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.

What are your New Year's resolutions?

IT is that time of the year to reflect on whether you achieved the resolutions you made at the beginning of 2017 as it comes to a close.

What's on this weekend?

The New Year is fast approaching. 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...

New Year's: Movies for when you don't want to go out

Following all the fun festivities on December 31, there’s nothing better than relaxing and enjoying a great film on January 1.

WORD HAS IT...

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Urban Boys have had a seemingly rough year, in their personal lives and professionally. Safi Madiba, who left the group, has been on everyone’s lips after he walked down the...

KWEZI AND I...Dealing with withdrawal symptoms

Happy Holidays to you all. I can only imagine the exciting get-togethers between you, your friends and your families. That is what Christmas should be about after all. Bonding. Well,...

Kidum on his love affair with Rwanda

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Burundian Zouk sensation Kidum, real name, Jean-Pierre Nimbona’s heart not only belongs to Rwanda, he calls it home. His love for the country began in 2003, during his first performance...

My efforts to advocate for Swahili speaking are paying off – Kabendera

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Tidjara Kabendera is a TV and radio host at Rwanda Broadcasting Agency and presents the East Africa Connection Show that airs every Saturday on RTV. She is also a Swahili...

My Christmas traditions

Like most people, Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year and while I tended to get more excited when I was younger, I still look forward to...

Christmas and public holidays!

There are many pros and cons to a Christmas day falling on a Monday. The first and most obvious benefit of a Monday Christmas is that it transforms the most...

Christmas in the village

Here comes Christmas, the wonderful time of the year when strangers fidget, nudge each other with their elbows and exchange insults as they struggle for bus tickets to travel to...

What is your ideal Christmas gift?

One of the most preserved traditions during this festive season is giving gifts. Friends and family exchange presents as a way of showing love and affection on this special day....

If Jesus returned today, what would you tell him?

Christians continue to wait for the second coming of Jesus. His coming will surely comfort the hearts of many and mark the beginning of an everlasting life, so they say....

What’s on this weekend?

As Christmas day draws closer, a number of social events have been lined up to help Rwandans celebrate the festive season in style. By far, this year’s festive season has...