David Dusabirane

Dusabe opens up on the thorns and roses in modeling

Dominic Savio Dusabe is a model signed to One Shot Photography and Design. The 21-year-old has participated in many local fashion shows and his determination is one of the reasons he is respected. Dusabe started his career in fashion modeling in 2013. Last year, he was among the models who graced...

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 12:00 AM

BOOK REVIEW: Kibediko the Glutton

Book title: Kibediko the Glutton                                     Author:Bob Kisiki           Reviewed by: David Dusabirane PUBLISHER: Fountain...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 12:00 AM

International stars grace local arts festival

Hundreds of music lovers turned up for the start of the week long Isaano Arts festival at Petit Stade in Remera on Sunday. The festival was graced by international renowned musicians including Habib Koite (Mali), Tiken Jah Fakoly (Ivory Coast) Thias Diarra, (Swiss) and Cissoko Noumoucounda from...

Thursday, February 19, 2015, 12:00 AM

Ciney quits City Radio

Singer Ciney is the head of public relations and social media at Kaymu. (Net) Talented singer Aisha Uwimana, better known by her stage name Ciney, has quit City Radio after two years. The 22-year-old, who was the voice behind City Train programme on City Radio, has joined Kaymu, an online...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 12:00 AM

Ivorian, Malian music stars to headline at Isaano Arts festival

Music lovers put on your dancing shoes and get ready for a musical festival, and its 100 per cent live. Malian music legend Habib Koite and Ivorian reggae star Tiken Jah Fakoly are among a host of artistes set to perform at the 2015 Isaano Arts festival, set to get underway at Petit Stade in...

Saturday, February 14, 2015, 12:00 AM

Dream Boys to release 'Nzibuka n'abandi' video

Singing group Dream Boys who recently released their latest single, Nzibuka N’abandi will release the video version over the weekend, according to a group member Platini. The duo’s latest track was produced by Piano from Kina Music Records and the video will be directed by Meddy Salleh...

Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 12:00 AM

KigaliUp lived up to its billing

Thais Diarra and her band put up a spirited performance during the KigaliUp SoundCheck show on Saturday night at Hôtel des Mille Collines. Exclusive interview with Thais Diarra in Kigali. The Swiss diva with roots in Mali treated music lovers to her sweet vocals in French, English and Bambara...

Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 12:00 AM

New curriculum will not solely fix the education challenges

Recently, ELE Rwanda—a non-governmental organization whose mission is to inspire, motivate and empower the youth to be active participants in the economy and development of Rwanda—announced that they needed to hire a project manager. The main requirement was a bachelor‘s degree...

Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rwandans in love with Irakoze's magnetic vocals

Hope Irakoze is a talented musician. He was the winner of Tusker Project Fame in 2013. The Rwanda based Burundian artiste, has climbed the ladder to success with his latest popular singles, Tabia mbaya, Honey and Kemea usingizi. The 25-yearuuuuuuu-old opened up about his musical background and...

Saturday, February 7, 2015, 12:00 AM

Uniting artistes and models through photography

One Shot Photography and Design will work with different local musicians including rapper Young Grace. (File) One Shot Photography and Design has launched a new programme dubbed “Fashion meets Music” to unite models and musicians through photography.  Abadallah Hakizimana, the CEO of the...

Friday, February 6, 2015, 12:00 AM

Vumbi's promising musical journey

Since hitting the limelight with their 2012 hit Ikirori alongside Victor Fidèle and Fikiri Nshimiyimana, aka Ziggy55, Danny Vumbi, born Daniel Semivumbi, has become a household name in the music industry.  The singer and guitarist started his career in 2004, as a member of the all boy band-The...

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 12:00 AM

Diarra to headline at KigaliUp show

Renowned Swiss-based musician, Thaïs Diarra, is set to headline at the KigaliUp SoundCheck series show at Hotel des Mille Collines, this Saturday. Diarra’s concert in Kigali is made possible through the support of Foundation Suisa and Pro Helvetia for The AFROSoundz On Tour project (ASOT). The...

Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 12:00 AM

Danny Nanone releases new single

Danny Ntakirutimana, better known as Danny Nanone, has released a new hip hop single, “Jye ndarapa”. The song was produced by Pastor P, from Beyond Records, in collaboration with Incredible Records. The audio track will be followed by a video. In the song, Danny celebrates his early...

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 12:00 AM

One-on-one with movie star Denis Nsanzamahoro

When Silver Film production Ltd released the movie, “Rwasa”, its main actor Denis Nsanzamahoro, aka Rwasa, earned popularity without revealing much about his personality. Today, Rwasa is a household name in the Rwandan film industry and, has bagged many movie awards, including the Rwanda Movie...

Thursday, January 29, 2015, 12:00 AM

Atome holds comedy fans spellbound at Kwirekura 20 show

Atome’s latest comedy gig entitled, Kwirekura 20, went down a treat with local comedy fans. The comedy star won himself many new fans at the well attended stand-up comedy gig which took place at the Rwanda Revenue Authority‘s conference hall, last Friday. You may not need to have heard about this...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 12:00 AM

Mani Martin releases Valentine song

Afro-soul singer Mani Martin seems to have recovered from the freak toothpick incident he suffered last year with new resolve. The talented vocalist has released a new song entitled, Valentino, which he says is a call for lovers to keep their friendships warm every single day. Speaking to The New...

Saturday, January 24, 2015, 12:00 AM

Skank Nation crew to inspire positive change through music

Derrick Shema, Guevara Che Mpazimpaka and Fred Mujemanyi, whose stage names are Fame, Prime and White Monkey, respectively, met at Lycee de Kigali and formed the Skank Nation music crew in 2012. Driven by the desire to tell the world about Rwanda’s bitter past and its consequences to...

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 12:00 AM

Christopher promises action-packed 2015

Christopher Muneza came to fame after the release of his debut album Habona. He followed it up with collabos with some of the famous musicians in the country such as, Tom Close, Dream Boys and Knowless, among others. He was also the youngest contestant in the third season of Primus Guma Guma...

Thursday, January 15, 2015, 12:00 AM

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