Uganda's Rabadaba to perform in Kigali tonight

Dance hall fans are in for an evening of rich urban dancehall sound as Ugandan Rabadaba real name Faisal Seguya performs for his fans this Friday evening at the Classic Club, at the Mirror Hotel in Kisementi.  Rabadaba, who is coming to Kigali for the third time, will be accompanied by DJ...

Friday, April 1, 2016, 12:00 AM

'Injyana Ensembles' to perform tonight

The Injyana Ensembles will return today with orchestra music in a concert dubbed ‘Injyana and Friends’ at the Christ Church Rwanda in Gacuriro. The concert will be done free of charge.  The ensemble includes the ‘Injyana Orchestra Rwanda’, the ‘Injyana Jazz Big...

Thursday, March 31, 2016, 12:00 AM

Sentore's concert cut short

Gakondo artiste Jules Sentore’s Indashikirwa album launch was closed by Police just as it picked up steam at the newly named Swiss International Villa Portofino Hotel, Nyarutarama, on Friday.  “We are not happy, as artistes and concert goers; something needs to be done. We had permission to hold...

Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

Controversy mars Lion de Fer's win over Thousand Hills

Resilience 26-12 Kamonyi Pumas Lion de Fer 29-12 Thousand Hills Lion de Fer mauled visitors Thousand Hills in a national rugby league game marred by poor officiating and poor playing surface at VTC Butamwa, Mageragere at the weekend. The visitors led at half time with 8 points after a drop goal...

Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

When music fans are ripped off by concert organisers

Time and again revelers have been left disappointed and disgruntled because of artistes who, for reasons known to them, decide not to perform as expected. Concert organisers pin posters featuring particular artistes to perform. Fans pay and turn up on D-day only to find that all the artistes lined...

Saturday, March 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

Resilience aim to extend unbeaten run

TodayResilience vs Kamonyi Pumas 2:30 pmLion de Fer vs Thousand Hills 3pm Southern League leaders Resilience Rugby Football Club are looking to extend their undefeated run in their maiden season as they host Kamonyi Pumas on Saturday in Rusizi District. “We have set the pace and...

Saturday, March 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

St. Patrick's Day celebrated in Rwanda

It was a cozy affair at the City Blue Urban Hotel in Kiyovu as the Irish community in Rwanda and friends celebrated St. Patrick’s Day. The celebration which kicked off at 6:30pm was graced by the Irish Ambassador to Uganda, Donal Cronin. Other notable guests included Tony Nsanganira, the...

Friday, March 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

Respect league fixtures, rugby body warns clubs

Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF) has urged clubs to respect the league fixtures. Most fixtures are being postponed or changed, according to the federation general secretary, Tharcisse Kamanda. The irregularities have affected the completion of the second half of the league which started on March 5...

Thursday, March 24, 2016, 12:00 AM

[PHOTOS]: 'Waka Warrior Race' launched with pomp

If there is such a thing as ‘challenging but fun,’ then that is the description of the first ever edition of ‘Waka Warrior Race’, Rwanda’s version of popular obstacle course races like ‘Wipe Out’ and ‘Ninja Warrior’ which are popular on television.  Organised by the Kimihurura-based gym, the...

Monday, March 21, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kamonyi continues to shine in rugby league

Kamonyi Pumas have been firing on all cylinders this season with three out of four wins in the Southern Province rugby league.  According to coach/player, Adolphe Ntintenguha Mahata, the Pumas are having "the best season ever." The Kamonyi District-based side are second in the Southern...

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 12:00 AM

Aimable Kubana to open love website

It has been five years since multi-talented artist cum writer Aimable Kubana dominated radio waves on the then popular late night show, Ijoro Ry’Urukundo on City Radio. Kubana, who is now based in France, is set to launch a new website called Wateta.com in May. The website was inspired by...

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 12:00 AM

Thousand Hills win to stay top of rugby league

Sunday Muhanga 0-28 ResilienceUR Grizzlies 0-15 ResilienceThousand Hills 8-6 Kigali Sharks Thousand Hills rugby club walked away with a win (8-6) over Kigali Sharks in their first ever home game in the National Rugby League at the Centre de Jeunes, Gatenga on Sunday afternoon. Kigali...

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 12:00 AM

Resilience RFC to play two games in one day

TodayMuhanga vs Resilience - 10amUR Grizzlies vs Resilience - 2:30pmThousand Hills vs Kigali Sharks - 3pmBuffaloes vs Lion de Fer Resilience RFC will have a test of endurance when they play two away matches in one day in the Southern Province rugby league on Sunday, in a bid to cut costs. ...

Sunday, March 13, 2016, 12:00 AM

[PHOTOS]: Green Hills band soothes car-free zone

Green Hills Academy top band left a lasting impression on a crowd that gathered to watch the band’s performance on Thursday afternoon at the car-free zone, Kigali. The lunch time performance included four compositions of classic music and current music delivered in a rich and varied mix of the...

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 12:00 AM

21 QUESTIONS: Lionel Hakizimana

Lionel Hakizimana is a shooting guard for the National Basketball Team and Espoir Basketball Club. Aside from shooting points for both outfits, Hakizimana is a banker at Bank of Kigali. Stephen Kalimba uncovered a few things you may not know about the athlete. 1. What’s your ideal first date...

Friday, March 11, 2016, 12:00 AM

Singer Gaby tips on marketing local music

Singer Gaby Umutare has set out on a mission to make Rwandan music reverberate across the globe. He says South Africa’s Kwaito or Nigerian pop music sell abroad and there is no reason why Rwanda should not have its unique music version to sell globally. The singer’s solution to this...

Thursday, March 10, 2016, 12:00 AM

We are now playing as a team, Kamonyi coach Matata

Rugby league Kamonyi 17-15 Muhanga Kamonyi Pumas have continued their excellent run this season after overcoming Muhanga 17-15 in the Southern Province rugby league on Saturday, to remain top of the table with 12 points. The visitors scored five penalties through young full-back Emmanuel...

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kinga Blues treats revellers to chic rendition performance

It’s not a common genre in Rwanda, but for the Kinga Blues, it doesn’t get better than that. The five man outfit proved its worth during an outdoor performance at Mulindi Japan One Love Project, Kimicanga, on Saturday. Burundian, Arnold Nganji, the band leader and guitarist, kicked off the show...

Monday, March 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

Muhanga vow to punish Kamonyi

Today Kamonyi vs Muhanga 3pm Muhanga RFC will be hoping to avenge their 11-0 first round home loss to the Kamonyi Pumas in the Southern Province rugby league when they make the 36-kilometer trip for the second round clash today. The bottom-placed Muhanga are aiming to add to their tally of two...

Saturday, March 5, 2016, 12:00 AM

Setback as rugby league runs behind schedule

The National Rugby League is set to run longer than planned this season due to different challenges, among them, teams that keep requesting for matches to be postponed because they are not well prepared. The latest games to be postponed are the National University of Rwanda side UR Grizzlies away...

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 12:00 AM

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