Jejje Muhinde

How Kashaka clinched 2019 CIMEGOLF Open

Kigali Golf Club Captain Davis Kashaka won the third edition of the CIMERWA annual golf tournament, which climaxed on Sunday evening at the par 72 Kigali golf course in Nyarutarama. To achieve the feat, the captain returned 71 gross, including six buddies, during the two-day event which...

Monday, September 16, 2019, 10:54 PM

Kigali Golf Club set to become 18-hole course

The upcoming Cimerwa Golf Tournament will mark the temporary suspension of events at the Kigali Golf Club (KGC) to pave way for redevelopment from nine holes to an international 18-hole course. Construction works start on October 13 and the facility will be reopened for competitions in May 2020...

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 12:00 AM

Meet Sarah Uwera, the ‘accidental’ cricket star

CRICKET is arguably the fastest growing sport in Rwanda, with – as of today; 24 cricket clubs and 98 schools that play the game across the country. It is estimated that around 15,000 people regularly play cricket, with 40 per cent of them female. The country also boasts two Guinness...

Saturday, September 7, 2019, 12:00 AM

Cricket: Rwanda look to keep perfect record against Nigeria

Rwanda women cricket team will be looking to maintain their 100 percent record in the ongoing friendly series against Nigeria when the two sides meet in the third game at Gahanga Stadium on Friday. The hosts claimed the first two games – of the five-match series – on Wednesday, and...

Friday, September 6, 2019, 12:00 AM

Team Muhazi Cycling gear up for Rwamagana Circuit

After six months of absence, Team Muhanzi Cycling Generation have announced their return to the Rwanda Cycling Cup, with eight riders set to take part in Rwamagana Circuit this Saturday. According to Rene Rwanyange, the club’s secretary general, Muhazi Cycling have been out of action...

Thursday, September 5, 2019, 12:00 AM

Cricket: Bilateral series between Rwanda, Nigeria kick off in Kigali

The return leg of the bilateral series between Rwanda and Nigeria women cricket teams gets underway Wednesday at Gahanga Cricket Oval.   The two national teams will face off in five matches, with the first games set for today. Two more games will be played Friday before locking...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rwanda and Nigeria set for return leg of friendly T20 series

The national women cricket team will face Nigeria in the return leg of the two sides’ bilateral T20 series at Gahanga Cricket Oval, starting from September 4 through 7. According to Rwanda Cricket Association – RCA, the Nigerian side are expected to jet in on Monday, September 2....

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 12:00 AM

Niyigena triumphs in Mota-ENGIL Tennis Open final

Etienne Niyigena defeated Olivier Havugimana in the Mota ENGILTennis Open final which lasted three hours as both players showed why they are some of the best tennis players in the country. Niyigena won 3-2 in the best of five sets contest including the first, third, and fifth (6-4, 6-1, and 6-2...

Monday, August 26, 2019, 6:02 PM

Giancarlo favourite for 2019 title after WiMR Sprint Rally victory

Davite Giancarlo has yet again proved he is the man to watch out for in this year’s National Rally Championship season after landing another victory over the weekend. The Belgian driver put on a strong performance to clinch the inaugural Women in Motorsport Rwanda (WIMR) race on Saturday...

Monday, August 26, 2019, 12:58 AM

Rwanda Open added to Safari Tour Golf Series

Five events across four East African countries, including Rwanda Open, have been integrated into the 2019/2020 Safari Tour Golf Series, which teed off Saturday in Kenya. According to Rwanda Golf captain Davis Kashaka, the Safari Golf Tour will now have competitions in four regional countries,...

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 12:00 AM

Niyigena to battle Havugimana in Mota Engil tennis Open final

Professional tennis player Etienne Niyigena will battle it out with Olivier Havugimana in the Mota Engil tourney at Cercle Sportif Club on Sunday. Niyigena who is the defending champion defeated  Hamisi Gatete in two sets (6-1, 6-3) while Havugimana enjoyed a good run in the other semi-...

Saturday, August 24, 2019, 8:36 PM

Sports development: Coaches urged to integrate research

Japanese experts from the Tsukuba International Academy for Sport (TIAS) program have urged local coaches and sports leaders in various disciplines to integrate research and sports science in their work if they are to drive sports development in Rwanda. Professor Rakwal Randeep, an instructor...

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 12:00 AM

Goalie Ndoli opens up about ‘hectic’ stint with SC Kiyovu

Former Amavubi goalkeeper Jean Claude Ndoli has described his two-year spell with SC Kiyovu as ‘hectic time’ following his recent move to Musanze. Ndoli completed a two-year move to Rwanda Premier League side Musanze in July after helping the Green Baggies to reach the Peace Cup...

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 12:00 AM

Top six challenge for Sunrise so far-fetched

While most teams are busy on the transfer market, business is slow at Sunrise yet the club has said they will be gunning for a top-six finish in the upcoming 2019/2020 Rwanda Premier League. With just the mere talk of bringing in new – local and foreign – experienced players to beef...

Sunday, August 18, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rayon Sports FC to unveil new coach before Al Hilal match

Rayon Sports FC will unveil a new head coach before the return leg of the Caf Champions League tie against Al Hilal of Sudan, according to Club Spokesperson Jean Paul Nkurunziza. Nkurunziza said the talks are at an advanced stage to find a new coach to replace Brazilian Roberto Oliveira...

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rayon Sports want CAF to relocate Al Hilal tie

Rayon Sports FC has asked the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to change the venue for the CAF champions league return leg match against El Hilal Omdurman following ongoing protests and demonstrations in Sudan. The match is slated for August 25 at El Hilal stadium. Jean-Paul Nkurunziza...

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: Premier Bet welcomes new football season

The new 2019/2020 English Premier League season will not only bring fans cheering, it has already set off a global betting frenzy with more people hoping to become lucky in the multi-billion dollar industry. In Rwanda, there over six licensed betting companies, but Premier Bet Company is...

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 2:39 PM

What will Haruna bring to AS Kigali?

AS Kigali have struggled to win the national football league trophy for years, but after a transfer splurge when they signed Amavubi skipper Haruna Niyonzima, Eric Bakame Ndayishimiye and a few new faces ahead next season, is this the season they mount a serious challenge for the league title? The...

Sunday, August 4, 2019, 12:00 AM

Manyara wins 6th edition’s Bralirwa Corporate Golf title

Geoffrey Manyara has clinched the Bralirwa Golf Corporate tournament’s title for the month of July after returning twenty-two points. The July edition of the monthly event was held Friday at Kigali Golf Club, in Nyarutarama. Gideon Kayinamura finished second, while Kennedy Mirichu completed...

Sunday, July 28, 2019, 12:00 AM

Giancarlo finishes seventh in Safari Rally

National Rally driver Giancarlo Davite finished seventh in the fourth round of the Africa Rally Championship (ARC) which concluded over the weekend at the Moi International Sports Complex in Kasarani. Cruising a Mitsubishi Lancer, the Rwandan crew set off 12th from the ramp finishing 8th on Day1....

Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 12:00 AM