Comedian Kansiime jets in to crack up Kigali

Comedian Anne Kansiime jetted in the country yesterday afternoon for tomorrow’s highly anticipated Comedy show at the Kigali Serena Hotel.  The petite Ugandan comedian, who refers to herself as an interesting talker rather than a stand-up comedian, said that she is ready to give back the love she...

Friday, June 5, 2015, 12:00 AM

Sentore on his struggle to promote 'Gakondo'

He is a talented singer but Jules Sentore is yet to put his folk music genre locally known as Gakondo on the level it deserves.  Unlike his counterparts who do mainstream genres like, RnB, Afro Beat and Hip hop, the Primus Guma Guma Super Star contestant has to interest fans in a genre...

Friday, June 5, 2015, 12:00 AM

Broadcast Excellence Awards back

Voting for the best broadcasters in the country kicked off this week.  The Rwanda Broadcasters Excellence Awards 2015 (RBEA) will see 23 personalities recognized for their outstanding work on both radio and television for the year 2014. The voting which will last one month is being carried...

Friday, June 5, 2015, 12:00 AM

Mbarabukeye's heart belongs to Hip-hop

Jean Claude Uwihanganye, aka Cool Sniper Mbarabukeye works for B-KGL, a local security company.  Behind the tough face is a man passionate about music and determined to make his contribution to the Hip-hop fraternity. Uwihanganye thinks that Rwandan Hip hop is losing its feel because rappers...

Thursday, June 4, 2015, 12:00 AM

'Umwali Belgium' culture show for June 27

IT will be an exceptional evening of Rwandan culture and beauty at the second edition of the ‘Umwali Belgium’ show slated for  June 27 in Brussels.  During the Beauty and Culture show, ten contestants aged between 16 and 24 will take part in various competitions ranging...

Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 12:00 AM

Kansiime to 'crack ribs' on Saturday in Kigali

Ugandan comedy queen, Anne Kansiime, will this Saturday entertain her Rwandan fans at Kigali’s Serena Hotel. The pint sized funny woman, who became popular after using the social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube to familiarize fans with comedy skits will be in Kigali as part  of...

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rugby coaches undergo refresher course

A total of 25 local rugby coaches are currently undergoing a seven-day training course which started on Saturday at the SOS Children Village in Kacyiru. The initiative is aimed at developing the game at the grassroots and increase the country’s chances of qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics...

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 12:00 AM

1000 Hills RFC kick off 2-dollar campaign

The 1000 Hills RFC and American outfit, Gypsy International RFC, have kicked off a 2-dollar campaign to raise funds to go into youth development programs throughout the country.  Gypsy Treasurer and prop, Dr. Joseph A. Ozalcki flew into the country this week with the start-up fund of US$ 718...

Sunday, May 24, 2015, 12:00 AM

PGGSS fires up Ruhango as Senderi pulls new stunts

Saturday afternoon was an unusual one in the ever calm town of Ruhango as thousands thronged the district stadium to attend the Primus GumaGuma Super Star 5 (PGGSS5) Road show featuring all the 10 stars in the competition.  Each singer took their 15 minutes on stage with intent to impress the...

Monday, May 18, 2015, 12:00 AM

B-Unit takes music scene by storm

It’s barely a year since B-Unit came into existence but the group is taking the local music scene by storm. The group sings about peace and unity and some of their famous songs include amahererezo and Akumunani, among others.  Kodo, who is a member of the group, urges fellow artistes...

Saturday, May 16, 2015, 12:00 AM

NGO donates books to school.

In a campaign that will be hopefullty be repeated by more organizations , youth-based NGO Imagine We Rwanda donated a batch of 150 books to Gacuriro-based Ecole l’Horizon. The batch contained child story books that pupils can enjoy reading and will later enable them acquire exposure through...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 12:00 AM

[VIDEO] Remera Buffaloes lift Rugby League Title

Thousand Hills 10 - 17 Remera Buffaloes Remera Buffaloes on Sunday afternoon showed they are still the kings of local rugby after defeating Thousands 17-10 to win their 5th rugby league trophy. Thousand Hills’ lack of experience and nerves are to blame as they failed to take the...

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 12:00 AM

Thousand Hills out to claim rugby league title in debut season

Thousand Hills will be aiming to make history by winning the Rugby League title in their debut season when they take on reigning champions Remera Buffaloes today at UTEXRWA grounds, Gacuriro. The newcomers finished second in the Kigali League in the regular season with 14 points from six games...

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

Over 270 painters acquire entrepreneurial skills

More than 270 painters and paint dealers acquired entrepreneurial skills to enhance professionalism in the country’s painting industry on Wednesday at Hilltop hotel in Remera. The training conducted by Sadolin paints Rwanda is done every after two months to foster professionalism in the...

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

PGGSS stars light up Nyanza

The Primus GumaGuma Super Star 5 (PGGSS5) roadshows resumed in a thrilling way after a month long break as the stars descended on the Southern Province town of Nyanza. The usually quiet town (unless if Rayon Sport is in town), was the next destination for GumaGuma contestants as they continue to...

Monday, May 4, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rwandan singers to perform at DOA DOA festival

Local artistes have been invited to grace the annual East African Performing Arts Market, (DOA DOA) festival. François-Xavier Ngarambe and Strong Voice band will join 12 other acts at the fourth edition of DOA DOA that will take place in Jinja, Uganda, from May 6-9. The event, which has...

Saturday, May 2, 2015, 12:00 AM

Intellectual property: RDB now to introduce barcode

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has announced plans to introduce the barcode system for locally produced music and films as a measure to protect artists’ patent rights. A barcode is a symbol on a product that bears information about the product it is attached to and can be read by a machine....

Saturday, May 2, 2015, 12:00 AM

HIS STYLE: Men should keep away from skinny jeans - DMS

DMS, real name Christian Tembue Muhire, is an events manager with Primus GumaGuma Super Star (PGGSS5). The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and IT graduate is a former rapper who quit the music scene in 2009, but says he “still got it in him.” He shared with Stephen Kalimba a few style...

Friday, May 1, 2015, 12:00 AM

1000 Hills to face Buffaloes in rugby league final

Sunday                 1000 Hills           27-3         Muhanga RFC Buffaloes           79-0       ...

Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 12:00 AM

Injyana Ensembles to perform at CLA

Injyana Ensembles is set to perform classical Jazz pieces at the Christian Life Assembly Church, (CLA) in Nyarutarama on Sunday, May 3. The concert will feature pieces by the three bands that comprise the group; Injyana Community band, Injyana jazz band and Injyana orchestra Rwanda. Each of the...

Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 12:00 AM

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