Gospel act, Mbonyi returns with a new album


It’s been long since gospel artiste Israel Mbonyi, one of the renowned gospel artistes in the country, released any new album.

Inganzo Art Center in 8-day exhibition


An international exhibition featuring twenty-four (24) artists will take place at the Inganzo Art Center in Masaka from December 2 - 9.

Shisha smoking: Why is it on the rise?


Shisha is the new chill out fad in town. If you have been to a trendy pub or bar or nightclub or party in Kigali of late, you probably have...


It looks like drama has taken up permanent residence at the Safi/Niyonizera camp. Since the couple’s wedding, the two have barely had time to do what newlyweds do - bask...

Rwanda-Nigeria connection as DJ Pius releases ‘Tempramido’


Ever since Agatako, his 2016 mega collabo with Ugandan music star Jose Chameleone, born Joseph Mayanja, DJ Pius has been on a quest to broaden his musical horizon in the...

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.

Jay Polly in breach of contract woes

Hip-hop artiste Joshua Tuyishime, better known by his stage name Jay Polly has refuted claims that he pocketed money and refused to perform at a show in Rubavu, recently.

Former Miss Tanzania in town for KFM Instagram party


Former Miss Tanzania and movie star Wema Sepetu is in Kigali to attend the KFM Instagram (IG) party tomorrow, at Chilax Lounge in Nyarutarama. The 29-year-old socialite arrived in Kigali...

Ingabire eyes Miss Supranational crown


Rwanda’s Habiba Ingabire is rated among the top contestants in the Miss Supranational 2017 beauty pageant. The 20-year-old is rated number 20 out of the 71 contestants from different countries...

Mashirika targets teens in new video about mental health


A portal by a group of talented teenagers is opening between three cities around the globe this weekend. On Friday and Saturday, there will be a live video streaming event...

KWEZI AND I...The matter of imitation

I think it is natural for any parent to feel that they would exchange places with their child in times of sickness and pain. Kwezi has been unwell. The changes...

Bruce Melodie set for European tour


Bruce Melodie’s talent coupled with hard work and determination is taking him places. The charismatic R&B singer, born Bruce Itahiwacu, is set for his debut European tour, to promote his...

Crooner Apio to grace unplugged musical session


She was last in Kigali in June this year, for the CollectiveRW Fashion Week’s fashion Happy Hour at the Repub Lounge in Kimihurura. Now fast rising Ugandan Afro soul crooner,...

Police hunt Burna Boy over attack on colleague

Police in Lagos are on a manhunt for popular musician, Damini Ogiulu alias Burna Boy for his alleged involvement in the attack on David Abiye alias 2Kay. Abiye was attacked...

Iradukunda impresses at Miss World pageant


ALTHOUGH she missed out on the crown, Miss Rwanda, Elsa Iradukunda left a good impression at the Miss World beauty pageant in the Chinese city of Sanya, on Saturday night.

Groove Awards nominees unveiled


Nominees for the Groove Awards Rwanda, the annual gospel music awards, have been revealed.

Changing the narrative of African women in the media


For decades, African women have been portrayed negatively in the media. They are almost always objectified, victimized or are even connected to irrelevant topics that further portray them as helpless...

150 nominated for Smart Service Awards

Last year, on the night of December 18th, the inaugural Smart Service Awards went down at the Kigali Serena Hotel. It was not the most glitzy event one could have...

Sengazi on how he joined comedy

Michael Sengazi is a comedian with the comedy knight crew that he joined in 2010. Sengazi, who is half Rwandan and half Burundian, began as a poet, performing artist until...

Would you shoplift?

Have you ever shoplifted? Do you get the urge to shoplift? If your answer to the latter is yes, what kind of items are you tempted to steal?

What is a Meme?

A meme (pronounced mi:m) is “an element of a culture or system of behaviour passed from one individual to another by imitation or other non-genetic means,” explained one online based...

20 somethings and their chaotic relationships

He didn’t propose. I bought an outfit and spent Rwf 30.000 on a surprise birthday party for my rich cousin at a fancy hotel. With that money, we ate a...

Meet Yvan Buravan, Rwanda's fast rising star


Rwanda’s music industry is constantly growing, with the rise of many young people with talent and skills. Yvan Buravan is one of such rising musical stars making waves in the...

Are you bullied at work?


Arianne Irakoze refers to her internship at a local media house as a horrible experience. She found herself in a twist with one of the news editors who made it...