Kigali braces for first beauty expo

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Natural hair and beauty lovers have a reason to smile as the first ever natural hair show and expo comes to Kigali. The event will take place from November 3-4,...

Meet Kibonge, the comic with a gospel touch

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Emmanuel Mugisha, better known by his stage name Clapton Kibonge is regarded as one of the most influential satirical gospel comedians in the country. Kibonge started his comedy career at...

KWEZI AND I...Do you know what your child is eating?

I seem to always be discussing food but by now, you must also know that besides eating, sleeping and causing ‘mayhem’ in the house, there is not much else toddlers...

Runtown, Sheebah to shoot video in Kigali

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Nigerian artiste Runtown and Ugandan queen of dancehall Sheebah Karungi are expected in Kigali this week ahead of the highly anticipated “Runtown Kigali Experience” on September 23 at Amahoro Stadium’s...

All set for 'baby Sheja' concert

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Aline Gahongaire and Patient Bizimana are among a number of local gospel artistes that will take part in “A night for Sheja”, concert to raise funds for treatment of 3-year-old...

The story behind Kenzo, Mani Martin 'Afro' remix collabo

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It is arguably Mani Martin’s biggest musical hit to date. Afro is the lead single and title track off the singer’s latest 15-track album, released late last year. But the...

EMMYS 2017: Sterling K. Brown Wins Lead Drama Actor Emmy For 'This Is Us'

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Sterling K. Brown won the Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series on Sunday night for his performance as Randall Pearson on NBC’s This Is Us, a series...

Masengesho on inspiration behind his Rwanda, Germany photography

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Shaban Masengesho’s photography journey started in 2014 in Kigali. But this journey can be traced back to Mainz, Germany, where he did volunteering service from 2013 to 2014.

Tonzi talks music, family and ‘All In One Gospel Ladies’

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At five years, having been brought up in a musical Christian family, Clementine Uwitonze, commonly known by her stage name Tonzi, had already began her musical journey, singing in church...

Ndayizeye on his journey as an actor and traditional dancer

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Nominated among the ‘2016 Best people choice actor’ and ‘Best 10 male actors’ in the Rwanda Movie Awards, Emmy Ndayizeye can be regarded as one of the most talented and...

What will you be remembered for?

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died in 2011 and I remember wondering back then what would happen to his beloved Apple Inc. You know what often happens to businesses and ventures...

The Nigerian music invasion

Not too long ago, almost all the youth in East Africa wanted to be Diamond Platnumz. Our youth wanted to sing like Chibu, dress like him, be muscular and toned...

Why it’s hard to always do the right thing

A most distinguishing feature of humanity is having a conscience; a sense of right and wrong. Ideally, because we know what is right, we are expected to do exactly that....

What to expect during ‘Runtown Kigali Experience’

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It will be the best of Nigeria, Uganda and Rwanda on one stage at the upcoming ‘Runtown Experience Kigali’ musical event.

I quit my N2m job because I didn’t find fulfillment in it - Mr Eazi

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Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade, popularly known as Mr Eazi, spoke about some difficulties he faced before the spotlight finally found him.

Kalima's journey from Nyamata to global fashion star

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At only 23 years, her name is making news in international fashion. Two decades ago, the little known girl embarked on a journey to the unknown following the death of...

Tunga promotion returns

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Twelve motorbikes and a brand new car are up for grabs as the Airtel Tunga promotion returns. In its third year running, the Tunga promotion seeks to reward Airtel’s loyal...

WORD HAS IT...

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Traditional music singer Jules Sentore is set to participate in ‘Festival du cinémaafricain de Khouribga’, one of the leading cultural festivals in Morocco.

POET'S CORNER: LAND OF THE ANCESTORS

I see the birth of a nation Men, women and their offspring Striving and fighting for freedom in different parts of my continent

Selena Gomez reveals she had kidney transplant, Francia Raisa donated

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Selena Gomez has revealed that she had a kidney transplant over the summer. The singer opened up about the surgery in a touching Instagram post on Thursday, September 14, also...

Kwita Izina: How Mashirika staged a magical performance

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IT was the biggest cast by Mashirika Performing Arts for all the years it has staged productions at the gorilla naming ceremony (Kwita Izina). This year, Mashirika was tasked with...

KWEZI AND I...Speaking the food language

People who say that Kwezi is a copy and paste version of me have only made that conclusion based only on our physical resemblance. What they don’t know is that...

Charly & Nina scoop awards in Uganda

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Girl duo Charly and Nina have continued to cement their popularity in Uganda by scooping two accolades in the Uganda Entertainment Awards which were held over the weekend. Nina Umuhoza...

It was a fusion of culture and worship at CLA

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It was a fusion of culture and praise at Christian Life Assembly church (CLA) in Nyarutarama during a three-day regional conference dubbed “Overflow Africa Worship.” The conference was organised by...