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Corruption on the rise in Rwanda

Corruption on the rise in Rwanda

  Rwanda has a track record not tolerating corruption but in recent years corruption has been on the rise in the country especially around government circles. Local experts say that although corruption is not, at Uganda, Kenya or Nigeria levels, there’s still corruption in Rwanda. And in Rwanda, corruption manifests itself in a range of […]

Rwanda purchases equipment to tame fires

Rwanda purchases equipment to tame fires

  The problem of fire outbreaks may soon be under control as the Rwandan government acquired firefighting trucks worth about Rwf1.9 billion. The Ministry of Local Government handed over four new fire trucks to the National Police adding to the eight existing trucks, including a Bronto sky-lift vehicle with capacity to extinguish fires at the […]

Rwanda detains 40 for Genocide denial

Rwanda detains 40 for Genocide denial

KIGALI- Authorities in Rwanda are investigating at least 36 cases related to Genocide denial; the 40 suspects in these cases are in police custody pending investigations. The incidents are said to have happened during the just concluded 21st commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Police say, local leaders are among the suspects; one […]

France given ultimatum by Genocide survivors

France given ultimatum by Genocide survivors

  Survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi have dared the French government to produce all documents relating to the massacres between 1990 and 1995, in one week. Recently the French government announced the de-classification of the classified files from diplomatic and military advisors and minutes from ministerial and defense meetings between 1990 and […]

Rwanda seeks to punish those involved in genocide denial

Rwanda seeks to punish those involved in genocide denial

KIGALI-Those involved in the denial of the 1994 Genocide could face punitive action as the country prepares for the 21st Genocide Commemoration Week on April 7, 2015. On April 1 the National Commission for the Fight Against Genocide held a workshop on Genocide Prevention in the Northern Corridor member countries, with the view of enhancing […]

Kidum,Frankie Joe friendship on the ropes over $2000

Kidum,Frankie Joe friendship on the ropes over $2000

There’s a growing feud between Burundi’s guitarist Jean Pierre Nimbona aka Kidum and Rwandan singer and ex-Big Brother Africa (BBA) contestant Frankie Joe after the latter reneged on contractual terms to pay the Nairobi-based star $2000 for performing at a BBA Reunion Concert in Kigali.The concert was organised by Frank Joe. The war of words […]

Urban Boyz pens ‘juicy’ deal with Kigali night club

Urban Boyz pens ‘juicy’ deal with Kigali night club

  The Super Level Records stars Urban Boyz (Safi, Humble and Nizzo) have sealed a deal with Kigali’s popular night club Keizen to perform every Thursday. According to Super Level records spokesperson and member of Urban Boyz, Manzi James aka Humble Gizzo, the contract is really huge but he couldn’t reveal the exact amount. “We […]

Experts and leaders agree to expedite ICT-based governance in Africa

Experts and leaders agree to expedite ICT-based governance in Africa

The Commonwealth e-Governance Forum Africa 2015 kicked off today in Kigali with experts calling for governments to put emphasis in bridging the ICT gaps between poor and rich countries. Professor Tim Unwin, the Secretary – General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation highlighted how “Governments globally have adopted e-enabling governance in order to improve services, efficiency […]

Let’s team up-Close to Rwandan artistes

Let’s team up-Close to Rwandan artistes

RnB star Dr. Tom Close real name Thomas Muyobo says fellow musicians ought to work together as a team if they are to catch up with their East African counterparts who are actually reaping big in Rwanda. The Primus Guma Guma first winner made the call while he spoke to the media in Kigali on […]

Model for exposure, not money-Ex BBA star tells young talent

Model for exposure, not money-Ex BBA star tells young talent

-Kayirebwa to perform in Rwanda Rwanda’s ex-Big Brother Africa contestant Frank Rukundo aka Frankie Joe thinks aspiring models ought to be more driven by exposure than money if they really want to make it in the industry. The model, actor and singer who recently appeared on Kigali’s KT Radio bemoans the fact that in Rwanda […]

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