Society

Eric Roberts reflects on estrangement from Julia Roberts

The Roberts family’s drama isn’t limited to the big screen. Eric Roberts estrangement from Julia Roberts ended 14 years ago, and now, the 61-year-old actor is discussing their rift in detail in the new issue of Vanity Fair. Despite their 10-year age difference, the famous siblings were...

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Rabat: A city of great architecture, cuisine and music

Having been born and raised in Rwanda, I had always wondered why people in countries like Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Algeria, Tunisia and Egypt were called Africans yet they had a different skin colour to other Africans. This was until I recently discovered another image of Africa, the Arab Africa...

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 12:00am

Models in Rwanda don’t get value for money – Mugisha

Gigi, real name, Patrick Mugisha, is a fashion and Commercial Model, since 2012 and is still blossoming. He has featured in some music videos like ‘Give me love’, ‘Ni Uwanjye’, ‘Si-we’. Sunday Magazine’s Sharon Kantengwa, had a chat with the 25-year-old...

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 12:00am

So happy for George Weah!

Earlier this week, I was one of the millions of people cheesing as George Weah was sworn in and I can honestly say that I’m genuinely happy for Liberia’s new president. It’s one of those times when even though you don’t really know someone or have never met them in person,...

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 12:00am

Bar talk

The reason beer is expensive to some people like us – low income earners? You really want to know why? Well, put the blame on this mushrooming culture of sipping beer from a serviette-wrapped bottle. I mean, how do you order a drink to your personal specification –that is, a chilled...

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 12:00am

It’s not enough that you want to marry her

In November, 2016, my friend Joe (not real name) told, yes told, his girlfriend that their wedding would be in May, 2017. The final semester for her Master’s Degree was ending in June, 2017. She told him she wouldn’t be able to balance work, school and the preparations required for the...

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 12:00am

Marriage: How soon is too soon?

Dennis and Flavia met at a house party. The two instantly fell in love and within days they were inseparable. They had a lot in common and held each other in high regard. Muhumuza says that four months down the road, he was sure Flavia was the woman he was going to marry. He proposed, she said yes...

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:00am

WORD HAS IT...

Uncle Austin eyes juicy deal from Diamond Platnumz Tanzanian superstar Diamond Platnumz was in Rwanda last weekend to launch his business, visit charities, and checkout a number of prime properties on sale around Kigali. During his visit, the musician met with a few local artistes, and radio and...

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:00am

KWEZI AND I...The unnecessary and unsolicited pressure

Kwezi and Nasra It was a great weekend. Kwezi turned three and despite the financial constraints that come with January, we managed to do something small for her. It also helps that she is very young and that on my part, I am more inclined to smaller but more intimate gatherings than the big,...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:00am

MC Tino on music, love and his stint in Primus Guma Guma show

MC Tino, real names Martin Kasirye made a name in the entertainment industry as an MC, artiste, comedian and a radio Presenter. The entertainment bit of him began manifesting in him as a primary school kid while in Uganda, where he was born and raised. Being the most talkative and the funniest in...

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am

Allan Karemera on storytelling through photography

Bob Allan Karemera is a social worker and a photographer, a practice he has passionately done as a part time job. He has also told stories through his photography on Medium.com. He had a chat with Sunday Magazine’s Sharon Kantengwa on the story behind his passion for photography. What inspired...

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am

Be good to your children

Children can be a handful but they don’t deserve to be mistreated. Every time I read about cases of child abuse, physical, sexual, mental and whatever other form of abuse, I wish there was a test to screen out potential bad parents because some people clearly aren’t cut out for this...

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am

Detour to Rubavu

For all of last weekend, I was on duty up north in Musanze, and then on to Rubavu. That duty was the need to kick start and participate in the process of identifying the country’s next Nyampinga. Elsa Iradukunda is soon old news y’know …, well, at least in as far as the...

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am

The thing about being ‘strong’

You’re the keeper of secrets. You’re the one that people run to for advice about life and love and other ambiguities because you have the God-given wisdom to decipher dilemmas. You are smart, independent, dependable, kind and strong. People look up to you. And all that is rare and...

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 12:00am

When the groom opts for a female 'best man'

The media described her as the most stunning ‘best man’ ever. Dressed in a navy blue suit and white shirt, Ayobowale Ilesanmi looked superb serving as the best man at her twin brother’s wedding. This happened in Nigeria late last year. Social media went into overdrive with the discussion centred...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

Man of Honour or Best Woman: Wedding party members of the opposite sex

Although it’s traditional for the bridal party to consist of the bride’s best gal pals and the groom’s best male mates, some couples opt to include close friends of the opposite sex. Or, in some cases, it could be a family member such as a brother or sister that the bride or groom...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

'Godfather East Africa' auditions come to Kigali

As the East African region braces for the premiere of ‘Godfather East Africa’ on March 1, Rwanda held its first auditions on Tuesday at the Kimihurura based Envy Club. 18 contenders, including celebrities like Phil Peter, Mr. Africa - Jay Rwanda, Sandra Teta, Vanessa Uwase and models Gigi and...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

SAY “NO” TO DRUGS

You want to live a better life You want to be a better person You always say I want to be exemplary to my peers and siblings; You wake up early and sleep late in the evening just to keep your candle burning. Hanging with thugs that torture themselves with needles and spoons can’t bring any...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

On a tight budget? Top tips to save money

No matter where you’re at in life, saving money is almost always a good thing. But let’s face it: it can be tough to follow a strict budget at a time where we’re constantly bombarded with opportunities to consume. These 10 simple tips will help you to reduce your spending without...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

WORD HAS IT...

Is Diamond Platnumz relocating to Rwanda? If his Instagram post is anything to go by, Tanzanian superstar Diamond Platnumz might just be thinking of making Rwanda his home. This week, the singer took to his Instagram page and asked his fans in Rwanda to ‘advise him on great property he can...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:00am