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


film
What If

by Ines Makuza

They conversed like they had known each other their entire life; they didn’t realize ho... Read More
literature
Me Before You

by Portia Uwase

“Me Before You” tells a tale of a young woman called Louisa Clark who after getting fir... Read More
literature
Purple Hibiscus

by Gloria Igihozo

When political turmoil forces Jaja and Kambili to move to Nsuka with their aunt Ifeoma ... Read More
music
Lemonade

by Keza Nzisabira

Each song is an emotion, a violent, raw emotion that she felt as she went through her j... Read More
music
To Pimp A Butterfly

by Ben Rutabana

By showing us his growth and pains, by having us bleed like he did through the use of s... Read More
film
Dialemi

by Mutsinzi

Nadine Otsobogo, the director of the film portrays for us the empty, blurred vision fro... 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