Selous Game Reserve; a place you should visit not just once

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As far as tourism is concerned, the African continent appears to have three major attractive spots. Some visitors go to the Arab North to see what Egypt, Morocco or Tunisia...

The Ben talks music, love life and returning home

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Remarkably handsome, charming and full of talent is what sums up Ben Mugisha aka The Ben, one of Rwanda’s top RnB artists. It was not long ago that he embarked...

JOBSEEKER's DIARY: Love really doesn’t ask why

Disclaimer: What you’re about to read are my views and some of you may disagree with me which is okay because everyone is entitled to their opinion.

The other side of Isaano Arts Festival

Whenever there is a big date on the Kigali social events scene, it’s always my duty to bring you up to speed, not only on the nitty-gritty of the particular...

'But' it's a girl??

I met Patrick through a mutual friend. He had a quiet demeanor (without necessarily being uninteresting); he was my kind of guy. Before long we were exchanging texts and giggles...

Visiting the sick is a revered act

Visiting the sick is a responsibility and duty that a Muslim must fulfil. Abu Huraira quotes the Prophet as having said that the rights of one Muslim over another are...

Why Christians ought to observe lent

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Lent began in the apostolic era and was universal in the ancient church. This perhaps explains why it is traditionally observed mainly by Catholics and some Protestant denominations. It is...

Dating sites: Finding love by just the click of a mouse

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The website is usually something like meetyourmatch.com, and there are hundreds of people joining it and creating accounts with the hope of finding ‘true love.’ Many may find this weird....

DEBATE: Should employers be strict on a dress code?

I have always been lucky to work in the creative industry where dress code is very flexible or honestly, even close to non-existent. The office manuals and contracts in all...

WORD HAS IT

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Local rapper Emery Gatsinzi, commonly known as Riderman, is a changed man, thanks to marriage and being a father. In December 2015, close to four months after they officially got...

Fashion designer Anditi quit corporate employment to pursue his dream

Silas Anditi’s journey into the world of fashion design started as a kid growing up in Nakuru, Kenya. He would get clothes that his parents bought him, take them to...

I really hate Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine’s Day. Wait, I take that back because I don’t really mean it. The older I grow, the more I hate this cheesy day and I’m so glad it...

A dedication to lovers!

This week’s Loose Talk was supposed to be about one of two things: I had planned on either penning something about why Loose Talk is so massively popular, or something...

Valentine's Day: What does it mean to you?

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The sad news is that Valentine’s Day is not a public holiday. Your place of work, shops, schools, public transport and other organisations remain open as usual on this day.

DEBATE: Would you date an ex-convict?

You meet someone, they are good-looking, they seem interesting, they are respectful and the icing on the cake is that they are head over heels in love with you. Butterflies...