MC Tino on music, love and his stint in Primus Guma Guma show


MC Tino, real names Martin Kasirye made a name in the entertainment industry as an MC, artiste, comedian and a radio Presenter. The entertainment bit of him began manifesting in...

Allan Karemera on storytelling through photography


Bob Allan Karemera is a social worker and a photographer, a practice he has passionately done as a part time job. He has also told stories through his photography on...

Be good to your children

Children can be a handful but they don’t deserve to be mistreated. Every time I read about cases of child abuse, physical, sexual, mental and whatever other form of abuse,...

Detour to Rubavu

For all of last weekend, I was on duty up north in Musanze, and then on to Rubavu. That duty was the need to kick start and participate in the...

The thing about being ‘strong’

You’re the keeper of secrets. You’re the one that people run to for advice about life and love and other ambiguities because you have the God-given wisdom to decipher dilemmas....

KNC to launch 4th album


Musician cum media entrepreneur and entertainer, Charles Kakooza Nkuriza aka KNC is planning the launch of his 4th studio album- Heart Desire.

Ingabire on using the pen to empower women


At 21, she is an artist, actress, singer and poetess. Paola Ingabire is also an author and recently released her first book “More Powerful than we think,’ a book that...

When the groom opts for a female 'best man'


The media described her as the most stunning ‘best man’ ever. Dressed in a navy blue suit and white shirt, Ayobowale Ilesanmi looked superb serving as the best man at...

Man of Honour or Best Woman: Wedding party members of the opposite sex

Although it’s traditional for the bridal party to consist of the bride’s best gal pals and the groom’s best male mates, some couples opt to include close friends of the...

'Godfather East Africa' auditions come to Kigali


As the East African region braces for the premiere of ‘Godfather East Africa’ on March 1, Rwanda held its first auditions on Tuesday at the Kimihurura based Envy Club. 18...


You want to live a better life

On a tight budget? Top tips to save money

No matter where you’re at in life, saving money is almost always a good thing. But let’s face it: it can be tough to follow a strict budget at a...

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 do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.



If his Instagram post is anything to go by, Tanzanian superstar Diamond Platnumz might just be thinking of making Rwanda his home.

Meet Peter, a 20-year-old multi-talented artist


Many know him for his skill at tattoo art, but Henry Peter refuses to be boxed into the description. Instead, he considers himself a versatile and multi-disciplinary artist: “I’m a...

Rwandan artiste wins big at NAACP global awards


US-based Rwandan singer and songwriter Somi on Sunday won an award at the 49th National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) NAACP Image Awards in the non-televised categories.

Behind the scenes at Miss Rwanda auditions


After a flawless launch in Musanze District (Northern Province) on Saturday afternoon, the Miss Rwanda auditions proceeded to Rubavu, in the Western Province.

Northern, Western provinces make their picks for Miss Rwanda 2018


Miss Rwanda 2018 kicked off Saturday afternoon with auditions in Musanze District, Northern Province amid a slight drizzle.

Is rock music taking root in Kigali?


Rock music lovers in Kigali have not had many options to enjoy the genre in the city but now RG Consult, the brains behind Kigali Jazz Junction, has brought live...

Meet Magaly Pearl, the new artist on the block


2017 was a big break for her, as it was the year she chose to exploit her talent. It was the year she released two of her songs 'Nyemerera' and...

2018 is a defining year for my music career - Asinah


Asinah Erra, real name Asinah Mukasine, has been in the music industry for three years and has released a couple of songs like 'Do it', 'Mapenzi', 'Iz’Ubu', and 'Mapenzi' among...

Yes, Oprah Can!

Sometimes, people do or say things that make you see them in a different light. I’ve seen clips of Oprah’s recent acclaimed speech and I have to say, she does...

Culture is not set in stone

Walking down the streets of Kampala with my then boyfriend, we met his aunt. I shook her hand with as much feigned respect that society demands we give to older...

12 Rwandans for E.A reality show auditions


The first ever East African version of Big Brother Africa (BBA), dubbed Godfather East Africa (GFEA), is set to kick off early this year.