Can the genocide inspire a fashion show? If you are a genocide survivor named Dady de Maximo, it can. Mwicira Mitali, better known as the fashion designer Dady de Maximo, vividly remembers how his mother swore when she was in dire straits. “I better go back living in Ndiza,” she used to grumble. Dady de [...]
“Hope” was the theme of the 15th commemoration of the Genocide. It is a sentiment that is very much alive in Niboye Peace Village. The genocide orphans inhabiting Niboye Peace Village in Kicukiro have reason to hope and are confident of living a full life again. This is not just because of the messages of [...]
In the decade and a half since the Genocide, the Social Security Fund has played its role in commemorating the event and helping needy genocide survivors. At the occasion of the 15th commemoration of the Genocide, the staff of the Social Security Fund of Rwanda (SSFR) were given a lecture by senator Joseph Karemera, chairman [...]
For the advantages of our readers who speak Kinyarwanda we reproduce here a briefing by Orinfor staff of the goings on there.
A new institute, set to open its doors next year, will offer a two-year course on the various aspects of the film industry. With the creation of the Rwanda Cinema Center (RCC)—which amongst others organizes the annual Hillywood film festival—the movie industry is slowly maturing. Now RCC is taking the process a step further, as [...]
With a march and a concert, local artists have put their shoulders under the One Dollar Campaign to provide houses for genocide orphans.
After his successful tour of Jamaica last year, Rafiki Mazimpaka, the most celebrated local artist will be traveling with DMS to Lubumbashi, DRC this April.
Dubbed “the People’s Radio,” Choice FM is going to be the newest of the many urban radio stations on our airwaves.
Barry’s baby won’t behave Drama unfolded at a Brussels Airport as the wife of Barry Ndengeyingoma, popularly known as Grand Ndengeye, went into labour as she was finishing the hustles of immigration clearance. Samia had travelled to Belgium to deliver the celebrity couple’s first child, yet baby decided its time had come to steal the [...]
According to the national program against malaria (PNILP), malaria has decreased significantly over the past years. The reported number of malaria cases treated in public sector health facilities fell from 1.5 million in 2005 to 633,039 in 2008. The use of mosquito nets has become very widespread. (file photo) In 2006, malaria was the [...]