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

SundayRayon Sports 2-0 SC KiyovuMusanze 1-0 Bugesera 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 on Sunday afternoon. After an evenly balanced first...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:00am

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 the continent’s goal on free movement of persons. The forum, which opens today, will see participants...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:00am

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 monitor their drivers in order to ensure maximum road safety standards and prevent accidents. Flanked by the...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:00am

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 year out. In a press release on Thursday, Hadi apologize to federation, his club (Benediction Club), Team Rwanda,...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 12:00am

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 AviAssist Safety Promotion Centre (ASPC Rwanda)....

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 12:00am

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 Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation. The flying taxi developed by German drone firm Volocopter resembles a...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00am

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, Ms Yingluck denies all charges and fled before the verdict, reportedly to Dubai. Public opinion is divided. She remains popular...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Rayon Sports, APR FC Super Cup game called off

SaturdayRayon Sports 2-0 APR FC (63rd minute) 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 Stadium in Rubavu. Referee Abdul Twagirumukiza called off the game after...

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 12:00am

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. Mourinho celebrated the first major silverware of his United reign when his team beat Southampton 3-2 at Wembley last season...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:00am

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 communities, the First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said.  Mrs Kagame was speaking at the International...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:00am

Ndayisenga finishes 52nd in ITT at UCI World Championships

Wednesday Elite men’s ITT, top three1. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands) - 0:44:412. Primoz Roglic (Slovenia) – 0:45:383. Chris Froome (Great Britain) – 0:46:02 Africa49. Willem Jakobus Smit (South Africa) – 0:50:0852. Valens Ndayisenga (Rwanda) – 0:50:4659. Meron Teshome (...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:00am

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

African entries in ITT Today, 2:47pmValens Ndayisenga (Rwa) Today, 3:23pmMeron Teshome (Eri) Today, 3:27:30pmSmit Willem Jakobus (SA) RWANDA international cyclist Valens Ndayisenga will begin his quest at the ongoing UCI Road World Championships on Wednesday afternoon...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

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 plans. Club captain Carrick is yet to get a game this term while United’s player of the year last...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

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 their 100 percent record. The Argentine was at his brilliant best as he lethally picked off the demoralised Basques, opening the scoring with a...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

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. A night of wholesale team changes for the 11 Premier League clubs in action produced two notable upsets with...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

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. Kagame was speaking at a session hosted by the Council of Foreign Affairs, a think tank specializing in American foreign policy and...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

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 witnesses. Prosecution represented by Faustin Nkusi, said they have on record witness accounts...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:00am

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. According to the media house’s officials, the television station closed operations yesterday but the radio station of the same company will continue operations. The television...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:00am

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. Although Senegal trailed 38-34 at the break, and Gorgui Dieng didn't score his first field-goals until early in the...

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 12:00am

Rwanda start quest for African Sitting Volleyball Championships title with victories

Today MenMorocco vs South Africa - 10amAlgeria vs Egypt - 4pmRwanda vs Morocco - 6pm WomenKenya vs DR Congo - 12:00pmRwanda vs Egypt - 2:00pm Wednesday MenMorocco 3-0 KenyaEgypt 3-0 DRCRwanda 3-0 South Africa WomenEgypt 2-3 KenyaRwanda 3-0 DR Congo RWANDA national...

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00am

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