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No Barca, Bayern comparisons until City win titles - Guardiola

MANCHESTER - Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is pleased with the Premier League side’s improvement and form over the past two months but will not make any premature comparison with his former clubs. Guardiola won 14 titles in four seasons at Barcelona and seven in three years at...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 12:00am

Chelsea's Morata deals blow to United title bid

LONDON - Alvaro Morata’s second-half header secured Chelsea a 1-0 win over Manchester United in a compelling Premier League clash on Sunday as Jose Mourinho’s return to Stamford Bridge ended in defeat. Morata’s brilliantly-taken header in the 55th minute was the difference...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 12:00am

Evra sent off before kick-off for lashing out at Marseille fan

MARSEILLE - Marseille's Patrice Evra was sent off before their Europa League game had even started for aiming a kick at the head of one of his club's own supporters. The former Manchester United defender, named as a substitute for the French side's fixture away to Vitoria, lashed out at the...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:00am

Rwandan pair advances to Rwanda Open semis

Friday Semifinals Women’s SinglesGisele Umumararungu (Rwa) vs Aisha Niyonkuru (Bur) - 9:30amShufaaa Changawa (Ken) vs Hosiana Kitambala (Bur) Men’s SinglesDuncan Mugabe (Uga) vs Olivier Havugimana (Rwa) - 11am    Ismael David Oringa (Uga) vs Changawa Mzai (Ken) Rwanda’s titles hopeful Olivier...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:00am

Chelsea clash just another game for United's Mourinho

LONDON - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has played down the emotional significance of Sunday’s Premier League visit to his former club Chelsea and is focused on helping his team seal three points at Stamford Bridge. Ahead of his sixth meeting with Chelsea as manager...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:00am

Milan draw another blank in Europa League, Everton go out

ZURICH - Troubled AC Milan were held to a goalless draw by AEK Athens for the second time in a fortnight in the Europa League on Thursday and Everton were dumped out by Olympique Lyonnais after a 3-0 defeat in France. Arsenal qualified despite dropping their first points in Group H...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:00am

Title-holder Mahrez excluded from CAF nominees

CAPE TOWN - Reigning African Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez of Algeria failed to make the 30-nominee list of contenders announced on Wednesday for the 2017 award. The winger was a key figure in the Leicester City side that defied 5 000-1 odds and stunned the football world by...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:00am

Aguero breaks Man City record in thrilling win at Napoli

NAPLES - Manchester City’s all-conquering season reached new peaks as Sergio Aguero became the club’s all-time top scorer with a decisive goal in a thrilling 4-2 victory at Napoli that put them into the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday. The Argentine struck his historic...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:00am

Alli shines as Tottenham stun champions Real

LONDON - Dele Alli condemned Champions League holders Real Madrid to a horrendous Wembley debut with two goals as Tottenham Hotspur reached the last 16 with a stunning 3-1 victory on Wednesday. The 21-year-old England midfielder, making his first appearance in this year’s...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:00am

Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain

The Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain, just as the Spanish government appears set to impose direct rule. The move was was backed 70-10 in a ballot boycotted by opposition MPs. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy earlier told senators direct rule was needed...

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:00am

SC Kiyovu take on APR FC in Friday clash

Friday SC Kiyovu Vs APR (Mumena Stadium) Saturday Rayon Sports Vs Kirehe (Kigali Stadium) Amagaju Vs Mukura (Nyagisenyi) Marines Vs Espoir (Umuganda Stadium) Sunrise Vs Etincelles (Nyagatare) Sunday Musanze Vs Police (Ubworoherane) Miroplast Vs Bugesera (Mironko Stadium)   SC Kiyovu...

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Rwanda beach volleyball team to participate in Commonwealth qualifiers

Friday Rwanda Vs Sierra Leone Rwanda Vs Mauritius Rwanda Vs Seychelles Saturday Rwanda Vs Nigeria   Rwanda women beach volleyball team will compete in the Commonwealth Games qualifiers which will be held in Serra Leone. The tournament kicks off Friday through Sunday. Rwanda will start...

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Egypt thrash Rwanda in quarterfinals of Africa Nationals Championships

Friday Semifinal Algeria Vs Tunisia Egypt Vs Cameroon   Play-off - Position 5 - 8    Rwanda Vs Libya Congo RDC v Morocco Play-off - Position 9 - 12 Chad Vs Kenya Botswana Vs Ghana Play-off - Position 13 - 16          ...

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Kenyans vote in re-run election

Voting is underway in Kenya in a re-run presidential election, boycotted by the main opposition. The voting follows Supreme Court decision which nullified the results of the August 8 poll, which was won by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Chief Justice David Maraga said the August poll had not been “...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 12:00am

Japan's ruling camp wins two-thirds majority in lower house election amid opposition splitting-up

Japan's ruling camp grouped by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its junior partner, the Komeito Party, has won a two-thirds "super majority" in Sunday's lower house election, according to vote counting results reported by public broadcaster NHK. As of ...

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am

Govt: Abrupt end of U.N. torture mission to Rwanda violated own guidelines

The U.N .Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) violated its own guidelines by abruptly ending its mission to Rwanda last week, government said. The U.N. body announced suspension of their trip to Rwanda, citing obstruction by the authorities. The nine-member Subcommittee also claimed that...

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am

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 more productive opportunities elsewhere. Indeed, migration has since our earliest days been essential to the human story...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:00am

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 decision on Saturday at a meeting in Lagos, Nigeria. It was announced Sunday. Morocco replace Kenya who...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:00am

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. “We have confirmed 300 people died in the blast. The death toll will still be higher because some people are still...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:00am

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 clash on Sunday. Inter skipper Icardi sealed victory from the spot in the final minute in front of 80 000 spectators at the San Siro to complete...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:00am

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