Blankets and Wine will rock Kigali - Muthoni

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'A CEO and drummer queen' is what Muthoni Ndonga, the Blankets and Wine founder describes herself; 'CEO by day, and by night drummer queen,' she adds for emphasis.

Rwandan blogger Thierry-Kevin Gatete talks blogging and advocacy

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Thierry-Kevin Gatete is a human rights lawyer and activist, known for his popular blog, 'Gatete Views'. Gatete works as a Senior Research Fellow for the Institute of Policy Analysis and...

Is history the future?

I’ve always believed that the reason History is a Curricula fixture across the world is largely because it’s important that children, the future of every nation be taught about significant...

Why we stay ignorant in the age of knowledge

The most pointless argument I have ever had was when a Facebook friend decided that she knew enough about the topic at hand after reading the title of an article...

Kibeho: Why pilgrims trek to the small town for blessings

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In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, we set off on a journey to Kibeho, a small town in Nyaruguru in the Southern Province.

WORD HAS IT...

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Socialite Sandra Teta has made a name for herself for all the wrong reasons but for some reason, this girl continues to grace our tabloids and newspapers.

[VIDEO] Charles 'Bien-Aime' Kamana: Meet the man behind RPF graffiti posters

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Charles 'Bien-Aime' Kamana Kalisa is an eccentric man who is reluctant to wear the 'artist' label. When asked what he does for a living the 63-year-old responds: 'I’m just a...

Sentore on the state of traditional music in Rwanda

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Jules Sentore is a traditional composer and dancer. The 26 year old is one of the 21 grandchildren of the late Athanase Sentore, the tunesmith who was well known for...

What would you do?

If you caught someone you know in a compromising position, would you tell on them? I’m not really nosy and don’t go out of my way to dig into other...

Let’s talk about GOD

Whenever people talk about GOD, it always reminds me of one thing; that the grass and the foliage always seem greener on the other side of the fence. Indeed, few...

21st century women face unrealistic expectations

Apparently, these days it is difficult to find a good woman. Wife material. Women of these days are said to be far too insolent, far too empowered and far too...

Tracing the evolution of Umuganura

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It was a day of feasting, and thanks giving not only for the good harvest, but also for all the good things in life. This is how national harvest day...

Munyeshuri: An actor, photographer and author

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As a freelance artist, Munyeshuri Innocent is known to many for his stage appearances in local theater productions, as well his penchant for the camera. As a freelance photographer, his...

Lion King; rapper, poet, Spoken Word artist

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Just who is this guy, and where has he been all along? That question could be heard from many a reveler following Lion King’s stellar performance at the sixth anniversary...

Bruce Melodie on his experience at the Coke Studio Africa 2017

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Rwandan artist Bruce Melodie was chosen to represent Rwanda in the Nairobi based Coke Studio Africa 2017 to sing alongside several other African artists. It is the first time that...

Election lessons

Congrats to all the winners. I don’t know what to say to all else that do not belong to this category. Like in any other election, some people chose to...

Selfishness vs mediocrity vs the greater good

There are three ways to live. The first way is to spend your life fighting for personal gratification. To be so selfish that you are reluctant to grow up, to...

Meet Ndayiramiye, the taxi-moto rider who returned Rwf 5.2m

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Perched on a hill, it gives you a good view of Kigali’s breathtaking scenery. The small house is surrounded by trees and in the backyard is a small garden. Dressed...

WORD HAS IT...

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It’s been six years since the singer Meddy left the country for the US where he continued with his music career. Many times, rumours circulated that the singer was planning...

'True Promises' to perform at Nazarene Church

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Rwandan Local gospel music group ‘True Promises’ will this Sunday perform at the Remera-based Nazarene Church in a live concert dubbed “Sing like never before”.

10 dating do's and don'ts

Looking for a tip or two on how to tackle the dating scene? Then you’ve probably noticed the onslaught of search engine results when you Google the phrase “dating dos...

Spoken Word Rwanda’s six year journey

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Milestone, the theme for this month’s Spoken Word Rwanda gathering was apt. Six years ago, two ambitious young Rwandans set out with nothing more than passion to create something different,...

Does money make you happy?

I think most people would say yes and rightly so. Recent Research findings suggest that money does indeed buy happiness. Money is not everything but it goes a long way.

Why I hate favours

There are people who commit everyday crimes against humanity and that deserve to die – like people who un shell boiled eggs and then proceed to shamelessly eat them from...