Richard Mugarura

editorial@newtimes.co.rw

Tom Close speaks out on divorce rumours

Rwandan RnB singer Dr. Thomas Muyombo aka Tom Close has refuted reports that his marriage to Ange Tricia Niyonshuti could be over. Rumors have been circulating since late last week claiming that Tricia was pregnant with another man’s child when she got married to Tom Close in November last...

Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 12:00 AM

Bugesera gets solar energy

Mobisol, a Germany-based solar power provider launched a campaign aimed at connecting households in Bugesera with solar energy. During the launch, the Minister for Infrastructure, Prof. Silas Lwakabamba said given the current settlement patterns in the country, funding challenges and generation...

Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 12:00 AM

Inganzo Ngari perform at African Day in Turkey

RWANDA’S MOST acclaimed traditional dance troupe, Inganzo Ngari, staged a breath taking performance during the African Day gala at Gazi University Ankara, Turkey. Ingazo Ngari is a group of young Rwandans who use traditional dance to promote the country’s culture. The Embassy of the...

Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 12:00 AM

Gaju releases new video

Rwandan Afro beat artiste, Justin Gaju aka Kid Gaju has released a new video for his latest love song, Amata, recorded and produced in Uganda. Gaju has been in Uganda for two weeks working on the video and audio together with his new manager, Alex Muyoboke. “Amata is a love song that...

Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 12:00 AM

Commemoration sports events to be held in June

RWANDA Governance Board (RGB) in partnership with the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) has set June 1 to 15 for commemoration sports events to remember the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The event is mainly held to pay tribute to the athletes who were killed during the...

Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:00 AM

Jody gets new manager

Rn’B singer Jody has taken on her young sister Stessie Wright as her new manager. According to Jody, she made the decision based on the fact that her sister has all the qualities of a good manager and being a female is an added advantage because she can easily relate with her. Currently,...

Thursday, May 22, 2014, 12:00 AM

Police move to protect ‘urban green space’

The Rwanda National Police has cautioned the general public against trespassing in areas gazetted as ‘special green spaces’ especially in Kigali which is against the country’s greening and beautification drive. Police spokesperson ACP Damas Gatare, said on Monday that some people...

Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

Airtel, King Faisal Hospital donate to Huye survivors

Airtel Rwanda and King Faisal Hospital, Kigali donated groceries worth Rwf6 million to 200 families in Rusatira Sector, Huye District, as support to survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Among the items donated included 80 mattresses, clothes and an assortment of foodstuff and...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Clerics urged to support land dispute mediation

A report by Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD) has urged clerics to leverage the respect they command in society by mediating land-related disputes. This follows a survey conducted in Musanze and Kamonyi districts that found minimal participation of religious leaders in settling...

Friday, May 16, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kamichi to shoot new video in the US

Local Afro beat singer Adolph Bagabo aka Kamichi is set to shoot a new video in the US where he is currently working on a music project with Rwandan US based producer, Lick Lick. According to his blog, Kamichi decided to shoot his video in the US to in order to utilise highly qualified producers...

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Gasabo, Nyarugenge clash in Umurenge Kagame Cup

Fixtures TodayGasabo vs. Nyarugenge May 19Kicukiro vs. Nyarugenge May 21Kicukiro vs. Gasabo GASABO DISTRICT take on their counterparts Nyarugenge in the hunt for honours in the on-going 2014 Umurenge Kagame Cup which has reached the district level. The match will be played this afternoon at...

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Mulisa joins Malaysia’s Kuala Terengganu

FORMER Amavubi midfielder Jimmy Mulisa has joined Malaysian Premier League club Kuala Terengganu on a two-year contract.  Mulisa, who has been playing for Belgian second division outfit AFC Tubize, was promised an extra year should he impress at the club which last won the Malaysian Premier...

Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Access Bank donates to Kigali memorial centre

Access Bank International Rwanda has donated $10,000 (about Rwf6m) to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Gisozi. The donation was announced last week as Access Bank staff visited the centre to pay respects to Genocide victims. The fund will facilitate expansion activities of the centre that...

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 12:00 AM

Eight in line for Amavubi coaching job

THE FEDERATION of Rwanda Football Association (Ferwafa) has released eight names of coaches interested in the job of Amavubi Stars head coach. The post will be vacant when the current coach, Eric Nshimiyimana’s contract runs out on July 31. The former Rwandan international skipper took over...

Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

RBS introduces new import quality control measures

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has launched a campaign that aims at ensuring safety and quality of imported goods as well as protecting of local manufacturers from unfair competition.  The Import Products Conformity Assessment (IPCA) programme will be implemented by Société...

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kalisa demands unpaid arrears from Gasabo United

FORMER Police assistant coach Jean-Paul Kalisa has threatened to quit and also drag second division outfit Gasabo United to court if his salary arrears worth Rwf 1.5 m are not cleared. Kalisa who earns Rwf 250,000 per month has spent the last six months without getting any penny for his services...

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:00 AM

Youth promote peace through art

As Rwandans commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, hundreds of young people met in Kigali to learn about peace building and how art can be used to express peace, conflict, the Genocide and the future Rwanda they want. Youth aged between 13 and 27 participated in...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:00 AM

Patients get free treatment at CHUK

A total of 35 teenagers and young adults facing urinary incontinence on Saturday received free surgery, courtesy of a group of five doctors from Saudi Arabia working under a team known as Physicians Across Continents (PAC), in partnership with Good Windows (NGO). About $13m was set aside for the...

Monday, April 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Meet Butera, the inspirational APR midfielder

Andrew Buteera is one of the most famous products of the Rwanda U-17 national team that participated in the 2011 U-17 Fifa World Championships in Mexico. Before he was summoned along with his former Proline FC team mate Charles Tibingana Mwesigye to beef up the junior team in 2010, not very many...

Friday, April 11, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kizito Mihigo urges artistes to promote peace through music

Kizito Mihigo has urged Rwandan musicians to instigate hope for a better future among Genocide survivors through their songs. The Inuma star has released several tunes about the commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, that include Umujinya Mwiza, Twanze Gutoberwa...

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 12:00 AM

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