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    Musicians speak out on Kizito Mihigo

Musicians speak out on Kizito Mihigo

One of Rwanda's renowned musicians Kizito Mihigo has confessed to being involved in terrorist activities. Kizito and three others are accused of planning attacks, with the aim to overthrow the government, to assassinate government officials and to incite violence. The New Times’ Dean Karemera interviewed a cross-section of local musicians, who expressed their shock at [...]

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    Gasigwa releases new documentary on Genocide

Gasigwa releases new documentary on Genocide

For history to stand the test of time, it has to be documented for future generations. Renowned film director, Leopold Gasigwa is a believer of this philosophy. Known for documentaries like Izingiro ry’Amahoro about the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Gasigwa has released another documentary film, L’abces de la verite. Although [...]

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    Kikwete mourns Muhidin Gurumo

Kikwete mourns Muhidin Gurumo

President Jakaya Kikwete has joined mourners across the country and abroad in paying tribute to fallen musician Muhidin Gurumo, who died on Sunday and will be laid to rest at his home village Masaki, Kisarawe, in Coast Region on Tuesday. President Kikwete sent a heartfelt condolence message to Information, Youth, Culture [...]

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Musicians explain message behind Genocide commemoration songs

  Musicians explain message behind Genocide commemoration songs

Several artists released songs conveying a message of unity and reconciliation as the country commemorated the 20th anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Most of the songs have [...]

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Maalim Gurumo is dead

  Maalim Gurumo is dead

Veteran musician Maalim Gurumo passed away in Dar es Salaam. Earlier reports had it that Mzee Gurumo fell in a toilet at the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) where he was admitted. Doctors [...]

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Kizito Mihigo urges artistes to promote peace through music

  Kizito Mihigo urges artistes to promote peace through music

Kizito Mihigo has urged Rwandan musicians to instigate hope for a better future among Genocide survivors through their songs. The Inuma star has released several tunes about the commemoration of the [...]

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PGGSS4 visits Nyanza Genocide memorial site

  PGGSS4 visits Nyanza Genocide memorial site

Contestants of the Primus Guma Guma Superstar season four, (PGGSS 4), together with Bralirwa staff, the sponsor of the music talent competition, yesterday visited Nyanza Genocide memorial site in Kicukiro [...]

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The Ben releases Genocide commemoration song

  The Ben releases Genocide commemoration song

US-based Rwandan artiste, The Ben, has released a new song, I can See, in honour of the memory of the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The singer [...]

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Primus Guma Guma Superstar season 4 reaches out to Genocide survivors

  Primus Guma Guma Superstar season 4 reaches out to Genocide survivors

As part of their corporate social responsibility drive, Bralirwa under the Primus Guma Guma music competition has joined Rwandans to mark the 20th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi. Being [...]

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