Jay P recounts 15 years of beat making and plans for the future

Jean Paul Gatsinda is one of the pioneers of the Rwandan pop music scene. The audio producer and sound engineer is better known by his artistic moniker –Jay P Productions,...

We thrive on drama

It’s almost mid-year. So I just wanted to send a shout out to the people who, at the beginning of the year, resolved to leave drama and negativity in 2016....

All set for Kigali Fashion Week finale

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Over 17 designers will grace the grand finale of the sixth edition of Kigali Fashion Week at Serena Hotel today. Over half of these are international designers from Nigeria, United...

Has the gospel music industry come of age?

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IT has produced hits that rule the airwaves. In secular night clubs, it is common to dance to a gospel hit. Gospel music concerts are some of the most attended...

Sagini on what to expect at the Kigali Jazz Junction

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Cece Sagini, real name Cecilia Sagini, will be performing in Kigali for the first time at the Kigali Jazz Junction this weekend. The artiste said she is excited and looking...

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 this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

WORD HAS IT...

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Bruce Melody heads to Coke Studio Africa* Anita Pendo is expecting a baby boy* The Ben returns for Sheebah collabo* Miss Africa Continent cancelled* Eddy Kenzo ventures into new business

Irankunda on life after Tusker project fame show

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Joe Christian Irankunda,is a live band artist from Burundi currently living in Rwanda, who usually sings in the company of his mother, and is known by his stage name Kiki...

Inganzo art gallery to celebrate 15 years in the industry

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Inganzo Art Gallery on Saturday May 27 will celebrate 15 years in the visual arts industry. Dubbed “The Next Page”, celebrations will be held at Masaka Centre in Kicukiro, a...

Rwanda Movie Awards set for June

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The sixth edition of the Rwanda Movie Awards is set for June 26 at the Kigali Convention Centre. Organisers made the announcement during a press conference over the weekend.

Pastor Wilson Bugembe to grace gospel conference in Kigali

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Renowned Ugandan pastor and musician, Wilson Bugembe, will grace a week-long gospel conference in Kigali this week. The Biribabitya singer will arrive in Kigali on Wednesday May 24 as a...

Why British pop star Joss Stone is coming to Kigali

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Award winning English singer, songwriter and actress Joss Stone (Joscelyn Eve Stoker) is slated to perform in Kigali next month. The concert at the Kigali Marriot Hotel is part of...

[VIDEO] Legendary Rwandan singer Fashaho on his musical comeback

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A popular singer, teacher, radio and TV personality in his youthful days, Phocas Fashaho was on the top of his game in the 1980s and 1990s with popular songs like...

Ugandan comedian to headline Seka comedy show

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Seka is a word that is easily understood across the East African region. It means “laugh” in various regional dialects. On the evening of March 26th 2016, the first ‘Seka...

The good in Kigali's traffic jams

The days when the words “traffic jam” and “Kigali” could not feature in the same sentence are slowly but surely ebbing away, past us. As things are at the moment,...

It is time to admit that there is a problem

Mother’s Day festivities found me in a rather somber mood. I couldn’t stop thinking of South Africa’s Karabo Mokoena, who at the age of twenty-two was gruesomely murdered by her...

It is time to admit that there is a problem

Mother’s Day festivities found me in a rather somber mood. I couldn’t stop thinking of South Africa’s Karabo Mokoena, who at the age of twenty-two was gruesomely murdered by her...

I'm not paying for that

Are there certain things you strongly feel you shouldn’t have to pay for? There’re several in my opinion and what makes it especially annoying is that usually, they’re inexpensive items...

Kigali Fashion Week goes to Europe

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After promoting the local fashion industry and modeling in East Africa and Africa as a whole, Kigali Fashion Week has now headed to Europe. Although, it is three years shy...

True Promises set for live concert in Nairobi

Fast rising gospel group True Promises is set to perform in Nairobi, Kenya next week. The Mana Urera hit makers will leave on Wednesday next week and arrive in Kenya...

Is the family institution on its deathbed?

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It is defined as the basic and smallest unit of society. Every person wants to belong to this unit. In fact, how one is raised within this unit largely determines...

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 this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

WORD HAS IT...

*Has MC Tino been pushed out of Guma Guma?* *Radio and Weasel to shoot video with Tanzania’s Vanessa Mdee* *Did Christopher ‘swallow’ his words?* *Kundwa’s nose ring causes social media...

Mani Martin in Afro media tour

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Afro-fusion singer Mani Martin is currently on an East African media tour to promote his latest album, Afro. The singer released the album late last year, and the video clip...