Rubavu

Three mass graves of Genocide victims discovered in Rubavu

Three mass graves of victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi were Saturday discovered In Rubavu District, 24 years after the tragedy. One of the graves was accidentally discovered last week in Kanzenze sector in a pit latrine that was being emptied. It contained eight bodies. According to the...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 12:00am

Zen Karate-Do: Rubavu-based club’s intention to rule the national team

As the nation hosts the Continental Karate Championships this week it seems a club from Rubavu District will be on a double mission; winning medals as well as making a statement on the national scene. Rwanda is hosting the 17th African Seniors Karate Championships and the 9th African Juniors...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 8:14am

Circuit beach volleyball set for September 8

The local volleyball governing body, FRVB, has confirmed there will be a circuit beach volleyball tournament on the shores of Lake Kivu in Rubavu District from September 8-9. According to Christian Hatumimana, FRVB Executive Secretary, the annual event help players to keep fit and get ready for...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:32am

Businesses in Rubavu wetlands decry ultimatum to relocate

Owners of hotels, bars and other facilities in close proximity of Lake Kivu and protected wetlands in Rubavu District have decried a decision that requires them to vacate the premises ahead of scheduled demolitions. Authorities say several businesses illegally encroached on these protected areas...

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 8:16am

Rubavu: Rwanda’s source of football talent

From youth competitions to the national level, Rubavu has proved to be the source of a good number of fantastic football talents over the years. As a result, the area is now dubbed ‘Brazil’. Brazil is widely known for producing exceptional footballers. And the fact that Rubavu was...

Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 9:21am

Mozambican President tours Petite Barriere border post in Rubavu

Mozambican President Filip Nyusi on Friday evening toured Petite Barriere Border Post, one of the borders linking Rwanda to Democratic Republic of Congo. The Head of State, who is in Rwanda on a three-day state visit, was accompanied to the tour by senior officials including Foreign Affairs...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:32pm

[FEATURED] Cooperatives Day celebrated with call for more productivity

Rwanda Cooperatives Agency (RCA) has urged members of cooperatives to increase their production capacity and savings to be able to widen their investment portfolio. The call was on Saturday during the celebrations to mark the International Cooperative Day in an event held in Mudende Sector in...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 2:08am

Meet Rubavu woman who produces lubricants from indigenous plant

When Asinatha Uwineza, a mother of three from Nyamyumba Sector of Rubavu District dropped out of secondary school in 2012, she did not think she would have a stable career. To make ends meet, she gathered her small savings and contributions from friends to start up a small shop around her...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:43am