Meet Happy Umurerwa, the face of Kigali Fashion Week

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Happy Umurerwa is a Rwandan model signed under Fusion Model Agency in Cape Town, South Africa and Next Model Agency (under Ford Models Agency) in Canada. In her own words,...

Using art to promote family based care for children

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A nationwide drive to raise awareness about the plight of homeless children in the country has concluded successfully. Dubbed Tubarerere Mu Muryango (Let’s raise children in families), the three month...

Gospel group to launch debut album

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Gikondo-based Kingdom of God Ministry gospel group is set to launch a 10-track album titled Nzamuhimbaza. The general secretary of the 50-member group, Bienfaiteur Uremyeneza, said the album - their...

Nicolas Peks in Soul Sessions concert

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Nicolas Pekslast graced a Rwandan musical stage in 2011 at the inaugural KigaliUp Music festival. The Burundian entertainer has been living in Toronto, Canada for the past eleven years, and...

Jay Polly set to release new album after controversial video

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In the last few days, Joshua Tuyishime better known by his stage name Jay Polly was hit by a wave of criticism over the video of his new single Too...

Full dose of laughter at 'Seka Live'

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It was a buffet of comedy and live gospel music at the second edition of the “Seka Live” comedy show at the Kigali Serena Hotel on Sunday night.

Kigali Fashion Week will be a multi-million dollar brand in 2 years – Bunyeshuri

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John Munyeshuri is the brains behind the Kigali Fashion Week (KFW), a fashion and modelling brand that started seven years ago and brought a new face to the fashion industry....

PGGSS 7: How it all went down in Ngoma

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The seventh edition of the annual local music competition, Primus Guma-Guma Super Star otherwise known as PGGSS continued over the weekend, with the ten contestants staging concerts across the country,...

English singer Joss Stone leaves lasting impression

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It was a very long wait but all well worth it. English singer, songwriter and actress Joss Stone’s Thursday night concert at the Kigali Marriot Hotel came almost a year...

Gospel singer Roi G spreads wings to the region

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One of Rwanda’s fast rising gospel singers Gilbert Irakiza, known by his stage name Roi G, is not just conquering Rwandan airwaves; he is also out to spread his message...

Gahongayire in collabo with Nigerian gospel singer Jefe

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Nigerian gospel singer Michael Jefe was in the country as part of his East African tour. However, he also hit the studio for a collabo with Rwandan gospel singer Aline...

Maniraguha on juggling poetry and acting

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Until very recently, few people knew Carine Maniraguha as a gifted poetess and even fewer had heard the name. But at a Spoken Word Rwanda event at the Impact Hub...

Diamond coming back to Rwanda

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Tanzanian music sensation Diamond Platinumz is set to return to Rwanda for a performance at the beginning of July. The Number One star, currently one of the leading and most...

Runtown, Sheebah to perform in Kigali

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Nigerian star Runtown and Ugandan diva Sheebah are set to stage a show in the Rwandan capital Kigali on September 23, it has emerged. With the gig still months away,...

Buravan drops ‘Just A Dance’ remix with AY

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Singer Yvan Buravan, known by the stage name Ivan Burabyo, over the weekend released the long-awaited video of his collaboration with Tanzania superstar AY.

PHOTOS: Designers serve it sizzling at Kigali Fashion Week

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The Kigali Fashion Week finale on Saturday night at Kigali Serena Hotel was worth the hype it generated in the build up to the event. Revellers had enough to optically...

Jay P recounts 15 years of beat making and plans for the future

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Jean Paul Gatsinda is one of the pioneers of the Rwandan pop music scene. The audio producer and sound engineer is better known by his artistic moniker –Jay P Productions,...

All set for Kigali Fashion Week finale

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Over 17 designers will grace the grand finale of the sixth edition of Kigali Fashion Week at Serena Hotel today. Over half of these are international designers from Nigeria, United...

Sagini on what to expect at the Kigali Jazz Junction

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Cece Sagini, real name Cecilia Sagini, will be performing in Kigali for the first time at the Kigali Jazz Junction this weekend. The artiste said she is excited and looking...

WORD HAS IT...

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Bruce Melody heads to Coke Studio Africa* Anita Pendo is expecting a baby boy* The Ben returns for Sheebah collabo* Miss Africa Continent cancelled* Eddy Kenzo ventures into new business

Irankunda on life after Tusker project fame show

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Joe Christian Irankunda,is a live band artist from Burundi currently living in Rwanda, who usually sings in the company of his mother, and is known by his stage name Kiki...

Inganzo art gallery to celebrate 15 years in the industry

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Inganzo Art Gallery on Saturday May 27 will celebrate 15 years in the visual arts industry. Dubbed “The Next Page”, celebrations will be held at Masaka Centre in Kicukiro, a...

Rwanda Movie Awards set for June

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The sixth edition of the Rwanda Movie Awards is set for June 26 at the Kigali Convention Centre. Organisers made the announcement during a press conference over the weekend.

Pastor Wilson Bugembe to grace gospel conference in Kigali

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Renowned Ugandan pastor and musician, Wilson Bugembe, will grace a week-long gospel conference in Kigali this week. The Biribabitya singer will arrive in Kigali on Wednesday May 24 as a...