Village at a concert dubbed “Hari Amashimwe.” However, the concert was marred by power issues when the...

Monday, October 15, 2018, 9:56 PM

Uwimana’s ‘Hari Amashimwe’ concert set for Sunday

Aime Uwimana will on October 14 treat gospel music lovers to a live concert dubbed, ‘Hari Amashimwe.’ Taking place at Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village, the performances will kick off at 5pm, with performances by Israel Mbonyicyambu, Simon Kabera, and True Promises...

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 12:16 AM

New digital platform to ease access to Genocide archives

Kigali Genocide Memorial has unveiled its online educational platform that helps to display testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The launch took place at Kigali Genocide Memorial on Tuesday. Dubbed “iWitness,” the digital platform will be used...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 1:07 AM

Rehoboth Ministries brings the audience to its feet

Rehoboth Ministries justified why they have been likened to some of the celebrated gospel choirs in the country, with spectacular performances at Bethesda Holy Church, on Sunday. Dubbed “Praise and worship explosion”, the annual concert started at exactly 3pm to a full house, as...

Monday, October 8, 2018, 9:38 PM

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