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Girubuntu finishes eighth in Individual Time Trial at Continental Championships

Elite Women Individual Time Trial 1.      Aurelie Lincoln Halbwachs (Mauritius) 0’:42”:40’’’ 2.      Debesay Mosana (Eritrea) 0’:43:00”’ 3.      Juonita Venter (South Africa) 0’:43:07”...

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 12:00am

Nahimana voted December player of the month

Rayon Sports forward Shassir Nahimana was named the December Player of the Month following his excellent performance-five goals and three assists in the national league. “I am thankful to my teammates and every member of the team, if it was not for them, I would not be able to achieve this....

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 12:00am

Mun G to perform on New Year's Eve in Kigali

Ugandan singer Emmanuel Matovu alias Mun G is set to headline the ‘Kigali Count’ on New Year’s Eve. The rapper will be joined by local DJs Focus, Bisoso, Infinity, Cliff and Chopa, who will be rocking the crowd into the New Year. The Street Party will be held at MTN roundabout...

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 12:00am

Trackslayer returns to Touch records

ALL IS not well at Infinity records. After losing rapper Ciney one week ago, acclaimed Hip-Hop Producer Trackslayer has also left to re-join Touch records where he had been before he left six months ago. Trackslayer is currently working with the studio, according Alain Rudahanwa, the CEO, Touch...

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 12:00am

BBA nominees break silence on selection verdict

The fate of Big Brother Africa reality show that was slated to begin this weekend hangs in balance after fire gutted the BBA house on Tuesday in South Africa. Prior to the incident, Big Brother Africa had issued a statement indicating that Rwanda and Sierra Leone would not be participating in this...

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 12:00am

Fire guts Big Brother Africa houses

Just as Rwandans were beginning to take in the fact they’d been denied the chance to take part in their maiden Big Brother Reality show, did we learn that the Big Brother Africa Houses had been burnt down. “…due to a devastating fire at the Big Brother house on 2nd September...

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 12:00am

Active release new video

Local R n’B group Active have released the video of their hit single Lift, a few days after the Primus Guma Guma Super Stars took the 5th spot at the grande finale on Saturday. The group that is made up of Tizzo, Derek and Olvis started out as backup dancers for several artistes before...

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 12:00am

Dream Boys pack for tour of Europe but not sure of visas

Rwandan music group Dream Boys might miss out on performing in Belgium after encountering hitches in acquiring travel documents on time.   They are set to travel with Jay Polly and Urban Boyz who have already acquired their documents. The concert will take place on Saturday and the artistes...

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 12:00am

Rwanda misses out on Big Brother Africa

Rwanda will have to wait a little longer to feature in the continent’s reality show, Big Brother Africa. This year would have been the first time Rwanda would be represented after a successful initial round of auditions that took place in Kigali in July.   According to the organisers, M...

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 12:00am

Guma Guma ends in style as Jay Polly is crowned winner

IT was a moment of ecstasy when renowned Hiphop artiste Jay Polly was announced as Primus Guma Guma Super star (PGGS4)winner at Amahoro stadium on Saturday evening. Jay Polly’s win  was received with ululations and wild celebrations from the crowd. The tough gang crew member who seemed...

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 12:00am

Gisa on trials at Kina music

FOLLOWING his dismissal from Touch records, upcoming RnB and Afro beat artiste Gisa Cyiganzo is on trials at producer Clement Ishimwe‘s Kina Music Studio. Speaking to The New Times, Kina Music’s producer Clement said that they are in the process of evaluating Gisa’s talent....

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:00am

Babou releases Kora Video

Rapper Babou has released a new video for his song dubbed “Kora”, which was produced by Tracklayer of Infinity Records. According to the young artiste, the song and the video is an attempt to remind the youth about the importance of good entrepreneurship.   “The video...

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:00am

Groove Awards Rwanda due October

Rwanda’s celebrated gospel awards Gala ceremony, dubbed Groove Awards is scheduled to take place on October 26, 2014 at Kigali Serena Hotel, according to the event organisers. The management of Moriah Entertainment in collaboration with the Kenyan counterpart of Mo Sound Events, yesterday,...

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:00am

Miss Rwanda on a tour of Europe

MISS RWANDA 2014, Colombe Akiwacu, flew out of the country on Wednesday evening aboard Kenya Airways on a Simba Supermarket sponsored tour of Europe. The trip is part of the perks that came with her crowning at the beginning of the year. Speaking to The New Times before departure, Colombe said she...

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 12:00am

Nyamitali releases Sinsiganwa video

FORMER gospel singer Patrick Nyamitali has released a video for his song Sinsiganwa which means ‘I am not in any race with anybody’. The video was officially released on Monday and is now enjoying fair airplay on television stations. According to Nyamitali, this is the first time he...

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 12:00am

Jody shooting Kaleke Kasome video with GNL Zamba in Uganda

Rwandan female music star Jody Phibi is currently in Uganda where she is shooting the video for the song Kaleke Kasome, a collabo with Ugandan rapper GNL Zamba. Jody recently signed a deal with Shadrack Kuteesa of Platinum Entertainment in Kigali.  Jody is known for songs like Njye nawe,...

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 12:00am

Kings of Comedy boss asks Konka for an apology

RENOWNED comedy group Kings of Comedy has asked Electronics Company Konka to apologize for using the company name  on posters advertising last weekend’s Chameleon and Amani show yet Kings of Comedy were not part of the event. Konka were the sponsors of the show which flopped.  The...

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 12:00am

Dream Boys and Bruce Melody vow to leave a lasting legacy

Primus Guma Guma Super Stars Season 4 (PGGSS4) comes to an end this Saturday. Sound engineers, stage managers, security and all contestants are at work to make sure it becomes the biggest and most epic musical climax of the year. In this final interview of PGGSS 4 contestants; Dream Boys’...

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 12:00am

Burundi’s Niyukuri to perform in Kigali

For those into gospel music, Christian Life Assembly is the place to be come Sunday, September 7. Burundian gospel singer Dudu Niyukuri will be performing there and, if the singer’s words are anything to go by, it is an event you don’t want to miss. Niyukuri, who has performed in...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 12:00am

Teta’s 'Undi Munsi' video coming soon

Diana Teta is set to release the video of her song Undi Munsi in two weeks time. Speaking to The New Times, Teta said even as she is still busy with Primus Guma Guma Super Star Season 4 rehearsals, the video will still come out on schedule. She also hinted on other upcoming songs but remained...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 12:00am