We thrive on drama

It’s almost mid-year. So I just wanted to send a shout out to the people who, at the beginning of the year, resolved to leave drama and negativity in 2016....

Has the gospel music industry come of age?

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IT has produced hits that rule the airwaves. In secular night clubs, it is common to dance to a gospel hit. Gospel music concerts are some of the most attended...

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 this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

WORD HAS IT...

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Bruce Melody heads to Coke Studio Africa* Anita Pendo is expecting a baby boy* The Ben returns for Sheebah collabo* Miss Africa Continent cancelled* Eddy Kenzo ventures into new business

The good in Kigali's traffic jams

The days when the words “traffic jam” and “Kigali” could not feature in the same sentence are slowly but surely ebbing away, past us. As things are at the moment,...

It is time to admit that there is a problem

Mother’s Day festivities found me in a rather somber mood. I couldn’t stop thinking of South Africa’s Karabo Mokoena, who at the age of twenty-two was gruesomely murdered by her...

It is time to admit that there is a problem

Mother’s Day festivities found me in a rather somber mood. I couldn’t stop thinking of South Africa’s Karabo Mokoena, who at the age of twenty-two was gruesomely murdered by her...

I'm not paying for that

Are there certain things you strongly feel you shouldn’t have to pay for? There’re several in my opinion and what makes it especially annoying is that usually, they’re inexpensive items...

Is the family institution on its deathbed?

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It is defined as the basic and smallest unit of society. Every person wants to belong to this unit. In fact, how one is raised within this unit largely determines...

WORD HAS IT...

*Has MC Tino been pushed out of Guma Guma?* *Radio and Weasel to shoot video with Tanzania’s Vanessa Mdee* *Did Christopher ‘swallow’ his words?* *Kundwa’s nose ring causes social media...

Ashimwe defies odds to shine at Kigali Vibrates with Poetry

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On the evening of Saturday April 29th, Ange Theonastine Ashimwe made her maiden appearance on a poetry stage. The occasion was the 7th edition of the monthly poetry forum, Kigali...

Dybdal on improving fitness in Rwanda

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Dennis Dybdal is one of the founders and the Managing Director of Waka Fitness. He is also the brains behind the recent Waka Warrior Race, a fitness race which involves...

Getting that job

Jobs are scarce these days. So scarce that, very soon, one will have to acquire a diploma or degree in how to get a job so as to even stand...

Why patriarchs are against women empowerment

For the longest time I have had very low tolerance for patriarchs. After countless verbal battles I had come to the conclusion that patriarchs and misogynists were one and the...

What my mother taught me

None of us would be here without our Mums and for those of you in position to do so, please take a moment to show your mothers some love.

The roses and thorns in Rwanda’s budding poetry industry

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There is a poet in every one! The poetic instincts manifest in every one at some point in life. It could be that love poem you received or sent a...

Mother’s Day: What values did you pick from mum?

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They say there’s nothing like a mother’s love. It knows no law, no grudge; it can even crush down remorselessly anything that stands in its path. A mother loves fiercely...

WORD HAS IT...

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Jay Polly in blackmail scare* Ciney welcomed in fiancé’s church* Asinah and Neg G fall out* Shaddy Boo and AY dating rumours escalate* I’m not Mako Nikoshwa’s ‘baby-mama,’ just a...

Where to unwind after Transform Africa Summit

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As the Transform Africa Summit (TAS) comes to an end, we recommend some of the country’s most interesting places and activities-from cool bars to great eateries and historic monuments.

Mukama 'Sadu Vybz' on his passion for graphic design

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As an Art and Graphic Designer, Mukama S Damaur shares an intimate relationship with the local music industry. So much so that many people have actually come to believe he...

'Pikiwash' an ecofriendly way of cleaning motorcycles

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We did a survey at the beginning of the project, this showed us that it takes about 2-3 hours to wash a motorcycle, yet in that same time frame a...

Let’s talk cars

First things first, and the first thing in question is that I’m no motorist, so do not get it twisted.

Speak for yourself

I do not read self-help books. Ten rules for finding happiness. The ultimate path to success. How to keep your man from straying.

Benefits we could all use

Seeing as we just celebrated Labour Day, I feel like employers need to do more to make life easier for their employees beyond just giving us a day off on...