KWEZI AND I...When we were hit by separation anxiety

A few days ago, I decided to take an impromptu ‘mommy time off” and packed up and left for Western Uganda’s Mbarara District. I was being hosted by a dear...

Muthoni sets sights on Miss Africa title

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Miss Rwanda 2015 third runner-up, Fiona Muthoni Naringwa is eyeing the prestigious Miss Africa title. The 20-year-old travelled to Nigeria on Wednesday to take part in the 2017 Miss Africa...

Green Hills band lights up Kigali with Christmas carols

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PEOPLE on the streets of Kigali were treated to an early Christmas by Green Hills Academy band. The band, which is comprised of students, staged a live performance in the...

Kigali gets first photography centre

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The country’s first center for photography officially opened to the public over the weekend, with a group photo exhibition dubbed Agahugu Gato (Little Country).

Gospel music extravaganza at youth conference

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IT was all about gospel music as Beauty For Ashes belted out their best tunes at New Life Bible Church during the 'Living in Truth' conference held on December 9.

Jazz Junction comes of age as it closes year on a high

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THE last edition of Kigali Jazz Junction for 2017 last Friday proved that the monthly show has come of age.

Umuhoza on the inspiration behind her award winning medical research

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24-year-old Alice Umuhoza, a medical student at University of Rwanda (UR), was awarded for her study on 'clinical care perspectives and knowledge on women cancers burden at the grassroots generation...

Entertainment reporter, Axelle Umutesi on her love for her job

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Axelle Umutesi, is a radio presenter with Royal FM, a television host of K250 at Rwanda Television network and an events MC. She also loves travelling. Born and raised here...

Not for sale!

I need to listen to my gut more because every time I have a strong feeling that I shouldn’t do something and I go ahead and do it, it usually...

Let it rain

It’s interesting how some people among us prefer brown over green cover on the city’s landscape. I’m talking about those stubborn and weird folks who have openly expressed their unhappiness...

Sexism fuels gender-based violence

They were speaking in hushed tones but I could hear them because the walls were thin and because I was an avid eavesdropper. The Mothers’ Union group that met at...

Neza and Masamba thrill revelers at final edition of Jazz Junction

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Jazz has arguably made name in Kigali going by the hundreds of revelers who turned up in numbers to experience the best of Jazz music Friday evening at this year’s...

CollectiveRw to showcase designs in Kenya

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On Friday December 8, six Rwandan designers of CollectiveRW will be showcasing their designs at their first Nairobi pop-up at the Tribe Hotel, Nairobi.

Old is gold: Why folk music nostalgia is on the rise

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Deo Munyakazi is a fast rising traditional music artiste. The 25-year-old is passionate and proud to be identified by this genre. His undying passion for the Inanga music instrument is...

Miss Rwanda 2018 preps on course

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The search for Miss Rwanda 2018 is on. The search will be officially unveiled next week, and will kick off with registration, followed by auditions in January.

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.

WORD HAS IT...

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Perhaps not many of you know that RnB singer Meddy has been in a secret relationship with an Ethiopian belle.

Fighting drug abuse through gospel music

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WITH the continued increase in drug abuse, and other risky behaviors among the youth, Ambassadors of Christ gospel group has embarked on an extensive anti-drug abuse awareness campaign in schools.

Hallyday, Known as French Elvis, Dies at 74

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President Emmanuel Macron announced his death in a statement early Wednesday, saying "he brought a part of America into our national pantheon." Macron's office said the president spoke with Hallyday's...

Former Miss Rwanda addresses global forum on peace

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Drawing lessons from Rwanda, former Miss Rwanda, Jolly Mutesi made a strong case on the role of peace in development at a global forum organized by United Nations Educational, Scientific...

Neza, Massamba to spice up Jazz Junction finale

This Friday, the Kigali Jazz Junction calls it a wrap for the year 2017. And what better way to do this, than bring it home, with an all-Rwandan musical line-up?

When Belgian cuisine came to Kigali

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For two nights, the Kigali Marriott Hotel’s Soko Restaurant was wrapped in Belgian culinary flavors, as the hotel treated patrons to the best in Belgian food.

Models with disability rock the catwalk

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MODELS in wheelchairs and on clutches rocked the catwalk as they showcased the latest creations by local fashion designers on Sunday. The event, which started at 6pm was held at...

PHOTOS: Rwanda's Jay is Mr Africa International 2017

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Rwanda’s top model Jean de Dieu Ntabanganyimana, best known as Jay Rwanda, is Mister Africa International 2017.