Paul Ntambara

University students expelled for cheating

HUYE - The National University of Rwanda has dismissed and revoked academic transcripts of two third-year students for allegedly involving in examination malpractices for the last three years. Dr Bon Fils Safari, the University Director of Quality, said that the duo; Fred Mugabe and Augustin...

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 12:00 AM

RECO-RWASCO makes profit after restructuring

HUYE - The Rwanda Electricity Corporation & Rwanda Water and Sanitation Corporation (RECO & RWASCO) is now making profits after undergoing massive restructuring, the Managing Director has said. Talking to The New Times on the sidelines of accountability day for the RECO & RWASCO Huye...

Monday, October 25, 2010, 12:00 AM

Rwandan, Belgian museums restore ties

HUYE – The visiting Director General of the Royal Museum of Central Africa-Tervuren, in Belgium, Guido Gryseels, has revealed that the museum is keen on rekindling the 20-year relationship with the Institute of National Museums of Rwanda (INMR), which had ceased after the 1994 Genocide. During a...

Saturday, October 23, 2010, 12:00 AM

Forging of UNR degree certificate impossible-official

HUYE - The degree certificate issued by the National University of Rwanda (UNR) has sophisticated security features making it impossible to be reproduced, a university official has said. Jawahar Manickam, the director of ICT at the University, was reacting to a story of a Police arrest on Monday of...

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 12:00 AM

Assault, defilement top Huye crime list

Defilement and assault were some of the top crimes committed in various sectors of Huye District in the last three months, latest reports from Police in the district indicate. The figures released on Monday, during a district security meeting, show that a total of 22 defilement and seven rape cases...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 12:00 AM

Masamba to perform at gala night

Intore Masamba is one of the high profile local artists expected to grace a special gala evening to be held at the Women Foundation Ministries in Kimihurura this Saturday. Carine Utamuliza, the Miss Rwanda 1st runner up and one of the organisers of the event in an interview with The New Times...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 12:00 AM

Ex-combatants to receive vocational training

HUYE - Over 2000 ex-combatants are set to enrol for vocational training, an official from the Rwanda Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (RDRC) has said. Major General Paul Rwarakabije, an RDRC Commissioner, made the announcement during an exercise to select beneficiaries in Huye District....

Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 12:00 AM

Over 200 graduate at NUR

HUYE - 238 students from the National University of Rwanda (NUR) were yesterday awarded Diplomas, Bachelors and Masters Degrees at a mini-graduation ceremony presided over by the University’s board chairman, Dr Theogene Rutagwenda. The graduation ceremony that was partly sponsored by US based...

Saturday, October 16, 2010, 12:00 AM

GLMC inaugural group graduate Friday

HUYE - Ten practicing journalists who enrolled for journalism training at the National University of Rwanda-affiliated Great Lakes Media Centre (GLMC), are set to graduate this Friday, an official from the university has confirmed. Dr Bon Fils Safari the Varsity’s Director of Academic Quality,...

Thursday, October 14, 2010, 12:00 AM

Council upholds the sacking of district official

NYANZA - The District Advisory Council (DAC) during its extraordinary sitting on Tuesday upheld the decision taken by the Executive Committee to sack the district Executive Secretary over allegations of incompetence. Hormisdas Kambanda, the DAC president in an interview with The New Times confirmed...

Thursday, October 14, 2010, 12:00 AM

Street children still a challenge -official

HUYE - Some of the street children who had completed reintegration  into society are now finding their way  back to the streets, a top district official has said.“We have tried out different approaches in trying to find a lasting solution to the street children problem but so far the challenge...

Friday, October 8, 2010, 12:00 AM

Huye teachers advised to lead by example

HUYE - Teachers in Huye District have been called upon to be role models to students and to be agents of positive change within their communities. Ngoma Sector Executive Secretary, Pascal Sahundwa, made the call Tuesday during celebrations to mark Teachers’ Day in the Sector. The day was...

Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 12:00 AM

Council orders probe over sacked official

NYANZA - An ordinary session of the Nyanza District Advisory Council (DAC), last week ordered for an audit of the activities of an interdicted district Executive Secretary, Philbert Murenzi. Murenzi was relieved of his duties last week over alleged incompetence. He was accused of failing in...

Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 12:00 AM

Nyanza Executive Secretary sacked

NYANZA - Philbert Murenzi, the Nyanza district Executive Secretary has been sacked over alleged failure to execute his duties; a senior district official told The New Times. Abdallah Murenzi, the district Mayor, in an interview with this reporter said that the decision to sack Murenzi was...

Friday, October 1, 2010, 12:00 AM

Woman arrested over son’s death

HUYE - Police in Rusatira Sector, Huye District are holding a 25-year old woman for allegedly killing her three-year old son in a suspected case of involuntary homicide. Solange Nyirahabimana, a resident of Byinza Cell in Kinazi Sector, is said to have hit her son; Israel Ntazimana with a stick as...

Thursday, September 30, 2010, 12:00 AM

Wheat farmers seek alternative markets

NYAMAGABE - Wheat farmers in Nyamagabe District are stuck with tonnes of wheat after their sole buyer; Minoterie de Nyungwe, a wheat processing factory, failed to buy their produce due to financial constraints. In an interview with The New Times, Emmanuel Murangwa, the Vice Mayor in charge of...

Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 12:00 AM

Behind the scenes of Miss NUR 2010 contest

Dorothy Mutesi was crowned Miss National University of Rwanda (NUR) 2010 on Friday in a contest marked by a spectacle of dramatic scenes that left many bemused. An elated Mutesi received the crown from her predecessor, Viviane Umulisa, and then prepared to meet the throng of journalists. Michèle...

Monday, September 27, 2010, 12:00 AM

Behind the scenes of Miss NUR 2010 contest

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Monday, September 27, 2010, 12:00 AM

Behind the scenes of Miss NUR 2010 contest

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Monday, September 27, 2010, 12:00 AM

Miss NUR 2010 crowned

HUYE - Dorothy Mutesi, 19, a first year Economics and Management student was on Friday night crowned Miss National University of Rwanda during this year’s Rector Excellence Awards presided over by Sports and Culture Minister, Joseph Habineza. Mutesi, who takes over from her predecessor, Viviane...

Sunday, September 26, 2010, 12:00 AM

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