The world comes together to observe International Biodiversity Day

International Day for Biodiversity is celebrated every year on May 22, aiming to enhance understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. This year, the theme is “Be Part of the Plan.” This theme calls on governments, indigenous peoples, local communities, non-governmental organisations, lawmakers, businesses, and individuals to showcase their efforts in supporting the implementation of the […]

MKUR Vice chancellor has urged incoming students to strive hard for success

Dr. Martin Kimemia, the Vice-Chancellor of Mount Kigali University Rwanda (MKUR), on May 6th, 2024 stressed the value of hard work towards success. He was addressing the cohort of May/August intake in an orientation event, that took place at the university premises, where he shared seven crucial tips for students to navigate life at MKUR. […]

PHOTOS: Mount Kigali University Tourism and Hospitality students embark on a field trip to Northern Rwanda

Over 80 students from Mount Kigali University’s Tourism and Hospitality department, led by Dr. Safari Ernest, recently completed an academic field trip to various tourist destinations in northern Rwanda. Mount Kigali University’s Tourism and Hospitality students visited Nyabyungo (Gahunga k’Abarashi), a historic site significant for the murder of Fr Rupias (Rugigana) a European missionary by […]

Balancing faith and education: Ramadan at Mount Kigali University

As we enter the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims worldwide prepare to engage in their religious observances. Ramadan, one of the Five Pillars of Islam, is a time of fasting, prayer, self-reflection, and community for Muslims everywhere. For Muslim students, particularly those at Mount Kigali University, the challenge lies in balancing their religious practices with […]

Patriots Claim 1st Position in Rwanda Basketball League 2024 with Victory Over APR BBC

In a thrilling showdown at Lycee de Kigali Gymnasium on March 15th, 2024, the Patriots Basketball Club secured the coveted top spot in the Rwanda Basketball League 2024 after defeating APR BBC with an impressive score of 73-59. Led by standout performances from key players, Patriots showcased their dominance on the court throughout the game. […]

Students from MKUR, UR trained in TV production and Environmental Reporting

When it comes to reporting, most youth in the journalism industry tend to focus on entertainment, lifestyle, sports, and technology, and not environmental reporting despite its crucial nature. From March 10th to 17th, Rwanda Media Program, in collaboration with FOJO media Institute gathered twenty students from Mount Kigali University Rwanda (MKUR) and University of Rwanda […]

Hospitality and BBICT departments win MKUR Inter-department swimming competitions

The much-anticipated MKUR (Mount Kigali University Rwanda) inter-department swimming competition, held on March 8th, 2024, witnessed an impressive display of talent from various departments including; BBM (Bachelor’s in Business Management), BBICT (Bachelor’s in Information and Communication Technology), Hospitality, and Nursing. Among them, the Hospitality and BBICT departments stood out, captivating the audience with their remarkable […]

Mother tongue is what makes us Rwandan-Minister Kabarebe

In a speech commemorating International Mother Language Day, Rwandan Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in Charge of Regional Cooperation, Gen (Rtd) James Kabarebe, highlighted the critical role of Kinyarwanda, the nation’s mother tongue, in preserving culture and national identity. Gen(Rtd) Kabarebe emphasized that Kinyarwanda is more than just a language; it embodies Rwandan values […]

Healing the Unseen Wounds: Rwanda’s Duty to Children Born from Genocidal Rape

Photo: Courtesy Literally, everyone might be aware of the very painful tragedy that lies in the heart of Rwanda’s history, a hard story to narrate, as it triggers the collective memory of its people. The 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi which left scars that run deep, wounds that still bleed decades later. Among the countless […]