Susan Babijja

UOB earmarks Rwf2.5b for small businesses

Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) has unveiled a loan financing package worth Rwf 2.5 billion that will be channeled to Small and Medium Enterprises next year to support growth of small businesses. The bank’s Chief Finance Officer, Emmanuel Mugandura, said the funds will be given out to its...

Sunday, December 15, 2013, 12:00 AM

Amag the Black takes album launch to Musanze

This year has definitely been rewarding for upcoming rapper, Amag the Black. His music career has heightened and the Turi ku ishuri singer is set to launch his second studio album titled, Tulikwisuli. The concert is scheduled for December 28 at Musanze stadium, in the Northern Province. ...

Thursday, December 12, 2013, 12:00 AM

Amag the Black takes album launch to Musanze

This year has definitely been rewarding for upcoming rapper, Amag the Black. His music career has heightened and the Turi ku ishuri singer is set to launch his second studio album titled, Tulikwisuli. The concert is scheduled for December 28 at Musanze stadium, in the Northern Province. ...

Thursday, December 12, 2013, 12:00 AM

Plan International Rwanda launches campaign to enrol school dropouts

Parents have been urged to give their children (drop outs) a second chance to have an education for them to have a better future. The call was made by Grace Kobuhoro, the officer in charge of promoting  girls’ education in Plan international- Rwanda last Friday.She was addressing...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 12:00 AM

TTCs get a boost of 100,000 books

Over 100,000 books were last Friday given out to Teacher Training Colleagues (TTC`s) at an event that took place at Rwanda’s College of Education. The books were handed to over to thirteen principals by officials of the USAID-funded Literacy, Language, and Learning (L3) Initiative....

Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 12:00 AM

100 cases to be tried during free legal aid week

A week dedicated to free legal aid services to minors kicked off in Murambe Sector Rulindo District, on Tuesday, with expectation of solving over 100 cases.It is a campaign by the Ministry of Justice, Supreme Court, National Public Prosecution Authority, Bar Association, Legal Aid Forum, National...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 12:00 AM

Youth entrepreneurs win cash prizes

Thirty young people have been rewarded by the Ministry of Youth and ICT for their innovations during the National Youth Connect Convention that ended at Petit Stade in Remera on Thursday. The convention was also supported by One UN, Imbuto Foundation and DOT Rwanda. Cephas Nshimyumuremyi,a...

Sunday, December 8, 2013, 12:00 AM

90 youth entrepreneurs undergo business skills training

ATLEAST 90 youth entrepreneurs yesterday completed a two-day intensive business skills training to empower them with basic skills to understand and market their respective business models. The training was part of a competition to award the most innovative youth from the group. The training at...

Friday, December 6, 2013, 12:00 AM

Jay Polly promises fireworks on his album launch

Rapper Jay Polly has promised Hip-hop fans a sizzling concert on December 21 as he launches a new album.“I love my fans and I can only express my love on stage. So get ready to rock and roll with me on December 21,” Jay Polly revealed ahead of his fourth album launch, Ikosora. Several...

Friday, December 6, 2013, 12:00 AM

Kamichi launches new album today

Afrobeat singer Adolphe Bagabo aka Kamichi will launch his new Mudakumirwa album today at Kigali Serena hotel.Kamichi will be joined on stage by Maria Yohana Mukankuranga, Riderman, Ellion Victory, Amag The Black, Jules Sentore, Bruce Melody and Mani Martin among others.The 10-track production...

Friday, December 6, 2013, 12:00 AM

Local firm rolls out search for models

DO you have a passion for modeling? Do you have what it takes to make it in the cat-walk world? If your answer is yes, then you could be the person Premier Model Agency-(PMA), a local modeling company is looking for. The company is searching for 50 talented models to train and work with.Jean Claude...

Friday, November 22, 2013, 12:00 AM

Get charmed by oriental German-Rwandan melodies tonight

For the first time they are coming to East Africa in a tour sponsored by Goethe-Institut/German Cultural Center. The German-Lebanese jazz group, MASAA, will perform at Kigali Serena Hotel today alongside Inshongore, one of the most powerful representatives of Rwanda’s polyphonic chanting.The...

Thursday, November 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Over 900 nurses trained in eye-care

A total of 986 health workers from various health centres across the country have received basic training in eye care treatment courtesy of a local NGO, Vision for a Nation. Rose Gahire, the NGO’s country director, announced this at a function to launch the next phase of the training aimed...

Thursday, November 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Get charmed by oriental German-Rwandan melodies tonight

For the first time they are coming to East Africa in a tour sponsored by Goethe-Institut/German Cultural Center. The German-Lebanese jazz group, MASAA, will perform at Kigali Serena Hotel today alongside Inshongore, one of the most powerful representatives of Rwanda’s polyphonic chanting.The...

Thursday, November 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Kwizera to perform in a live concert

Victory Church, located in Kanombe, will host Alfred Kwizera’s pre-launch album concert dubbed, Ntihagire Uhinyura Ubusore Bwawe. The free concert will take place on Saturday at 2p.m. Local gospel artistes who confirmed to perform at the show include Blessed Sisters, Emily Nzeyimana, Babu,...

Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 12:00 AM

Senior mentors undergo training on instructional materials

There is a countrywide training for senior mentors on how to use new world class print and audio instructional materials in primary schools.The training is part of the Rwanda Education Board (REB)’s School-based Mentoring Program where the senior mentors will train mentors at the school level...

Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 12:00 AM

Urban Boys storm Kampala for Rwanda Night

Salax Award-winning music group Urban Boys will be the headline cast at Club Rouge in Kampala tonight as Rwanda Night brings the house down.Rwanda Night is a monthly gig organised by the Rwandan community in Uganda to promote Rwandan music as well as the culture in Uganda.The gig starts at 7pm (...

Friday, November 15, 2013, 12:00 AM

Varsity, USAID in joint pro-women drive

A new partnership meant to empower women through education leadership programme has been formed in Kigali. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the $1 million (about Rwf670 million) partnership between Rwanda’s College of Education (former Kigali Institute...

Friday, November 15, 2013, 12:00 AM

Civil society, govt discuss access to EU markets

Representatives of governments in the East African Community (EAC) and Civil Society are meeting in Kigali to discuss regional development. Organised by Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, a German political foundation, the meeting is expected to act as a platform through which participants will discuss...

Friday, November 15, 2013, 12:00 AM

Seven things you didn’t know about Mani Martin

Mani Martin is currently emerging as one of Rwanda’s strongest live performing acts identified with Afro Soul mixed with traditional music. The singer rose to fame with the release of his debut single, Urukumbuzi in 2005. He has written and recorded over 100 songs including Destiny, Icyo...

Thursday, November 14, 2013, 12:00 AM

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