Rudasingwa seeks to promote culture through music


Music has always been a part of Thierry Rudasingwa Simba, who also works as a court bailiff. Born in Bujumbura, Burundi, he has loved music since childhood, and he describes...

Uwayezu's film industry dream takes shape


Olivier Uwayezu is a survivor of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi whose personal experience and struggles inspired him to pursue a career in film making. After studying film production...

Golden Globes 2017: La La Land wins big


At last night's 74th annual Golden Globe Awards, Hollywood's finest gathered to toast the best in TV and film. Hosted by The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon at the Beverly Hilton...

PHOTOS: Kigali International Choir marks 10 years in style


Kigali International Choir on Saturday treated music lovers to a phenomenal evening of entertainment as the choir celebrated 10 years since its establishment. The choir did not disappoint the large...

Abdoul Mujyambere on his passion for theater and dance


Abdoul Mujyambere’s two middle names are; ‘theater’, and ‘dance’. So far, he has had the best of both worlds of dance and theater. He perfected his dance moves at the...

Rwanda’s top swimmer on how sport can be improved

20-year-old, Alphonsine Agahozo is a swimmer with the Rwanda national team, a journey she says started at the age of three. The two time Olympian talked to Sunday Magazine’s Sharon...

My New Year’s resolutions

I’ve been off the New Year’s Resolutions bandwagon for a while but I’m ready to get back on. I know we’re several days into 2017 but better late than never,...

January in the corporate world

The world over, the month of January is easily the “longest” and most difficult for people in salaried employment. The reasons are varied. The month comes right after the biggest...

Disgruntled Single Female: You’re single until you’re married

I started the year on a rather odd note; by losing a friend. We were joking and laughing and laughing. And then she asked me if I’m ever going to...

Search for Miss Rwanda is on


The search for Miss Rwanda 2017 is officially on. The first auditions for the biggest event on the social calendar are scheduled for January 14, in the Western province at...

International Choir of Kigali to mark 10 years


After years of inspiring the nation with powerful gospel music, International Choir of Kigali is celebrating 10 years with a concert at Kigali Serena Hotel, today starting at 6p.m.

Meet Ngirabagenga, a visually impaired traditional music instrument player


I first met Jean Marie Vianney Ngirabagenga in Nyabugogo on Christmas day where he was playing traditional songs with a choir that happens to be his own children. They reminded...

Why artist Kwitonda decided to go solo


Olivier Kwitonda has been painting since 2010 when he set out as a solo artist, plying his trade from his home studio.

Rwandan filmmaker scoops continental accolade


Rwandan filmmaker and human rights activist, Jean Claude Muhire, scooped the Leader of the Year Award at the Africa Youth Awards 2016.



Word reaching our desk is that gospel singer Aline Gahongayire’s rekindled friendship with former husband is raising questions among her fans and friends.

How to survive January on a shoe-string budget


Hashtags like #shoptillwedrop and #timetospend were the order of the day on social media during the festive season. But at the end of the festivities marked by extravagant spending, you...

The Manor: Serene amid a culinary storm


As I have mentioned before, multi-cuisine restaurants go a long way in serving a variety of dishes to a variety of customers in one space. However, getting it right in...

[PHOTOS]: Events that defined fashion in 2016


Rwanda’s fashion industry has been slowly but steadily growing over the last couple of years, with the government supporting the industry through the ‘Made in Rwanda’ campaign in a bid...

Gael Faye on life as a singer and writer


Gael Faye, 34, is an international recording artiste and writer with roots in Rwanda. His life-long passion for writing peaked with the official launch of his first book, Petit Pays,...

[PHOTOS]: The Ben rocks Kigali in historic homecoming


U.S-based Rwandan singer The Ben performed before thousands of fans in a historic homecoming concert on New Year’s Day at Amahoro National Stadium Parking.

PHOTOS: Rwandans usher in New Year in style


When it clocked midnight on Saturday, excitement reverberated across Kigali as Rwandans ushered in the New Year. Revellers thronged several spots across the city where End of Year festivities were...

New Year’s Day in Kigali: How I saw it


Giporoso is where the countdown to 2017 started for me. Giporoso is that bustling mid-urban stretch on the outskirts of Remera as one heads to the Kigali International Airport in...

The story of Iwacu Art Center


The story of Iwacu Art Center and the young brains behind it is an inspiring one. Started in March 2016, the Iwacu Art Center in Muhima, a City of Kigali...

Gospel artiste Gahongayire talks music, divorce and plans for 2017


Aline Gahongayire, known for her gospel hits like ‘Ni Inde Watubuza,’ ‘Hari Impamvu’ and ‘Peke’, is also the founder of Ineza initiative that helps the needy. The 30-year-old talked to...