Mutuyimana on the Rwandan film industry and her venture into feature movies

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Ella Lilliane Mutuyimana together with other five Rwandan film directors chose to team up and venture into feature films and break away from the common Rwandan short films.

Bad parenting

Do you ever get the urge to lecture strangers or even people you know about their parenting skills? I do, many times even though I usually keep my opinions to...

Begging etiquette

Everyone loves to help the next man or woman or human for that matter in need, or so I would want to think. It’s the reason people give out money...

Disgruntled Single Female: What is forgiveness?

When someone hurts you, the first natural reaction is going into murderous rage. You want to pay them back for what they have done. Hurt them in a way from...

Simba Cafe: Lunch on the go

Sharing a name and retail space with the popular supermarket franchise, this coffee shop is the low to middle income earners delight. A walkable distance from commercial centres and offices...

Car break-ins: Getting smarter than the thieves

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The good news is that carjacking (theft of cars) is not a very common trend in Kigali and by extension, the country.

The Injyana ensembles, bringing symphony orchestra to life

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Adapted from the Kinyarwanda language, the word injyana means ‘the motion of the music’. True to the notion, the ensemble’s goal is to bring orchestra music back to life. Veteran...

Trump can’t help himself

I’m starting to think Donald Trump doesn’t really want the presidency. I think he has realized that it’s not that rewarding or even if it is, there’re many times you...

Disgruntled Single Female: Our flawed measure of success

Dear people, I asked my four-year-old nephew what he wanted to be in future. He declared that he wanted to be a builder. His mother was startled and she almost...

Has Kigali's night life finally come of age?

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Remmy Nsanga is the man behind the popular People Bar and Night Club in Kacyiru. This is arguably the premier night spot in Kigali and it’s easy to know why;...

Brachetto: Fine wine, tapas and fine Italian dining

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I think Brachetto is a well kept secret. I’d never heard of the place before and was driven more by curiosity than anything else to visit. I invited a friend...