The secret corporate takeover

Joseph E. Stiglitz NEW YORK – The United States and the world are engaged in a great debate about new trade agreements. Such pacts used to be called “free-trade agreements”; in fact, they were managed trade agreements, tailored to corporate interests, largely in the US and the European Union...

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 12:00 AM

Kigali CC register convincing win over Victory CC

Kigali Cricket Club staged an outstanding performance as they beat Victory Cricket Club in the on-going UA Exchange & Xpress Money 50 Overs Premier League game on Saturday at Kicukiro Cricket Ground.  Of the 50 allotted overs, Victory cricket club played only 24 overs and managed 100 runs...

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

Isonga target first win over Rayon Sports

Today Isonga vs Rayon Sports (Nyamirambo)  Wednesday Police vs SC Kiyovu (Kicukiro)Marines vs Sunrise (Umuganda)AS Kigali vs APR (Regional)Mukura vs Gicumbi (Mumena)Amagaju vs Espoir (Nyamagabe)Musanze vs Etincelles (Musanze)  Newly appointed side Isonga FC will be looking for their...

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

Big guns off to winning starts in close contests

Sunday Gicumbi        0-1     Police (Gicumbi) APR                1-0     Musanze (Stade de Kigali) SC Kiyovu     2-0 ...

Monday, October 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

New stadium will give Rwanda cricket a big lift, says Pearson

RWANDA CRICKET Stadium Foundation (RCSF) Project director Ed Pearson reckons that the modern facility will play a vital role in raising the standards of the sport in the country. RCSF was created in 2011 to help construct a dedicated cricket stadium in Gahanga Sector, Kicukiro District, Kigali....

Monday, October 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rayon in winning start as Mukura loses to Espoir

Today Gicumbi vs Police (Gicumbi)APR vs Musanze (Stade de Kigali)SC Kiyovu vs Marines (Mumena)Sunrise vs AS Kigali (Rwamagana)  YesterdayRayon Sport 1-0 AmagajuEspoir 1-0 Mukura VSEtincelles 2-2 Isonga  Rayon Sports grabbed maximum points yesterday in the opening match of the 2014/...

Sunday, October 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

Tanzania name team ahead of Twenty20 clash against Rwanda

Tanzania has named 20 players on the U-19 women’s cricket team to face Rwanda in one of the opening matches of this year’s Africa Cricket Association (ACA) Twenty20 Trophy tournament in Dar-es-Salaam on December 7.  The week-long tournament, organised by ACA in...

Friday, October 17, 2014, 12:00 AM

Congo's DC Virunga block Sina's move to Rayon Sport

DR Congo side DC Virunga has blocked the transfer of striker Sina Jerome who was recently signed by Rayon Sports on a two-year deal from Police. Initially, Virunga loaned Sina to Police for one season and he featured for the club in the League, Peace Cup as well as the Cecafa Kagame Club...

Friday, October 17, 2014, 12:00 AM

Police bags 3rd Handball league title

Rwanda National Police handball club is still the club to beat after winning their fourth trophy in a calendar year. Police beat reigning champions Gicumbi 23-21 in a decisive league match played on Sunday in the Northern Province. The win sealed their fourth trophy of the season having already...

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 12:00 AM

Koonce hunts for Kenya golf championship honours

Teenage golfer Aaron Taylor Koonce starts his journey to being a professional golfer in the Kenya Amateur Golf Championship which tees off this morning at the par 72 Limuru Golf Club course. Aaron Taylor Koonce (L) won the Rwanda Open title for youth players recently in Kigali. (File)...

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ferwaba closes door to Hoops team for foreign players

Rwanda Basketball Federation (Ferwaba) will have to embark on a hunt for local talent following a decision to end their reliance on American born players.  Ferwaba Secretary General, Richard Mutabazi, said recently that they took into account the fact that naturalised players on the national...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 12:00 AM

Mukandanga scoops bronze in Dar Rotary Half Marathon

Female athlete Clementine Mukandanga grabbed a bronze medal in the Tanzania Rotary Dar half Marathon 2014 held yesterday in Dar es Salaam.  Mukandanga clocked one hour and fifteen minutes to finish third behind Tanzanian duo of Anastia and Katarina Range who won gold and silver medals after...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kashaka triumphs in Uganda Independence Golf Open

Kigali Golf Club member Davis Kashaka returned 34 stable ford points to claim the top prize at the 3rd edition of the Uganda Independence Day golf tourney held at Palm Valley Golf Course in Kakungulu Estates in Kampala. Playing off handicap 2, Kashakas’ experience prevailed as he beat over...

Monday, October 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rayon release three as new rule on foreign players comes into force

FORMER LEAGUE champions Rayon Sports have released three foreign players ahead of the three-foreign player quota rule next season. The three players released include strikers Yossa Bertrand and midfielder Govin Mutombo as well as defender Arafat Serugendo. The development was confirmed by Rayon...

Monday, October 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Sebahire eyes medal in Dar Rotary Marathon

Half marathon runner Eric Sebahire is optimistic of grabbing a medal in tomorrow’s Tanzania Rotary Dar Marathon in Dar es Salaam at the Green on Kenyatta Drive Oysterbay. Sebahire will lead team Rwanda to the event which has attracted elite athletes from the region. “I have had ample...

Monday, October 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Police face off against Gicumbi in crucial handball league match

TODAY COULD be a day of joy for Police Handball Club should they bag maximum points against reigning champions Gicumbi when the two teams clashin a crucial league game in Gicumbi. With 40 points from 12 wins (they lost once) this season, Police need just three points to be crowned national league...

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 12:00 AM

Fifa approves $500,000 teams housing facility

THE WORLD football body, Fifa, has approved $500,000 (about Rwf343 million) for Rwanda which will go towards the construction of a youth and national teams’ accommodation facility. The planned housing centre was part of the 32 Goal projects approved by Fifa’s development committee...

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 12:00 AM

Four athletes gear up for Dar Rotary half marathon

FOUR RWANDAN athletes are ready to go for honours at this year’s edition of the Tanzania Rotary Dar Marathon 2014 slated for October 14 in Dar es Salaam.  The four athletes named for the marathon include; Eric Sebahire, Felicien Sebahire and Potien Ntawuyirushintege in the men’s...

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 12:00 AM

Niyonshuti rules out Tour du Rwanda participation

PROFESSIONAL RIDER Adrien Niyonshuti will not participate in next month’s Tour du Rwanda. The celebrated rider will instead be featuring for his club in the World Series which are underway in Italy.  “It’s true I will not be part of the Tour du Rwanda because of my club...

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 12:00 AM

Three make Africa Junior Championships qualifying mark

Three Rwandan athletes have qualified for next year’s CAA Africa Junior Athletics Championship which will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. According to the Rwanda Athletics Federation, the athletes include James Sugira, Venantie Mukandayisenga and Beatha Ishimwe, all competing in the 1500m...

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 12:00 AM