Trezzor, Uburanga in a joint concert today

Art enthusiasts will have the chance to display their art skills today in a live painting show organised by Uburanga Arts in partnership with Trezzor band in Kimihurura. “We want people to paint what they love while listening to our beautiful music,” said Yves Kana, the lead singer and...

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 12:00 AM

Nyagatare District to host Umuganura celebrations

Nyagatare District will host this year’s National Harvest Day celebrations, locally known as Umuganura, due on August 7. Julienne Uwacu, the Minister for Sports and Culture, announced this on Tuesday in Kigali at a media briefing about Cultural Policy, Umuganura and Itorero Ry’Abahanzi...

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rugby devt in schools takes shape

For a game to develop it starts from the grass-roots. It also calls for sacrifice and time to lay a firm foundation for the sport to flourish. This is actually the story of rugby development in the country. Various individuals and institutions have made an effort to take the game to primary and...

Saturday, July 11, 2015, 12:00 AM

Ngoma comes to a standstill during Guma Guma live performance

Music and laughter filled the air as thousands of spectators and music fans flocked Ngoma stadium as Primus Guma Guma Superstar 5 road shows entered into the ‘full live’ segment. Whereas the previous shows have been taking place on Saturdays, last weekend’s show was held on Sunday because July 4...

Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rwanda close to World Rugby membership slot

Rwanda is a step closer to attaining full membership on World Rugby Body (IRB), the international Rugby governing body. This comes in spite of the national team, the Silverbacks losing 29-3 in the final of this year’s Africa Cup Division 2 final to the hosts DR Congo A team on Tuesday in...

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 12:00 AM

Glitz and glamour at the premiere of Rwanda International Fashion

It was a glamorous night of fashion as hundreds of people thronged Villa Porto Fino Hotel Kigali for the premiere of the Rwanda International Fashion World (RIFAW) on Saturday. The well organized event attracted hundreds including Rwanda’s best fashion designers. Notable among the guests was...

Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 12:00 AM

Artistes to spice Kigali Basketball jam

Local artistes Viatora Weya and the Primus Guma Guma Superstar season four winner, Jay Polly will perform at the second edition of Kigali Basketball jam at Green Hills Academy in Nyarutarama, tomorrow.  The event will feature basketball games of 3 on 3 with teams involving showbiz and...

Friday, June 26, 2015, 12:00 AM

Musician Bebe Cool to grace local fashion show

Ugandans, singer Bebe Cool and socialite Zari Hassan, who is pregnant with Tanzania’s Bongo flava star Diamond Platnumz’s first born, are in town to grace the Rwanda International Fashion World scheduled for tomorrow, June 27 at the Villa Porto Fino Hotel swimming pool. It promises to be an...

Friday, June 26, 2015, 12:00 AM

Silverbacks confident to retain Div.2 15s title

The national rugby team, Silverbacks, fly to Kinshasa, DR Congo tomorrow in a bid to defend the Africa Rugby Division 2 Cup which they won as hosts last year at the Amahoro stadium. The 15s tournament which will feature DRC A and B, Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville will take place on June 27-30. The...

Friday, June 26, 2015, 12:00 AM

Father Ndagijimana tribute concert on tomorrow

The annual concert in honour of Father Fraipont Ndagijiman, the founder of one of the oldest rehabilitation centers in Rwanda, is on tomorrow, at the Kigali Serena Hotel. The Friday concert will be headlined by some of the country’s leading singers like Jean Baptiste Byumvuhore, Ben Kipeti...

Thursday, June 18, 2015, 12:00 AM

Gospel fraternity remembers Genocide victims

It was an emotional scene as members of the local gospel community gathered at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Gisozi on Sunday, to pay tribute to more than a million Rwandans killed in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, in an event dubbed, “More Than Music” project. Gospel artistes...

Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 12:00 AM

GumaGuma excites Rukomo residents

Residents of Rukomo Sector, Nyagatare district turned up in big numbers for the Primus GumaGuma Super Star season 5(PGGSS5) road show on Saturday. With a combination of good weather and excitement, the usually quiet town came to life as the road show graced the trading centre for the first time...

Monday, June 15, 2015, 12:00 AM

Lions de Fer look to retain Genocide memorial tourney

The atmosphere is already charged as ten teams gear up for the second edition of  the Genocide Memorial 7s rugby tournament which kicks off today at the Amahoro stadium.    The tournament will feature the seven league teams namely; Lions de Fer, Thousand Hills, Remera Buffaloes,...

Saturday, June 13, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rusagara weaves an illustrious career in art

Benjamin Rusagara is a promising artist in Kigali. He creates brilliant paintings that depict everyday life and beliefs in an expressive and colourful style, under the themes of peace, love and hope. “I always saw myself as an artist and deep down I always knew I would be a painter,” Rusagara who...

Friday, June 12, 2015, 12:00 AM

'Mohamed Ali' play comes to Kigali

Burkina Faso’s Etienne Minoungou will today stage a one man play depicting the life of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali at the St Paul hall Centre near the St Famille church.  The play, scripted by Congolese writer, Dieudonné Niangouna, under the title Je M’appelle Mohamed Ali...

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 12:00 AM

Could prefabricated homes ease Kigali's housing woes?

The challenge of lack of affordable housing, especially in urban centres like the City of Kigali, continues to trouble authorities. This is made worse with many real estate developers targeting the high-end market ignoring low-income earners. This has meant that Rwandans that earn, say Rwf700,000...

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

Teta to perform at Crown Institute fundraiser

Local songstress Diana Teta and Karaoke 'Queen' Carolyne Nderitu will this Saturday perform at Inema Arts Center in Kacyiru as Paper Crown Institute (PCI) launches its inaugural "Uwicyeza Project" fundraiser. The fundraiser is being sponsored by Bralirwa; the local beer and soft drinks company....

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

Stromae's 'nostalgic' homecoming tour

It has been dubbed the “homecoming” show by some and all stops have been pulled to make the Rwandan-Belgian singer Stromae’s concert in Kigali, an unforgettable one. Born Paul Van Haver to a Rwandan father and a Flemish mother, Stromae is expected to arrive in the country three...

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 12:00 AM

Israeli singer thrills fans at Goethe

Music lovers were treated to a night of great performances by Monica Manaker, an Argentinian born Israeli singer and song writer on Thursday at Goethe Institut. The musical night, which started off on a low note, thanks to heavy rain and a power cut later picked up and the audience was taken on a...

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 12:00 AM

Sharks eye second trophy in own 7s tournament

The Kigali Sharks will be aiming to win their second title at the upcoming Kigali Sharks 7s tournament which gets underway tomorrow at the UTEXRWA grounds.  The one-day tournament has attracted giants Remera Buffaloes and Lion de Fer who are both two-time winners, Muhanga RFC, Kamonyi Pumas,...

Friday, June 5, 2015, 12:00 AM

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