What defines happiness?

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In the 2006 movie, The Pursuit of Happiness, staring celebrated actor Will Smith and based on the real life endeavours of Chris Gardner, the actor defines ‘happiness’ as ‘probably something...

Magda Café: Easy breakfast, laid back aura

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It is universally agreed that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This is a meal I never miss and always make myself. This morning, however, the Internet...

Artist Karekezi’s 90 days in Austria

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Visual artist Willy Karekezi is just back from his longest professional stint abroad. And it was work, work and more work for the 24- year-old. He left for Austria at...

Chef Frausto Cornish on his culinary passion

Born in Mexico, Eduardo Frausto Cornish is currently serving as the executive chef at the Kigali Marriott Hotel. His passion and experience in cooking dates way back to when he...

Glad I’m a woman

I wish women were celebrated more than just the one day we get to mark every year - Women’s Day - but I’ll take it. I haven’t always been enthusiastic...

Shopping for food

People have got issues! Trust issues. These people do not trust their house helps or domestic servants or housekeepers or maids, whatever you’d like to call them.

Disgruntled Single Female: Women empowerment is a long way off

Dear people, I appreciate the sentiment behind Women’s Day. I do. Women in their numerous capacities are pillars of homes, communities, countries and continents. And for that, we ought to...

Negligence in paying debts is an act of injustice

Among the people’s rights that Islam guarantees and firmly laid its foundation and principles is paying debts. As Muslims, we are strongly warned against negligence in paying debts, unnecessarily delaying...

What we should learn about the trinity and salvation

The word Trinity in the Bible refers to God who is the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit; three persons in one shared and divine being.

Weddings: Why do some people get cold feet?

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The giant cake is ready for collection. The DJ has received half payment. Expensive honeymoon reservations have been made. Perhaps even the grannies from the village have been carted to...

The Junction: Kigali’s latest addition

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One of the newest entries on the restaurant scene, The Junction restaurant located above Ndoli supermarket in Kisementi has some ways to go.

I need to do better

I started off this year with modest aspirations but determined to achieve them all the same. I really want to do better and be a better person in general, but...

When employees take leave

Ben, a friend of mine, still holds a very sentimental attachment to his previous job, even though he quit it some nine years ago.

Disgruntled Single Female: The confused ‘in-betweeners’

Dear people, a story is told of an old man who went to a local market and bought a pig at a handsome price. That night, the old man’s jealous...

Negligence in paying debts is an act of injustice

Among the people’s rights that Islam guarantees and firmly laid its foundation and principles is paying debts. As Muslims, we are strongly warned against negligence in paying debts, unnecessarily delaying...

How God revealed Himself to humanity

The Bible has got a number of scriptures right from the Old Testament that record a variety of ways God revealed himself to humanity, some of which prove that indeed...