50 picked for Kigali Fashion Week runway

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As the highly anticipated Kigali Fashion Week draws near, 50 potential models including males and females were selected to take part in the fashion show catwalk after a grueling search...

Charly and Nina release new song

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A new song by Rwanda’s top female duo, Charly & Nina has taken the air waves by storm. Mfata, whose audio was officially released on Sunday, May 14 is said...

Rwandan filmmaker nominated for AMA Awards 2017

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Clementine Dusabejambo’s film A Place for Myself has been nominated for this year’s Africa Movie Academy Awards slated for June 18 in Nigeria. The nomination was done on Sunday, May...

[VIDEO]: American actor Morgan Freeman pays homage to Genocide victims

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US actor and film maker Morgan Freeman on Monday visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial to learn about the Genocide against the Tutsi and Rwanda’s reconstruction efforts over the last twenty-three...

Kenya’s Cece Sagini to headline Kigali Jazz Junction

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Of late, Kenyan artistes seem to be taking over the ever highly anticipated Kigali Jazz Junction. With their impressive performances, one could only wish for more from them.

Ndiringiye dreams of breaking music boundaries

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Devis Ndiringiye is one of the popular music producers in Kigali. He’s the man behind songs such as ‘Revolution’ featuring all Rwandan rappers, Mariya Yohanna’s ‘Ndabakumbura,’ ‘Uza mbabarire’, as well...

Ashimwe defies odds to shine at Kigali Vibrates with Poetry

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On the evening of Saturday April 29th, Ange Theonastine Ashimwe made her maiden appearance on a poetry stage. The occasion was the 7th edition of the monthly poetry forum, Kigali...

Dybdal on improving fitness in Rwanda

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Dennis Dybdal is one of the founders and the Managing Director of Waka Fitness. He is also the brains behind the recent Waka Warrior Race, a fitness race which involves...

What my mother taught me

None of us would be here without our Mums and for those of you in position to do so, please take a moment to show your mothers some love.

Pianist Assoulen thrills Kigali with 'Perfumed concert'

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It was nothing like Kigali had ever witnessed before. French Jazz composer and pianist Laurent Assoulen’s Sentire concert at the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) auditorium in Kimihurura on Thursday night...

Urban Boyz release new video

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The Urban Boyz have continued their roll on the local music scene, with the release of their brand new video ‘Nipe’ featuring Ugandan artiste YKee Benda.

The roses and thorns in Rwanda’s budding poetry industry

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There is a poet in every one! The poetic instincts manifest in every one at some point in life. It could be that love poem you received or sent a...

Mother’s Day: What values did you pick from mum?

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They say there’s nothing like a mother’s love. It knows no law, no grudge; it can even crush down remorselessly anything that stands in its path. A mother loves fiercely...

WORD HAS IT...

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Jay Polly in blackmail scare* Ciney welcomed in fiancé’s church* Asinah and Neg G fall out* Shaddy Boo and AY dating rumours escalate* I’m not Mako Nikoshwa’s ‘baby-mama,’ just a...

Where to unwind after Transform Africa Summit

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As the Transform Africa Summit (TAS) comes to an end, we recommend some of the country’s most interesting places and activities-from cool bars to great eateries and historic monuments.

Preparations for Bob Marley anniversary celebrations in high gear

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It's 36 years since legendary reggae music icon Bob Marley died. The Jamaican singer, songwriter and guitarist achieved worldwide fame for the messages of peace, love and unity that he...

Habimana quit a bank job to start a fashion brand

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Upon graduation from the National University of Rwanda (Business Information Technology) in 2012, Felix Habimana landed his first job at Banque Populaire du Rwanda. He worked at the bank until...

Teta on her new single and surprise homecoming

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2016 was a bumper year for local artiste Diana Teta, musically speaking. It was in this year that she released the video for Velo, arguably her biggest hit to date.

Darkecy drops ‘Igisabo’ video

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U.S-based Rwandan rapper Darkecy has dropped a sizzling video for his latest single, Igisabo. The singer, born Denis Kayonga Muganza, said that the song was inspired by one of the...

[PHOTOS]: ‘Healing Worship’ launch new album in style

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Renowned for its beautiful gospel melodies, Healing Worship Team has continued to cement its presence on the local gospel music scene. On Sunday evening, Restoration Church in Kimisagara sector reverberated...

Ubumuntu Arts Festival inspires dialogue through global exchange

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“Joe Quintero (the other co-founder of B.R.I.D.G.E Theatre Project) and I were first introduced to Mashirika in the fall of 2012, when they performed their powerful production of Africa’s Hope...

Mukama 'Sadu Vybz' on his passion for graphic design

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As an Art and Graphic Designer, Mukama S Damaur shares an intimate relationship with the local music industry. So much so that many people have actually come to believe he...

'Pikiwash' an ecofriendly way of cleaning motorcycles

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We did a survey at the beginning of the project, this showed us that it takes about 2-3 hours to wash a motorcycle, yet in that same time frame a...

Let’s talk cars

First things first, and the first thing in question is that I’m no motorist, so do not get it twisted.