Do you believe in miracles?


Jane (not real name) was desperate for a miracle. The 46-year-old single mother was a regular at a popular Pentecostal church in Kampala, Uganda. After developing fully blown HIV/AIDS, her...

Choma’d: The new age grill


Meat off the grill is clearly a popular choice in Kigali and continuing the trend is Choma’d, an appropriately named new grill and bar located in Nyarutarama. Barely three months...

Rules of dining

There is a correct way to eat meat, so why go about it the wrong way? In Africa, we attach a different kind of importance to meat and so the...

Men should borrow a leaf from Jesus

During lent season, I took time to fast and earnestly pray for a man. A good man. A good Christian man. I have heard that Christian men are likely to...

Customer care is dead

So I’m sitting here watching a video of a 69 year old man who has since been identified as Dr David Dao getting dragged off a plane like a criminal.

If Jesus were to choose disciples today, who would make the list?


Fishermen and the activity of fishing feature prominently in Jesus’ gospel and in Christianity. One of Jesus’ greatest miracles –that of feeding the 5,000 men, involved two fish and five...

Easter celebrations: Where did the excitement go?

Holidays, feasts and fasts are a significant part of Christian religious practice. And some Christian holidays have come to have a considerable impact on culture and tradition.

Nyama choma at the Royal Car Wash


Believe it or not, The Royal Car Wash, or simply Car Wash, is one of the better known spots in Kigali. The knowledge of this place goes beyond the borders...