Kinyarwanda

Written by: Brenda Umutoniwase

Kinyarwanda: a language that sets me free and reminds me
that I come first while their languages tell me
that...

Reviews


music
M.anifest

by Mutsinzi

Rapping in English, Twi and Pidgin, M.anifest has a unique style that will have you nod... Read More
film
The Motorcycle Diaries

by Mutsinzi

The year is 1952 and two young men with a background in medicine decide to put their sc... Read More
music
Anti

by Ines Makuza

I think this album captures what Rihanna aimed for- “I just wanted to focus on things t... Read More
film
FAN

by Portia Uwase

No doubt Gaurav thought that Aryan would be awed by his act of valor on Aryan’s sake. W... Read More
literature
Ransom

by Mary Nzaramba

Ransom is an evocation of life’s puzzling turns of fate, and a proof of human beings’ w... Read More
literature
Americannah

by Keza Nzisabira

Throughout the book, Adichie includes stories of lovers that Ifemelu encountered in her... Read More

Articles


It was a moody and melodic rendition of bars and vocals on a smooth hip-hop beat. RY's verses are a fluid tidal mesh of emotion that flawlessly flow. They're mature, dark and candidly expressed. Read More

We had been, like our ancestors, mentally colonized, convinced that our cultures were primitive and that our skin color did not meet the misconceived beauty standard. Consequently, our society prai... Read More

But how catapulting would it be for Rwanda, if her writers could meet beyond web portals, to share pieces, and form opinions about one another's with the common goal of helping each other ultimatel... Read More

Learning to detect and deter this psychological exploit in every aspect of our lives is the only way not to fall victim to its negative consequences. Read More

Prose & Poetry


Kinyarwanda — by Brenda Umutoniwase

Kinyarwanda: a language that sets me free and reminds me
that I come first while their languages tell me
that I come second, third—l...

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Writer's Block 2 — by Portia Zuba

I am standing on hallowed ground. The people around me are all in the same spirit: they are worshipping and for all I know they might be in heav...
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Writer's Block 1 — by Portia Zuba

The disco lights are a sight for sore eyes. They are shining in a rainbow patttern, even though there is a new color I am not recognizing. Is it...
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MAGAZINE ISSUE #1

18th March 2017