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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...

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...

Uganda faces Rwanda in semi-finals of Zone 5 handball youth challenge trophy

Zone 5 International Handball Federation Challenge Trophy: Saturday, 16th March 2019 Semi-finals (Matches at Mnazimmoja Complex, Zanzibar) U18:Rwanda Vs Uganda U20:Rwanda Vs Uganda Uganda U-18 and U-20 female teams will face Rwanda in the semi-finals 2019 Zone 5 International Handball Federation...

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...

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:...

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...

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...

Rwanda Rugby: National Rugby league 15 aside kicks off

The league will kick off with last season’s National League winner Kigali sharks against Lion de ferKIGALI, Rwanda, March 14, 2019/ -- Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF)/ The Rwanda Rugby national league 15 aside for the 2019 season will get under way on Saturday, according to the Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF).The league will kick off...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ragga Dee rewarded with a juicy job, relocates to Burundi

Legendary singer Ragga Dee, real name Daniel Kazibwe, recently relocated to Burundi with his family after he was rewarded with a juicy job by NRM government. According to our close sources, Ragga Dee was appointed ambassador of Uganda to Burundi in April as compensation after he lost the mayoral seat to Erias Lukwago. We have learnt that the Oyagala Cash hit...

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...

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...

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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...