Why more corporates are embracing ‘side hustles’?

Gone are the days when people worked at one job for years until they got pension. Today, millennials are dipping their toes into several jobs redefining the art of multitasking. Whether it’s whipping together a blog, YouTube page, or modeling workers with full-time salaried jobs, many...

Sunday, July 22, 2018, 12:36 AM

Nkurunziza on the need to provide professional cleaning training

Rwanda has the reputation of being one of the cleanest countries in the world, and Alain -Claude Nkurunziza, together with his two partners, saw an opportunity and established a school that trains professional cleaners. Wide Cleaning Academy (WCA) was set up in April this year, and offers hands-on...

Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:22 PM

Is the Primus Guma Guma Super Star music competition losing its popularity?

In 2011, Rwanda’s biggest annual music competition Primus Guma Guma Super Star (PGGSS) was incepted to help and grow music entertainment in Rwanda. Sponsored by Bralirwa’s Primus lager brand and created by East African Promoters (EAP), the singing competition has over the years, been...

Saturday, July 21, 2018, 9:27 PM

Divine Munyana on breaking through the local comedy industry

Divine Ishimwe Munyana, is a fast rising comedian who had her debut performance at the Seka Live comedy show. The 20 year old was among the comedians that sent the audience in roaring laughter at the show that took place a last week. Ishimwe talked to Sunday Magazine’s Sharon Kantengwa...

Saturday, July 14, 2018, 10:20 PM

Is witchcraft in sports a myth or a reality?

For a long time, witchcraft has been associated with football in Rwanda, mainly in the National football league. Recently, the case was also cited in cricket, 21 year-old batsman, Prince Uwimanishaka died mysteriously with many people citing the involvement of witchcraft  Sharon Kantengwa...

Saturday, July 14, 2018, 9:44 PM

What’s on this weekend?

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There’s always something going on in Kigali. Check out our guide for things to do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Ubumuntu Arts Festival 2018 The annual Ubumuntu Arts Festival is back and will feature a range of performances. This year’s...

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 9:54 PM

Massamba Intore, Teta set for Liberation concert

Traditional music icon, Massamba Intore, and Diaspora based artiste Diane Teta, are in preparations for a live music performance in The Hague, Netherlands, at Partycentrum Zichtenburg, located in South Holland. The concert comes after Rwanda’s embassy in the Netherlands hosted the...

Sunday, July 8, 2018, 11:31 PM

Rubavu: Rwanda’s upcountry entertainment hub

In the recent past, the local show biz scene has been flourishing with a string of events and international acts that has turned the country into an entertainment haven. Other than the usual concerts held in Kigali, event organisers decided to extend their concerts upcountry with the most...

Sunday, July 8, 2018, 1:02 AM

Author Mfuranzima on changing mindsets through books

21-year-old Fred Mfuranzimais an author, poet and the founder of Imfura Arts Centre, affiliated to Never Again Rwanda, which promotes writing, poetry and any form of art that calls for peace. He is also a student at Adventist University of Central Africa (AUCA) pursuing Peace Building. He talked...

Sunday, July 8, 2018, 12:52 AM

Do you think the purpose of the Car-Free Zone was achieved?

In 2015, the first car-free zone in Kigali was introduced in the Central Business District (CBD) along KN 4 Avenue in a bid to decongest the area, expedite amenities and ease the process of creating green transport areas within the city. Many people have varying opinions with some arguing that the...

Sunday, July 8, 2018, 12:36 AM

Former Miss Rwanda Akiwacu to launch charity gala in Paris

Before the end of her reign, Miss Rwanda 2014, Colombe Akiwacu, embarked on a project that would see the construction of two houses in 2015 for widowed survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. But she was unable to complete them due to financial constraints. Akiwacu, in partnership...

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 10:32 PM

What’s on this weekend?

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There’s always something going on in Kigali. Check out our guide for things to do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Album listening party Deejay Pius will this Friday, July 6, host his Iwacu Album Listening Party at the newly established Gusto...

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 10:23 PM

Are used items worth buying?

At the beginning of 2017, Eva Ingabire, had so many items that she felt she needed to declutter. Rather than tossing old clothes, furniture and electronics, she decided to try to sell them. “I realized I had so many things that I didn’t need. I was relying on temporary jobs and...

Sunday, July 1, 2018, 1:55 AM

21 year-old Mudenge on the inspiration behind her new grocery online platform

21 year- old Roxanne Mudenge Arakaza is the founder of Samples Rw, an online grocery delivery service in Rwanda that she launched last month. Her dream is to make the world a better place by creating solutions to people’s needs. The second year Business management student at University of...

Sunday, July 1, 2018, 1:50 AM

What lessons can youth learn from Rwanda’s Liberators

On July 4 1994, the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) brought an end the devastation caused by the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.  The liberators were mostly very young people who were determined to make enormous sacrifices for the unity and the development of the nation. Sunday Magazine’...

Sunday, July 1, 2018, 1:34 AM

International artistes to headline ‘Fragrance of Worship’ concert

When Burundian gospel artiste, Fortran Bigirimana, performed in Rwanda, in 2016 during his ‘Ntacyo nzoba’ concert, he was overwhelmed by the love and support he received from his local fans. The France-based Burundian musician has travelled the world, spreading God’s gospel...

Friday, June 29, 2018, 8:55 PM

What’s on this weekend?

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There’s always something going on in Kigali. Check out our guide for things to do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Kigali Jazz Junction Kigali Jazz Junction is celebrating three years and this month’s edition will feature Ugandan singer...

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 10:18 PM

Over 20 girls acquire coding skills

26 girls were this week awarded certificates in programming, after attending an intensive free three-month programming and coding boot camp, dubbed “She Can Code program”.  The graduates were between the ages of 18-24. The program is the brainchild of Igire Rwanda Organisation in...

Sunday, June 24, 2018, 1:08 AM

Are wedding ceremonies in Rwanda exaggerated?

Marriage is considered the most basic social institution in Rwanda. However, while weddings mark the beginning of the journey to marital bliss and lifelong companionship, some argue that the numerous wedding ceremonies celebrated in Rwanda could be just a waste of time and resources. Rwandan...

Sunday, June 24, 2018, 1:00 AM

‘The faces we lost’ screened in Kigali

For ten years, filmmaker and professor, Dr Piotr Cieplak, has been coming to Rwanda to research and make films in Rwanda since 2008 and has written extensively about image-based representation of the 1994 genocide. He has attended quite a number of genocide commemoration events but one of his most...

Sunday, June 24, 2018, 12:58 AM