Over 40 films nominated for Mashariki film festival


Forty-two films have been shortlisted for the annual Mashariki African Film Festival (MAAFF). They were selected from 75 films and will compete for prizes in the third edition of the...

VIDEO: Knowless back with swanky video


A lot has been said following her August 2016 wedding to her long-time producer and fiance Clement Ishimwe, and subsequent delivery of her first born in November but singer Knowless...

Kenyan comedian Omondi to perform in Kigali this month

Kigali will be playing host to Kenyan and East Africa’s hottest funny men on March 26.

Injyana Ensembles set for concert tour


Green Hills Academy’s Injyana Ensembles is set to stage performances in Kigali and Huye, where they will stage concerts at schools and public spaces. In Huye, they will perform at...

Lillian Mbabazi shines at belated Women's Day concert


It was shortly past 11p.m, when Lillian Mbabazi stepped on stage for her Be Bold For Change live concert at The Ranch Lounge in Kibagabaga, on Saturday night.

Gospel artistes electrify Kimironko residents


It was a full house during the Ibihimbano by’Umwuka concert held at Four Square Church on Sunday.

Outstanding female film makers awarded

Saturday evening was a moment of smiles as outstanding female filmmakers were recognised at the closure of the second edition of Urusaro International Women Film Festival (IWFF) over the weekend.

It was an evening of culture nostalgia at ‘Imihigoy’Intore’


People of all ages graced the cultural evening on Friday in the main auditorium of University of Rwanda Huye Campus. For those who turned up, it was a night to...

Dusabejambo on scooping Thomas Sankara Prize at FESPACO


Marie-Clementine Dusabejambo is only the second Rwandan filmmaker to have her film selected for the prestigious Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO). The first was Joel Karekezi,...

Artist Karekezi’s 90 days in Austria


Visual artist Willy Karekezi is just back from his longest professional stint abroad. And it was work, work and more work for the 24- year-old. He left for Austria at...

'Return of the Lion' premieres in Kigali


“Return of the Lion”, a documentary about the restocking of lions in Akagera National Park premiered on Thursday evening at Century Cinema in Kigali. Several people, including high-profile dignitaries and...

'Agatako' nominated for Zzina Awards


Agatako has landed another nomination in one of Uganda’s most credible awards for urban Music.

Patient Bizimana to stage Easter concert


Gospel artiste and piano maestro, Patient Bizimana, will sooth Christians with gospel ballads in a concert at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Kigali on Easter Sunday.

Crying Games competition aims at promoting talent

Preps are underway for Rwanda’s first ever Crying Games competitions with the finals due to take place at the Kigali Convention Centre.

Guma-Guma contestants unveiled

Ten contestants who will compete for the country’s most coveted annual music award, Primus Guma-Guma Super Star – Season 7 –, have been announced. The artistes were named yesterday during...

Deve Shema looks to a future in filmmaking


2015 was a good year and turning point for budding filmmaker Deve Shema. He attended a filmmaking workshop organised by the Maisha Film Lab, and the knowledge and skills he...

Urban Boys, Ykee Benda in collabo


Although his songs are in Luganda, one of the major languages in Uganda, the Munakampala hitmaker (Ykee Benda) has made his way onto the Rwandan music scene, with adoration from...

Rwandan film scoops two prestigious awards at FESPACO


A Place For Myself, a Rwandan short film, has scooped two prestigious awards, La Chance and Thomas Sankara prize, at the just-concluded Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou...

Tiwa Savage show postponed


The much anticipated performance by Nigerian diva Tiwa Savage has been pushed to a later date due to management issues.

PHOTOS: Irakoze thrills fans at solo concert


Billy Irakoze may not be a household name at the moment, but he looks set to be one. At his first solo concert dubbed ‘Billy Live Concert’, he gave a...

Female artistes impress at gospel concert


It was an evening of glitz and glamour as gospel music lovers converged at Ubumwe Grand Hotel in Kigali, on Sunday, for an evening of praise and worship led by...

Ykee Benda thrills revellers despite sound restrictions


It was all music and Skol beer at the fourth edition of the Nyama Choma extravaganza in Kigali on Saturday as fast rising Ugandan singer Ykee Benda impressed on his...

Comedian Atome back with rib-cracking jokes


Just when many thought he had retired from cracking jokes – at least on stage, comedian Atome proved he neither retired nor was tired. Going by his most recent show,...

Mutiganda wa Nkunda; the brain behind your favourite TV series


Three years ago, Mutiganda wa Nkunda (as he prefers to be called) juggled critiquing films for Inyarwanda.com, a local news and entertainment website, and making his own films.