Roots of change: Make migration work for rural development

Throughout history, one of the most effective strategies for people to look for a better future has been to move. In most cases leaving impoverished rural areas in search of...

Morocco replace Kenya as 2018 CHAN hosts


The CAF emergency committee met in Lagos and unanimously decided that Morocco will host the fifth edition of the African Nations Championship (CHAN). CAF says its emergency committee made the...

Death toll from Somalia bombings jumps to over 300


The number killed in twin bombings in the Somali capital Mogadishu over the weekend has risen to more than 300, the head of the city’s ambulance service said on Monday.

Icardi hat trick earns Inter 3-2 derby win over AC Milan


MILAN - Mauro Icardi scored a hat-trick as Inter Milan kept pace with leaders Napoli with a 3-2 defeat of city rivals AC Milan in a fiery Serie A derby...

Azam Rwanda Premier League: Rayon Sports break SC Kiyovu hearts again


Rayon Sports once again broke SC Kiyovu supporters’ hearts after easing to a comfortable 2-0 victory on match-day two of the Azam Rwanda Premier League 2017/18 season at Kigali Stadium...

African ministers, experts meet in Kigali to discuss free movement of people

Kigali is this week hosting a weeklong meeting on the adoption of an African Union procedure on Migration, Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, seen as a step closer to achieving...

Minister Uwihanganye urges cooperation to curb road accidents


The Minister of State in the Ministry of Infrastructure in Charge of Transport, Eng. Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye has challenged owners and heads of public transport companies to evaluate and...

Hadi Janvier apologises, wants return to cycling


Former Team Rwanda captain Hadi Janvier has decided to end his retirement by apologising to the Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) asking to be allowed back in the sport after a...

Rwanda to host regional air safety resource centre


Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority and the AviAssist Foundation, Africa’s only independent, non-profit organisation dedicated solely to the safety improvements in African aviation, on Wednesday announced a partnership to establish the...

Dubai starts tests in bid to become first city with flying taxis


DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world’s first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United...

Thai ex-PM sentenced to five years in jail

The supreme court found her guilty of mishandling a rice scheme which led to at least $8bn in losses. Ousted in 2014, weeks before a military coup, and later impeached,...

Rayon Sports, APR FC Super Cup game called off


The Super Cup game between league champions Rayon Sports and Peace Cup winners APR FC was called off in the 63rd minute Saturday night due to power failure at Umuganda...

Man United coach Mourinho calls for end to League Cup


LONDON - Jose Mourinho has admitted English football would be better off without the League Cup, just seven months after winning the competition with Manchester United.

First Lady backs women-owned businesses


Women continue to face substantial barriers hindering their success in doing business, which when removed, it would not only help women thrive but also bring about inclusive economic growth for...

Ndayisenga finishes 52nd in ITT at UCI World Championships


RWANDA’s Valens Ndayisenga finished 52nd in the Elite Men’s Individual Time Trial (ITT) at the ongoing UCI Road World Championships, on Wednesday afternoon in Bergen, Norway.

UCI Road World Champs: Rwanda’s Ndayisenga starts quest in ITT today


RWANDA international cyclist Valens Ndayisenga will begin his quest at the ongoing UCI Road World Championships on Wednesday afternoon in the Elite Men’s Individual Time Trial (ITT) in Bergen, Norway,...

Patience will pay off, Mourinho tells midfield duo


LONDON - Michael Carrick and Ander Herrera have hardly featured in Manchester United’s early Premier League campaign but manager Jose Mourinho has assured the duo they are vital to his...

Magical Messi hits four as Barca thrash Eibar


MADRID - Lionel Messi struck four goals as Barcelona romped to a 6-1 win over Eibar to extend their lead at the top of La Liga on Tuesday and maintain...

Liverpool knocked out of League Cup by Leicester


LONDON - Leicester City grabbed second-half goals through Shinji Okazaki and record signing Islam Slimani to earn a 2-0 victory over Liverpool in the League Cup third round on Tuesday.

Africans should decide what is best for them, Kagame to the West


President Paul Kagame spoke out against the tendency by Western countries and a section of the international community to impose their wishes on African countries.

Genocide: Burundian refugees pinned in Ntaganzwa trial

The Specialised Chamber for International Crimes at the High Court on Tuesday proceeded with the hearing of the trial of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa where prosecution laid out accounts from...

Over 50 lose jobs as Royal TV closes

Royal TV, a local television station wrapped up its commercial operations in country Tuesday, citing low revenues.

FIBA AfroBasket 2017: Senegal, Nigeria, Morocco and Tunisia through to semis


TUNIS - Senegal on Thursday made a tremendous statement of their FIBA AfroBasket 2017 intentions by beating Angola 66-57 to join Nigeria, Tunisia and Morocco in the Semi-Finals.

Rwanda start quest for African Sitting Volleyball Championships title with victories


RWANDA national sitting volleyball teams, men and women, started their bid for the 2017 African Championship glory with emphatic wins on Wednesday evening at Amahoro Indoors Stadium.