Wizkid jets in for Mutzig Beer Fest


Nigerian popular singer Wizkid, born Ibrahim Ayodeji Balogun, arrived in the country today ahead of the annual Mutzig Beer Fest scheduled for Saturday at Romans Park Regular (ex Rugende Training...

Meet Tanga, a talented young fashion designer


Olivier Niyitanga alias Gucci Tanga is one of Rwanda’s talented, smart and young fashion designers. Since launching his Tanga Designs Ltd in 2014, the 20-year-old is living proof to many...

Comedian Arthur set to rock Kampala


All seems to be going according to plan for Rwandan comedian and radio personality Arthur Nkusi. After his successful “Arthur and Kansiime Live” show in Kigali last month, he is...

[YOUTUBE CLIP] Bruce Melodie's 'Turaberanye' becomes instant hit


R&B singer Bruce Melodie’s new video of Turaberanye hit single has received overwhelming reception within days after its launch on Saturday.

Christopher, Kina Music part ways


Singer Christopher Muneza has parted ways with Kina Music label, days after he emerged second in the Primus GumaGuma Superstar Season 6 competition.

I can't wait to perform in Rwanda, says Wizkid


Nigerian music star Wizkid has said that he cannot wait to perform in Rwanda this coming weekend, following his massive concert in Mwanza, Tanzania.

Urban Boyz talk music, relationships and plans to conquer region


When the trio of Safi Madiba, Humble Jizzo and Nizzo Ka-boss met in 2007 in Huye, no one knew that they would achieve what they have achieved so far.

2T Reggae Man: A nurse passionate about reggae music


My real names given to me by my parents are Ntakirutimana Felicien. ‘Ntakirutimana’ means ‘nothing is above God’, and Felicien is a French name which means ‘happy’. I am a...

Music is life to me, says DJ Gil Low


Gil Mwebaze (better known as DJ Gil Low in local entertainment circles) started got into DJ-ing “by chance”, playing music at house parties in his neighborhood (Kimihux) to ward off...

The Olympics should be more inclusive

I can see heads nodding all around, especially after you look at the Medals table. USA with over 80, Britain and China over 50 and not a single African country...

Money matters a lot

Apparently, last week a bride ran out of church to escape vowing to be married “for richer or for poorer “upon discovering that the groom was actually poor. There was...

Tracing the origin of 'Igishakamba' dance


Do you know the origin of the popular traditional dance, Igishakamba? Well, growing up in Tooro, in Western Uganda, I used to see young people - both girls and boys...

Weekend Proggie

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...



Is there anyone who doesn’t love an award in recognition of their work? Almost no one, so what is going on between Rwandan musicians and organisers of Salax Awards?

Why Bugesera women prefer the bicycle for a surprise gift


Perched on top of a bicycle, she suddenly swerves off the road to avoid a speeding car. The heavy luggage on the bicycle forces her to lose balance, but with...

Fashion design is not as easy as people think, says Rwanda Clothing's Umutoniwase


Joselyne Umutoniwase is the founder of Rwanda Clothing Home Ltd, a company she started in 2010.

Rwanda's Haute Baso shines at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

Local fashion house, Haute Baso, did the country proud at The Mercedes Benz Fashion Week which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa last week.

Nigerian singer Wizkid to perform in Kigali


Popular Nigerian artiste, Wizkid, will perform in Kigali for the first time at this year's annual Mutzig Beer Fest organised by Bralirwa on August 27. On Tuesday, the Show You...

Kigali to host regional gospel music festival


This Saturday, gospel enthusiasts are in for a treat as 13 choirs from regional countries perform at the 9th edition of East African Cathedral Choir Festival, at Amahoro National Stadium...

Forty youth turn up for MaishaPlus auditions


Over 40 youths aged between 18 and 26 years turned up for MaishaPlus East Africa 2016 auditions.

[PHOTOS] Urban Boys' years of hard work pay off with PGGSS 6 win


They came, they performed, they conquered. After several attempts, Urban Boys music group finally emerged victorious, winning the prestigious annual Primus Guma-Guma Superstar Season 6 competition on Saturday.

[VIDEO] Urban Boys win PGGSS 6


Urban Boys became the first group to win Primus GumaGuma Super Star music competition, piping nine others to the grand prize of Rwf24m on Saturday evening.

Transpoesis: Kigali's budding poets


Fefe Kalume was in S2 when he wrote his first poem. But this was no ordinary poem going by the circumstances under which he penned it. In fact, it is...

Gakire on literacy and helping the disadvantaged


Dieudonne Gakire is an author, public speaker, peace building activist and a member of an NGO (Women of Will Africa that helps women and children). Gakire, who is a genocide...