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IMPALA Orchestra

Orchester IMPALA is a group of singers and musicians born around the year 1975, which started as Vox Pop with seven members namely Mimi La Rose, Sebanani Andre, Soso Mado, Kaliwanjenje, Rubangura Francois, Gasigwa Abdoul Latif known as Tubi Lando together and Sam Jean Berchmans
It was very popular because they changed the music that was popular in Rwanda, because there is already a quiet music.
IMPALA had many good times because it became popular in Rwanda and outside of it because it participated in concerts and outside of Rwanda, and even managed to put more than 70 songs in those times when it was difficult to make songs, only the members of Impala came to quarrel and separated between I 1988 and 1989.
Before Impala broke up, Semu Jean Berchmans died of illness, Soso Mado also died after the breakup of Impala, the others who were left faced different problems because they were considered to be bad people, which resulted in the death of the late Sebanani Andre in the genocide. In April 1994, the Tutsis, including Mimi La Rose, fled to different countries and since then Impala seems to have disappeared only in Nzeli 2012, they were resurrected under the leadership of Mimi La Rose and Munyanshoza Dieudonne.
Ben Ngabo Kipeti
Ben Ngabo

Ben Ngabo, known as Kipeti and considered one of the balancers in the development of Inganzo, was born in Gahini in 1963.
He is considered one of the greatest musicians in Nyarwanda due to his skillful writing, singing and playing.
Ben Ngabo has been in bands such as Melodica Band i Butare, Orchester Nyampinga, Malaika (circa 1980s) Inono Stars and Ingeli.
He became famous for songs such as "Ingendo y'abeza", "Ryangombe", "Nyirabisabo", "Umugenzi" and "Grandfather" which are in Kinyarwanda style and accompanied by guitar.
Kuri teaches music at Nyundo music school where he shares knowledge and Rwandan traditions with students.
Mutamuliza Annociata, popularly known as Kamaliza from a song of the same name, was a prolific artist, a tall and curly girl with short hair. This Kamaliza used to wear pants.
Jobs such as building schools, collecting support from those fighting for the liberation of Rwanda, joining the army itself and others, were usually considered men's jobs Mutamuliza Annonciata was characterized by. He had the rank of Sergeant in the APR Army. Kamaliza was like boys. He saw the sun on March 25, 1954, born to Rusingizandekwe Leandre and Mukarusema Berenadeta. He was born on Rukara hill in Runyinya, in Nyaruguru region.
On that date of Kamaliza's birthday, the Catholic Church celebrated the announcement of the Virgin Mary that she was going to give birth to a savior, which is also related to her baptismal name of "Annonciata". In a family of 13 children, four passed away without names leaving nine, Mutamulisa was the youngest of them all. He was also born into a family of poets called Ashambho.