KWEZI AND I...Do you know what your child is eating?

I seem to always be discussing food but by now, you must also know that besides eating, sleeping and causing ‘mayhem’ in the house, there is not much else toddlers...

Ndayizeye on his journey as an actor and traditional dancer

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Nominated among the ‘2016 Best people choice actor’ and ‘Best 10 male actors’ in the Rwanda Movie Awards, Emmy Ndayizeye can be regarded as one of the most talented and...

What will you be remembered for?

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died in 2011 and I remember wondering back then what would happen to his beloved Apple Inc. You know what often happens to businesses and ventures...

The Nigerian music invasion

Not too long ago, almost all the youth in East Africa wanted to be Diamond Platnumz. Our youth wanted to sing like Chibu, dress like him, be muscular and toned...

Why it’s hard to always do the right thing

A most distinguishing feature of humanity is having a conscience; a sense of right and wrong. Ideally, because we know what is right, we are expected to do exactly that....

Kalima's journey from Nyamata to global fashion star

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At only 23 years, her name is making news in international fashion. Two decades ago, the little known girl embarked on a journey to the unknown following the death of...

Tunga promotion returns

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Twelve motorbikes and a brand new car are up for grabs as the Airtel Tunga promotion returns. In its third year running, the Tunga promotion seeks to reward Airtel’s loyal...

WORD HAS IT...

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Traditional music singer Jules Sentore is set to participate in ‘Festival du cinémaafricain de Khouribga’, one of the leading cultural festivals in Morocco.

POET'S CORNER: LAND OF THE ANCESTORS

I see the birth of a nation Men, women and their offspring Striving and fighting for freedom in different parts of my continent

KWEZI AND I...Speaking the food language

People who say that Kwezi is a copy and paste version of me have only made that conclusion based only on our physical resemblance. What they don’t know is that...

I am not controversial, I am just honest – Pastor Mpyisi

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Pastor Ezra Mpyisi is not an ordinary man. At 95, he has made a reputation for himself not only for being the oldest Preacher in the country but also for...

When was the last time you read a book?

I’ll be honest with yaou. I can’t remember, which is strange because there was a time I couldn’t stop reading and I started at an early age too, thanks to...

It’s green season again

Once again, the rainy season is upon us. Yes, the term is rainy season, not rain season. In fact, I suspect that people who like to call it the 'rain...

Self-love: lessons from Rwanda

Whenever a non-Rwandan uses their media-based knowledge to make deprecating remarks about Rwanda, I load more data and buy popcorn.

Tracing the musicians whose star fizzled out

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They were once some of the biggest names on the local music industry. Many of them rose to fame through music groups, others had impressive solo careers, but somehow, their...

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.

Rwandan culture comes to life at Red Rocks

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The Cultural Tourism Week at Red Rocks in Musanze was a buffet of all things Rwandan-from Rwandan cultural fashion designs, traditional food and drink, poetry and spoken word performances, music...

WORD HAS IT...

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This year, Knowless joined the list of big names in music that have featured on America’s biggest broadcaster, Cable News Network (CNN).

Oasis of Peace: Giving Burundian refugees new lease of life

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In 1993, at a time when the number of orphans was steadily increasing in Burundi due to the civil war, the then 24 year old Marguerite Barankitse started an NGO...

Sandra Idossou on customer service and technology

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Sandra Idossou is the Managing Director of SHEI and ENZ consulting firm, which specialises in customer service, sales and marketing training and the CEO of The Service Magazine. She is...

Things I wish science would fix

Water is life, but many times, it also takes life. You must be familiar with all the recent grim weather reports, from mudslides in Sierra Leone and Uganda that have...

All about pro boxing

The first thing I know without a doubt about pro boxing is that it has the best commentators of all sports you will ever think of.

Be kind to yourself

We are told to be kind; to give and to sacrifice, to sympathize and to forgive. To make the world a better place for everyone. And all of this is...

Our wedding cost Rwf250, 000, and we lived happily ever after...

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Valentine Ndakozi and Theonestse Naniragaba dated for a short time and thought of taking their relationship to another level; however, they were both out of work at the time.