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


novel
Everything I Never Told You

by Ines Makuza

Set in a time when interracial marriages were heavily frowned upon, James and Marilyn L... Read More
film
Les Quatre Cents Coups

by Mutsinzi

Escapism is a poignant motif in the film and it becomes heavier with the boy's many att... Read More
music
NCSSR

by Mutsinzi

In no more than 8 tracks, Sogokuru has managed to cement what has already been a firm m... Read More
music
Long Live the Angels

by Mutsinzi

This is what listening to her feels like, she is an unstoppable force of nature Read More
literature
Sonnys Blues

by Mutsinzi

Baldwin asks us to look out this great, big window and refrain from wanting parts of th... Read More
poetry
My Precious, a poem by 1Key

by Mutsinzi

My Precious is a piece about the need to tap into cultural heritage, for there, the poe... 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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18th March 2017