[PHOTOS]: Folk music nostalgia as Gakondo Group resumes weekly shows

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Gakondo Group treated traditional music lovers to mesmerising performances at Hotel des Mille Collines on Friday evening.

Olivier Tuyisenge on how he became a poet

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21-year-old Olivier Tuyisenge studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics for his A Levels at Groupe Scolaire Kigeme A in Nyamagabe District. But that is not to say that he has his...

Local gospel group eye top prize in Groove Awards 2015

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Following their nomination for one of the most prestigious music awards in the region, Groove Awards, Alarm Ministries are optimistic to emerge among the winners.

Genocide survivor uses music to promote peace

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When the Genocide against the Tutsi broke out in 1994, Jean Claude Yvan Akirimari, alias Engineer Kibuza, was only four years old. They had been living peacefully in Kigali but...

Weekend Proggie

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After a long and busy week, you probably just want to relieve some of the stress. Are you looking for entertainment beyond your living room couch? Worry not; we have...

Mulindi-Japan One Love to host Bob Marley festival

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Mulindi-Japan One Love is known for being the only venue in town that hosts Bob Marley concerts, and now the management of the place is back with even a bigger...

'Words That Kill' to be screened at Kigali Genocide memorial

Kwibuka film screening and conversations continue this week with the Kigali Genocide Memorial screening a film about the role of hate media and propaganda before and during the 1994 Genocide...

[PHOTOS]: Vulnerable kids find home at Niyo Cultural Centre

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When you visit several art centres around Kigali, you immediately realise its more than visual arts being displayed there. Apart from the paintings hanging on the walls of the galleries,...

[PHOTOS]: Doriane Kundwa misses out on continental crown

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She had been highly favoured to go all the way after garnering impressive online votes to take part in the Miss Africa continent 2016 but it was never to be...

[PHOTOS]: Chameleone celebrates birthday at 'Agatako' launch in Kigali

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Ugandan musician Jose Chameleone, born Joseph Mayanja, over the weekend, held birthday celebrations at Plus250 Lounge and The Mirror Hotel’s Class Club in Kigali.

‎Chameleone celebrates his birthday in Kigali

Uganda’s celebrated artiste Jose Chameleone (real name Joseph Mayanja), this Friday, celebrated his 36th birthday in Kigali.

Art runs in my blood, says Yego's Tuyisenge

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On the walls of Yego Art Center are three acrylic on canvas paintings of three zebras in different colours apart from the normal white and black stripes, which colour the...

Meet Mwitende, the blind man who plays musical instruments

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If you have ever attended any guitar lessons, learnt the first, second and third chord, you know how difficult it is. Yet sometimes you are required to put all the...

Weekend Proggie

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After a long and busy week, you probably just want to relieve some of the stress. Are you looking for entertainment beyond your living room couch? Worry not; we have...

DJ Pius, Chameleon to launch ‘Agatako’ video

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Rwandan musician DJ Pius and his Ugandan counterpart, Dr Jose Chameleon will this weekend launch the video of their hit single, Agatako at Plus 250 lounge (Friday) in Kicukiro and...

[PHOTOS]: Meet the women changing the face of visual arts

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That Rwandan women continue to make great strides in different fields cannot be overstated. Most evident is in politics where women now make the majority in parliament.

Meet Munyakazi, a 24-year-old folk musician

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It’s rare to find young people who are passionate about traditional music. However, Deo Munyakazi is quite a head turner-he is a budding artiste doing traditional music.

[PHOTOS]: 25 models for cultural fashion night

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Over 70 young vibrant boys and girls across East Africa participated in a runway model casting event organised by Rwanda Cultural Fashion Show (RCFS), in partnership with Kigali Fashion Week....

Rwandan musicians mourn Papa Wemba

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The music fraternity has joined the rest of the world to mourn the sudden passing of Congolese music legend Jules ShunguWembadio Pene Kikumba known by the stage name Papa Wemba.

[BREAKING]: Papa Wemba dead: Popular Congolese musician dies aged 66 after collapsing on stage

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Congolese singer Papa Wemba has died after collapsing on stage in Abidjan in Ivory Coast. He is one of Africa's most popular musicians and a leading figure in the World...

Photography exhibition opens at Goethe Institut

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The exhibition showcases the best of photojournalistic works by eight local photographers; each photographer will showcase a series of images based on a theme that had previously been evoked by...

Music icon Prince dead at 57

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Prince, who defined the sound of the '80s with songs such as "Kiss" and "Purple Rain" and defied the music industry in a fight for creative freedom, died Thursday. The...

Ntagara to showcase Rwanda's growth through art

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With the impressive post-genocide development happening all over Rwanda, it’s imperative that the country’s progress is showcased in different mediums.

Weekend Proggie

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Wondering what to do this weekend? Here are a few ideas;