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

Elephant Man finally gets flight home

The beauty of Rwanda is one of the aspects many foreigners fail to resist. After the ‘Aho Ruzingiye’ concert that had Jamaican Dance hall star Elephant Man as the show-stopper, he was rushed out of the hall as if in a hurry to catch the next flight home but this was not the case. ‘It’s true...

Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 12:00 AM

King James’ album launch in high gear

With only two days to the launch of his second album, King James (a.k.a James Ruhumuriza) and his crew are spending sleepless nights rehearsing for the ‘Umuvandimwe’ album launch slated for this Saturday. ‘My dancers, backup singers and the band we’ll have to be at their best on Saturday,” King...

Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 12:00 AM

Elephant man, Kamichi thrill fans in Kigali

‘Aho Ruzingiye’ was supposed to be one of the best concerts this year and it turned out to be just that. With up and coming Rwandan artiste Kamichi launching his debut album ‘Umugabirwa’ alongside Jamican Dancehall singer Elephant man, there was no room for disillusionment. Besides the duo, there...

Monday, December 5, 2011, 12:00 AM

Rwandan filmmaker’s video a YouTube hit

Making money online used to entail one to have a website, products to sell and some marketing savvy. Yet, did you know that you could now earn money from your YouTube Videos? Gilbert Ndahayo, a Rwandan film maker has a YouTube account dubbed RWANDATHEMOVIE that displays a total of 12 videos. One of...

Monday, December 5, 2011, 12:00 AM

King James: “Umuvandimwe” album

It seems local artistes are doing their part in helping start off the festive season. After Kamichi’s album launch this weekend, music lovers will on December 10 join King James at the launch of his second album titled ‘Umuvandimwe’  (a relative) at the Petit Stade in Remera, Kigali. As usual, a...

Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 12:00 AM

Rwanda International Academy alumni launch later this month

Former students of Rwanda International Academy (RIA) converge at the school’s former premises at ETO Kicukiro to launch the Rwanda International Academy Alumni on December 17 from 3p.m. The Old Boys and Old Girls, who pursued their secondary studies at RIA, initiated the idea of an Alumni...

Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 12:00 AM

Noisy Gasabo bars to close early

BAR and restaurant owners operating in the residential areas of Gasabo district may have to restrict their hours of operation if they are to retain permission to operate.  One pub owner, who preferred anonymity, said he among entertainment joint owners who were invited to meeting by Gasabo...

Friday, November 25, 2011, 12:00 AM

Elephant Man to grace Kamichi’s album launch

Without a doubt, the    Jamaican King of Dancehall, Elephant Man is coming to Kigali for the launch of Kamichi’s ‘Aho Runzingiye’ album. Scheduled to take place on December 2 at the National University of Rwanda in Huye and Gikondo Expo Ground in Kigali – December 3, the organisers...

Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 12:00 AM

Karaoke host to resume her shows

It has been over a month since popular karaoke host, Carolyne Nderitu, last hosted a show at Nyarutarama’s famous Virunga Sports Pub. However, the good news to karaoke fans is that the Kenyan beauty has announced her return to the Pub, where she is expected to host the show this Wednesday....

Monday, November 21, 2011, 12:00 AM

Weekend Proggie

Well, this is yet another weekend, and most of all, you do not have to miss a thing. Come rain or shine, there’s never a dull moment in this part of the world. The weekend is jam-packed with events to keep people of all ages entertained between the downpours and sunshine. Special Party at Lemigo...

Friday, November 18, 2011, 12:00 AM

Frank Joe, Kidum to perform in Canada

Canadian based singer songwriter/model Frank Rukundo, alias Frank Joe and Kenyan-based Burundian musician Jean Pierre Nimbona, a.k.a Kidum, are organising the first ever joint concert in Calgary, Canada on November 11. Frank Joe, an ardent fan of Kidum, will also use the latter’s visit and record...

Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 12:00 AM

Frank Joe performs at Afrikadey! Festival

Canadian-based Rwandan artiste Frank Joe, on Saturday night, entertained his worldwide legion of fans at Calgary’s Afrikadey Festival.  The festival dubbed “Rhythms of Change” was celebrating its 20th anniversary and this year, it acknowledged the significant and lasting contributions of...

Monday, August 15, 2011, 12:00 AM

Why breast milk is a must

The arrival of a newborn is always a blessing for parents. Babies are believed to be a great gift from God. Precious as parents find them, it’s always very vital for mothers to provide the best nutrition for babies—breast milk. The benefits of breastfeeding are tremendous and these include; a...

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 12:00 AM

The concept of the Rwanda Film Festival

This year, 2011, the 7th edition of the Rwanda Film Festival is underway. The Rwanda Film Festival (RFF) has become one of the world’s most important international festivals. As always, to celebrate cinema, comparing its past, present and future, and studying its ongoing relationship with other...

Friday, July 29, 2011, 12:00 AM

Living on the brink

The picture painted about life by most people after campus is in most cases different from the actual life they lived. Actually, most of these former campusers always try to imply that life at campus was all fun. They talk about the good time they had, the beautiful ladies they dated, the good...

Friday, July 22, 2011, 12:00 AM

DJ Karim on vacation in Oman

It is not often that we hear of DJs going for vacation. But, it’s also puzzling how on earth a disc jockey, would choose an Arab country like Oman for holiday. DJ Karim, who has been plying his trade at Club Next and Planet Club at KBC, left the country early this week to take a break from his late...

Friday, July 15, 2011, 12:00 AM

Kick-off summer party today

SUMMER is here and we want to kick it off in style with a Summer Crushers’ party. So be prepared to party till dawn. The party will be held at the former Australian Help Program building in Kicukiro, today.  “This year’s summer is set to be the best Kigali will ever have,” DJ Pius. He added: “...

Saturday, July 9, 2011, 12:00 AM

What the law says about abortion

Recently two women, Clemence Yezakuzwe and Chantal Nyirandengayobagira aged 25 and 21 years respectively were arrested by police for committing the penal offence of abortion. According to the law relating to the rights and protections of the child, in its articles on conception and abortion,...

Friday, May 13, 2011, 12:00 AM

What the media means for society

For half a century now, media influence has grown exponentially with the advance of technology. First there was the telegraph, then the radio, the newspaper, magazines, television and now the internet. We live in a society that depends on information and communication to keep moving in the right...

Friday, May 6, 2011, 12:00 AM