Hardly has the controversy of the threatened closing down of the popular Papyrus nightspot in Kimihurura by Kigali City Council died down than a new one bubbles up. Officials have given K-Club – the upscale nightclub in Nyarutarama – less than a couple of months to wind down operations and vacate their building. The reason given is that since K-Club operates just next to a service station, it is a safety hazard.
It’s now a fact that the bulk of East Africans living in urban areas are sleeping poorly. All five EAC states are living with a huge urban housing deficit that needs to be sorted as soon as possible. But who will do it?
Rwanda’s image of being peaceful and clean attracted nearly a million tourists last year, but most could not stay longer than a day or two as they found the country extremely boring.
A visit to Buvumo cell, Mukura sector of Huye district in the South today, would leave one worried about how local people survive. Two years ago, banana farming was thriving. Today, the main crop has been completely ravaged by a bacterial disease, Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW).
The ministry of trade and industry’s Hanga Umurimo (create a job) concept has been proven a success after achievements registered by the pilot project.
The Inspector General of the Rwanda National Police Emmanuel Gasana has said it’s the mandate of police to feed suspects being held at the various stations countrywide. IGP Gasana made the remarks last week while briefing the press about homeland security.
The police fire brigade was by 10 am on Saturday still trying to contain a fire that razed the New Cadillac Nightclub and Restaurant. According to Peter Bitana, a security guard at the now destroyed facility, the fire started in the early hours of Saturday at 2 am.
Unity is and should be what makes Rwandans stronger, President Paul Kagame has said.
The government has urged the Congolese army (FARDC) and M23 to stop fighting and respect the decisions of the ICGLR on cessation of hostilities in DRC.
The list of corporate firms pledging their support for the Agaciro Development Fund (AgDF) keeps growing with the latest source of support being Skol Breweries Ltd.