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Espoir upset Patriots in Heroes’ Day tourney

Today: Women APR                        67-57     Ubumwe IPRC-South         78-45    ...

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 12:00am

Roger Federer wins sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title

Roger Federer won his sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title with a five-set victory over Marin Cilic. The Swiss lost five games in a row as he dropped the fourth set but recovered to win 6-2 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 3-6 6-1. Federer, 36, becomes only the fourth player after Margaret Court, Serena...

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 12:00am

VIDEO: Presidents Kagame, Trump meet in Davos

President Paul Kagame on Friday morning held a meeting with American President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. The meeting reviewed the bilateral relations between the countries and discussed issues of interest to the African Union...

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:00am

Former politician Patrick Mazimhaka dies

Seasoned politician Patrick Kayumbu Mazimhaka has died. The 70 year old succumbed to illness in India on Thursday.  Protais Musoni, a comrade and friend of the late Mazimhaka described him as “a wise man and good advisor” adding that Rwanda has lost a great man who...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:00am

Hey asks FERWAFA to terminate his contract

Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA), are considering a request by Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey to have his contract terminated after the team failed to reach knockout round at ongoing Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco. In a statement released on Thursday afternoon, FERWAFA said...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:00am

German multinational, Siemens to venture in Rwanda's energy sector

German multinational, Siemens could in the coming months make its debut in the Rwanda with investments in energy and infrastructure. The firm’s top executives have been in the country on an exploratory mission to map out opportunities in the country. Andre Bouffioux, the Chief Executive of...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:00am

Arsenal beat Chelsea to reach League Cup final

LONDON - Arsenal fought back from a goal down against old foes Chelsea to reach the League Cup final as Granit Xhaka poked home to complete a 2-1 second-leg win on Wednesday that set up a Wembley showdown with Manchester City. Nothing separated the sides after the semi-final’s first leg...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:00am

Kagame in Davos for World Economic Forum

President Paul Kagame is in Davos, Switzerland where he will be joining a host of world leaders and captains of industry from around the globe for this year’s edition of World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting. Held under the theme, “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World”,...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 12:00am

Hugh Masekela, South African jazz trumpeter, dies

Trumpeter and singer Hugh Masekela, known as the “father of South African jazz” who used his music in the fight against apartheid, has died from prostate cancer, his family said on Tuesday. He was 78. In a career spanning more than five decades, Masekela gained international recognition with his...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 12:00am

Single African Air Transport Market to be launched this week

African Union Heads of State will later this week launch the long-awaited Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The initiative, which is part of the wide 2063 Agenda, is tipped to usher in a new dawn for the continent’s aviation industry as it will “...

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Liberia: George Weah sworn in as president

Former international football star George Weah has been sworn in as president of Liberia, the first peaceful democratic transfer of power in the West African country in more than seven decades. Weah won 61.5 percent of the votes in December's election run-off, beating...

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Genocide suspect Ntaganzwa rejects lawyer

The trial of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa took another twist Monday when he told court that he was rejecting his defence counsel Laurent Bugabo, who was assigned to him by Rwanda Bar Association. Appearing before judges at the Specialised Chamber for International Crimes at High Court,...

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Former England captain Armfield dies aged 82

LONDON - The World Cup winner, ex-England captain and Blackpool great Jimmy Armfield has died at the age of 82. Armfield, who played 627 matches in 17 years for his only club and was part of Sir Alf Ramsey’s victorious squad in 1966, was diagnosed with cancer for a second time last year...

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Klopp not focused on Liverpool unbeaten run

LONDON - Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted he has not given a second thought to his team's 18-match unbeaten run ahead of their trip to Swansea City on Monday. Klopp's side have been in imperious form recently, and ended Premier League leaders Manchester City's hopes of going...

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

SAG Awards winners list 2018

Dark comedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” won three prizes at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday in a ceremony marked by women and their stories amid the sexual misconduct scandal that has swept Hollywood. The Fox Searchlight film about a furious woman seeking justice...

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Products by French dairy firm Lactalis Group banned in Rwanda following health concerns

The Ministry of Health has imposed a ban on the sale and consumption of several products by French dairy firm; Lactalis Group following an investigation into their implication on children's health. In a statement, the ministry listed the different products by the French company, all of them for...

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Rwanda debuts at Northern Europe’s biggest travel fair

HELSINKI- Rwanda on Sunday concluded a barnstorming debut at Matka Nordic Travel Fair, Northern Europe’s largest tourism fair in the Finnish Capital Helsinki. A combination of traditional dances, Rwandan music and complimentary Rwandan coffee helped make Rwanda’s stand at the venue one...

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

RDB: Rwanda registered investments worth $1.6bn, in 2017

Rwanda attracted investments worth 1.675B in 2017, according to latest figures from Rwanda Development Board (RDB). This represents a significant increase of over $500 million from investments registered the previous year. Data from RDB indicates that the top sectors that generated top...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

Trial of genocide militia boss Mugimba resumes at High Court

High Court on Thursday resumed the trial of Genocide suspect Jean Baptiste Mugimba, the former secretary general of the CDR, an extremist political outfit. CDR was a club of Hutu extremists accused of being at the centre of planning and execution of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Mugimba...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

Volkswagen to invest $20M in local assembly plant and mobility solution

German carmaker Volkswagen has announced a $20M investment in a local assembly plant and mobility solution expected to begin production in the second quarter of this year. The firm has since set up and registered a local company, Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda, with lawyer Athanase...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:00am