Rwandan Singer Laid to Rest

The music world has bid farewell to Henry Hirwa, a dancer-turned-singer who helped produce songs like Abakobwa b'iKigali, Ruhurura and Bibi after joining the Kigali Boys.

  • Rwanda:  Music World Bids Farewell to Henry Hirwa

    Rwanda Focus, 5 December 2012

    Regina Pacis Catholic Church was yesterday filled to the brim as family and friends came to bid farewell to singer Henry Hirwa. Later, he was laid to rest at his home town in ... read more »

Photo: New Times

The late Henry Hirwa, middle, with his bandmates.

  • Rwanda:  Funeral for R and B Star Set for Tomorrow

    The New Times, 4 December 2012

    Hundreds of mourners are expected to attend the burial on Wednesday of Henry Hirwa, a musician from KGB (Kigali Boys) who drowned in Lake Muhazi on Saturday. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Tributes Pour in for Fallen Artiste Hirwa

    The New Times, 4 December 2012

    HUNDREDS of fans continue to pay tribute to the late Henry Hirwa of the KGB (Kigali Boys) music group, who drowned in Lake Muhazi last Saturday. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Who Was Henry Hirwa?

    The New Times, 4 December 2012

    HIRWA was born in Bujumbura, Burundi in 1985, to Ladislas Kayibanda and Olive Mukazera. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Local Musician Hirwa Drowns in Lake Muhazi

    The New Times, 2 December 2012

    THEY were eighteen and decided to go for a party. The day came and they chose Lake Muhazi in Eastern Province. The journey to the lake started yesterday but little did they know ... read more »