First ever comedy festival tests progress of industry


The first ever comedy festival to grace Rwandan soil closed Saturday night at the Kigali Radisson Blu Hotel. Dubbed the Kigali International Comedy Festival, the three-day gala was a test...

Mani Martin cements his status as one of Rwanda's finest in 'Afro' album launch

Afrocentric singer Mani Martin yet again proved he’s one of the best singers and performers in Rwanda in his ‘Afro’ album launch at Kigali Serena Hotel on Saturday.

Kigali jazz gains momentum as maestro Isaiah Katumwa thrills revelers


Friday evening was all about Jazz as Ugandan saxophone maestro Isaiah Katumwa headlined the 6th edition of Kigali Jazz Junction Season 3.

Local artists showcase talent at regional exhibition


Two Rwandan visual artists are taking part in this year’s edition of the East Africa Art Biennale exhibition in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Kigali International Comedy festival ends today


Three days of comedy, delivered in three different languages; Kinyarwanda, English, and French:

Salax Awards: What exactly went wrong?


MORE than six years ago, most Rwandan artistes were excited to be on the Salax Awards nominees list. Many would embark on campaigns to solicit for votes to ensure they...

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.

Meet Uwizerwa, Nyundo’s blossoming songbird


Tabitha Uwizerwa is a final year music student at the Nyundo School of Music and Art in the Western Province. She joined the school in 2015, and explains that before...

Musanze to host inaugural Kaci Kaci Art Festival

Musanze district will host the first edition of the Kaci Kaci Art Festival on November 11 at the Incuti Arts Cultural Centre. The aim is to celebrate and amplify the...

Diamond becomes first African under UMG to Get 6x Platinum sales


Tanzanian musician Diamond Platnumz has made history becoming the first African artist signed under Universal Music Group to get 6x Platinum sales. The artiste reached the milestone on his music...

Kenya bans U.S. Disney’s Teen show with a gay character


Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) has banned a Disney Channel show that has a gay character from being aired in the country. The popular Andy Mack show is in its...

Potter’s Hand launch soul nourishing album


Potter’s Hand Worship, a gospel ministry ensemble launched its debut album with spiritually empowering songs at Potter’s Hand Church in Kicukiro over the weekend. The gospel outfit treated Christians and...

DJ Africano, Jody Phibi for Radio & Weasel concert


Ugandan musical duo of Radio and Weasel will mark ten years of musical partnership and success at a special anniversary concert in Kampala this Friday, November 3. Dubbed “RAW (Radio...

Behind the scenes at Rwanda Film Festival


Rwanda Film Festival (RFF) ended with a colorful VIP closing gala on Sunday night at the Kigali Marriott Hotel. The week-long festival, also known as Hillywood, ran from October 23-29...

What you missed at Turkish food festival


It was more than just food at the Turkish food festival held at the Kigali Marriott Hotel last week.

Radio and Weasel to celebrate ten years in the music industry


Last week, Uganda’s dynamic duo, Radio and Weasel, hosted journalists at Kyadondo rugby club to answer a few questions concerning their upcoming tenth anniversary.

All set for 'Kigali Natural Hair and Beauty' expo

More than 20 beauty companies from the East African region will showcase their products and services at the first ever hair and beauty expo in the country. Dubbed the ‘Kigali...

Potter's Hand Worship to launch first album


Local gospel group Potter’s Hand worship is set to unveil a 14-track album titled Ishimwe N’Iryawe, tomorrow,October 29, at New Life Bible Church in Kicukiro.

Sheebah, The Ben release ‘Binkolera’ video


Months after releasing their hit collaboration Binkolera, celebrated Ugandan artiste, Sheebah Karungi and Rwanda’s The Ben have finally released the video of the song, which has since become a favourite...

Zebedayo Family in album launch


Zebedayo Family has promised to give gospel musiclovers a real treat at the launch of their brand new album titled Igicaniro cyaka kuramya. The launch will take place on October...

Gospel artiste Sinza set for first album launch


First rising local gospel artiste, Jean de Dieu Sinzabyibagirwa is in final preparations for the launch of his first album Nabaho at a live concert on November 5. The singer’s...

Wandulu in ‘Women In Pink’ video art exhibition


Women and the girl child have always been a central theme in visual artist Timothy Wandulu’s paintings. His upcoming exhibition, titled “Women In Pink', is a continuation of the artist’s...

12 make it to Rubavu talent search finals


Twelve youth will battle for a dream record deal in the Rubavu Talent Detection competition finals on Saturday. The initiative is a project by Easy and Possible, a non-profit local...

PHOTOS: Alarm Ministries unveil new album


It was full house and electrifying. This was the summation of True Worship Atmosphere concert at Dove hotel in Kigali on Sunday.