[PHOTOS & VIDEO]: I am ready to make my country proud - Miss Rwanda 2016

Jolly Mutesi beat 14 other girls to the most prestigious crown on the social scene, Miss Rwanda, in a colourful ceremony held at Camp Kigali grounds on Saturday evening.  The 20-year-old senior six graduate from King David High School, represented the Western Province in the preliminaries, and...

Monday, February 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

UR Grizzlies seek to upset in-form Resilience

SaturdayResilience vs UR Grizzlies, 3pm University of Rwanda side, UR Grizzlies will be aiming to maintain their steady progress when they visit Southern Province rugby league leaders Resilience in Rusizi on Saturday. Claude Mudaheranwa, the UR Grizzlies captain promised a better showing...

Saturday, February 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

21 QUESTIONS: Ernest Sugira

Ernest Sugira is a striker for Amavubi (National Football Team) and the Nyamirambo-based club AS Kigali. The 24-year-old did his country proud during the recently concluded African Nations Championships (CHAN). But off the pitch, how well do you know Sugira? Stephen Kalimba asked him a few...

Friday, February 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

Ashimwe scales fashion ladder

23-year-old Sandrine Ashimwe is a budding clothing and jewellery designer.  The young designer has exhibited at The Kenya Fashion Awards (2014), Techno Kigali Fashion Week (2015) and recent Kigali Arts Festival at Umubano. A graduate of economics at Daystar University, Kenya, fashion has always...

Thursday, February 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

Muhanga struggles in rugby league

Muhanga Rugby Football Club have had a wobbly start this season, and currently lie bottom of the three-team Southern Province league with just two losing bonus points from three games. But for the club’s coach-player Livingstone Muhire, it has to get worse before it gets better. Muhanga has...

Thursday, February 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

Lion de Fer show piece of old spark in Sharks win

Sunday Lion de Fer 17-10 Kigali Sharks Saturday Kamonyi Pumas 12-29 ResilienceUR Grizzlies 12-10 Muhanga Lion de Fer showed signs of revival in the 17-10 win over Kigali Sharks in the national rugby league on Sunday at the Red Cross grounds in Kacyiru. This comes with the return of second...

Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 12:00 AM

Egyptian collections rock fashion night

It was a rich mix of fashion and culture at the Afro-Egyptian Fashion Night at Cleopatras Bar and Restaurant in Kimihurura on Friday evening. Organised by Kigali Fashion Week, the event attracted a fine crowd that included members of the diplomatic community. The activities of the night included...

Monday, February 22, 2016, 12:00 AM

Budding artists headline Kigali Arts Festival launch

It was a blend of art and fashion at the first edition of Kigali Arts Festival held at Umubano Hotel, Kacyiru, on Saturday. The festival, which kicked off at 10am, featured exhibition of various artifacts and crafts by over 38 exhibitors.  Francois Ingabire, the festival coordinator, said the aim...

Monday, February 22, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kamonyi Pumas out to maintain league lead

TodayKamonyi Pumas vs ResilienceU.R Grizzlies vs Muhanga SundayLion de Fer vs Kigali Sharks Kamonyi Pumas will be seeking to keep top place in the Southern Province rugby league when they host Rusizi’s Resilience in Kamonyi today. The Pumas are riding on confidence from their two wins this...

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

Fils Habumugisha on his journey to rugby coaching

At 23, Moise Fils Habumugisha is the youngest coach in the national rugby league and his team, Remera Buffaloes has some of the oldest players in the league and more in his age group. Despite his age, Habumugisha has had a decent career as a scrumhalf for both country and club. However, his career...

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

Poor sound mars growth of entertainment industry

Great sound is a must for any concert to be a success. But unfortunately this is not the case for the local music industry. We only have a taste of good sound on rare occasions like during international concerts. Poor sound continues to define local concerts with the general perception being that...

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

Preps for Mashariki African Film Festival in high gear

Movie lovers have something to look forward to next month. Preparations for the second edition of the Mashariki African Film Festival (MAFF) slated for March 12 are on course.  The festival which was first held last year will showcase movies from over ten countries across Africa. This year's...

Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 12:00 AM

Buffaloes top table, UR Grizzlies falter in season opener

Saturday Remera Buffaloes 12-3 Thousand HillsKamonyi Pumas 10-0 U.R Grizzlies Remera Buffaloes defeated rivals Thousand Hills 12-3 in a closely contested national rugby league encounter played on Saturday at the Utexrwa ground. The win took the defending champions top of the table. Both teams...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 12:00 AM

When Zambian musician Mwale fell in love with Rwanda

“Part of my soul is still here, and I will come back here no matter what. I wish to come back here and do more projects here.”  These were the words of Zambian jazz, blues and reggae singer Yvonne Mwale after performing in Kigali at Isaano Arts Festival alongside Ivorian Aly Keita...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 12:00 AM

Thousand Hills, Remera Buffaloes clash in rugby league

Saturday Thousand Hills vs Remera BuffaloesKamonyi vs Resilience Thousand Hills will be out to maintain their perfect league start when they meet reigning champions Remera Buffaloes in the national rugby league on Saturday at the Utexrwa ground. Thousand Hills have lost their last four previous...

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 12:00 AM

Thousand Hills beat Lion de Fer to maintain lead

Sunday Lion de Fer  9-34  Thousand Hills Saturday Remera Buffaloes 62-0 Kigali SharksResilience 34-6 Muhanga Thousand Hills maintained top spot in the rugby league after beating a physical but disjointed Lion de Fer 34-9 at the Utexrwa ground on Sunday afternoon. Full back...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 12:00 AM

Yego Arts to celebrate 3rd anniversary in new home

Yego Arts, one of the biggest art centres will be marking its third anniversary in a new home in Kimihurura on Friday. Founded in 2013 by painter Tony Cyizanye ,Yego Arts is on the path to recovery after their home of two years in Nyarutarama was demolished in August last year, following a court...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 12:00 AM

Buffaloes, Sharks clash as rugby league resumes

SaturdayBuffaloes vs Sharks - 3pmResilience vs Muhanga - 3m SundayLion de Fer vs Thousand Hills - 3pm National rugby league action resumes today as the league picks up from a rocky start that has seen many games postponed with last weekend’s clash between Lion de Fer and Thousand Hills,...

Saturday, February 6, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kigali Arts Festival set for Feb 20

Craftspeople from all the five provinces of the country will get the opportunity to exhibit their art at the first ever edition of the Kigali Arts Festival on February 20 at Hôtel des Mille Collines by Kempinski, Kigali. The festival will give over 50 artisans based in the rural areas a...

Saturday, February 6, 2016, 12:00 AM

Miss Rwanda finalists pre-selection for February 14

The 15 finalists who will compete for the Miss Rwanda 2016 crown will be chosen on February 14 at Petit Stade, Remera. This extends the anticipation of the 25 contestants whose fate is being shaped by the voting process that kicked off after the Kigali auditions on January 23. The voting process...

Saturday, February 6, 2016, 12:00 AM

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