Meet Peter, a 20-year-old multi-talented artist

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Many know him for his skill at tattoo art, but Henry Peter refuses to be boxed into the description. Instead, he considers himself a versatile and multi-disciplinary artist: “I’m a...

Rwandan artiste wins big at NAACP global awards

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US-based Rwandan singer and songwriter Somi on Sunday won an award at the 49th National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) NAACP Image Awards in the non-televised categories.

Behind the scenes at Miss Rwanda auditions

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After a flawless launch in Musanze District (Northern Province) on Saturday afternoon, the Miss Rwanda auditions proceeded to Rubavu, in the Western Province.

Northern, Western provinces make their picks for Miss Rwanda 2018

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Miss Rwanda 2018 kicked off Saturday afternoon with auditions in Musanze District, Northern Province amid a slight drizzle.

Is rock music taking root in Kigali?

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Rock music lovers in Kigali have not had many options to enjoy the genre in the city but now RG Consult, the brains behind Kigali Jazz Junction, has brought live...

12 Rwandans for E.A reality show auditions

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The first ever East African version of Big Brother Africa (BBA), dubbed Godfather East Africa (GFEA), is set to kick off early this year.

Rwandan film debuts at global film festival

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For the first time, a film from Rwanda will be screened at this year’s Berlinale International Film Festival, in Germany. Imfura, a co-production by budding local filmmaker, Samuel Ishimwe Karemangingo,...

Rwanda's handcrafted tote bags featured at Golden Globe Awards

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The aftermath of the 75th Golden Globes Awards was characterised by the world gushing over Oprah Winfrey’s moving speech and further discussions about sexual harassment as well as gender equality...

Over 200 register for Miss Rwanda auditions

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The search for Miss Rwanda 2018 is progressing well, with more than 202 girls set for the auditions.

Nyundo School of Music to relocate to Muhanga

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Nyundo School of Music will soon be relocated from Rubavu to former Kavumu College of Education in Muhanga.

Believers throng Serena for grand gospel music show

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IT was a night to remember for gospel music fans as one of the renowned choirs in the country, Choeur International et ensemble instrumental de Kigali (CIEIK) put up a...

Golden Globes 2018: Sexual harassment scandal dominates ceremony

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Powerful speeches and statements of unity have dominated the 75th Golden Globe awards. It was the first major Hollywood awards ceremony since the film industry was hit by sexual harassment...

Sauti Sol, Mani Martin in new Mapenzi' collabo

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‘To the beautiful people of Rwanda, we have something for you’, proclaimed Kenyan sensation group Sauti Sol, as they announced their upcoming collaboration with Mani Martin.

Muthoni’s journey to becoming Miss Africa beauty queen

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Winning the first runner up title on December 27, 2017, at the Miss Africa beauty pageant came as a surprise for Rwandan representative, 23 year old, Fiona Muthoni Naringwa.

Senderi International Hit on marriage, music and his many nicknames

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Although calling himself International Hit has not made him an international icon, Afro Beat artist Eric Senderi Nzaramba has established himself as a household name and is now plotting to...

Singer Bahati on how brush with death shaped his career

HE had a close brush with death in 1998, when a bus he was travelling in was ambushed by armed bandits in the north-western district of Rubavu.

Roots Reggae live concert is back

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The first edition of live reggae concert dubbed ‘Roots Reggae’ took place at the Kacyiru-based Inema Art Gallery on December 28.

Musician P Fla opens up about life in jail

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Last week, a high spirited P Fla gave The New Times his first formal interview since leaving jail in December, last year.

Ghanaian singer on his first impression of Kigali city

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Ghanaian rapper Magnom, born, Joseph Bulley and Lord Barnes known by his stage name as DJ Lord thrilled their fans during the Roc NYC Celebrations that were hosted by Rock...

PHOTOS: Ali Kiba, Sheebah rock Kigali at East African Party

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It was a night of fun and excitement as Tanzanian bongo flavour star Ali Kiba and ‘dancehall queen’ Sheebah Karungi mesmerised revellers at the 10th edition of East African Party...

Sauti Sol, Yemi Alade live up to fan expectations in New Year’s show

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Kenyan sensation group Sauti Sol said ahead of their New Year’s show in Kigali, dubbed 'CountDown', that it would be ‘all about fun’ and indeed that is what it turned...

Over 150 register for 2018 Miss Rwanda edition

This year’s Miss Rwanda contest already promises to be competitive with a big number of girls showing interest in taking part in the pre-selection rounds to be held in different...

Yemi Alade arrives in Kigali, promises 'fireworks'

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Nigerian superstar Yemi Alade arrived in Kigali last evening. The 'Johnny' singer promises the best show in Kigali tomorrow during the ‘New Year Count Down’ show at Kigali Convention Centre...

Fashion moments that rocked in 2017

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THE year 2017 saw substantial transformation in the local fashion industry propelled by the Made-in-Rwanda campaign.