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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...

Rwandan Love to the French Football Team

Throughout the neighborhoods, Hotels and Resto-Bars, names of superstars of French football such Kylian Mbappé, Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and others were heard being spoken loudly even more than those who were at the Russian Match Stadium. It was on Sunday 15th July 2018, the Historical Date for French Team archived after the Blues beat Croatia 4-2 at the Final...

2018 World Cup: The “Goals” of Young African Street Footballers

Africa has only five countries selected for the 2018 World Cup football in Russia (Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Tunisia), fans are vibrating everywhere on the continent. From Rwanda to every corner of the continent, not a piece of street, land or beach that does not serve as improvised ground for little lovers of football. Here are memorable photos of...

Kigali City Announces Additional Sites for Car Free Day

From Sunday 17th March 2019 three sites will be added to the existing site for Kigali Car Free Day. These sites (one in each district of the City of Kigali) will facilitate those that used to find it difficult to reach Rwanda Revenue Authority grounds. Gasabo District:...

Rwanda: Taekwondo federation under investigation for sex abuse

Rwanda Investigative Bureau (RIB) is investigating the local taekwondo governing body officials who are accused of sex abuse. It is reported that six female taekwondo athletes, that include underage teens, whose identities have been kept anonymous, have accused their coaches and Federation officials of forcing them to sleep with them in exchange for favours, which included enrollment in the national...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Rwanda To Host 2018 AMAA

The upcoming 2018 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) will be held in Kigali, Rwanda. The Rwandan government, through the Rwanda Convention Bureau and Rwanda Development Board, has in line with its pan-African and Africa integration agenda accepted to host the award ceremony. It is the second time an AMAA event goes to Rwanda after its nominations gala event in Kigali in...

Former US president Obama set for new role in African league set up by NBA

Former US president Barack Obama is set to take up a role with a new basketball league being setting up in Africa by the NBA. Obama shared his support for the idea and is set to be directly involved in the alliance between the NBA and basketball’s global governing body FIBA to create an...

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...

Rwandan youngsters set for Football for Friendship Programme in Russia

  Rutikanga Nyatanyi Yvan Luc and Rutayisire Hirwa Stephane, the selected 12 year old young Rwandan ambassadors will be on their way to Russia on June 8th to participate in the 6th Gazprom Football for Friendship International Programme. They will be joined by kids from over 210 countries around the world, in Moscow. The young footballer will be a part of the...

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...

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,...

FERWAFA delegates attend 68th FIFA Congress in Russia

Kigali: Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) delegation led by President Sekamana Jean Damascene arrived in Moscow, Russia on Sunday afternoon to attend the 68th FIFA Congress. The FERWAFA President is accompanied by Vice President Habyarimana Marcel and Head of Communications/Spokesperson Mugabe Bonnie, for the June 13 meeting which will take place at the Expocentre in the Russian capital. FIFA President Gianni Infantino...

Sauti Sol forced to apologise after Rwanda FESPAD disappointment

Kenyan Afro-Pop band Sauti Sol was today forced to apologise after failing to perform at the Pan-African Dance Festival in Kigali, Rwanda. The ‘Melanin’ singers disclosed that they were also looking forward to the performance but the promoters messed them up as there was an organisational issue with the promoters of the festival. play Sauti Sol...

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...

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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...