Meet Magaly Pearl, the new artist on the block

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2017 was a big break for her, as it was the year she chose to exploit her talent. It was the year she released two of her songs 'Nyemerera' and...

2018 is a defining year for my music career - Asinah

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Asinah Erra, real name Asinah Mukasine, has been in the music industry for three years and has released a couple of songs like 'Do it', 'Mapenzi', 'Iz’Ubu', and 'Mapenzi' among...

Yes, Oprah Can!

Sometimes, people do or say things that make you see them in a different light. I’ve seen clips of Oprah’s recent acclaimed speech and I have to say, she does...

Culture is not set in stone

Walking down the streets of Kampala with my then boyfriend, we met his aunt. I shook her hand with as much feigned respect that society demands we give to older...

Miss Rwanda winners, Where are they now?

She is the reigning Miss Rwanda who will be handing over the crown this year. During her reign she had trips to various countries including Germany and Sweden in a...

Miss Rwanda​: What to expect this year

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Auditions for this year’s Miss Rwanda beauty pageant open this Saturday in Musanze District, Northern Province.

The new greeting: "When are you getting married?"

Here is a letter from one of the daughters of the hills, but she speaks for many.

A slacker's guide to losing weight without trying

If the idea of counting calories or following a strict diet just makes you want to reach for a candy bar, then you’ll love these expert-approved ways to drop weight....

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 do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

VIDEO: Iradukunda on the highs and lows of her reign as Miss Rwanda 2017

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By her description, a year is a significant amount of time in which one can transform and accomplish many things. On February 25, 2017, the then 19-year-old Iradukunda was crowned...

WORD HAS IT...

Godfather East Africa, a spin off from the once popular Big Brother Africa (BBA), is set to air this year and word reaching us is that socialite Teta Sandra might...

KWEZI AND I ... When is enough enough?

Technology, as it is commonly said, is a great thing. It has made life better in so many ways and for that we shall be forever grateful but on the...

Gospel artiste Ashimwe on her musical comeback

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Dorcus Ashimwe is a gospel artiste originally from the Blessed Sisters that began singing in 2007 and released an album 'Gira Intego', but has since gone solo, and has released...

I wasn’t ready!

We’re several days into the New Year and I still can’t believe 2017 is over. I feel like I went to bed one night, woke up the next morning and...

Let’s kick 2018!

2018 will be a year of more lyrics from yours truly. In other words, I will be penning less of bland newspaper articles and more of words in motion.

Taking New Year advice with a pinch of salt

For me, January 1st was just an ordinary Monday.Call me cynical but I think that excitement and hope in a new year is inconsequential. The change in digit doesn’t really...

Inside Kacyiru Skate Park; a hub of child empowerment

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THE lush greenery and serene neighbourhood creates the ideal conditions to take a stroll and meditate without any distraction. But as I walk closer to an open park, deafening noise...

10 sure ways to keep your New Year’s resolutions

At the start of another year, many of us gather up our willpower for a brand new set of New Year’s resolutions.

WORD HAS IT...

Perhaps it is his hilarious stage name that changes like weather or his very entertaining performances, but there is something about Senderi International Hit.

KWEZI AND I...The homecoming queen

Most parents have cute nicknames that they use to refer to their children, and in the last almost three years, I don’t remember using the ‘princess’ endearment to refer to...

Mukurarinda on his plans to safeguard Rwandan music

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A lawyer, singer, and songwriter, Alain Mukurarinda does not strike as someone passionate about music especially when he is in court wearing lawyer gowns prosecuting cases.

Kabagira on how she fell in love with journalism and fashion

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26-year-old Christelle Kabagira is a journalist with Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA), presenting 'The Jam', and 'In Style'. Her love for the journalism began at a tender age until she developed...

Lesson learnt

I’m such a last-minute person even though I’ve vowed time and again to do better especially around this time of year. There have been times I’ve done good and either...

Dear 2018, be kind to me

Dear 2018, at around this time last year, I welcomed 2017 with enthusiasm and hope. I made big plans and resolutions. It was going to be my year.