Valentine’s Day movies

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with some true romance classics. Snuggle up with a loved one and celebrate the day at home with great movies. It will also work for some of you with loved ones out of reach. Happy Valentine’s Day. 1. Love Actually Everywhere you look, love is causing chaos. From the...

Sunday, February 13, 2011, 12:00 AM

Tom Close’s Valentine special

Valentine’s Day has become such a hit over the past few years and our very own celebrities have not been left behind, most notably RnB artiste Tom Close of the ‘Ndacyagukunda’ hit. Recently, the 26–year old opened up about his plans for Valentine’s Day to igihe.com. ‘Me and my girlfriend (Tricia)...

Sunday, February 13, 2011, 12:00 AM

Diplomat rocks Huye

Local Hip-hop artist, Diplomat, last weekend thrilled his fans in Huye, with his electrifying renditions. The concert was well attended and by 8 pm, the Space Place, the venue of the concert was already packed to capacity. Clad in khaki and black, the rapper ascended to the stage amid jubilations...

Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 12:00 AM

Karaoke Night lights up Huye

Huye is no longer the dreary town you used to know, thanks to Space Place for introducing a Karaoke Night.Hassan Chakra, the owner of Space Place said the ‘Night’ will promote music talents in Huye, and boost the town’s entertainment scene. He noted that the fact that the National University is...

Thursday, November 11, 2010, 12:00 AM

At the frontline of herbal medicine

You probably have heard him on various talk shows on radio in Rwanda and Uganda, explaining a lot about different diseases and their cure. ‘Doctor’ Muslim Lukwago is a professional herbalist who is based in Gikondo and has managed to build a name as one of best herbalists in Rwanda and Uganda. “The...

Saturday, October 23, 2010, 12:00 AM

Miss NUR 2010 opens Space Place

Barely 24 hours after she was crowned Miss National University of Rwanda –NUR, Dorothy Mutesi begun her public duties by taking part in the official launch of the Space Place. Space Place is a new entertainment spot in Huye district featuring a cinema, bar and nightclub. Mutesi was in the company...

Tuesday, September 28, 2010, 12:00 AM

Faycal to launch ‘Me’ album

R&B artist, Faycal Ngeruka is set to launch his first album titled ‘Me’ on September 10,2010. The former East African pop idol will launch his 12 track album at the National University of Rwanda (NUR). “I have always wanted to give my fans something to listen to, something that showcases my...

Monday, August 23, 2010, 12:00 AM

GANZA in YouTube dance contest

Rwanda’s dance sensation Ganza Didier has joined an online dance contest dubbed; “YouTube Dance Contest: Dance Studio” organized by YouTube with Dr. Pepper Cherry (a soft drink) and Jon M. Chu, Director of Step Up 2, The Streets and the upcoming Step Up 3-D. The 23 year-old, who is pursuing his...

Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 12:00 AM

The Ben shines at Salax Awards

RnB artiste, The Ben, was the night’s big winner, taking home the Best male award as well as that of RnB musician of the year 2009 at Rwanda’s premier Salax Awards on Friday. Last year’s major winner, Tom Close, didn’t fare badly as he won the Album of the Year and Video of the Year awards. Best...

Sunday, June 6, 2010, 12:00 AM

Cassanova eyes Konvict

The Rwanda’s very own Daddy Cassanova is on the verge of joining Konvict Muzik, Akons record label. Currently in Canada, Cassanova needs to build up his support through the number of votes he gets. To vote for Cassanova, visit ‘hitlab.com’ and click on “VOTE”. The project entitled “Akon’s Hitlab”...

Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 12:00 AM

Rwandan film nominated

KIGALI  - Rwanda’s Gilbert Ndahayo’s debut documentary feature “Rwanda: Beyond The Deadly Pit” was recently screened at the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (Los Angeles) where it was nominated for Best Documentary Feature. Filmed over the course of three years, the 2009 production was...

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 12:00 AM

Salax Awards are back!

Ikirezi Group in collaboration with Radio Salus, are organising yet another music awards event dubbed Salax Awards—slated for March 27. This year’s event will honour the works of outstanding musicians in different categories, and for the first time it will be held in Kigali at Petit Stadium....

Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 12:00 AM

Musical film released

As the music industry is taking a long stride to catch up with the rest of the region’s industry, the film industry is not lagging back. On March 5, Rwanda music industry will officially launch its first ever musical film “Star in Love”. The movie, by a local film producer and director, Jean Claude...

Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 12:00 AM

Get Up, Stand Up, and Pay Homage to the God of Reggae

Travel to any tropical place in the world and there’s a good chance you’ll hear some Bob Marley music. Entire sub-cultures are now devoted to reggae and generations of people have been inspired by Marley’s message of peace and love. Although the great man himself died nearly 30 years ago, his music...

Saturday, February 6, 2010, 12:00 AM

Legal Aid Clinics, improving justice

The importance of good legal aid is often overlooked until a serious need for legal counsel or representation arises. The reasons people need legal aid can vary as widely as the individuals themselves. Some people need legal representation either as the claimant or defendant. Whatever the need...

Saturday, February 6, 2010, 12:00 AM

Tribute to the King of Reggae

Today (6th February 2010) would be Bob Marley’s 65th birthday, and it is his birthday though it’s over 30 years since the king of Reggae left us. Having died at 36, Bob left behind a legacy that very few have oor will ever manage.In much of today’s popular music, romance is dying, politics is fatal...

Friday, February 5, 2010, 12:00 AM

Ganza wins US University show

KIGALI - Off course you have not forgotten Ganza Didier, formerly with Cool Family and CEO of Sick City Entertainment. To remind you, he is the self-claimed “King of pop’ in Rwanda. Ganza who is currently pursuing his studies in the USA, is reportedly doing wonders. He won an event...

Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 12:00 AM

MOVIE REVIEWS : Four Christmases

When your significant other tells you you both need an exit “safe word” before you enter his dad’s Christmas gathering, you know you’re not in Bedford Falls. But while Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon may not be It’s a Wonderful Life’s George and Mary Bailey, Four Christmases is a modern holiday...

Friday, January 1, 2010, 12:00 AM

MOVIE REVIEWS : Four Christmases

When your significant other tells you you both need an exit “safe word” before you enter his dad’s Christmas gathering, you know you’re not in Bedford Falls. But while Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon may not be It’s a Wonderful Life’s George and Mary Bailey, Four Christmases is a modern holiday...

Saturday, December 26, 2009, 12:00 AM

Wine, important to your health

It’s said that a glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away. Could this be true? Today we shall try to find out how we can get the health benefits of wine. The French diet is often used as an example of how wine can improve heart health. The French have a fairly high-fat diet but their heart disease...

Saturday, December 26, 2009, 12:00 AM