Richard Mugarura

editorial@newtimes.co.rw

Rayon Sports keen on signing KCCA striker

National Football League giants Rayon Sports have expressed interest in signing KCCA and Uganda Cranes striker Brian Omony, Times Sport has learnt. The dreadlocked forward caught the eye of the seven-time Rwandan league champions at the recently concluded Cecafa Kagame Cup in Kigali where he...

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 12:00 AM

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, 12:00 AM

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, 12:00 AM

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...

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 12:00 AM

Riderman to perform at PGGSS4 grand finale

RWANDAN HIP-HOP star Emery Gatsinzi, aka Riderman, is set to perform at the Primus Guma Guma Super Star (PGGSS4) grand finale on Sunday 30 at Amahoro National Stadium. Last year’s PGGSS winner Riderman is set to perform at the 2014 finale. (Internet photo). In a phone interview, the...

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 12:00 AM

Riderman to perform at PGGSS4 grand finale

RWANDAN HIP-HOP star Emery Gatsinzi, aka Riderman, is set to perform at the Primus Guma Guma Super Star (PGGSS4) grand finale on Sunday 30 at Amahoro National Stadium. In a phone interview, the winner of the PGGSS3 competition, confirmed he will take to stage at Rwanda’s annual biggest music...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 12:00 AM

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, 12:00 AM

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, 12:00 AM

Title-holders Urunani withdraw from Zone 5 Hoops tournament

Defending champions Urunani of Burundi have pulled out of this year’s Fiba/Africa Zone V Club Championships, which starts today and will run until August 31 in Mombasa, Kenya. The decision to withdraw from the regional tournament, arose from the team’s failure to raise funds for their...

Monday, August 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

Success in music requires patience, devotion – Fireman

RAPPER Francis Uwimana, aka Fireman, says that music industry is delicate and to succeed in it, one needs devotion and patience. Last year, the rapper said that his real dream was to be an actor, which sounded like an excuse to cover up for his ‘slow’ career in the industry.  ...

Monday, August 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kaizan nightclub opens with a bang in Kigali

KIGALI IS steadily becoming one of the most exciting cities to stay up at night in East Africa, if the growing number of clubs and nightspots are anything to go by. Kaizan, located in Kabeza, a city suburb, is the latest addition to the ever-growing collection of nightclubs in town.  The...

Monday, August 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

Money compels Nyamitali to redefine his principles

At 28, Patrick Nyamitali has 10 gospel songs in a single album to his name, and it looked like his star was just starting to rise in as far as gospel music is concerned. But the man who is best known for his hit songs such as Ishimwe, Niwe Mesiya and Uri Imana, recently stunned his fans when he...

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 12:00 AM

We want to go regional – TBB

Their style and demeanor gives off an allure of a group that is talented and very ambitious to conquer the music industry in Rwanda. TBB is made up of radio presenter MC Tino, Bob and Benja. Together they form TBB, with each letter being an initial of each of their first name. In an interview...

Friday, August 22, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kalisa appointed Amagaju assistant coach

Former Rayon Sports and Police FC assistant coach Jean Paul Kalisa has been appointed the assistant coach of Amagaju football club for two years. Speaking to Times Sport on Tuesday, Kalisa said: “I am extremely happy with my new job, and I hope to work well with my team so that we obtain a...

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

Jay Polly to open fashion house

Celebrated hip hop star Jay Polly, born Joshua Tuyishime, is set to establish a fashion house after t-shirts inscribed with his name and pictures hit shops late last week. The t-shirt business is a partnership between Jay Polly and Touch Records.    The t-shirts, each at Rwf5000, are...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Queen Cha releases new video

A few days after promising her fans a strong musical comeback, local artiste Yvonne Mugemana, aka Queen Cha, has released a new video, Kizimyamoto, featuring Urban Boys’ Safi Madiba. The new video, released on Monday, comes after Queen Cha had been off the music scene for months as she...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

Tom Close releases new single

The 2011 Primus Guma Guma Superstar winner Thomas Muyombo best known as  Tom Close, has released a new single dubbed Ihogoza, which is already enjoying airplay on local radio stations. Ihogoza comes out shortly after Tom Close revealed that he had plans of launching two albums in December...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

Three months later, Ciney quits Infinity Records

Barely three months after joining Infinity Records, rapper Aisha Uwimana, aka Ciney, threw in the towel last week after the company reportedly failed to deliver on its promises. Ciney had signed a three year recording deal with Infinity Records hoping it would boost her music career. Speaking to...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ubumwe coach Bahigye eyes more glory

After lifting their first league and playoffs trophies, Ubumwe women basketball club are now looking to dominating the local scene in the coming seasons. Only two years since making their league debut, Ubumwe have now dethroned APR, who had dominated the women’s league since 2007. Ubumwe...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

Knowless says Dream Boys favourites to win PGGSS 4

Music powerhouse Jeanne Ingabire Butera aka Knowless predicts Dream Boys as favourites to win PGGSS 4 competition when the grand finale takes place on August 30 at Amahoro stadium.  Her suggestion caused uproar among music fans who thought of it as a way of telling her fans to vote for Dream...

Monday, August 18, 2014, 12:00 AM

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