Two 4Real drop new track, Agakayi

They have churned out song after song-all making it to the hit charts.  No Two 4Real song goes unnoticed. They seem to have perfected the art of making bone-jolting, dance-inspiring music and they sure are the richer for it. After their hit track Imitobe, the duo has dropped a new track dubbed...

Friday, August 23, 2013, 12:00 AM

RNP insists on Joel Mutabazi’s extradition

The Rwanda National Police (RNP) has commended its Ugandan counterpart for ‘honouring its international and bilateral obligations’ in arresting Joel Mutabazi, and  will continue to pursue his arrest and extradition.  Mutabazi, a former member of the Rwandan Military, who was...

Friday, August 23, 2013, 12:00 AM

Weekend Proggie

It’s going to be a fun-filled and exciting weekend, with everything from food to boat cruising and clubbing! If you’re in Kigali or Kibuye this weekend, check on our list of events and enjoy your weekend.Pubs and RestaurantsPlan a weekend escape at any of these pubs and restaurants in...

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 12:00 AM

Lake Kivu to host Boat Cruise party

  A laid back Saturday full of music, free beer, food and fun — does that sound like your ideal party? If so, Lake Kivu is delighted to host you to its first ever boat cruise- dubbed the Barge Party on Saturday, August 24.  It will be a time to let loose, float around and party....

Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Miss Rwanda in Belarus for Miss Supranational 2013

Miss Rwanda, Aurore Kayibanda Umutesi is in Belarus for the Miss Supranational 2013. She is among the 99 contestants from different countries. “ Aurore has safely arrived in Minsk city, for the Miss Supranational beauty competition. She is in very good spirits and ready to raise the Rwandan...

Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 12:00 AM

Tusker Project Fame auditions start today in Kigali

Tusker Project Fame Season six (TPF6) auditions start today. The two-day auditions kick off at 8am at Sports View hotel in Remera. The auditions will close tomorrow evening.  The jury will be comprised of local musicians Ruth Nirere, alias Shanel, who is currently pursuing a course in music in...

Saturday, August 17, 2013, 12:00 AM

Weekend proggie

Have fun on your days off with our guide to the weekend’s best events and activities.Koudou’s album launch @ Umubano hotelMusic lovers get ready for the music explosion, tomorrow, as Koudou, formerly with the group, The Brothers, launches his debut album, ‘My Day’, at...

Thursday, August 15, 2013, 12:00 AM

Knowless to perform in Uganda

Rwandan musician Knowless is expected to perform in Uganda, this Saturday, at Club Rouge’s organised Boat Cruise.The sublime, who emerged 3rd runner-up in the just concluded Primus Guma Guma Super Star competition will also perform at the ‘Swag Party’ and later entertain guests at...

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 12:00 AM

‘Happy People’ party goes to Bujumbura

Partygoers are in for a treat this Saturday at Bora Bora Beach on L.Tanganyika in Bujumbura, where seasoned deejays are billed to perform. ‘Happy People’ is one of Kigali’s most popular showbiz events. The organisers have now decided to expand the event, with its first gig in...

Monday, August 12, 2013, 12:00 AM

Weekend Proggie

You have no excuse to stay indoors the whole of this weekend! We have got you covered with a great list of amazing events that will keep you entertained all weekend long. Check out our list and make sure you give yourself extra time to get to your desired event, and have fun. Pubs and...

Thursday, August 8, 2013, 12:00 AM

Umubano Hotel hosts ‘Summer Energy’ party

With holidaymakers determined to party until the last day of the dry season, Umubano Hotel in Kacyiru has organised a party dubbed, ‘Summer Energy Pool Party’ to be held from August 17-18.The party will feature DJ Swagga from Germany and homeboy DJ Tonix playing techno and house music....

Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 12:00 AM

Weekend Proggie

If you're looking for something to do this weekend we've got you covered. Whether you're in search of something fun to do with your friends or family and planning a night out, look no further because the Weekend Proggie team has picked a variety of events taking place today, tomorrow and on Sunday...

Friday, August 2, 2013, 12:00 AM

Rwandan woman stabbed dead by ex-partner in UK (UPDATED)

A Rwandan woman was early yesterday stabbed to death in London, UK, allegedly by her former partner. Lyna Keza, 30, was allegedly stabbed from her home in Leyton, London. The pair had a two-year-old daughter. “It is with deep regret and sadness that I inform you of the passing on of our...

Thursday, August 1, 2013, 12:00 AM

Suspect in Keza murder surrenders to UK police

The prime suspect in the killing of Linah Keza, a Rwandan stabbed to death in the wee hours of Wednesday, is now in police custody, British media reported yesterday. This is contrary to earlier speculation that David Kikaawa, 38, had committed suicide at his brother’s club, 791, after the...

Thursday, August 1, 2013, 12:00 AM

AK 47, Edem set to bring down the house

Ghanaian recording artiste Edem is set to grace the We Are One Beach Party at Tam Tam Beach Restaurant on Saturday, August 3. The ‘Lorlortor’ singer will perform alongside Uganda’s Dancehall star, AK47.  The artistes, who will be jetting into town on Friday, are said to...

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 12:00 AM

Weekend Proggie

Looking for something to do this weekend? There’s always something going on in Kigali. Take a look below at just a handful of big events happening in town this weekend. Don’t miss out at any of these exciting and exclusive events. Traffic Lights Party @ Club NextUganda’s DJ Shiru...

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 12:00 AM

Miss Rwanda gets grand welcome

When the reigning Miss Rwanda, Aurore Umutesi Kayibanda, returned from Congo Brazzaville as Miss FESPAM (Pan African Music Festival), on Sunday evening, no one was happier than the Ministry of Culture and Sports, (MINISPOC), who with the help of other stakeholders financed her trip to the central...

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 12:00 AM

Comedy Knights to perform at Papyrus

After their Burundi conquest a few weeks ago, Rwanda’s premier comedy group, the Comedy Knights, will on Friday be at Papyrus Restaurant and Bar in Kimuhurura to entertain comedy fans with their rib-cracking jokes.  “We’ve decided to spread our wings to other parts of the...

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 12:00 AM

Miss Rwanda wins another crown

Miss Rwanda yesterday returned from Congo Brazzaville with the Miss Pan Africa Music Festival (FESPAM) crown.FESPAM is a cultural and scientific event held every two years to promote African and Diaspora music. This implies that Aurore Umutesi will reign as Miss FESPAM until 2015. It commenced on...

Monday, July 22, 2013, 12:00 AM

Ndahayo on new Genocide film

U.S-based Rwandan filmmaker Gilbert Ndahayo is working on a short action film about the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi aptly “The Girl in the Ditch.” “We want to make a 20 min high quality film, fiction based on survival and resilience of Rwandans,” Ndahayo told The New...

Friday, July 19, 2013, 12:00 AM

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