Off to China: Iradukunda ready for Miss World 2017


On Sunday, September 24, Miss Rwanda, Elsa Iradukunda, flew to China for the 67th edition of the Miss World 2017 where the winner will be crowned on November 18.

Tuff Gangz back to the music scene, release new track


For a couple of years now, Hip Hop music lovers in Rwanda have been wondering what befell the local hip hop group Tuff Gangz. The group, which became a household...

Mixed reactions after 'Runtown Experience' show


Nigeria’s Runtown and Uganda’s Sheebah Karungi both lived up to their billing at the ‘Runtown Experience Kigali’ concert Saturday night, but some felt the Nigerian star fell short of a...

'Cobra' reinvents himself


The once popular Cadillac Nightclub in Kigali went up in flames in November 2012. Since then, the question on almost everyone’s lips has been: 'Where is Cobra?' 'And what next...

What I don’t like about new staff

We’ve all been the new employee at some point in our lives. Because it’s a new environment and you’re meeting all these new people, there’re bound to be a few...

Welcome to adulthood

My (not) little brother Benjie, Now that you have completed the full cycle of education, the very last bits of your childhood have been stripped away and adulthood has come...

Runtown, Sheebah to perform in Kigali today


The highly anticipated 'Runtown Experience Kigali' concert is on today. Nigerian star Runtown and Ugandan dancehall sensation Sheebah Karungi will headline the concert at the Amahoro Stadium parking, today.

Free gospel concert set for Sunday


Gospel music fans are in for a treat this weekend. Healing Centre Church in Remera will host a free gospel concert on Sunday, September 24.

Corruption: Are we losing the moral compass?


Joseph had gone for days without water over a technical issue at his home in Kanombe. When a field officer from Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) finally showed up at...

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.

Cultural fashion is my calling- Ntawirema


The cultural fashion industry in Rwanda is on the move.



It is one of the biggest beauty shows in the world so it is not surprising that former Miss Rwanda contestant Habiba Ingabire was over the moon when she was...

Kigali braces for first beauty expo


Natural hair and beauty lovers have a reason to smile as the first ever natural hair show and expo comes to Kigali. The event will take place from November 3-4,...

Meet Kibonge, the comic with a gospel touch


Emmanuel Mugisha, better known by his stage name Clapton Kibonge is regarded as one of the most influential satirical gospel comedians in the country. Kibonge started his comedy career at...

KWEZI AND I...Do you know what your child is eating?

I seem to always be discussing food but by now, you must also know that besides eating, sleeping and causing ‘mayhem’ in the house, there is not much else toddlers...

Runtown, Sheebah to shoot video in Kigali


Nigerian artiste Runtown and Ugandan queen of dancehall Sheebah Karungi are expected in Kigali this week ahead of the highly anticipated “Runtown Kigali Experience” on September 23 at Amahoro Stadium’s...

All set for 'baby Sheja' concert


Aline Gahongaire and Patient Bizimana are among a number of local gospel artistes that will take part in “A night for Sheja”, concert to raise funds for treatment of 3-year-old...

The story behind Kenzo, Mani Martin 'Afro' remix collabo


It is arguably Mani Martin’s biggest musical hit to date. Afro is the lead single and title track off the singer’s latest 15-track album, released late last year. But the...

EMMYS 2017: Sterling K. Brown Wins Lead Drama Actor Emmy For 'This Is Us'


Sterling K. Brown won the Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series on Sunday night for his performance as Randall Pearson on NBC’s This Is Us, a series...

Masengesho on inspiration behind his Rwanda, Germany photography


Shaban Masengesho’s photography journey started in 2014 in Kigali. But this journey can be traced back to Mainz, Germany, where he did volunteering service from 2013 to 2014.

Tonzi talks music, family and ‘All In One Gospel Ladies’


At five years, having been brought up in a musical Christian family, Clementine Uwitonze, commonly known by her stage name Tonzi, had already began her musical journey, singing in church...

Ndayizeye on his journey as an actor and traditional dancer


Nominated among the ‘2016 Best people choice actor’ and ‘Best 10 male actors’ in the Rwanda Movie Awards, Emmy Ndayizeye can be regarded as one of the most talented and...

What will you be remembered for?

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died in 2011 and I remember wondering back then what would happen to his beloved Apple Inc. You know what often happens to businesses and ventures...

The Nigerian music invasion

Not too long ago, almost all the youth in East Africa wanted to be Diamond Platnumz. Our youth wanted to sing like Chibu, dress like him, be muscular and toned...