Mulisa appointed as new Amavubi assistant coach

Former Rwanda international Jimmy Mulisa has been appointed as Amavubi Stars assistant coach together with Emmanuel Ruremesha. The two will work under head coach Jonny McKinstry. Mulisa, who was a member of the Rwanda squad that participated in the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia, ended his...

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 12:00 AM

Golfer Ndayisenga optimistic heading into Uganda Open

Rwanda’s number three professional golfer Ernest Ndayisenga is enthusiastic about his chances at the Tusker Malt Lager Uganda Open that teed off on July 15 and runs until August 1 at Kitante golf course in Kampala. Golfer Ndayisenga optimistic heading into Uganda Open Talking to Time Sport on...

Friday, July 17, 2015, 12:00 AM

Ngomirakiza leaves APR, in talks with Rayon Sports

Midfielder Hegman Ngomirakiza has ended his ten-year association with APR FC after the army allowed him to walk away for free following the expiry of his contract this month, the player confirmed on Thursday. The Rwanda international was the club’s longest serving outfield player but had...

Friday, July 17, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rushenguziminega gets Amavubi call up

Rwanda national football team head coach Jonny Mckinstry has added Switzerland-based striker Quentin Rushenguziminega to the Amavubi squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ghana. Mckinstry, together with FERWAFA president Vincent Nzamwita, met the player and his parents at...

Friday, July 17, 2015, 12:00 AM

Bakame signs new contract with Rayon

Rayon Sports and Amavubi first choice goalkeeper Eric ‘Bakame’ Ndayishimiye has renewed his contract by two more years thus putting to rest speculations of a possible move from the club. “We have reached an agreement with the player and he has signed a new contract to play for...

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo team start preps for Ambassador's Cup

The National Taekwondo team has kicked off preparations ahead of the third edition of the Ambassador’s Cup scheduled for August 28-29 at Amahoro indoor stadium, Remera. According to the national team head coach Alain Irene Bagire, the team on Monday started daily training sessions once...

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 12:00 AM

Bugesera FC plan for life in topflight division

Newly promoted Bugesera FC have set themselves a target to be a permanent fixture in the National Football League. Formed in 1984, Bugesera first qualified for first division in 2006. However, after promotion, Rwamagana district took charge of the team from Bugesera district and renamed it...

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 12:00 AM

Mukura eye 'three or four signings'

Mukura Victory Sport are looking to strengthen their squad this transfer window as they bid to restore their reputation as a force to reckon with in the National Football League. The Huye-based outfit finished in 10th position last season, four places above the relegation zone having scored...

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 12:00 AM

Sitting volleyball team ups Rio qualifier preps

Rwanda men’s sitting volleyball team has intensified training ahead of the Paravolley Africa sitting volleyball championship set for July 23-28 at the Petit Stade in Remera, Kigali. The winner of the upcoming 2015 continental showpiece will represent Africa at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games,...

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 12:00 AM

APR win to pull level at top in handball league

Sunday Nyakabanda 15-51 APR Saturday ES Kigoma 32-20 ES Urumuri APR handball club defeated Nyakabanda 51-15 in the national league on Sunday at Kimisagara youth center to pull level with leaders Police on 30 points albeit the later having played a game less. Viateur Nzamankwa scored the game...

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 12:00 AM

ARS Season III: Miroplast, Young for Hope win Kigali titles

Sunday: Final Boys Miroplast 0-0 Shinning (pen. 4-2) Girls Young for Hope 0-0 St. Famille (pen. 4-1) Miroplast and Young for Hope won the boys’ and girls’ titles of this year’s Airtel Rising Stars U-17 Youth Championship for the City of Kigali zone after winning their...

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 12:00 AM

Ruterana upbeat ahead of Uganda Open

Rwanda’s professional golfer Emmanuel Ruterana has set his sights on putting up a good show at the forthcoming Tusker Malt Lager Uganda Open which tees off on July 15 and runs until August 1 at Kitante golf course in Kampala. In an interview with Times Sport on Sunday, Ruterana said, “...

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 12:00 AM

Bugesera, Rwamagana promoted to first division league

YesterdayBugesera 1-0 AS Muhanga (agg. 3-0)Sorwathe 1-2 Rwamagana (agg. 2-3) Bugesera and Rwamagana FC have earned promotion to the topflight division league next season overcoming AS Muhanga and Sorwathe respectively in the second division semi-finals playoffs yesterday. At ETO Nyamata ground,...

Sunday, July 12, 2015, 12:00 AM

Sorwathe confident of first division qualification

Semi-final: Return leg Today Sorwathe FC               vs         Rwamagana                 2:30pm...

Saturday, July 11, 2015, 12:00 AM

25 local coaches attend CAF B Licence training

A total of 25 local coaches are currently attending a CAF B License training which commenced on Monday, July 6 and will end on July 18 at the FERWAFA headquarters in Remera.  The two-week training has been initiated by the Rwanda football governing body, FERWAFA in partnership with the...

Friday, July 10, 2015, 12:00 AM

Schools should use textbooks to help achieve education targets

Editor,I would like to thank Stephen Mugisha for the article, “Textbook management, usage critical factors for educators” (The New Times, September 24).However, based on his rough estimate of the current textbook student ratio of 1:3, I think it would have been very informative if he...

Friday, September 27, 2013, 12:00 AM

When does one achieve financial freedom ?

Editor,This is with reference to Robert Bake Tumuhaise’s column, “How to achieve financial freedom”, published in the Sunday Times of August 25.I first of all thank the author for this good article. People have always talked about how to save their incomes (more especially salary...

Monday, August 26, 2013, 12:00 AM