Red Rocks unveils plan to spur conservation through culture


Musanze-based Red Rocks ecotourism and cultural centre has released a line-up of annual activities to promote conservation and tourism for sustainable development. The Red Rocks Rwanda cultural initiative is a...

German veteran film director Schlondorff in town


Oscar award-winning German film director Volker Schlondorff is in town. He arrived in Kigali on Sunday and will facilitate a filmmaking master class at the Kwetu Film Institute in Kagugu...

Father of three wins Primus Babongere promotion car


Sunday was like any other day for Francois Nsabimana. He visited his local bar for a drink but after his sixth beer, he hit a jackpot. Under the crown of...

Teta Diana meets Stromae


Local musician Teta Diana is having a good stay in Belgium but her journey there got even better when she had the chance to meet Rwandan-born Belgian super star, Stromae.

Mashariki Film Festival awards best filmmakers


Six filmmakers walked away with different awards at the closing ceremony of the Mashariki African Film Festival in Kigali over the weekend.

Mayonde, Nyamitali shine at Jazz Junction show


Friday evening was a night of Jazz as sensational Mayonde Masya staged a memorable performance at Kigali Jazz Junction’s second Edition (Season III) held at Kigali Serena Hotel’s Auditorium.

Navio's Jameson show marred by low turn up


It was a long wait for revelers before they could catch a glimpse of Ugandan rapper Navio Kigozi at the Jameson Connects Rwanda activation on Fridaynight. The show attracted a...

PHOTOS: Spoken Word Rwanda celebrates womanhood


“Like A Woman,” was the theme for this month’s edition of Spoken Word Rwanda. Needless to say, it was put together to specially honor the ladies. It took place on...

Mutuyimana on the Rwandan film industry and her venture into feature movies


Ella Lilliane Mutuyimana together with other five Rwandan film directors chose to team up and venture into feature films and break away from the common Rwandan short films.

Bad parenting

Do you ever get the urge to lecture strangers or even people you know about their parenting skills? I do, many times even though I usually keep my opinions to...

Begging etiquette

Everyone loves to help the next man or woman or human for that matter in need, or so I would want to think. It’s the reason people give out money...

Disgruntled Single Female: What is forgiveness?

When someone hurts you, the first natural reaction is going into murderous rage. You want to pay them back for what they have done. Hurt them in a way from...

Eric 1Key reaps from the ‘Expericment’


Last year, poet, rapper and blogger, Eric 1key decided to experiment with poetry through a series of what he calls ‘Expericment’ concerts, each with a different theme and concept, from...

Social Mula; The sudden conqueror of Rwandan music


At the age of 24, singer Lambert Mugwaneza alias Social Mula is already a household name. Many Rwandans have come to fall in love with his songs. Social Mula has...

Simba Cafe: Lunch on the go

Sharing a name and retail space with the popular supermarket franchise, this coffee shop is the low to middle income earners delight. A walkable distance from commercial centres and offices...

Kigali braces for Mashariki grand finale


The week-long Mashariki African Film Festival comes to an end today evening, March 31, at the Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village (Camp Kigali).



It looks like East Africa’s big wig isn’t just interested in conquering the hearts of music lovers, but also, doing business within the East African region.

Car break-ins: Getting smarter than the thieves


The good news is that carjacking (theft of cars) is not a very common trend in Kigali and by extension, the country.

Jazz maestro Masya to spice up Kigali Jazz Junction


Kenyan soul jazz artiste Mayonde Masya will headline the Kigali Jazz Junction, tomorrow, at the Kigali Serena Hotel. Although this is the first time for the singer/songwriter to perform at...

Meet Miller, one of the leading DJs in Kigali


His birth name is Karuranga Virgile but as a disc jockey, he goes by the moniker of DJ Miller. The 26-year-old is among the new crop of popular club DJs...

Yuhi Amuli talks about his love for cinema


As a child, Yuhi Amuli was exposed to many career choices. He started out wanting to become a Catholic priest, then a medical doctor, then a lawyer. It was not...

Knowless to headline ‘White & Gold’ party

Knowless Butera is slated to headline the ‘White and Gold’ party at the Nyarutarama based K-Club on March 31­. “Several DJs will be around to entertain the revellers and also...

Comedians Nkusi, Omondi thrill at 'Seka Live'


On Sunday, Kigali was brought to its knees as the first edition of ‘Seka Live’ took place at Kigali Serena Hotel.

Mwanga Troupe wins inaugural Crying Games contest in Kigali


When the idea of “crying games” was announced in Rwanda a few weeks ago, many took to the social media not only to laugh at the idea, but to ridicule...