Festive season

Former street vendors reap big from festive season

On December 31, the day before entering the New Year was already a festive day for women who are former street vendors grouped in mini-markets across the city, as they took advantage of clients buying food items for the big day. The New Times visited two mini-markets in Nyarugenge District...

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 1:14am

Festive season rush overwhelm transport companies

It is a custom for people to join their families upcountry to celebrate Christmas and the New Year. This is evident by how Nyabugogo Bus Terminal is overcrowded two to three days before December 25. Entering the bus terminal, long queues are at every booking office, and although security...

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - 10:35am

All set for the Bus Party experience with Kigali City Tour

It’s time to party and people across Kigali could, for the first time, celebrate the festive season experiencing Kigali’s nightlife in the Kigali City Tour bus during the forthcoming entertainment event slated for Friday, December 27. Dubbed ‘Party on the Move’, the event...

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - 12:10am

Police urge vigilance during festive season

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has reassured continued security, but urged the public to remain vigilant during the festive season. Speaking to The New Times, Commissioner of Police John Bosco Kabera, the Police Spokesperson, said: “Security organs are ready to ensure the security and safety...

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 1:34am

It’s Christmas in Kigali

Every Christmas Eve, my family has a tradition of piling in the car with hot chocolate and mulled wine, and driving through our town to admire all the wonderful Christmas displays. It’s one of my favourite Christmas traditions. And even as a little girl, I remember my father saying that...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 12:25am

Fashion show to help promote disability awareness this weekend

A different kind of fashion show featuring adaptive clothing and models with varying abilities designed to raise awareness of disability is set for this weekend.  The event, running under the theme: “Scars to beauty marks and perception to perfection”, will be held on Sunday,...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:21am

Police in new drive to curb road accidents ahead of festive season

Rwanda National Police (RNP) and Airtel Rwanda have rolled out a joint countrywide awareness on safer road usage to prevent accidents in this festive month. The launch was held simultaneously, on Wednesday, in all bus stations across the country. It comes in the 30th week of the year-long...

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 12:11am

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