Richard Mugarura

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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

Only money stands between me and my music – Yvonne

Yvonne Mushimiyimana also known as Sister Yvonne is a student at the University of Rwanda’s College of Education. The 20-year-old is also trying her talent in RnB music and has so far released three songs and one video. Richard Mugarura caught up with her and discussed school and music. When...

Sunday, August 17, 2014, 12:00 AM

Espoir BC a win away from retaining playoffs title

Today: Game 3 WomenRAPP vs Ubumwe - 11am MenEspoir vs CSK - 2pm Saturday  Men: Game 2Espoir 86-66 CSK WomenUbumwe 64-58 RAPP Espoir are just one win away from retaining the men’s basketball playoffs title following their 86-66 win...

Saturday, August 16, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kagere completes switch to Albanian side FK Tirana

RWANDA INTERNATIONAL Meddie Kagere has completed his move to Albanian first division side FK Tirana on a two-year deal. The 28-year old Uganda-born striker, who was a free agent following the expiry of his one-year deal with Rayon Sports in July, expressed happiness at finally being able to play in...

Friday, August 15, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ferwafa in talks with SuperSport to show league games

TALKS BETWEEN Ferwafa and SuperSport are at advanced stages for the latter to broadcast live national football league matches, Ferwafa secretary general Olivier Mulindahabi has said. Speaking to Times Sport on Wednesday, Mulindahabi said: “We have been in discussions for some time now and...

Friday, August 15, 2014, 12:00 AM

Espoir, Ubumwe win Game 1 in playoffs finals

Friday:  Men: Game 1 Espoir 59-51 CSK Women Ubumwe 64-37 RAPP Today: Game 2 Women RAAP  vs Ubumwe 3pm Men Espoir  vs CSK 5pm Defending champions Espoir BC edged closer to retaining their men’s basketball playoffs title after emerging victors...

Friday, August 15, 2014, 12:00 AM

Movie actors, friends pay tribute to Flavia Kayitesi

There was a deep sense of sorrow in the local movie industry as news about the death of actress Flavia Kayitesi broke out last Sunday. Kayitesi and four other people were shot by Theogene Munyembabazi on Saturday at Hunters night club in Gicumbi District, Northern Province. According to Claude...

Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 12:00 AM

We are still together as a group – Family Squad

Dancehall music fans have reason to smile again as Family Squad has confirmed news of their impending comeback to the local music scene after earlier reports had suggested that group members had parted ways. Soultan Rugira aka Nazil, one of the group members, said: “I would like to tell our...

Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 12:00 AM

Nyamitali rebuffs Juliana collabo rumours

Local artiste and Tusker Project Fame season six contestant Patrick Nyamitali has denied rumours that have been circulating on FM radio stations and entertainment websites about an impending collabo with Ugandan songbird Juliana Kanyomozi. “Why should people misquote me, all I said was that...

Monday, August 11, 2014, 12:00 AM

Diplomate releases new single

Hip-hop singer Fassasi Diplomat has released his new single dubbed Nyir’u Rwanda, which was produced by Trackslayer at Infinity Records. He said: “the song is about reminding Rwandans about the beauty of their country and its people while urging them to work towards national socio-...

Monday, August 11, 2014, 12:00 AM

A good producer, not expensive equipment, will make that song a hit

Timothy Twishime Nsengiyumva is a budding music producer who lives in Norway, where he is also studying music at Hedmark University College. He is currently in the country for summer holidays. Richard Mugarura caught up with him and talked about his career. As a music producer what exactly do you...

Sunday, August 10, 2014, 12:00 AM

I’m confident of winning PGGSS 4 – Jay Polly

Hip- Hop star Joshua Tuyishimire aka Jay Polly is confident that he’ll emerge as the winner of  Primus Guma Guma Super Star season 4 during the grand finale on August 30 at Amahoro stadium, Kigali. “I’m very confident of winning this year’s edition of PGGSS because of...

Friday, August 8, 2014, 12:00 AM

Canada gig postponed after Knowless visa hitches

Afronation Caribana concert, an annual event which takes place in Canada, has been postponed to September after invited musicians failed to make it in time for the show. The event, organised by East African Diaspora in Canada, was initially scheduled for July 23 through August 2. Invited...

Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 12:00 AM

Skizzy to star in new movie

Singer, songwriter and producer Gaston Rurangwa aka Skizzy is set to take part in a new movie, Mpamo Celib Rwandais on how Rwandans connect with the outside world through the internet. The movie, to be produced by Jacqueline Kalimunda, will seek to demonstrate the social life Rwandans led prior to...

Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 12:00 AM

Mani Martin to perform in France

Rwandan RnB artist Mani Martin left for France yesterday morning where he is set to perform at a concert and also attend Songstress Miss Shanel’s wedding. Mani Martin. (Courtesy) According to Mani Martin, apart from the concert, he is also set to work on new songs with Producer Timour who...

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 AM

Teta denies suspension rumours

Local musician Diana Teta has denied rumors which are circulating that she has been suspended from Gakondo traditional music group. Diana Teta. (Courtesy) Reports earlier this week indicated that Teta was suspended from the group over indiscipline. However, Teta has denied any wrongdoing...

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 AM

Knowless to perform in Canada

Knowless. (Courtesy) After successfully launching her third album, diva Butera Knowless is set to perform at the Afronation Caribana event in Canada. The event will include two shows in Toronto and Montreal. Knowless will perform next week in Toronto before heading to Montreal.  Other...

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 AM

Knowless to perform in Canada

After successfully launching her third album, diva Butera Knowless is set to perform at the Afronation Caribana event in Canada. The event will include two shows in Toronto and Montreal. Knowless will perform next week in Toronto before heading to Montreal.   Other African artistes expected...

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:00 AM

Teta denies suspension rumours

Local musician Diana Teta has denied rumors which are circulating that she has been suspended from Gakondo traditional music group. Reports earlier this week indicated that Teta was suspended from the group over indiscipline. However, Teta has denied any wrongdoing on her part.  “I...

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:00 AM

Mani Martin to perform in France

Rwandan RnB artist Mani Martin left for France yesterday morning where he is set to perform at a concert and also attend Songstress Miss Shanel’s wedding. According to Mani Martin, apart from the concert, he is also set to work on new songs with Producer Timour who has produced songs for...

Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:00 AM

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