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Mugabe appears to back new Zimbabwean opposition party

Johannesburg - Zimbabwe's ex-leader Robert Mugabe sent shockwaves through the party he dominated for decades when he posed with the retired general who will take on the ruling Zanu-PF in this year's election. Mugabe grinned broadly in the posed photo, standing beside brigadier general Ambrose...

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 12:00am

IWD: Imbuto awards best performing girls

10 female students who excelled in last year’s secondary leaving examinations and those under Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) were awarded with laptops by Imbuto Foundation. This was during the International Women’s Day (IWD) event that took place in Shyogwe Sector, Muhanga...

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 12:00am

China looks to security cooperation with Africa -foreign minister

China will step up cooperation with Africa in areas of security to combat terrorism and piracy, foreign affairs minister Wang Yi has said. Wang was speaking at a press conference Thursday at the first session of China’s national people’s congress this year. Answering a question posed...

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 12:00am

VIDEO: Former prosecutor writes book on Victoire Ingabire five-year trial

Former national prosecutor, Alain Mukuralinda, on Thursday launched a book that gave details the five-year court battle in the case involving Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza who is serving a 15-year jail sentence. VIDEO: Former prosecutor Alain Mukuralinda writes book on Victoire Ingabire five-year...

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 12:00am

Regional court dismisses application against legitimacy of EALA Speaker

The East African Court of Justice has thrown out an application earlier filed by the Republic of Burundi, seeking the Court’s order to stay recognition of the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). According to a statement by the Court, its first instance division struck...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Kenya launches Pan African skills development programme in agriculture sector

NAIROBI -- Kenya's ministry of education in partnership with a private university and a multinational company on Tuesday launched a training programme targeting mid-level professionals working in the agriculture sector across Sub-Saharan Africa.  Senior officials said the two year...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 12:00am

REG, IPRC-South crowned Heroes basketball tournament champions

Sunday: Men REG                        54-51     Patriots Espoir                    78-71     IPRC-South Women IPRC-South         79-77     APR U18 National Team 65-75 Ubumwe RWANDA Energy Group (men) and IPRC-South (women) were on crowned champions of the 2018 National Heroes Basketball...

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Education ministry on countrywide tour to enhance quality of education

The Ministry of Education on Monday launched a countrywide awareness campaign on quality education that officials believe would help identify issues affecting the quality of education and chart way to address them. The tour that targets over 600 schools both public and private would...

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Atletico close gap on Barca after Espanyol draw

BARCELONA - Atletico Madrid closed the gap on Barcelona to nine points at the top of La Liga, beating Valencia 1-0 on Sunday after the leaders had dropped points at local rivals Espanyol. Angel Correa’s thunderbolt from outside the area in the 59th minute helped Atletico to get a narrow...

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Klopp fuming after penalty denies Liverpool

LIVERPOOL - Jurgen Klopp was left fuming at referee Jon Moss after Harry Kane's 100th Premier League goal from the penalty spot deep into stoppage time snatched a controversial point for Tottenham Hotspur from a dramatic finale in a 2-2 draw at Liverpool on Sunday. Mohamed Salah's stunning...

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00am

CHAN 2018: Morocco become the first hosts to lift CHAN

Morocco became the first host nation to claim the African Nations Championship (CHAN) title with a convincing 4-0 win over 10-man Nigeria in Sunday's final. Key moments either side of half-time turned the match in the hosts' favour as Morocco's Zakaria Hadraf scored just before the break with...

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Super Bowl 2018: Philadelphia Eagles win first title with stunning win over New England Patriots

The Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl for the first time after beating Tom Brady's New England Patriots 41-33 in an extraordinary encounter in Minneapolis. On a night when records tumbled and the expected norms of an NFL game went out the window, the Eagles - led majestically by quarterback...

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Rwanda Cricket Stadium up for International award

The recently inaugurated Rwanda Cricket stadium located in Gahanga sector of Kicukiro District has been nominated for ArchDaily's 2018 Building of the Year Awards. ArchDaily is the most visited architecture website worldwide with over 500,000 daily readers and about 160 million page...

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:00am

VIDEO: Ellen DeGeneres to set up centre in Rwanda to conserve mountain gorillas

Famous American comedienne, television personality and actor, Ellen DeGeneres will soon set up a facility in Rwanda for Dian Fossey’s work to help protect the critically endangered mountain gorillas in the Virunga Mountains. VIDEO: Portia Gives Ellen One of the Best Birthday Presents...

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Tour de l’Espoir: Areruya is most combative rider, Eritrean wins stage 1

TodayStage two, Idenao - Douala - 147km 2:30pm Wednesday (Stage one) Top five 1. Natnael Mebrahtom (Eritrea) - 2:25:242. Zemenfes Solomon (Eritrea) – 2:25:513. El Mehdi Chokri (Morocco) – 2:25:514. Louis Visser (South Africa) – 2:25:535. Joseph...

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:00am

City residents urged to break silence on gender violence

Kigali City dwellers have been encouraged to speak out on gender based violence and child abuse in their neighborhoods. The message was delivered during awareness about the role of Isange One Stop Centre in fighting and preventing gender based violence, child abuse as well as promotion and...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 12:00am

RRA collected Rwf582bn in six months

Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) collected Rwf 582.7 billion as tax revenues in the last half of 2017 surpassing their target of Rwf 572.6B. The revenue collection agency also improved significantly compared to their collection in first semester of last year where they collected Rwf 507.5B. RRA...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 12:00am

Team Rwanda Cycling starts quest for Tour de l'Espoir glory

Today Stage 1: Douala – Douala – 92km Rwanda U23 national team, led by La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2018 winner Joseph Areruya, begins their bid to win the inaugural Tour de l’Espoir race that starts Wednesday afternoon in Douala, Cameroon. The opening stage of the continental...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 12:00am

1000 former drug addicts to be reintegrated after rehab

The City of Kigali, security agencies and National Rehabilitation Services (NRS) have started preparations to facilitate effective reintegration of hundreds of rehabilitated drug addicts, who are set to graduate at Iwawa Rehabilitation and Vocational Skills Development Centre (IRVSDC). A total of...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 12:00am

Arsenal close to £60m Aubameyang deal

LONDON - Arsenal are close to an agreement to sign Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund for around £60m. But the transfer will not be sanctioned until Dortmund have a replacement lined up with Arsenal's Olivier Giroud among the reported options. Arsenal have...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 12:00am

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