Jejje Muhinde

Lessons from Amavubi’s poor run in AFCON Qualifiers

It is hard to admit, but if there is a platform for Amavubi players, head coach Vincent Mashami and all those concerned to learn some lessons, then it should be in the ongoing qualifiers of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals due in Cameroon next year. Rwanda and Guinea shared 1-all spoils on...

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 8:59 PM

Struggling Lions eye win over Vikings in cricket league

After enduring four defeats in the last five games in Unimoni National Cricket League, Tamil Lions have set their sights on beating Vikings when the two sides face off at IPRC- Kigali grounds on Sunday – starting at 9am. For the Lions, this will be their final fixture in the championship....

Friday, October 19, 2018, 11:20 PM

Azam Premier League: Rayon Sports face Etincelles as post-Confederation Cup era begins

Coach Roberto ‘Robertonho’ Olivier and his Rayon Sports side kick off their 2018/2019 Azam Rwanda Premier League campaign against Etincelles on Saturday at Umuganda Stadium. The game gets underway at 3:30pm. For the first time this year, Rayon reached the quarter-finals of the CAF...

Friday, October 19, 2018, 10:55 PM

Haruna Niyonzima slams critics

Amavubi captain Haruna Niyonzima has slammed critics who have been calling for his retirement from international football. Faultfinders called for the former Rayon Sports and APR midfielder to call time on his international football following his under-par performance during Rwanda’s...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 11:01 PM

Four in TZ for Rotary Dar Marathon

RWANDA will be represented by four athletes at the 2018 edition of the annual International Rotary Dar Marathon race that takes place today in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The selected athletes include; half marathon winner at this year’s Kigali Peace Marathon, Noel Hitimana and APR Athletics...

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9:19 PM

Motorsport body turns focus on grassroots programmes

As part of efforts to promote Motorsport in Rwanda, Rwanda Automobile Club (RAC) has set plans to revolutionise the sport with new programmes starting next season. The new programmes include; Virtual Rally (online racing championship) for schools, introduction of Karting and X-Cars in Rwanda,...

Friday, October 12, 2018, 11:46 PM

Cricket League: Telugu eye victory over Indorwa to go top

The Unimoni Cricket league continues this weekend with five games on the cards as hopefuls Telugu Royals face Indorwa seeking to unseat Challengers at the summit. In men’s Division 1 pool, second-placed Telugu take on Indorwa at Gahanga Cricket Oval on Sunday morning, in what is regarded as...

Friday, October 12, 2018, 11:36 PM

Mukura urged to fight for ‘consistent exposure’ in continental football

Mukura Victory Sports skipper Hussein Ciza has admitted that his team still have a lot to do if they are to be consistent in representing the country in CAF competitions. The black-and-yellow outfit will feature in the 2019 Caf Confederation Cup next year. The Uganda-born forward was speaking to...

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 11:10 PM

Hills’ official reason for exiting league is far-fetched – rugby chief

The national rugby federation (RRF) president, Alex Araire, has hit back at Thousand Hills Rugby Club, claiming that their reasons of exiting the national rugby league are bizarre and far-fetched. The Gatenga-based side withdrew from the rugby league in August, accusing RRF of failing to avail...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 11:45 PM

Rwandan Rwemarika elected new IOC member

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has elected nine new members including a Rwandan, Felicite Rwemarika, the first vice president of Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC). This was announced by the IOC on Tuesday following last Saturday’s elections held on the sidelines...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 12:18 PM

Rugby: Kigali Sharks clinch first league title

Kigali Sharks rugby club made history on Saturday night by winning their historic first national rugby league title as the domestic rugby season concluded at Amahoro stadium. Sharks ran riot to show just how important the title was to them with an emphatic 27-14 victory over Rusizi-based side...

Monday, October 8, 2018, 12:08 AM

Resilience, Kigali Sharks meet in Rugby league final

Resilience Rugby Football Club will clash with Kigali Sharks in the 2018 national rugby league final at Amahoro stadium – starting at 3pm. The Rusizi-based side set up the final date against Sharks after surprising defending champions Remera Buffaloes and showing that fitness can beat skill...

Saturday, October 6, 2018, 12:31 AM

Gakumba’s journey from a teacher to a top football agent

When Patrick Gakumba orchestrated Meddie Kagere’s transfer from Kenyan giants Gor Mahia to Tanzania champions Simba SC in June, he sealed his status as became very popular as Rwanda’s leading football agent. He is also known as the man behind Jacques Tuyisenge’s move to Gor Mahia...

Saturday, October 6, 2018, 12:14 AM

Table Tennis body donates sports equipment to schools

The local table tennis governing body (RTTF) has provided table tennis equipment including tables, balls, and rackets to seventeen schools and one club as part of their outreach program. The donation is courtesy of the Chinese Embassy in Rwanda. “The equipment is part of the federation...

Saturday, September 29, 2018, 11:49 PM

Karate cannot develop without proper equipment, says Uwayo

Theogene Uwayo, the president of Rwanda Karate Federation (Ferwaka), has welcomed the Japanese Embassy’s grant worth USD 67,372 to purchase new karate equipment. The equipment to be purchased include; 400 tatami mats, 3 scoreboards and 30 flags for referees. The handover of the grant took...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:29 PM

Inaugural table tennis league gets underway

The first Rwanda national table tennis league got underway over the weekend at Sunset Gardens at Kagugu in Kigali. The league will run for the next three months, Kimisagara lost their opening game to Vision TTC by 3-0 sets. Vision’s player Frank Bishema overcame Jean Claude Nzeyimana, of...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:43 AM

1000 Hills reveal why they pulled out of rugby league

Thousand Hills Rugby Football Club has revealed that the reason they pulled out of the national rugby league was the lack of medical emergency equipment and facilities at games. The Gatenga-based rugby side, who led the first round of the league table standings, announced their withdrawal from the...

Saturday, September 22, 2018, 11:20 PM

Silverbacks receive training boost from Penguin International RFC

Renowned United Kingdom-based Penguin International Rugby Football Club are training Rwandan’s national men’s rugby team, the Silverbacks, to enhance the players’ knowledge and skills in ball handling and passing. The week-long training started Sunday at APR training ground...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 11:14 PM

120 for Toyota-Rwanda Golf tournament

Around 120 golfers are expected to converge at Kigali Golf Course in Nyarutarama for the second edition of the annual Toyota-Rwanda Golf Tournament on September 22. The multi-category tournament will attract the country’s leading golfers in male and female category as well as members of the...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 9:56 PM

CIMERWA commits to continue supporting golf

CIMERWA Chief Executive Officer, Bheki Mthembu, has pledged that the local cement factory will continue to support the development of golf in Rwanda. Speaking during the awarding ceremony of this year’s edition of Cimerwa Corporates Golf Tournament at Nyarutarama Golf Club over the weekend,...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 12:34 AM

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