TEDx Kacyiru to shape youth through inspirational tales


For a long time, ardent followers of the TED talks in Kigali have been following the livestream videos on its website and Youtube. The first TEDx event, that took place...

How Mbabazi intends to empower women using head wraps


Last week, 23 year-old Yvette Mbabazi, launched her new brand Icyeza. Dubbed ‘Wrap it up’ the event brought together over 40 women to learn the basics of headwraps, the different...

Flies to go!

You didn’t misread and I certainly didn’t misspell. I’ll explain. One cold evening, I decided to have a cup of coffee at a new Café I hadn’t tried before. The...

Afrofuturism in African settings

You’ve probably watched or heard about Black Panther; the movie that is not only raking in millions of dollars, but reimagines the black experience unburdened and untarnished by colonialism.

Those who love you tell you the truth

I was seated in a banking hall on Wednesday afternoon and in walked two women. One of them had applied too much makeup and as a consequence, her face was...

Finest Dance Crew wins Street Dance competition


The Street Dance competition came to an end last weekend and Finest Dance Crew emerged winners at the tournament’s grand finale held at Nengo Ground in Rubavu on Saturday.

Young Grace makes musical comeback

Grace Abayizera (Pictured) popularly known as Young Grace is back on the music scene after taking a break to focus on her businesses.

Female duo release new gospel collabo

Local female gospel singers, Diana Kamugisha and rapper The Pink, born Clarisse Uwineza, have released a brand new collabo dubbed, Mpanagurwe.

Nigerian music star Davido to perform in Kigali


Nigerian music star Davido will perform in Kigali on March 3 as part of his 30 Billion Africa Tour concerts.

I have big music plans in Kigali - Irene Ntale


Ugandan singer, songwriter, and guitarist Irene Ntale will perform in Kigali for her second time on February 23 where she will headline the Kigali Jazz Junction. The 28-year-old’s music is...

What next for Charly na Nina?


What next for Charly & Nina after parting ways with Alex Muyoboke? And what next for Muyoboke, a man that has been credited for the duo’s phenomenal rise on the...

All set for Kigali Jazz Junction


The 8th edition of the Kigali Jazz Junction is on today at Kigali Serena Hotel.

DJ Africano lands US gig


Disc spinner DJ Africano will join a group of US-based Rwandan entertainers for a concert that has been dubbed ‘Spring Break’ in Atlanta, USA. The event is slated for March...

When musicians struggle to deal with fame


The most trending names on the local showbiz circuit at the moment are Charly, Nina, and Alex Muyoboke.

What are some of the good practices in Rwanda that could be replicated in other countries?

People who visit Rwanda are instantly impressed by how clean and well-organised it is. However, the country has very many impressive practices and attributes from which other countries could stand...

How to overcome envy and jealousy


If you are the kind of person that feels unhappy when others have acquired what you don’t have, that is a sign of jealousy and envy. God never blesses a...

Who are your people?

In Luke 8:20-21, Jesus is giving a sermon when he is told that his mother and brothers are outside, wanting to see him. He replies: “My mother and brothers are...

Ban on Second hand clothing: A good thing or a bad thing?

In 2016, the East African heads of State agreed to implement a ban on second clothing items in an effort to boost growth in the textile and leather industries within...

Tumusabe: Rwanda's only female comedian wants women to join the industry


Her passion for comedy and immense admiration for renowned Ugandan comedian Ann Kansiime pushed her into the industry. 23 year- old Nakato Phrister Tumusabe has defied odds by joining the...

What can't you do without?

It’s Lent and while I’m not exactly observing it, I’m taking this time to cut back on certain things and in a month or so, I hope my life will...

24 year-old Nsanzu and his love for the super-bike


Many people wonder what it is like to ride on a monster bike that does not look like they guarantee safety. The feeling is something that can’t be explained until...

Kigali jazz junction pays tribute to Masekela, Mowzey Radio

Kigali Jazz Junction marks three years in June this year. During this time, the signature monthly jazz gathering has trotted the breadth and length of the continent, bringing Kigali jazz...

Injyana Ensembles returns with the Big 5 concert


Injyana ensembles are organising a great performance, this time teaming up with Akagera National Park in one of Kigali’s biggest musical and cultural events dubbed ‘The Big 5 Concert’.

Regional comedians to headline Seka fest

Famous stand-up comedians in the region have confirmed to bring their humor to Kigali, at the comedy festival slated for March 25 and 26.