Joseph Mudingu

FEATURED: Residents upbeat about satellite equipment from Star Times

Residents in Bugesera are excited about the recent satellite and television equipment that was given to them by Star Times and thank the Government of Rwanda for the partnership with China. The residents say they now have access to news and can easily follow development programmes on various...

Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: Gorilla Star Company: we do not compromise on quality

Gorilla Star Limited has introduced new generation of water tanks that have a 35 year life span designed for residential and commercial use. The New Times Joseph Mudingu had an interview one on one with the Director of the company Rakesh Vikram Singh about the new innovations that...

Thursday, July 25, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: Rwanda is committed to addressing challenges of climate change and to become a climate resilient economy by 2050

Recognizing that the country’s future development faces uncertainties as the population grows and climate change impacts result in increased demand on land for urbanization and pressure on resources (water, energy, food); the Government of Rwanda has started to implement the National Strategy...

Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: MKU Rwanda medical students to benefit from new multi-million lab

Students at Mount Kenya University Rwanda in the health department have received new lab equipment that will help them during their learning, research and collaborative practices. The equipment that was unveiled on July 11 at the Mount Kenya University Rwanda campus in Kagarama Sector in...

Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: Rwandans celebrate the 2019 International Cooperatives Day in Gatsibo District

Rwanda last week on the 6th July 2019 joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International Day of Cooperatives. The theme of the Cooperative’s day was “Cooperatives for Decent Work” that shouted out the message that cooperatives are people-centred enterprises...

Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: Tap&Go and the myth that surrounds it

AC Group Ltd is a Rwandan tech firm providing smart transport solutions that help ease commuter payment  in cities . Last May, the firm unveiled new innovations in the “Tap&Go” system that are expected to ease transport for passengers traveling to remotest parts of Rwanda. The...

Thursday, July 4, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: Kayonza buoyed by new state of the art coffee cupping lab

Women coffee farmers grouped under Twogere Umusaruro Cooperative can now test the quality of their coffee even before it is sent to Kigali thanks to the new state of the art coffee cupping lab that has been built at their coffee washing station. The infrastructure will enable coffee growers and...

Monday, July 1, 2019, 12:50 AM

[FEATURED] Report: Gender based violence against people with disabilities unreported

Seventy-nine per cent of the gender based violence cases that are committed against persons living with disabilities in Rwanda go unreported, according to the Community Scorecard on Sexual reproductive Health and Rights and Gender Based Violence. The report was released on Friday by Faith Victory...

Sunday, June 30, 2019, 7:21 PM

FEATURED: With new skills, women coffee farmers are keen on doubling output

After the Lets Talk Coffee 2019 Conference that ended in Kigali on June 19, delegates, farmers, coffee processors as well as coffee lovers visited a farm in Nyaruguru District. The trip was an opportunity for 40 delegates with different nationalities Canada, USA, Colombia, Mexico,...

Saturday, June 29, 2019, 12:06 AM

FEATURED: Park Inn by Radisson introduces the first ever EDM in Kigali

For music lovers and partygoers, the scene for music is changing and for the first time ever, Park Inn by Radisson, Kigali’s a top Hotel Brand has introduced Kigali’s first ever EDM night scheduled for Saturday the 29th of June 2019 at their JJ Club from 7pm till late. Electronic dance...

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 10:31 AM

FEATURED: Call for local consumption of coffee in producing countries

There is need for more consumption of coffee in countries where the product is predominantly grown as a way to contain the nose-diving coffee prices on the global market. This observation was made during a three-day conference dubbed Let’s Talk Coffee Rwanda 2019, which was held in Kigali...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 9:13 AM

Call for local consumption of coffee in producing countries

There is need for more consumption of coffee in countries where the product is predominantly grown as a way to contain the nose-diving coffee prices on the global market. This observation was made during a three-day conference dubbed Let’s Talk Coffee Rwanda 2019, which was held in Kigali...

Monday, June 24, 2019, 3:16 PM

FEATURED: MKU Rwanda honours Genocide victims

Students and staff members of Mount Kenya University (Rwanda) on Friday paid tribute to victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi laid to rest at Ntarama Genocide Memorial in Bugesera District. Here, they paid tribute to the thousands of victims of the Genocide who were killed from and are...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:27 AM

FEATURED: AC Group to expand services beyond Kigali

AC Group Ltd, a Rwandan tech firm providing smart transport solutions, last week unveiled new innovations that are expected to ease transport for passengers traveling to remotest parts of Rwanda. The new innovations were among the advancements and solutions that AC group showcased at their booth...

Sunday, May 26, 2019, 9:33 AM

FEATURED: Kaspersky Lab addresses today’s cybersecurity concerns at the close of the Transform Africa Summit in Rwanda.

The 5th Transform Africa Summit, whose overarching theme this year was ‘Boosting Africa’s Digital Economy’, came to a close on Friday after running for four days at the Kigali Convention Centre. The last day of the summit featured an array of top brains from across the...

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 12:50 AM

Kaspersky Lab opens new office in Kigali to boost presence in East Africa

In order to support the expansion of its business in East Africa, Kaspersky Lab announces the opening of a newly relocated office in Kigali, Rwanda. The Kigali office will provide more office space for the growing global cybersecurity company as well as closer proximity to new partners for better...

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 1:27 AM

Kaspersky founder pays tribute to victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi

Eugene Kaspersky, the founder of the global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, on Sunday visited Kigali Genocide Memorial, where he paid tribute to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. During the visit at the memorial where over 250,000 victims are laid to rest, Kaspersky said that...

Monday, May 13, 2019, 1:28 AM

FEATURED: UTB graduates over 1200 students

Over 1200 students from the University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies (UTB) on Tuesday the 7th /05/2018 graduated in a colourful ceremony, hosted at the magnificent Kigali Convention Center The UTB 7th graduation ceremony was presided over by chancellors, professors from various...

Friday, May 10, 2019, 10:17 AM

FEATURED: PwC pays tribute to Genocide survivors

The staff members of PricewaterhouseCoopers Rwanda Limited (PwC Rwanda) visited Kamonyi Memorial Center and paid tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. PwC is a network of firms in 158 countries with over 250,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance,...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 9:10 AM

FEATURED: ILO marks its centenary as Rwanda celebrate Labour Day

Rwanda last week joined the world in celebrating International Labour Day, which was globally celebrated under the theme: Sustainable Pension for All: the Role of Social Partners. During the national celebrations that took place in Nyagatare District in the Eastern province, the International...

Monday, May 6, 2019, 11:07 PM