Rubengera: Potters claim assistance to improve their living conditions

The Kabuga Village Potters, Bubazi Cell, Rubengera Sector in Karongi District, say they have heard that other potters living in other districts of the country receive government assistance to assist them in economic development. They demand that the District Social Welfare Department have such support to recover them from the poverty.

Rwandan secondary school students compete on Chinese language

Rwanda's secondary school students from different parts of the country participated in the Rwanda final of a Chinese language proficiency competition held in the capital city Kigali on Sunday. The overseas preliminary rounds of the 12th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Secondary School Students for Rwanda were hosted by Chinese Embassy in...

Imfura Arts For Peace in developing Public speaking skills among youth

Public speaking is an important life skill for youth and adults alike. Even though a small fraction of the population actually makes a living Fromm public speaking, such as actors, comedians or inspirational speakers, most everyone can benefit from the ability to say a few public words without passing out. Imfura Arts as an organization based on creating social responsible leaders through...

Kamonyi: NYC urges youth to fighting teenage pregnancies

The National Youth Council has asked youth representatives in Kamonyi district to put much effort in fighting drug abuse and teenage pregnancies which are among obstacles to development. Kamonyi as other districts countrywide has a serious problem of teenage pregnancies whereby at least 334 girls are the victims today. Among the performance contracts...

FH Rwanda working with Kabacuzi Community to end Poverty

TOPAFRICANEWS has learnt that FH Rwanda is supporting thousands of Children and their families through its Kabacuzi Cluster in Muhanga District of the southern province of Rwanda. The Main objective of FH Rwanda is to uplift communities from Extreme Poverty. This was revealed on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the official...

Kigali: Dr. Phil Clark to launch a New Book on Why International Justice must go local

Kigali, 23rd May 2019: Dr. Phil Clark who is attending the AEGIS Trust second Research and Policy Conference in Kigali will launch a book titled “Distant Justice” through which he explains “Why International Justice must go local"Using the case of "the International Criminal Court in Africa.”, TOPAFRICANEWS has learnt In his book, Dr. Clark...

RALSA, Partners call for the Increased Books Readership and Writing

The Rwanda Archives and Library Services Authority (RALSA) in close collaboration with partners holds the 2019 Books Exhibition to raise awareness on Reading Culture while at the same time calling for the increased number in readership and books Writing. The exhibition took place at Petit Stade, REMERA in...

314 tailors want funding from Rwanda’s BDF

314 tailors who have received certificates after the completion of the six months of Level 1 training in tailoring have requested the financing of Business Development Fund (BDF) in order to be able to put into practice the skills they acquired during the period of six months. The request...

Gatsibo, FH Rwanda inaugurate Mayange Primary School

Officials in Gatsibo District, Eastern Province of Rwanda have officially inaugurated Eight Classrooms at Mayange Primary School whose construction was 100% funded by Food for the Hungry (FH) Rwanda. The School which locates in Nyagihanga Sector, Mayange Cell in Gatsibo District is valued at Rwf 70 million donated by FH Rwanda.

VIDEO: Esther’s Aid holds 13th Graduation Ceremony

Last Week-end Esther’s Aid held its 13th Graduation where about 280 students were graduated in Culinary Arts and Hospitality, Fashion Design, and Work Ready Now soft skills. The graduation was graced by various officials among them there are Rwanda’s State Minister for Social Affairs, Dr. Alvera Mukabaramba, and representatives’ Rwandan ministries and departments, development partners, international and local NGOs, and...

Esther’s Aid, USAID honor Huguka Dukore Akazi Kanoze Graduates

Kigali—On March 30, 2019 Esther’s Aid, one of 22 implementing partners supported by the USAID Huguka Dukore Akazi Kanoze (HDAK) project, organized a graduation ceremony honoring 280 youth graduates The graduation was attended by the State Minister of Social Affairs, Dr. Alvera Mukabaramba, and representatives from Government of Rwanda ministries and departments, development...

Women’s Day: RUB calls for Inclusive Employment for Persons with Visual impairment

The Rwanda Union of Blinds is requesting employers in the country to ensure inclusion of visually impaired persons in various programmes such as social activities, public works and other income generating activities, among others. The call was made on Friday, March 8, 2019 in Bugesera District, Eastern Province of Rwanda where thousands of residents...

Meet Mukandandayisenga, An entrepreneur despite being visually impaired

Born in 1994, Mukandandayisenga has completed Senior Six and today she is an entrepreneur despite being visually impaired. Very confident and hope for a better Future, Mukandayisenga does weaving in Rugabano Centre of Karongi District. At her 9 years old, Mukandayisenga became visually impaired. “I had fever and during that time, my nerve cells...

How Is Living with Visual Impairment in Nyamagabe?

Yozefa Mukakalinda is a 53 years old woman living in Ruziba Village, Gatovu Cell, Tare Sector in Nyamagabe District of the Southern Province. She lives with visual impairment that inherited when she was 8 years old. Mukakalinda has never gone to School because of being blind. “It started...

Disability is not inability, Meet Rubavu District Land Administrator

She has a permanent visual impairment since 2011! With a law degree, Mukantabana Epiphanie is working in RubavuDistrict District as Land Administrator at One Stop Center. Born in 1975, Mukantabana lives with her caring husband with three children. He became visually impaired after completing her University Studies in Law and before impairment she was...

Living with Visual Impairment, Mukamwezi narrates her Story

Mukamwezi Joselyne, Byimana, RuhangoThis case study is related to Mukamwezi Joselyne who has visual impairment problem. Mukamwezi, 40, lives in Byimana Sector of Ruhango District in the Southern Province of Rwanda. She says that she lost her sight during her childhood. Mukamwezi who has four years old boy has never gone to school as any other...

Rwanda trained lawyers sue Ghana School of Law

An embattled group of lawyers who had their training at the Institute of Legal Practice and Development (ILPD) in Rwanda has filed a suit against the Ghana Legal Council and Ghana School of Law for preventing them from pursuing the Post Call Law Course in Ghana. According to the group, the Directorate of the Ghana School of...

Josiane Mwiseneza deserves an international scholarship

It is not only her confidence but also her proudness to her level of education. Speaking at the Jury during the final stage of Miss Rwanda 2019 Competition held on Saturday 26th January 2019, Mwiseneza said that one of the things that she has achieved in the last ten years is getting her Secondary School diploma...

Here is why Employers need to include PWDs in their Staffing

You may have heard a Local Company in Rwanda where 70% of their staff is deaf. The Company is Masaka Creamery Ltd which locates in Gasabo District in Kigali Special Economic Zone. The Masaka Creamery factory was established in 2015 and it produces high quality Diary products...

USAID calls for the mainstreaming of Gender and Social Inclusion in its Funded Projects

Kigali, 13th December, 2018: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Private Sector Driven Agricultural Growth Project (PSDAG) being implemented in Rwanda has called for the integration of Gender and Social Inclusion in SMEs and Cooperatives business model as an important step towards the empowerment of youth, women and people with disabilities

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