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Double weekend win for Police Handball Club

The first round of the National Handball Championship ended this Sunday with a double win for Police Handball Club.  The defending champions thrashed University of Rwanda College of Arts and Social Sciences (UR-CASS) 30-9 on Saturday before recording their sixth successive win (32-18) on Sunday against Ruhango-based ES Kigoma. The record...

Rwanda: Rugby 2019 calendar released

However, the calendar is subject to change according to the national rugby federationKIGALI, Rwanda, February 14, 2019/ -- The national rugby federation has unveiled a list of competitions in its new season structure for the 2019 calendar, that will include the women’s sevens tournament to be played in April.However, one of the challenges that are likely to affect...

UN Experts Urge Belgium To Recognize Colonial-Era Crimes To Tackle Racism

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 11th February, 2019) UN human rights experts on Monday called on Belgium to recognize the scope of the crimes the country committed in the colonial era in order to tackle present-day racism in Belgian society. "The Government should review and ensure that textbooks...

MUSEVENI: Miss Curvy pageant was not a cabinet decision

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said that the Miss Curvy pageant was not a cabinet decision. On Tuesday, the State Minister in-charge tourism Godfrey Kiwanda launched the Miss Curvy Uganda pageant under the Tulambule Tourism project at Mestil Hotel. He explained that the pageant is aimed...

AFC Leopards to unveil Rwandan coach after Dennis Kitambi refused offer to return

Ingwe have reached a deal to sign the former Kiyovu coach to replace Serbian Marko Vasiljevic, who resigned on Sunday AFC Leopards will unveil Rwandan coach Casa Mbungo to handle the side. This comes hours after former coach Dennis Kitambi turned down the...

Ghanaian MC to host the biggest bridal trade show in Rwanda

Ghanaian Wedding MC, Kwesi Pratt Yamoah also known as Myster Pratt has received a congenial invitation to co-host the maiden edition of the East African Wedding Show in Kigali, Rwanda on Saturday February 9. The East African Wedding Show is the largest bridal trade show attract over 3000+ buyers from across the East African...

French zouk singer Slai coming to Kigali

French zouk singer and songwriter Slai (real name Patrice Sylvestre) will be the headline act at the Kigali Jazz Junction February Edition to be held at the Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village (Camp Kigali). The event will be Slai's first performance in Rwanda. The 45-year-old singer is one of the world's most renowned French...

HEROES CUP 2019 – Day 2: APR FC stuns Etincelles

It was the second day of Heroes Cup 2019 that took place this Tuesday at Kigali Stadium (Nyamirambo). The first game was between APR FC and Etincelles FC, a game that was not too challenging on the side the military team as the boys of Jimmy Mulisa, APR head coach, dominated the game which led them to...

Brazilian Silva joins Rwandan club as assistant coach

Brazilian Wagner Do Nascimento Silva has joined compatriot manager Roberto Oliveira Goncalves do Carmo as assistant coach of Rwandan football outfit Rayon Sports.Silva’s appointment was confirmed in Kigali on Thursday. Reports conformed that Silva will sign Friday a one-year contract to coach Rayon Sports football club. The deal is expected to...

Kigali: Rwanda invited as guest of honor to the 26th edition and fiftieth anniversary of FESPACO

Rwanda was invited as guest of honor to the 26th edition and fiftieth anniversary of the Panafrican Festival of Cinema and Television of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) which takes place from February 23 to March 02, 2019, Rwanda News Agency Reports. After Egypt in the Maghreb in 2015 and Côte d'Ivoire in West Africa in 2017, FESPACO...

La Tropicale Amissa Bongo Race to kick off on Monday

The 2019 La Tropicale Amissa Bongo Race will kick off in Bongoville, Gabon on Monday, January 21, 2019 and will conclude on Saturday in Libreville, the nation’s capital.  The annual event, which was held for the first time in 2006, is a road race and is part of the UCI Africa Tour. Ninety...

Mwiseneza Josiane Yatangaje Siporo akunda gukora anagira icyo abwira Nyina

Mwiseneza Josiane uhatanira Ikamba rya Nyampinga w’u Rwanda 2019 yatangarije abanyarwanda siporo akunda gukora mu Kiganiro yagiranye na Isango Star TV. Kuri uyu wa 10 Mutarama 2019, Mwiseneza yabajijwe n’umunyamakuru niba ajya akora siporo amusubiza ko ayikora kandi yatangiye kuyikora kuva kere. Mwiseneza yagize ati “Nkunda gukora siporo, siporo nkunda gukora...

Ghanaian footballer dies in Zambia

According to report by Zambianfootballnews.com sighted by YEN.com.gh, the deceased, Justice Selasi Oko was in the country for trails with Zambian Division 1 side Kabwe Yourh Soccer Academy. But during one of his training with the team he collapsed and later died. During...

Rwanda Rugby: Working as a team is a key for a new committee to be successful

Working as a team is a key for a new committee to be successfulThe outgoing President of Rwanda Rugby Federation Mr. Araire Alexander congratulated the committee members and urged to work together as a team so that Rugby continue to progressKIGALI, Rwanda, December 11, 2018/ -- Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF) (www.RwandaRugby.com) Monday evening at the office of...

AFCON U-23 Qualifiers: Mulisa makes changes in Junior Wasps Team

Rwanda U-23 National Team Head Coach Jimmy Mulisa has made vital changes in the Junior Wasps team ahead of the first leg of the first round qualifier of the 2019 Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations against DR Congo. The first-leg between the two countries is scheduled for November 14 at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu District, before the return-leg encounter...

Two Ugandan athletes to be deported

The government of Australia is preparing to deport two Ugandan athletes who vanished during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Uganda fielded a team of 69 athletes and six of the team members vanished during the April 4-15 Games. "The Australian government has arrested two athletes and they will be repatriated soon. Of course we had given their passports to the...

CAN U23: DRC releases 36 pre-selected Leopards against Rwanda

The Democratic Republic of Congo coach of the national football team of under 23, Christian Nsengi Biembe, has published a list of 36 players who can start on October 20 the preparation of the match against Rwanda. The Game will be played for the qualification of Can U23 which will be held in Egypt  in 2019. The first leg will be...

Africa backs Infantino for FIFA re-election next year

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt FIFA voters in Africa have backed Gianni Infantino to be re-elected as president, and also Sunday chose an official from Malawi to represent them on the world soccer body's ruling council. The decisions were made by 54 African soccer federations — more than one-quarter of the FIFA membership — at a special election meeting provoked by...

Belgium to return to Rwanda the archives of the colonial period

Belgium will return to Rwanda its archives of the colonial period. An envelope of 400,000 euros has been provided for this purpose. The project, which will extend over two years, aims to digitize all archives in possession of the Museum of Central Africa in Tervuren and royal archives, said Friday the office of the Minister of Development Cooperation, Alexander De Croo. The...

FERWAFA Statement on Bribery Allegations made by CAF Referee Pavaza

Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) is shocked by the remarks made by Namibian CAF Referee Jackson Pavaza claiming to have been bribed to manipulate the result of the 2019 AFCON Qualifier between Rwanda and Cote d’Ivoire held on September 9, 2018 at Stade de Kigali. Pavaza was in charge, while three other Namibian officials, David Shaanika, Shoovaleka Nehemia and Matheus Kanyanga,...

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Somalia recalls its Geneva envoy over abstaining from vote

MOGADISHU (Halbeeg News)-Somali ambassador to Switzerland, Faduma Abdullahi Mohamed was Saturday summoned by the country’s Foreign ministry over abstaining from UN Human...