Concert to honour reggae icon Lucky Dube


Legendary South African reggae music icon Lucky Dube will be remembered in Kigali at a special tribute concert in his honor on Saturday. The concert at the Root House in...

Alarm Ministries to stage free concert


Alarm Ministries will thrill gospel music fans in a special free concert dubbed “True Worship Atmosphere” on October 22 at Dove Hotel in Gisozi starting at 2:30pm. The live concert...

KWEZI AND I...The story of silver fish

I have always said that Kwezi loves food so there is no story there. I have also always said that she is not picky but I guess I was wrong....

Love triangle: Canadian claims Safi’s wife duped him


IT was one of the most high profile celebrity weddings this year, when Urban Boys lead singer Safi ‘Madiba’ got hitched to his girlfriend Judith Niyonizera early this month. The...

PHOTOS: Rubavu gospel festival ends on a high


Impressive praise and worship performances marked the end of Rubavu Miracle Festival on Sunday in Rubavu town, Western province. The festival, which started on Friday attracted a diverse audience from...

Iradukunda ready to grace Miss World stage


For the second year in a row, a Rwandan beauty queen will be gracing the prestigious Miss World beauty pageant stage. This year’s edition of Miss World takes place on...

Call for Mashariki film festival submissions


After three successful runs, the annual Mashariki African Film Festival is back for its fourth edition. The week-long festival will run from March 25 th to 31st, 2018 at a...

Music, poetry at Poetic Fever


It was poetry laid to a beat as musical instruments interacted with the Spoken Word at Poetic Fever poetry slam Saturday night.

Rwanda Film Festival is back


Rwanda’s flagship film event, the Rwanda Film Festival is back. In its 13th edition this year, the festival will run from October 23rd-29th at various locations not only in Kigali,...

Music was not my long term plan- Riderman

When he’s not making mega hits, he’s probably grooming upcoming artistes under his record label Ibisumuzi Studio Records, or sharing a stage with them.

It’s just wrong

If you’ve never sexually harassed or taken advantage of women or men for that matter because sexual harassment goes both ways, you’re a good person and you should probably skip...

Welcome to the Loose Talk dictionary

Back way talk simply refers to that silly childhood habit you and I once had, of saying words in reverse mode. I know those of you that will be encountering...

The thing about adult love

When you’re young, love is all-consuming. You can’t eat. You can’t sleep. You can’t breathe. Everything is hazy. Nobody else exists. But then you’re naive.

Artists launch platform to promote identity


Local Artists launched the ‘I art Rwanda Map’ website, a platform that offers an opportunity for artists to showcase their art, and be able to communicate directly with their art...

Till poverty do us part; when people marry for riches


A story is told of a woman who said she would rather cry in a Benz than laugh on a bicycle of a poor man who is head over heels...


They have been through thick and thin, having come from nothing to a celebrated duo on Rwanda’s music scene, so what exactly is going on with Urban Boys? The recent...

Tuff Gangs reunite after 2014 fallout


2014 was a turning point for local rap group, Tuff Gangs. It was supposed to be all celebrations for the group members, following one of the members, Jay Polly’s exploits...

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.

Airtel Muzika tour brings Meddy, Riderman to Rubavu


It will be the best of local R&B and hip hop as the Airtel Muzika tour heads to Rubavu, in the Northern Province.

Being Mary Jane canceled: BET drama will wrap up with 2-hour finale in 2018


Being Mary Jane, Gabrielle Union’s BET drama centered on the titular TV news anchor, has been canceled by the cable network, E! News has confirmed.


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Charly and Nina set for 'album launch of the year'


AFTER four eventful years in the local music industry, girl duo Charly and Nina are preparing for what music pundits say will be the biggest music album launch in 2017.

It was 'a night to the moon' at Buregeya’s exhibition


IT was indeed ‘a night to the moon’ feeling during visual artist Innocent Buregeya’s solo art exhibition on Saturday night. Dubbed A night on the moon, the exhibition swapped canvass...

Intore film screened at global festival in Japan


Intore, a Rwandan documentary film was among hundreds of films screened at this year’s edition of the Yagamata International Documentary Film Festival in Japan. The weeklong festival opened on October...