Richard Mugarura

editorial@newtimes.co.rw

Get to know more about Meme

Mohamed Tchite a.k.a Meme was born on 31st January 1984 in Bujumbura where he started his football career as a teenager in high school. When in Rwanda, he pursued his career in Mukura victory sport.While at Mukura, he played one season and returned back to Burundi for Vitalo football club. From...

Saturday, March 13, 2010, 12:00 AM

Gatete and wife depart for Ethiopia

After his spectacular wedding at the expo-grounds in Gikondo, 29 year-old football star, Jimmy Gatete    is set to leave for Ethiopia this weekend. He said, “I decided to get married so that I can concentrate on my career with my wife in Ethiopia where I work” Gatete plays  for...

Thursday, March 11, 2010, 12:00 AM

Davy Ranks releases new track

Upcoming artist, Davy Ranks has released his new song; “Iminsi si myiza” produced by Pastor P, a Rwandan producer who works with Narrow Road Production. Davy Ranks (real name David Kamurase) once featured in the “Demolition Base” crew with Radio Flash’s presenter Mc Tino. “I’m planning to release...

Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 12:00 AM

APR hold on to Malawi duo

APR’s Malawi pair of Chikepo Msoweya and Victor Nyirenda has been denied permission to return home to mourn the loss of a close relative. According to the club’s secretary general Adolphe Kalisa, the duo is expected to play a key part in the upcoming Orange Champions League second round tie against...

Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 12:00 AM

Alpha Rwirangira in Tanzania

The Tusker Project Fame (TPF 3) winner, Alpha Rwirangira is reportedly in Tanzania in a career move. The reggae-gospel star left the country last week through Kenya, and connected to Tanzania. Sources reveal that the reason for his tour is to improve on his music career. Meanwhile, Alpha’s local...

Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 12:00 AM

Bet; forget tonight’s unpredictable game

Editor, Tonight’s big game between Manchester United and AC Milan has left all lotto fans around the country wildly betting. This match is all about qualifying for the next round of the Champion League games. However, in Remera where I stay, many lotto fans don’t think it will be a I00 per cent...

Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 12:00 AM

‘Umutima Ufasha’ concert flops

Last Friday, a concert aimed at raising money for shipping 42 computers and 10,000 books from the United States of America, flopped due to a poor turn up. “Only a few people attended the concert, and those who came, were late thus delaying the show,” said The Ben, one of the performing artists....

Sunday, March 7, 2010, 12:00 AM

Mazembe’s star player Mputu in custody

CONGOLESE international and TP Mazembe Captain Tresor Mabi Mputu is currently in police custody, Times Sport has learnt. The 24-year-old striker is reportedly accused of stubbornly refusing to pay up his electricity bills.Mputu is expected to lead Mazembe’s attack when the Congolese side entertains...

Friday, March 5, 2010, 12:00 AM

FOCUS:How money matters matter on the way to South Africa 2010

South Africa and the World Cup 2010 are the topics all over the world today, go to  Europe, Asia, Australia and America, you will tell me. Even the blind, lame, and deaf are very aware of this occasion to take place in Africa precisely south Africa for the first time. This is one of the...

Friday, March 5, 2010, 12:00 AM

Liza’s album for Women’s Day

Rwandan artist, Liza Kamikazi is preparing a mega pre-launch for her debut album “Hobe” on March 6, at the Kigali Serena Hotel. The album which will be pre-launched on Women’s Day, is a compilation of 15 songs, which include all her old songs like; “Usiniache Baby,” and a new track, “Acapena.” The...

Wednesday, March 3, 2010, 12:00 AM

Gangi ponders Kiyovu exit

Kiyovu’s right back Bonaventure Hakizimana a.k.a Gangi is ready to leave the club after falling out with club coach Jean Marie Ntagwabira. The 29-year-old is currently suspended for looking down on the coach in the run in to the team’s second round tie against reigning champions APR.  “Had I...

Tuesday, March 2, 2010, 12:00 AM

Wedding bells for Gatete

Word has it that the sports industry is preparing for a mega wedding. Rwanda’s football ace Jimmy Gatete will tie the knot with his long-time fiancé, this Saturday March 6. The 27-year-old Amavubi striker is currently playing for the Ethiopian 1st division club, St George. Gatete  is one of...

Monday, March 1, 2010, 12:00 AM

Some Rwandan artists lack advice

Imagine arranging an interview with one of our up and coming artistes, and all over a sudden, they cancel or keep you waiting. It becomes so frustrating how they throw away opportunities to uplift their careers. One gets to realize that they just need managers who can successfully run the show for...

Saturday, February 27, 2010, 12:00 AM

Gangi tests Ntagwabira’s wrath

BONAVENTURE Hakizimana a.k.a Gangi has put his Kiyovu future on the line after disrespecting the club’s head coach Jean Marie Ntagwabira. Although it is not right clear what Gangi did, it has been reported that the 29-year-old defender showed a lack of respect for Ntagwabira and has now been...

Thursday, February 25, 2010, 12:00 AM

Ferwafa cautions referees

EIGHT local referees have been cautioned by the country’s football governing body, Ferwafa. According to a Ferwafa statement, the eight have been found wanting when it comes to time keeping. Those in question include Hudu Munyemana, Honore Simba, Erode Ntizimira, Francois Gasengayire, Jean de Dieu...

Thursday, February 25, 2010, 12:00 AM

Kitoko to release second album

Rwanda’s Hip Hop artist, Kitoko Bibarwa, has confirmed the release of his second album. The 24-year old who claims to be a fan of the East African music style, has already released an album “Ifaranga”, and a new video, “Agakecuru’, which hit the market early this week.  Kitoko also said that...

Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 12:00 AM

Diplomate gets sponsor

Diplomate, a self-styled rapper has finally landed on a sponsor. The singer recently signed a two-year contract with Receive the Light, a company that deals in solar power. Diplomate, (real name Fassassi Nuur) has so far released four songs; the popular ones being, “Umucakara w’ibihe, and “...

Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 12:00 AM

Nyirenda impresses Paske

APR coach Eric Paske, is impressed with the performance of one of his new signings from Malawi Victor Nyirenda. The striker has scored two goals in two matches, one against Angola’s Recreativo de Libolo in the CAF Orange Champions’ League and one in the local league match against the Marines....

Sunday, February 21, 2010, 12:00 AM

Football academy revealing young talent

It’s really refreshing finding young players as young as eight years old training with passion and courage.The academy started in 2005 from an idea which was raised by former Rayon Sport assistant and Union Sportif coach Jean Paul Kalisa. “The reason of raising this academy was due to my wish of...

Saturday, February 20, 2010, 12:00 AM

What happened to Dr Davis?

After the rise and fall of Rwandan reggae artist, Dr Davis, is reportedly back again. The singer who is commonly known for his song “Remera”, was last on stage in 2005, but after then he suffered a dreadful backslide.  However, sources say that the 28-year-old artist is yet to surface with a...

Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 12:00 AM

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