Striving to emulate a father

I sat in front of my television in awe as I watched Pastor Mark Kigozi give his daily inspiration message on NBS telling parents to always let their children know...

In Mombasa, three wheeler taxis swagger

A bird’s eye view gaze on the traffic at Mombasa City’s metropolitan road network creates a shivering spectacle to behold.Three wheeler taxis commonly known as tuk tuk are to be...

The Usual names nominated again for PAM awards

For the 9th time, Uganda’s annual “PAM Awards” are again knocking.The event that honours the best musicians of the country, the best from all the East African countries, has been...

Real beauty is within

What do stars like Halle Berry, Angelina Jolie and Jessica Alba have in common other than their acting skills? They are very beautiful women. So beautiful they are that some...

Are women noble peace makers?

The 21, September 2011, Rwanda joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of Peace. The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by resolution 36/67...

Bac-T to return as a ‘superman’

After a long time without singing, hip-hop artist, Gerald Innocent Nkubiri, bettter known as Bac-T, has vowed to return to the music scene ‘in style’.He will be launching his 16-track...

Movie Review

Title: Midnight in Paris.Year: 2011.Duration: 100 min.Genre: Romantic comedy.Cast: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Carla Bruni.Written and directed by Woody Allen.

Tupac lived to change the world

They used to say that a musician never dies; not because he is immortal, but because his music keeps alive, even after he is gone.For instance; it has been 11...

It’s time the church stopped undermining its artists

Gospel singer Patrick Nyamitari is having hard time explaining to his Christian fans that he has no intensions of leaving the church, or backsliding, as they call it.Controversiy arose after...

Kigali’s nightlife could go back to where it started

I hear of a new super nightclub soon opening doors in the town’s tallest structure, Kigali City Tower.This sounds great, especially for the party makers, though they should slow down...

Miss Jojo and Saleh split

 After a long time of a solid relationship, local singer, Miss Jojo and his love, Saleh Munyamundu decided to part ways. What we have from them is that they parted...

Even Callipso can sing

In one of Kigali’s famous recording studios, you will find this writing; “If you can talk, then you can sing, and if you can walk, then you can dance.” It...

Kamichi has finally made it

After much patience, Adolf Bagabo, a.k.a Kamichi has risen from the poor state of an underground ragga maffin wanna-be, to one of the best in afro-fusion in Rwanda music.  At...

Where is Young Grace?

Teen rapper “Young Grace” appeared on the music scene with a bang, last year, when she immediately won a “Salax Music Award” for “Best Teen Artist”. Real name Grace Abayizeye,...

Why Alpha still struggles

For winning the 2009 Tusker project Fame, and shinning in the recently concluded all stars competition, one may not be wrong concluding that reggae performer Alpha Rwirangira is among the...

Meeting Fiona Mbabazi

She is one of the most prominent news anchors on our lone Rwanda Television. The Sunday Times talked to Fiona Mbabazi, to know more about her private life, off TV.When...

Entertainment : Rwandans sample live music

Whoever complained that Rwandans do not play live music must have got their answer last week, in the Primus Guma Guma live show.  Being one of the final gigs in...

Holly Jah Doves promoting live music

Kigali’s seasoned Reggae band, Holly Jah Doves are contributing to the end of playback performances by playing routine live shows themselves. “We play reggae music every Sunday, at our One...

How Superstars will spend their Guma Guma cash

‘Primus Guma Guma Superstar’ is an event which is organised by East African Promoters, with the sponsorship of Bralirwa. It started at the beginning of the year, by entertainment journalists...

Eating out - African Bite restaurant

Located at Kimihurura, Africa Bite, is true to its name. The only foreign thing we meet on our visit was the soothing soft rhythms of country music. Everything else screams...

Hotel Okapi

Okapi is an elegant and luxurious hotel located in Kigali’s Central Business district at Muhima, walking into Hotel Okapi is not the most inspiring experience.Why?  As you enter the Hotel,...

Why pain killers are good temporally stabilizers of health

One of the active pain killer stabilizer is the acetaminophen (Tylenol) used in treatment of muscular and ligamentus strains and sprains. If you take an appropriate dose of acetaminophen to...

So Much to Dislike About Julian Assange, Starting With His Hair

Kate Reardon’s admittedly superficial assessment hints at the WikiLeaks spokesman’s deeper faults. On Thursday, September 30—a month before WikiLeaks released its “Afghanistan War Logs” and two months before it roiled...

Jobseeker’s diary

Jane has a boyfriend! Since when does having a boyfriend, make news, you must be saying! Well, since Jane got one. We’ve talked about relationships, gossiped about who’s dating who...