Richard Mugarura

editorial@newtimes.co.rw

Airtel, King Faisal Hospital root for survivors

Airtel Rwanda and King Faisal Hospital have launched a fundraising drive to raise money to help Genocide survivors in Huye District. Donors are advised to drop their donations in boxes placed at Airtel outlets around Kigali and at King Faisal Hospital over the next three weeks. Over 100 genocide...

Saturday, April 5, 2014, 12:00 AM

Green Hills holds science fair

Full of passion, students struggled to assemble materials together. Confidently, they took their parents and fellow students through various science concepts and projects. Such was the bee hive of activity in the recently concluded science fair organised by Green Hills Secondary School. The...

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 12:00 AM

City of Kigali rallies for small businesses

The City of Kigali is urging banks to ease procedures for small and medium businesses to acquire loans so as to help create jobs for city dwellers. Speaking at an investors’ forum attended by government officials, investors and bakers on Monday, Mayor Fidel Ndayisaba stressed the need to...

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 12:00 AM

I am not interested in Amavubi coaching job – Amrouche

THE Kenyan national football team coach Adel Amrouche has denied reports linking him to the Amavubi Stars coaching job. According to unconfirmed reports, five people, among them Amrouche and the incumbent Amavubi coach Eric Nshimiyimana, have expressed interest in the job. Amrouche, an Algerian...

Sunday, March 30, 2014, 12:00 AM

Jay Polly urges Rwandans to embrace ‘Andika Rwanda initiative’

A popular Rwandan artiste, Joshua Tuyishime Polly, aka Jay Polly, has joined the campaign to advocate for Andika Rwanda initiative. The rapper, who has a large following among the youths, is using his fame to encourage Rwandans to embrace the culture of reading and writing to fight illiteracy in...

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 12:00 AM

Khizz to perform at Salax Awards

The countdown to the 2014 Salax Awards is on. The annual music Awards gala will be held on March 28 at the Gikondo Expo Grounds. According to the organisers of the annual music awards, the evening will feature exceptional talent including the 2011 Salax Awards Best New Artiste Kizito Hategekimana...

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Twenty-five Karate coaches in refresher training

TWENTY FIVE local coaches have completed a refreshers’ course aimed at equipping them with new training skills and rules that govern the sport. The two-day training organized by   Rwanda Karate Federation (Ferwaka) was held at Amahoro Stadium over the weekend under the tutorship of local...

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Espoir hoops coach defies odds to reach the top

Espoir Basketball Club have dominated the local scene for the past two seasons having lost only one game in that period and remain unbeaten after four games into the 2014 season. Under the guidance of ex-star and former national team player Jean Bahufite, the Nyamirambo-based side has won both...

Friday, March 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwanda athletes face tough challenge in Cross Country meet

THE Rwanda national men and women’s teams will face stiff challenge from favourites Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda at the Africa Cross Country Championships scheduled for tomorrow in Kampala, Uganda. Speaking to journalists, the team’s head coach Emmanuel Murenzi said the Rwandan team will...

Friday, March 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Meet Tom Close, the musician, doctor and family man

He has been around and has seen the music industry undergo different phases over time. Since hitting the limelight with his debut album Kuki in May 2008, Tom Close aka Thomas Buyombo has become a household name. Close is not only a talented musician but also a professional doctor. ...

Friday, March 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Preps for Rwanda film festival in high gear

What began as an idea in 2005, has today transformed into a Rwandan tradition. The Rwanda Film Festival, code-named “Hillywood” from the country’s “land of a thousand hills” brand, is a roaming festival.  This festival is the brainchild of a well known Rwanda...

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Farmers output increases after training

Farmers grouped under cooperative Tuzamurane in Muhanga District have seen their crop yields increase due to modern farming training they underwent.  The cooperative, operating in Cyeza Sector comprises 899 members, 504 of whom are women.   Unlike before when they grew crops for...

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Catchy tech projects that stole the show at Miss Geek contest

On Saturday, Nancy Sibo was  announced the winner of Miss Geek 2014 for her mobile cow application project. Miss Geek, a technology award that recognises ICT projects by women, was organised for the first time in Rwanda. Sibo, a student in the Faculty of Agriculture Engineering, University...

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 12:00 AM

The rise of APR coach Mashami

APR Football Club interim coach Vincent Mashami entered the record books of Rwandan football as the youngest coach in the top flight division league following the resignation of head coach Andreas Spier early last month. From a disciplined footballer Mashami has gone on to become one of the most...

Saturday, March 8, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ruhezamihigo appointed U-18 Basketball team coach

Rwandan national basketball team captain Hamza Ruhezamihigo has been appointed on the coaching staff for the under-18 national basketball team. The development was revealed on Wednesday by the Rwanda Basketball Federation secretary general Richard Mutabazi.   He also confirmed that...

Friday, March 7, 2014, 12:00 AM

Gatera is new assistant coach for Mukura

Former Rayon Sports defender Alphonse Gatera has been appointed the new assistant coach for Mukura Victory Sports on a one-year contract. According to the club’s secretary general Olivier Mulindahabi, Gatera, a former Police FC assistant coach under former coach Goran Kopunovic, will work...

Friday, March 7, 2014, 12:00 AM

Knowless out of Guma Guma

Folks itching to see Knowless in Primus Guma Guma Superstar 2014, get ready to be disappointed. Knowless was among the 15 artistes nominated to compete in this year’s PGGSS competition. But the I’ll Follow You star is the first contestant to pull out from this year’s competition...

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 12:00 AM

Family Squad is finally making a comeback

Fans were over the moon early this week to learn that struggling boy group, Family Squad, will be making a comeback this month.  News of Family Squad’s return is definitely exciting, but it’s also bittersweet. The group has been quiet for almost four years, and since then, groups...

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 12:00 AM

Genocide orphans finally get One Dollar Complex

The One Dollar Complex has at long last been handed over to its beneficiaries, Association of Student Survivors of the  Genocide commonly known by its French acronym AERG. The handover of the Rwf1.3 billion complex, constructed by Murenzi Supply Company, is supposed to accommodate Genocide...

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 12:00 AM

Bruce Melodie to unveil special gift on Women’s Day

WHAT better way for Rwandan women to celebrate international Women’s Day, than an evening of beautiful melodies by great musicians. Get ready for the soothing, relaxing and romantic sounds of music on March 8, as one of the country’s talented musicians launches his debut album- Ndumiwe...

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 12:00 AM

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