The Mohawk is today’s ruling hairstyle

When my editor told me that ‘Old School’ was this week’s topic, the first thing that came to my mind was the Mohawk hairstyle. This was not because I don one on my head but rather because nothing Old School is as trendy as the Mohawk today.For those of you who may not know the...

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 12:00 AM

American rapper to grace Ngabirama’s debut album launch

RWANDAN Reggae singer Chrispin Ngabirama, who has been mum for sometime, has uncovered the reason for his silence as well as what he has been up in his sleeve.Ngabirama’s 10-track album dubbed ‘Adieu l’Afrique Shida’ will be launched at Kigali Serena Hotel, March 11.The...

Saturday, February 18, 2012, 12:00 AM

Rwandans react to Whitney Houston’s untimely demise

A cross-section of Rwandans and indeed the world, yesterday, woke up to the tragic news of the demise of Whitney Houston; one of the greatest music voices to grace planet earth. The diva’s demise is without doubt going to be the talk in all streets, offices and hospitality facilities.After...

Monday, February 13, 2012, 12:00 AM

Already broken your New Year’s Resolutions?

It’s almost two weeks into the New Year. Since people are still telling me ‘Happy New Year’ I think that greeting hasn’t expired just yet. For that matter, I would like to begin by wishing all of you a Happy New Year. I don’t remember the last time I made a New Year’s resolution. Actually, I do not...

Thursday, January 19, 2012, 12:00 AM

Already broken your New Year’s Resolutions?

It’s almost two weeks into the New Year. Since people are still telling me ‘Happy New Year’ I think that greeting hasn’t expired just yet. For that matter, I would like to begin by wishing all of you a Happy New Year. I don’t remember the last time I made a New Year’s resolution. Actually, I do not...

Friday, January 13, 2012, 12:00 AM

US NGO donates computer lab to Kigali school

College Amis des Enfant (CAE), yesterday received a fully equipped computer laboratory from World Learning, a US based NGO. The ceremony to hand over the equipment was graced by Gasabo Mayor, Willy Ndizeye, and attended by the president and CEO of World Learning, Adam Weinberg and Dan Lumonya,...

Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 12:00 AM

Diaspora group visits Rwandan refugee returnees

120-strong members of the Rwanda Diaspora Generation of Hope, Indangamirwa, yesterday visited former Rwandan refugees who returned from Tanzania now resettled in Rweru Bugesera. Boniface Rucagu, Chairman of Itorero National Taskforce, accompanied the group.  “Such initiatives help bring...

Sunday, January 8, 2012, 12:00 AM

Liza Kamikazi ties knot on New Year’s Eve

Local songbird Liza Kamikazi married her beau, David Wald, at a small private wedding ceremony on December 31. The wedding that was attended by family members and friends also doubled as the baptism day of Liza and Wald’s adopted son King David, at Huye Cathedral. Liza Kamikazi, real name Solange...

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 12:00 AM

The party craze on New Year’s Eve

I still can’t believe that another year has passed and real soon we’ll be ushering into a new one. As always December is the month in which we say bye to the ending year. When December kicks in, everyone’s mind is on how best to spend the last day of the year-New Year’s Eve. However, on New Year’s...

Friday, December 30, 2011, 12:00 AM

Bourbon opens third US store

Cambridge, Massachusetts, has become the third location of Bourbon Coffee in the United States of America after Washington D.C. and New York City. ‘Bourbon is more than a place to have Coffee, but rather a place to come and share the warmth and spirit of reconciliation and ingenuity as evidenced...

Sunday, December 25, 2011, 12:00 AM

Riderman to launch third album

The month of December has lived up to its billing not just for merrymaking but album launches among the country’s top musicians. Kamichi kicked off the series of album launches followed by King James, who launched his last weekend. And in quick succession, this weekend promises to be just as busy...

Friday, December 16, 2011, 12:00 AM

Meet the stars

Rwandan musicians, music producers, MCs, actors, models and DJs converge at Car Wash Bar in Kigali on December 23 to interact their fans from across the country. At the function organised by inyarwanda.com, fans will have the opportunity to take pictures with their favourite stars as well as get...

Friday, December 16, 2011, 12:00 AM

Its show time this weekend

Local events management and firm Show Time, yesterday, paraded an array of African star musicians, who jetted into the country to take part in twin performances this action-packed weekend. According to the Show Time management, the Jungle Party takes place tomorrow at Kivu Serena in Rubavu Town,...

Thursday, December 15, 2011, 12:00 AM

How students can make use of their holidays

A few months back, students from primary and secondary schools across the country broke off for their grand holidays—the Christmas holidays. Often, most of the students retire to their homes with a lot of enthusiasm to have fun, in the best way they can. Just like their parents, or anyone else for...

Thursday, December 15, 2011, 12:00 AM

A’s DJ Bego to spin at New Year’s Eve party

SOUTH Africa-based Dj Bego will be the man to take us through the New Year’s Eve party on 31st December when the 7th edition of the Happy People Party takes place at MINAFFET Gardens at Kimihurura, Kigali. DJ Bego a resident DJ at Club Hush (Ex-Moloko) in Johannesburg, South Africa replaces Kenyan...

Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 12:00 AM

The ServiceMag celebrates its second anniversary

The ServiceMag, a free educative quarterly magazine published in English, French and Kinyarwanda last Friday celebrated its second anniversary at Lemigo hotel in Kigali. The colourful event attracted Kigali’s business community, readers, advertisers, sponsors, contributors and well wishers....

Monday, December 12, 2011, 12:00 AM

DMS and Asher Juno in joint album launch

As the festive season fast approaches, almost every December weekend this year seems to be teeming with album launches. The upcoming weekend is no different, as RnB queen, Knowles launches her debut album ‘Komeza’ at Amahoro National Stadium. Concurrently, up and coming Hip-Hop artistes DMS and...

Monday, December 12, 2011, 12:00 AM

Popular radio show ‘Crossfire’ to tackle entertainment industry

FOR those of you disenchanted about the country’s entertainment industry, it’s time to air your views on what you think should be changed. Contact FM’s weekly talk show, Cross Fire, will this Sunday focus on issues of concern in the entertainment industry today. Top on the agenda will be police’s...

Friday, December 9, 2011, 12:00 AM

Tips for your first date

Right now, most of you have already concluded that I am some sort of a date doctor (if I may call it that). Truth is, I have been to a few dates, heard about a number of dates including those  that ended without any scene and those that turned out to be disasters. I’ve learnt overtime that...

Friday, December 9, 2011, 12:00 AM

King James to launch second album

This weekend’s highlight would certainly be the launch of King James’ second album ‘Umuvandimwe’ to be held tomorrow at the Amahoro Indoor Stadium (Petit Stade) in Remera, Kigali. To grace the event will be an array of the country’s top musicians including Knowles, Riderman, Urban Boys, Dream Boys...

Thursday, December 8, 2011, 12:00 AM