Guma-Guma contestants unveiled

Ten contestants who will compete for the country’s most coveted annual music award, Primus Guma-Guma Super Star – Season 7 –, have been announced. The artistes were named yesterday during...

Deve Shema looks to a future in filmmaking


2015 was a good year and turning point for budding filmmaker Deve Shema. He attended a filmmaking workshop organised by the Maisha Film Lab, and the knowledge and skills he...

Urban Boys, Ykee Benda in collabo


Although his songs are in Luganda, one of the major languages in Uganda, the Munakampala hitmaker (Ykee Benda) has made his way onto the Rwandan music scene, with adoration from...

Rwandan film scoops two prestigious awards at FESPACO


A Place For Myself, a Rwandan short film, has scooped two prestigious awards, La Chance and Thomas Sankara prize, at the just-concluded Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou...

Tiwa Savage show postponed


The much anticipated performance by Nigerian diva Tiwa Savage has been pushed to a later date due to management issues.

PHOTOS: Irakoze thrills fans at solo concert


Billy Irakoze may not be a household name at the moment, but he looks set to be one. At his first solo concert dubbed ‘Billy Live Concert’, he gave a...

Female artistes impress at gospel concert


It was an evening of glitz and glamour as gospel music lovers converged at Ubumwe Grand Hotel in Kigali, on Sunday, for an evening of praise and worship led by...

Ykee Benda thrills revellers despite sound restrictions


It was all music and Skol beer at the fourth edition of the Nyama Choma extravaganza in Kigali on Saturday as fast rising Ugandan singer Ykee Benda impressed on his...

Comedian Atome back with rib-cracking jokes


Just when many thought he had retired from cracking jokes – at least on stage, comedian Atome proved he neither retired nor was tired. Going by his most recent show,...

Mutiganda wa Nkunda; the brain behind your favourite TV series


Three years ago, Mutiganda wa Nkunda (as he prefers to be called) juggled critiquing films for, a local news and entertainment website, and making his own films.

I write my songs to connect with people - Yvan Buravan


Yvan Buravan, real name Yvan Dushime Burabyo, is a Rwandan artiste who rose to fame with his hit songs Bindimo and Malaika. The 22-year-old had a chat with Sunday Magazine’s...

I need to do better

I started off this year with modest aspirations but determined to achieve them all the same. I really want to do better and be a better person in general, but...

When employees take leave

Ben, a friend of mine, still holds a very sentimental attachment to his previous job, even though he quit it some nine years ago.

Disgruntled Single Female: The confused ‘in-betweeners’

Dear people, a story is told of an old man who went to a local market and bought a pig at a handsome price. That night, the old man’s jealous...

Negligence in paying debts is an act of injustice

Among the people’s rights that Islam guarantees and firmly laid its foundation and principles is paying debts. As Muslims, we are strongly warned against negligence in paying debts, unnecessarily delaying...

How God revealed Himself to humanity

The Bible has got a number of scriptures right from the Old Testament that record a variety of ways God revealed himself to humanity, some of which prove that indeed...

Mutoni on her experience at the Miss Heritage Global competition


Rwanda’s Miss Heritage 2016, Jane Mutoni emerged first runner up at the annual Miss Heritage Global competition.

VIDEO: Tracing Iradukunda's journey to the Miss Rwanda crown


It is 8:10am as I set off for a special meeting. Twenty minutes later, I am at my destination in Gikondo, a city suburb. A grey gate opens and I’m...



It looks like the sky is the limit for the duo of Charly& Nina, arguably one of the country’s leading female musicians. A little while back the girls performed at...

Billy Irakoze in solo gospel concert

Gospel music fans are in for a treat with a solo gospel concert scheduled to take place on Sunday at Kigali Serena Hotel from 6pm.

Four Square Church hosts concert


Four Square Church in Kimironko will host a concert featuring several local gospel artistes on March 12.

Women’s film festival to showcase 'extraordinary stories'


The second annual Urusaro International Women Film Festival, (UIWFF) kicks off this weekend with a red carpet party at Umubano Hotel.

Poivre Noir: Fine dining simplified


Poivre Noir does not stand out from the crowd at first appearance. However, the timeless adage, never judge a book by its cover, truly applies here.

Mulindi Japan One Love marks 20 years


Mulindi Japan One Love Project (MJOLP), popularly known as Kwa Rasta, is celebrating twenty years of existence this Friday. The project supports Rwandans who were physically impaired during the 1994...