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...

Poivre Noir: Fine dining simplified

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Poivre Noir does not stand out from the crowd at first appearance. However, the timeless adage, never judge a book by its cover, truly applies here.

Pushing Rwandan music beyond borders

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At the close of the four-day ONGEA Eastern Africa Music Summit in Nairobi last week, Rwandan disc jockey and events broker Eric Soul had a few sentiments to share with...

Just like any institution, Jesus also gave us rules of engagement

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In every institution, there are rules that have been put in place by authorities to regulate workers and for the smooth running of activities. In a corporate world, rules are...

Just live and let live

Dear people What is going on? The world seems to get more chaotic by the year. Why can’t we get along? Why isn’t mortality enough to make us humble? Is...

Understanding the growing appetite for "further studies"

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WITH a first class degree and a high end well paying job, you would expect him to be content.

Mutzig Lite Barbecue set for tomorrow

Beer and meat lovers are in for a treat this weekend as the first Mutzig Lite barbecue event unfolds in Kigali. The event will take place on Saturday February 25...

Gato Keza: The little coffee shop with a big heart

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This week, I thought I’d revisit the coffee shop scene. This decision was arrived at due to the fact that I was already seated in this coffee shop, sipping on...

Vaga Vybz: From a 'Vagabond' to dancehall maestro

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Reggae-Dancehall Vaga Styleā€¯ is how Vaga Vybz describes his music. After experimenting with virtually all musical genres in his formative years, the singer eventually settled for a fusion of Reggae...

MC Ange on her career journey and raising a family

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25-year-old Ange K Umulisa, is a former TV host and emcee, who has worked for several government and public companies. She is also wife to musician DJ Pius and together...

Nobody wins on Valentine’s Day

Ah Valentine’s Day, another non-African practice that infiltrated our colonized minds. And like all things foreign, it started slowly, embraced by a few ‘elites’. And now it’s making prisoners out...

Meze Fresh: Laid back Mexican

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According to Jumia Food, Meze Fresh is one of the best restaurants in Kigali. Well, as far as food is concerned, I’d say it is indeed good. The traditional Mexican...

Envy and me

At the beginning of secondary school, I was having a hard time with mathematics. So I sought the help of my friend Sarah. We talked Maths and ate Maths and...

Fare thee well, ONATRACOM

RITCO is the latest addition to the country’s inland bus transportation scene. It’s an acronym –the condensed form of the name, Rwanda Interlink Transport Company Limited.

Not cut out for politics

I watch politics, too closely I think but that’s as far as my participation goes. I prefer sitting on the fence rather than getting involved through, say, running for office....

Relationships: When a smartphone turns into the 'other partner'

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The smart phone is the most sought after gadget. Blossoming romance is incomplete unless it is sealed with a gift of the latest smart phone.

Indian Dining: Amazing Indian food

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Without a doubt, Indian Dining has really good food at unbelievably low prices. It is one of those unassuming places where if you could, you’d take off your shoes and...

WORD HAS IT...

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The Ben’s ‘meet and greet’ that left fans furious Katauti and Oprah finally separate Diamond and Zari set to unveil son’s face Miss Rwanda contestants face public criticism

Would you work for Donald Trump?

It’s highly unlikely that any of us (the 99 percent) would get a job offer from Donald Trump, seeing as he has hired mostly millionaires and billionaires for top posts...

Disgruntled Single Female: The truth about false advertising

Jane writes a semi-funny comment on a status update of a mutual friend. You see it. You go to her wall to do a bit of stalking. Ah she’s so...