What defines happiness?


In the 2006 movie, The Pursuit of Happiness, staring celebrated actor Will Smith and based on the real life endeavours of Chris Gardner, the actor defines ‘happiness’ as ‘probably something...



Singer Diamond Platnumz and Tanzanian President John Magufuli have locked horns on several occasions but that doesn’t mean that the latter doesn’t appreciate the singer’s work.

Niyonshuti on preserving Rwanda's culture through film


Born in Nyagatare in the Eastern Province in 1992, Henderson Niyonshuti was only two years old when he was separated from his parents during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Kwetu in free movie screening drive


After last year’s successful launch of the Rwanda Film Festival that saw an overwhelming number of people attend the screening, Kwetu Film Institute deemed it necessary to carry on free...

Light Gospel Choir to perform in Gisozi


Light Gospel Choir will be hosting a live concert this weekend.

Magda Café: Easy breakfast, laid back aura


It is universally agreed that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This is a meal I never miss and always make myself. This morning, however, the Internet...

Over 40 films nominated for Mashariki film festival


Forty-two films have been shortlisted for the annual Mashariki African Film Festival (MAAFF). They were selected from 75 films and will compete for prizes in the third edition of the...

VIDEO: Knowless back with swanky video


A lot has been said following her August 2016 wedding to her long-time producer and fiance Clement Ishimwe, and subsequent delivery of her first born in November but singer Knowless...

Kenyan comedian Omondi to perform in Kigali this month

Kigali will be playing host to Kenyan and East Africa’s hottest funny men on March 26.

Injyana Ensembles set for concert tour


Green Hills Academy’s Injyana Ensembles is set to stage performances in Kigali and Huye, where they will stage concerts at schools and public spaces. In Huye, they will perform at...

Lillian Mbabazi shines at belated Women's Day concert


It was shortly past 11p.m, when Lillian Mbabazi stepped on stage for her Be Bold For Change live concert at The Ranch Lounge in Kibagabaga, on Saturday night.

Gospel artistes electrify Kimironko residents


It was a full house during the Ibihimbano by’Umwuka concert held at Four Square Church on Sunday.

Outstanding female film makers awarded

Saturday evening was a moment of smiles as outstanding female filmmakers were recognised at the closure of the second edition of Urusaro International Women Film Festival (IWFF) over the weekend.

It was an evening of culture nostalgia at ‘Imihigoy’Intore’


People of all ages graced the cultural evening on Friday in the main auditorium of University of Rwanda Huye Campus. For those who turned up, it was a night to...

Dusabejambo on scooping Thomas Sankara Prize at FESPACO


Marie-Clementine Dusabejambo is only the second Rwandan filmmaker to have her film selected for the prestigious Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO). The first was Joel Karekezi,...

Artist Karekezi’s 90 days in Austria


Visual artist Willy Karekezi is just back from his longest professional stint abroad. And it was work, work and more work for the 24- year-old. He left for Austria at...

Chef Frausto Cornish on his culinary passion

Born in Mexico, Eduardo Frausto Cornish is currently serving as the executive chef at the Kigali Marriott Hotel. His passion and experience in cooking dates way back to when he...

Glad I’m a woman

I wish women were celebrated more than just the one day we get to mark every year - Women’s Day - but I’ll take it. I haven’t always been enthusiastic...

Shopping for food

People have got issues! Trust issues. These people do not trust their house helps or domestic servants or housekeepers or maids, whatever you’d like to call them.

Disgruntled Single Female: Women empowerment is a long way off

Dear people, I appreciate the sentiment behind Women’s Day. I do. Women in their numerous capacities are pillars of homes, communities, countries and continents. And for that, we ought to...

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...

What we should learn about the trinity and salvation

The word Trinity in the Bible refers to God who is the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit; three persons in one shared and divine being.

'Return of the Lion' premieres in Kigali


“Return of the Lion”, a documentary about the restocking of lions in Akagera National Park premiered on Thursday evening at Century Cinema in Kigali. Several people, including high-profile dignitaries and...

Weddings: Why do some people get cold feet?


The giant cake is ready for collection. The DJ has received half payment. Expensive honeymoon reservations have been made. Perhaps even the grannies from the village have been carted to...