Talent exhibition as Nyundo music school pioneers graduate


For those who attend music concerts, official functions and international events organised in Rwanda, often a band comprised of young, fresh and vibrant looking musicians charm audiences at such events.

Journalism demands sacrifice, says veteran American journalist


Alison Bethel-McKenzie is an American-born award-winning veteran journalist with more than 30 years of experience managerial and consulting positions in the media throughout the United States and West Africa.

Kamurasi juggling work with music


As a Dancehall musician, Davy Ranks cuts a different kind of image from the slackness usually associated with the genre. He is clean-shaven, speaks straight English off-stage, and on a...

Bjarne on his humanitarian work in Rwanda


52-year-old Selin Bjarne, a Swedish national and partner at Intrasenze, a digital safety company, first heard about Rwanda in 2003 from a friend, Fabien Manirebanimpuhwe, a documentary filmmaker.

Pendo on breaking into the entertainment industry

She is known for a series of gigs as a TV and radio host, MC and DJ. Anita Pendo’s determination to break into the male dominated field is what has...

Give me some space

Like most women, I love shopping. I really do. Sometimes I find myself in a random supermarket or mall after a long day at work and I will gladly spend...

Fish anyone?

Fish is a better choice of meat than most, and for a number of reasons. Where on earth have you found meat you can sun-dry and eat, without having to...

Disgruntled Single Female: Life is just life

Dear people, a few days ago, I was whining about my life. I felt that I wasn’t where I deserved to be. “Life is so unfair.” Then my friend who...

Green Hills Academy band wows at Car Free Zone


Hundreds of fans ditched their usual Thursday duties, swarming the Car free Zone in the City of Kigali for a free, lunchtime performance by Green Hills Academy Jazz band.

Poetess Delice Mukazi ventures into acting


She is known for her inspiring poems, but now Delice Mukazi will tackle the stage from a different angle.

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...