Renowned graffiti artist Roa visits Rwanda


Internationally acclaimed Belgian graffiti and street artist, Roa is in the country on a mission to promote environmental conservation through art based activism and creative community engagement.

Mani Martin in Afro album tour and video launch


Shortly after shooting a music video for his Afro remix, featuring Ugandan star Eddy Kenzo, Mani Martin embarked on a countrywide concert tour dubbed Afro Album Tour.

Beware: Online fraudsters on the loose


IT started with a WhatsApp message he received on his phone. It was a job advert for bank clerks at Equity Bank Rwanda. The desperate fresh graduate immediately tried his...

K-Club closed for renovation


For some time now, one of Kigali’s premier night spots, the popular K-Club located at KL House in Nyarutarama has been out of business.



Miss Rwanda 2012 Aurore Mutesi Kayibanda may have moved on with her life, leaving the country and starting a new life in the US, but we are still her keen...


Talk about what you’re not Sure of then bring delusion And confusion into people’s Mind and trust, It might give Birth of a life that hunts and Hurts another life.

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.

Concert to honour reggae icon Lucky Dube


Legendary South African reggae music icon Lucky Dube will be remembered in Kigali at a special tribute concert in his honor on Saturday. The concert at the Root House in...

Alarm Ministries to stage free concert


Alarm Ministries will thrill gospel music fans in a special free concert dubbed “True Worship Atmosphere” on October 22 at Dove Hotel in Gisozi starting at 2:30pm. The live concert...

KWEZI AND I...The story of silver fish

I have always said that Kwezi loves food so there is no story there. I have also always said that she is not picky but I guess I was wrong....

Love triangle: Canadian claims Safi’s wife duped him


IT was one of the most high profile celebrity weddings this year, when Urban Boys lead singer Safi ‘Madiba’ got hitched to his girlfriend Judith Niyonizera early this month. The...

PHOTOS: Rubavu gospel festival ends on a high


Impressive praise and worship performances marked the end of Rubavu Miracle Festival on Sunday in Rubavu town, Western province. The festival, which started on Friday attracted a diverse audience from...

Iradukunda ready to grace Miss World stage


For the second year in a row, a Rwandan beauty queen will be gracing the prestigious Miss World beauty pageant stage. This year’s edition of Miss World takes place on...

Call for Mashariki film festival submissions


After three successful runs, the annual Mashariki African Film Festival is back for its fourth edition. The week-long festival will run from March 25 th to 31st, 2018 at a...

Music, poetry at Poetic Fever


It was poetry laid to a beat as musical instruments interacted with the Spoken Word at Poetic Fever poetry slam Saturday night.

Rwanda Film Festival is back


Rwanda’s flagship film event, the Rwanda Film Festival is back. In its 13th edition this year, the festival will run from October 23rd-29th at various locations not only in Kigali,...

Music was not my long term plan- Riderman

When he’s not making mega hits, he’s probably grooming upcoming artistes under his record label Ibisumuzi Studio Records, or sharing a stage with them.

It’s just wrong

If you’ve never sexually harassed or taken advantage of women or men for that matter because sexual harassment goes both ways, you’re a good person and you should probably skip...

Welcome to the Loose Talk dictionary

Back way talk simply refers to that silly childhood habit you and I once had, of saying words in reverse mode. I know those of you that will be encountering...

The thing about adult love

When you’re young, love is all-consuming. You can’t eat. You can’t sleep. You can’t breathe. Everything is hazy. Nobody else exists. But then you’re naive.

Artists launch platform to promote identity


Local Artists launched the ‘I art Rwanda Map’ website, a platform that offers an opportunity for artists to showcase their art, and be able to communicate directly with their art...

Till poverty do us part; when people marry for riches


A story is told of a woman who said she would rather cry in a Benz than laugh on a bicycle of a poor man who is head over heels...


They have been through thick and thin, having come from nothing to a celebrated duo on Rwanda’s music scene, so what exactly is going on with Urban Boys? The recent...

Tuff Gangs reunite after 2014 fallout


2014 was a turning point for local rap group, Tuff Gangs. It was supposed to be all celebrations for the group members, following one of the members, Jay Polly’s exploits...