Western Province’s best teacher attributes excellence to passion

The teachers awarded for their outstanding contribution to quality education in Western Province have cited love for their profession and being accountable as the secret to their success. They received their awards Friday as Rwanda joined the rest of the world to celebrate International...

Sunday, October 7, 2018, 11:55 PM

Rehoboth Ministries gears up for mega annual concert

Rehoboth Ministries will perform their annual concert, dubbed ‘Praise and worship explosion’ at Bethesda Holy Church in Gisozi, on October 7. The concert, scheduled to start at 3p.m, will also feature performances from Alarm Ministries, Healing worship Team and Sauti Hewani choir,...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 8:17 PM

Rwanda eyes tourists, investors from Germany’s Rhineland-Palatinate

The Government of Rwanda and the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate have pledged to maintain their partnership in the interest of their people. The decision was reached Monday in Kigali during a meeting between the Minister for Local Government, Francis Kaboneka, and the visiting Rhineland-...

Monday, October 1, 2018, 11:48 PM

New irrigation scheme a boon to Ngoma, Rwamagana farmers

Farmers in Ngoma and Rwamagana districts will benefit from a five- year project that aims at enhancing the resilience and productivity of agriculture. Dubbed “Project for Water Management and Capacity Building of Water Users Organisations in the Republic of Rwanda,” the project targets...

Monday, October 1, 2018, 11:26 PM

African youth urged to actively fight genocide ideology

A group of youths from across the continent, dubbed African Union Youth Volunteers, has been challenged to learn from the bad history of different countries around the world and Africa, in particular, in order to pursue efforts to rebuild their continent.  The call was made Saturday by...

Sunday, September 30, 2018, 11:20 PM

African youth build homes for needy families in Rusororo

African Union Youth Volunteers yesterday participated in activities that benefited eight needy families in Rusororo sector, Gasabo District. They set up kitchen gardens to improve nutrition and dug ditches to control rain water. The activity brought together 100 youth volunteers from 44 African...

Sunday, September 30, 2018, 1:05 AM

Three mass graves of Genocide victims discovered in Rubavu

Three mass graves of victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi were Saturday discovered In Rubavu District, 24 years after the tragedy. One of the graves was accidentally discovered last week in Kanzenze sector in a pit latrine that was being emptied. It contained eight bodies. According to the...

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 12:00 AM

African youth camp opens in Kigali

100 youths from 44 African countries are meeting in Kigali for a two-week exercise ahead of the 9th edition of the African Union Youth Volunteers Corps. The 12-month youth volunteer programme is set to commence in 2019 under which the trainees will be deployed to different countries across the...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:50 AM

[FEATURED] How electricity has improved lives of Nyamasheke residents

Residents of Karengera and Ruharambuga sectors in Nyamasheke District have witnessed improved living conditions as a result of electricity connection made in both sectors a few months ago. Several off-farm activities have been created in the areas among other entrepreneurial projects such as...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:06 PM

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

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