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Dominic Nic to stage concert

Gospel music fans are in for a treat with a solo gospel concert scheduled to take place at New Life Bible Church in Kicukiro/Kagarama this Sunday, December 11. Organised by Dominic Nic Ashimwe, a renowned gospel singer, the concert will be an evening of praise and worship. “The Victory...

Friday, December 9, 2016, 12:00 AM

Christmas festival for kids due

If you are a parent and wondering what to do for your children this festive season, then look out for a 2-day Christmas Kids festival. Organised by Spiderman Game Centre, a gaming centre in Kigali, the two-day festival will take place at Macadamia Hotel Garden in Kicukiro on December 17 –18...

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 12:00 AM

Designers in joint fashion show

The Invention Fashion show at Sports View Hotel in Remera, this Friday, is expected to be a night of glamour, culture, music and networking. Organised by Elyse Furaha, the founder of Beauty Face Invention, the runway event will bring together local designers under one roof—showcasing a...

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

All set for Teen Buzz festival

Final preparations for the inaugural Teen Buzz festival are underway. The event will take place on Saturday at Royal Car Wash Gardens in Kimihurura, a Kigali suburb. Organised by Mariella Kate Alexean, 19, the host of Teens Time show on Royal F.M, the festival seeks to give children a platform to...

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

Couple inspires fans at gospel concert

Local gospel musicians, Ben Serugo and his wife Chance Mbanza, last Sunday delivered a phenomenal performance at Four Square Gospel Church located in Kimironko. The evening, dubbed 'No Praise, No Life’, saw the couple belting out song after song to the admiration of the audiences, in three hours...

Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

Society for Family Health promotes nutrition and hygiene in Gasabo

A workshop aimed at raising the capacity of women to be a tool in promoting nutrition and hygiene was recently conducted for members of the National Women Council in Gasabo District. Held in Bugesera early this week, the two-day workshop also aimed at enhancing the capacities of the National Women...

Sunday, November 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

Four Square Gospel Church to host concert

Kimironko residents will be treated to great gospel music in a concert scheduled to take place on Sunday at Four Square Gospel Church.  Dubbed – No worship, No life, the gospel concert will have a series of praise and worship sessions featuring well known gospel singing couple, Ben and...

Saturday, November 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: Local designers showcase ‘decent’ creations

Local fashion designers on Saturday showcased their creations made out of different fabrics in a fashion show meant to promote decency. The Rwanda Modesty Fashion Show, which took place at Petit Stade, in Remera saw designers showcase both men’s and women’s wear in a show largely attended by...

Monday, November 21, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kamongo on why he chose self-employment

At only 22 years, Ramadhan Kamongo owns a successful company. He is the founder of Camping in Rwanda ltd, a travel and tour company. The young creative entrepreneur also deals in youth development by training professional models, organizing events and also trying out his skills as an author. He...

Friday, November 18, 2016, 12:00 AM

Local fashion icons nominated for ASFAS 2016

Seven Rwandans have been nominated for the 2016 Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards— set to take place next month in Kampala. The event, regarded as one of the biggest events on the fashion calendar in East Africa, will see some of Africa’s top fashion designers and celebrities competing in...

Friday, November 18, 2016, 12:00 AM

CAR delegation here on reconciliation study tour

A delegationof 10 officials from the Central African Republic (CAR) is in the country for a seven-day study tour. In Rwanda since Monday, the group on Tuesday met with officials at the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission, and Ministry of Justice. The delegation is also scheduled to visit...

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 12:00 AM

The healing power of avocado

This delicious, creamy super food is just too good to ignore. Very affordable and easy to access, avocado has over 25 nutrients which have an infinite scroll of benefits for your skin, hair and general health. The fruit is also a healthy substitute for butter in puddings. Indeed, this super food...

Monday, October 31, 2016, 12:00 AM

Serena Hotel launches public library in Kayonza

Kigali Serena Hotel, on Wednesday, launched a community library under the Reading for Children (RFC) initiative at Kabuya Primary School in Nyamirama Sector, Kayonza District. RFC is an education-focused initiative under the hotel chain, which gears towards promoting literacy and early childhood...

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

Serena Hotels recognised for excellent food safety standards

Caption: Kigali Serena Hotel staff pose with the certificate Rwanda being known as one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, its hospitality industry has also become part of the global supply chains where adherence to global food safety is very important. Kigali Serena Hotel is at the fore...

Friday, October 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

Natural ways to reduce menstrual cramp pain

Peruth Niyonzima says menstrual periods had become a nightmare for her as they came with nausea, general body weakness, and even diarrhorea that at some point she doubted what her doctor told her that this was natural in women. Also known as dysmenorrhea or ‘difficult menstruation’,...

Monday, October 24, 2016, 12:00 AM

Japanese photo exhibition opens in Kigali

The Japan Foundation has organised a photo exhibition in Kigali to showcase the Asian country’s transformation over the years. Dubbed “Gazing at the Contemporary World,” the two-week exposition opened on Thursday at Petit Stadium in Remera. The exhibition is composed of two...

Saturday, October 22, 2016, 12:00 AM

All music genres have their artistry, says jazz maestro Katumwa

Celebrated saxophonist and jazz maestro, Isaiah Katumwa, will be headlining at The Kigali Jazz Junction on October 28 at Kigali Serena Hotel. The Ugandan saxophonist spoke to Society Magazine’s Donata Kiiza about his rise to fame, and his forthcoming performance in Kigali. When did this...

Friday, October 21, 2016, 12:00 AM

Young innovators urged to use their skills to transform society

Young innovators and entrepreneurs have been tasked to use their skills to address problems facing their communities, but above all, ensure that creative and digital innovation continues to thrive. The call was made Tuesday in Kigali by Jean-Philbert Nsengimana, the Minister for Youth and ICT,...

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kigali to host first ever ballroom dance night

Want to have some great time without going to a nightclub this weekend? Kigali Fashion Week, in partnership with Cleopatra Lounge, is organising the first ever Ballroom Night extravaganza in Kigali scheduled for Saturday. The free-entry event will take place at Cleopatra lounge, bar and restaurant...

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: Local designers make statement at Serena show

It was glamour and style as local designers upped the tempo for ‘Made in Rwanda’ through their collections during the Week of Fashion at Kigali Serena Hotel on Friday. The indoor runway show attracted mostly local designers who showcased entirely made in Rwanda designs. Inzuki designs showcases...

Monday, October 17, 2016, 12:00 AM

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