Shisha smoking: Why is it on the rise?

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Shisha is the new chill out fad in town. If you have been to a trendy pub or bar or nightclub or party in Kigali of late, you probably have...

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It looks like drama has taken up permanent residence at the Safi/Niyonizera camp. Since the couple’s wedding, the two have barely had time to do what newlyweds do - bask...

KWEZI AND I...The matter of imitation

I think it is natural for any parent to feel that they would exchange places with their child in times of sickness and pain. Kwezi has been unwell. The changes...

Sengazi on how he joined comedy

Michael Sengazi is a comedian with the comedy knight crew that he joined in 2010. Sengazi, who is half Rwandan and half Burundian, began as a poet, performing artist until...

Would you shoplift?

Have you ever shoplifted? Do you get the urge to shoplift? If your answer to the latter is yes, what kind of items are you tempted to steal?

What is a Meme?

A meme (pronounced mi:m) is “an element of a culture or system of behaviour passed from one individual to another by imitation or other non-genetic means,” explained one online based...

20 somethings and their chaotic relationships

He didn’t propose. I bought an outfit and spent Rwf 30.000 on a surprise birthday party for my rich cousin at a fancy hotel. With that money, we ate a...

Are you bullied at work?

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Arianne Irakoze refers to her internship at a local media house as a horrible experience. She found herself in a twist with one of the news editors who made it...

I don’t want my dog to protect me, I want to protect my dog, says dog trainer El Rahim Jaffer

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He is not sure how far back it goes, but El Rahim Jaffer says that many Rwandan’s views towards dogs aren’t encouraging. At least in past years. But he is...

Turn heads with a one shoulder dress

Fashion evolves and some trends have a way of making a comeback, like the one shoulder dress, for example. Just one of the many chic trends to add to your...

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Rwandan female singer Neza Da SongBird is taking her music career to greater heights.

Mountain hiking takes root with Seven Summits Africa Hiking Challenge

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'Today we start our second mountain hike out of our seven summits challenge, and Mt. Karisimbi is one of the mountains we’re taking on,' declared a beaming Sally Grierson from...

Uwihoreye wants to sell made in Rwanda products using E-commerce

With the increasing usage of technology, 24-year-old Leah Uwihoreye saw the unlimited chances for tech startup opportunities and decided to hatch her entrepreneurial dream.

Dear rich people

Chances are you won’t read this because you’re too busy doing things rich people do, like closing your umpteenth deal, mulling your next big investment or flying off to your...

Life’s tough questions

Who says that traffic jams are completely useless? Not at all.

The adult things I’m scared to face

On Monday evening, I attended to a few security details concerning my one bedroomed mansion.

Meet the stars behind the thriving comedy industry

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If it were a human being, comedy in Rwanda has grown from a baby that could hardly stand on their own to a young and vibrant youth ready to conquer...

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Ever since Vanessa Raissa Uwase hit our TV screens as the Miss Rwanda 2015 first runner up, she has done everything to keep relevant as a socialite

KWEZI AND I...Learning the word ‘sorry’

I have always said that my journey with Kwezi is a learning curve. All the time. I find it hard to believe that in only two months, she is turning...

US-based photographer Mbabazi shares his professional experience

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In less than seven years, Rwandan US-based Egide Mbabazi went from being an anonymous photographer to running one of the most successful photography operations in the United States.

Eighteen-year old, Gakuba shares his new musical style

The 18-year-old has since released a number of songs including 'Terrified', 'Lately', and 'Toxic', all on SoundCloud. He recently had a chat with Sunday Magazine’s Sharon Kantengwa on his plans...

The cats next door

So, my neighbour’s cat decided to start a family and "Mama Cat" and kittens are doing great but I’m not. Despite having stated unequivocally that I don’t want anything to...

A song called Ikinya

Bruce Melodie is doing well lately. He has arrived. Even a blind man can see that the glow of his skin is more vibrant. Bruce Melodie is doing Rwanda and...

Emotional safety matters more than anything

He was wonderful. Or at least wonderfully equipped with the gift of words so that he knew how to make me feel like the sun, moon and stars altogether. But...