Local artistes to stage countrywide road shows


Rwanda’s music industry has over the years transformed into a lucrative sector and many corporate organisations are keen to invest in the music industry.

Aspiring musicians battle it out in 'I Am the Future' talent search


Local aspiring artistes stand a chance to become millionaires as Rwf15million is up for grabs in a music competition dubbed ‘I am the Future’ talent search.

Artistes on why they joined the presidential campaign trail


At 9am on Tuesday, a group of journalists arrived at Muhanga Regional Stadium in the Southern Province where the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF-Inkotanyi) presidential candidate Paul Kagame, was addressing a...

'I am Kigali' street party adds colour to Youth Connekt Africa Summit


It was partying, networking, wining and dining at the ‘I am Kigali’ street party in Kigali’s Car Free Zone Wednesday night. The free event was organized to coincide with the...


Is Muyoboke taking on Faycal?

When Ubumuntu festival turned into a 'coat of many colours'


It has evolved into a coat of many colors representing all races and cultures across the world. Indeed, at this year’s edition of Ubumuntu Arts Festival, over 14 countries were...

Beirut to host kids 'summer family connect'

Spiderman Game Centre is organising a special kids’ event, dubbed ‘Summer Family Connect.’ The event will be held at Beirut in Kibagabaga on August 12, starting 9a.m till 6p.m.

Local designer nominated for Kenya Fashion Awards


Local designer Cedric Mizero of Amizero Designs has been nominated for the Kenya Fashion Awards 2017 under the East African designer of the year category.

US-based Misigaro to headline gospel music concert in Kigali


US-based Rwandan singer Adrien Misigaro is expected to headline a live gospel concert dubbed ‘Ntacyo Nzaba’ at Kigali Serena Hotel on July 23.

Concert to spice up YouthConnekt summit


Various local musicians will entertain guests at the Car Free Zone on Wednesday night, as the YouthConnekt Summit gets underway in Kigali.

Nyundo School of Music student in live concert


Desire Mubogora, a student of Nyundo School of Music and Arts, is set to organise a live concert dubbed; “Nibutse Aho Wankuye”, which is loosely translated as “I remember where...

Curtains fall on Ubumuntu Arts Festival


Curtains fell on the third edition of the annual Ubumuntu Arts Festival on Sunday night. The three-day festival, that opened on Friday, July 14 at the Kigali Genocide Memorial amphitheater...

Eliane Umuhire on spreading her acting wings


The last time I met actor Umuhire Eliane for an interview was in May 2015. That time, the actor was as busy as the proverbial bee. The following month, she...

Ziggy 55 on balancing entertainment and his corporate job


Fikiri Nshimiyimana also known as Ziggy 55 is a TV and radio presenter, music artist and works at Rwanda Revenue Authority’s communications department. He is also a former member of...

To pull the plug or not?

I’m touched by the story of the British couple fighting to keep their terminally ill child alive. My initial reaction was that the parents of that little boy should be...

Children are not capital investments

There is something about most African families that doesn’t sit quite well with me. A man and a woman decide to get married. They decide to have a couple of...

Gospel stars arrive for mega concert­


Swiss-based Cameroonian gospel superstar Olivier Cheuwa and renowned gospel music couple Chris and Laura Christensen are in town for the much-anticipated gospel music concert dubbed “Fragrance Worship”.

Knowless drops new single

Songbird Butera Knowless’s new song #WinningTeam has elicited a lot of talk even before it hits the airwaves, with some saying that they cannot wait for the single, while others...

Nina Ogot and Winyo on how they met


The trademark aura of Rwandan hospitality ushered them to Kigali. Within minutes of setting foot in the Rwandan capital, they could not hide the joy of feeling at home away...

Kitoko is back


One of Rwanda’s most popular musicians, Kitoko Bibarwa, is back in the country more than three years since he left for the U.K. The Urankunda Bikandenga singer touched down at...

What’s on this weekend?


After a long week, sometimes you need to unwind and have fun. Here are the events happening around town this Friday through Sunday;

Uwase to represent Rwanda at the World Next Top Model 2017


Clementine Uwase will again raise Rwanda’s flag high as she represents Rwanda at the World Next Top Model 2017.

Social media: How you can use it to live a meaningful life


There was Facebook, along came WhatsApp, Instagram and Twitter among many other social media platforms. One can say we are now living in an era run by social media as...


Perhaps the last time you heard about him is when his hit Amadaimon was rocking the airwaves, a few months ago.

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