Rwandan Gospel Artist Kagoma Raises Coronavirus Awareness Through Song

“Artists should support the government and play their role in spreading lifesaving information about the Coronavirus pandemic,”Kagoma.

Song tips

  • Washing hands
  • Stay at home
  • Pray
  • Avoiding rumors
  • Helping needy neighbors
  • Respecting Social distancing
  • Symptoms of Coronavirus
  • Hotline for emergency

As the Government of Rwanda has ordered a 15-day extension of the current lockdown, Rwandan gospel artist Elimax Kagoma has released a new song to sensitize the general public to take cautions to prevent the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

The decision to extend the current two –week lockdown firstly declared on March 21 to control the spread of the pandemic was reached during an extraordinary cabinet meeting conducted online on Wednesday.  The meeting was chaired by the President of the Republic of Rwanda Paul Kagame.

The communiqué reads in part that places of worship remain closed among other institutions such as schools.

The new development highlights a need of cooperation, and understanding among the general public.

Gospel campaign

Titled “Twirinde Coronavirus”, the song according to Kagoma, was released to deliver a message that reminds Rwandans to follow instructions issued by the government in the efforts to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

Also, the product comes to bring awareness to fight rumors being circulated on social media platforms about the pandemic.

During such hard times, all artists mainly gospel artists have the responsibilities of supporting government to create awareness, be good examples, think of needy people, pray for the nation as well as comforting the public via messages of hope.

Kagoma, who is a Christian at AEBR Kacyiru, started his music career in 2013 and so far he has released 12 songs. His first album dubbed “Nzahoyankuye” is composed of 8 songs.

The products include Nzahoyankuye,Isoko (sourece/well),Sinzavayo,Tambira Imana,Azaza,Biracyashoboka,Wivuyinyuma,Hagarara neza, Injiramo ft All stars, Arakora, Reka Ubutumwa buhite and the latest one Twirinde Coronavirus.