Iradukunda impresses at Miss World pageant

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ALTHOUGH she missed out on the crown, Miss Rwanda, Elsa Iradukunda left a good impression at the Miss World beauty pageant in the Chinese city of Sanya, on Saturday night.

Groove Awards nominees unveiled

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Nominees for the Groove Awards Rwanda, the annual gospel music awards, have been revealed.

Changing the narrative of African women in the media

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For decades, African women have been portrayed negatively in the media. They are almost always objectified, victimized or are even connected to irrelevant topics that further portray them as helpless...

150 nominated for Smart Service Awards

Last year, on the night of December 18th, the inaugural Smart Service Awards went down at the Kigali Serena Hotel. It was not the most glitzy event one could have...

Meet Yvan Buravan, Rwanda's fast rising star

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Rwanda’s music industry is constantly growing, with the rise of many young people with talent and skills. Yvan Buravan is one of such rising musical stars making waves in the...

All set for ‘Kigali Farmers and Artisans Market - Christmas Edition’

Come November 25, the parking lot of Brioche Bread and Pastries in Kacyiru will transform into one huge market place for farmers and local artisans as the now monthly Kigali...

Wema Sepetu to grace KFM IG party

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Former Miss Tanzania and social media entrepreneur, Wema Sepetu is set to host the first edition of KFM Instagram (IG) party.

Miss World: Iradukunda in last minute appeal for votes

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Voting is underway on different social media platforms as the search for Miss World 2017 gets to the finish line. This year’s pageant is slated for Saturday, November 18, at...

Continental dance festival is back

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The annual East African Nights of Tolerance (EANT), a contemporary dance festival is back. Founded in 2012, the festival is a week-long celebration of contemporary dance in Kigali.

Nkinzingabo set to launch photography centre

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2017 has been a busy year for freelance documentary photographer Jacques Nkinzingabo. For three months (July-September), Nkinzingabo was in Germany where he took part in Documenta, a contemporary art exhibition...

Rain disrupts art exhibition at Iwacu re-opening

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It was supposed to be a grand re-opening for the Iwacu Wellness Centre in Kagugu on Saturday, but a heavy downpour laid all the organizer’s plans to waste.

Samputu in Korea for global cultural event

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Kora award winner and peace activist, Jean Paul Samputu is among the lucky people who were selected to grace ‘Better Together’-a three-day international cultural event in Korea.

Singer Young Grace plots comeback

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Singer and female rapper Grace Abayizera, known by the stage name Young Grace, is plotting her comeback with a countrywide album launch and a new song, which she has been...

Model Jay eyes Mister Africa crown

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For the second time, a Rwandan will be gracing the prestigious Mister Africa International (MAI) pageant stage. The Mister Africa International finals will be held in Nigeria from November 27...

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.

Juliana Kanyomozi to headline Charly & Nina concert next month

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Ugandan diva Juliana Kanyomozi will headline Charly &Nina’s debut Imbaraga album launch. The concert will be held at the Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village, formerly Camp Kigali, on December 1....

Kina Festival kicks off in Kigali

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The fourth edition of Kina Festival kicked off yesterday at Croix-Rouge, Kigali. The children’s festival is being organised by Ishyo Arts Centre, and will run until November 12. It will...

Alade sets record with “Johnny”

Nigerian singer Yemi Alade has made history with her single “Johnny” that catapulted her to fame across Africa. Early on in the year, Alade became the first female African artiste...

Why are local music groups breaking up?

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After an illustrious music career that spawned over 70 singles and six studio albums, local boy trio, Urban Boys seems to have hit the end of the road. In an...

Ugandan rapper Dizzy Nutts knocked dead

Ugandan deep voiced rapper Denis Galiwango popularly known by his stage name as Dizzy Nutts has been knocked dead at Kireka along Kampala-Jinja highway.

Saxophone maestro Katumwa on his musical journey

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Isaiah Katumwa is a talented jazz musician and one of the most celebrated saxophonists on the continent. The Ugandan artiste was the main performer at the 6th edition of Kigali...

First ever comedy festival tests progress of industry

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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

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