Music is life to me, says DJ Gil Low

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Gil Mwebaze (better known as DJ Gil Low in local entertainment circles) started got into DJ-ing “by chanceā€, playing music at house parties in his neighborhood (Kimihux) to ward off...

The Olympics should be more inclusive

I can see heads nodding all around, especially after you look at the Medals table. USA with over 80, Britain and China over 50 and not a single African country...

Money matters a lot

Apparently, last week a bride ran out of church to escape vowing to be married “for richer or for poorer “upon discovering that the groom was actually poor. There was...

Why Bugesera women prefer the bicycle for a surprise gift

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Perched on top of a bicycle, she suddenly swerves off the road to avoid a speeding car. The heavy luggage on the bicycle forces her to lose balance, but with...

Fashion design is not as easy as people think, says Rwanda Clothing's Umutoniwase

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Joselyne Umutoniwase is the founder of Rwanda Clothing Home Ltd, a company she started in 2010.

Rwanda's Haute Baso shines at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

Local fashion house, Haute Baso, did the country proud at The Mercedes Benz Fashion Week which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa last week.

Transpoesis: Kigali's budding poets

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Fefe Kalume was in S2 when he wrote his first poem. But this was no ordinary poem going by the circumstances under which he penned it. In fact, it is...

Gakire on literacy and helping the disadvantaged

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Dieudonne Gakire is an author, public speaker, peace building activist and a member of an NGO (Women of Will Africa that helps women and children). Gakire, who is a genocide...

Would you go on hunger strike?

I just heard about the Indian activist who has been on hunger strike for 16 years. Irom Sharmila who is 44 years old last had regular meals in 2000 in...

Rwandan musicians must wake up!

Social change is hard work. It can also be scary as hell -- a leap of faith into the unknown, a risky challenge to the status quo. This means that...

Keeping an awful secret

I hate secrets. And it’s not because I have problems with confidentiality. Even if I did, I’m terrible at telling stories. I’m always forgetting and thus leaving out juicy details....

The anguish of dealing with a stalker

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Vanessa Uwase was the first runner up in Miss Rwanda 2015 beauty pageant. The pageant put her in the limelight and she became a celebrity overnight.

WORD HAS IT...

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Radio presenter cum singer, Uncle Austin, real name Austin Luwano, is a very frustrated man. First, thieves broke into his home and took off with different items including his laptop...

Weekend Proggie

After a long and busy week, you probably just want to relieve some of the stress. Are you looking for entertainment beyond your living room couch? Worry not; we have...