Out of Rwanda
A long season has come to an end with the European places all decided
The East African Community (EAC) must prioritize ending human rights violations in Burundi, and provide the renewed political leadership and commitment needed to end the crisis, said Amnesty International today in an open letter to the bloc’s leaders, ahead of their summit on 20 May in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam.
First Lady of Kenya Margaret Kenyatta will on Sunday join her counterpart in Rwanda Jeanette Kagame during the Kigali International Peace Marathon that is expected to draw thousands of athletes from across the world.
Rayon Sports have claimed the 2016/2017 Rwanda Premier League title with four matches to spare, thanks to a 2-1 win over Mukura on Wednesday (17 May 2017) in Kigali.
Football Kenya Federation (FKF) on Thursday remained non-committal on honouring the four-day Genocide Memorial Tournament in Kigali, Rwanda after announcing a series of international friendly matches for the national team in June and July.
Not so long ago, pretty much all of Uefa’s major trophy presentations took place in the middle of the pitch.
It was as long ago as 1977 when Pele famously stated that an African team will lift the World Cup before the end of that century. That prediction, unfortunately, proved to miss the mark. But the Brazilian legend is not the only person to have suggested it wouldn’t be too long before one of the African nations join that elite group and wins the biggest prize in world football, if not in world sport.
Lewis Hamilton won a strategic Spanish Grand Prix thriller to cut Sebastian Vettel’s overall lead in the Formula One championship to six points with a quarter of the season completed.
Armed intervention in conflicts in Africa, carried out by the UN or AU or joint missions, have always been controversial because the rules of engagement have neither been clear or, more often than not, practical. How far should the mandate of the peacekeeping forces extend? When and how should actual combat be engaged? For what end? A classic example is the failure of the 1994 UN Mission to Rwanda, which failed to prevent the genocide. Clearly, a fresh approach is needed.
One person has tested positive for the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said in a statement this afternoon.
More than 1 000 Nigerians languish on death row. Governments in sub-Saharan Africa sentenced at least 1 083 people to death in 2016 - more than double the 443 people condemned to die in 2015, according to a recent report by international human rights organisation Amnesty International.
Manchester United should be “embarrassed” at trailing Premier League leaders Chelsea by 19 points and Jose Mourinho’s first year in charge will not be considered a success even if they win the Europa League, former skipper Roy Keane said.
Jürgen Klopp’s attention has turned to this weekend’s trip to West Ham United, with the Liverpool boss insisting: ‘We’ll fight until the final whistle.’
Manchester United dream of re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, reports claim.
David Cameron was at The Oval this week to speak about cricket in his role as patron of the Rwanda Cricket Stadium Foundation, the charity that is building a cricket ground in Kigali as the country continues to rebuild from the genocide of 1994.
If you love football but would prefer to see it played in a shopping mall then it should come as welcome news that the world’s first "Footballpool" league has kicked off in the Czech Republic.
It was another Champions League match, and another hat trick for the incorrigible Cristiano Ronaldo. No matter how high the stakes or drastic the circumstances, Ronaldo always performs.
Maria Sharapova returned last month from a doping ban to reach the semi-finals at the Stuttgart Open, but did not earn enough points to qualify for Roland Garros and is reliant on a wildcard for the qualifying tournament.
MANCHESTER UNITED target Lucas Hernandez has extended his Atletico Madrid contract.
Maria Sharapova will complete her return to tennis following a 15-month drug ban when she faces Italy’s Roberta Vinci at the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart on Wednesday (26 April).
THIERRY HENRY says the man behind Lionel Messi’s stunning El Clasico showing was Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo.
At least seven football fans were killed and 11 injured when an electric cable fell on a building where they were watching a Europa League match, Nigerian police said Friday.
RONALDO has hit out at Real Madrid fans for jeering him during their Champions League win over Bayern Munich.
The United Nations Human Rights Commission has expressed concerns about a video that captures members of a pro-government youth militia in Burundi singing about raping their adversaries.
SERENA just managed to completely upstage her fiancé.
Man Utd vs Chelsea produced maybe the best tactical performance yet from Jose Mourinho and it could be the defining moment in his tenure.
BARCELONA stars Neymar and Lionel Messi have fallen out with each other, according to reports.
Liverpool have been banned from signing academy players for the next two years after being found guilty of illegally approaching a Stoke City schoolboy by the Premier League.
All football regions will see their World Cup slots increased when the tournament expands to 48 teams in 2026, with Africa the biggest winner, according to FIFA recommendations released Thursday.
Manchester United is so "loco about signing Neymar," according to Spanish newspaper Sport, the club is willing to trigger the reported €200 million (£173 million/US$216 million) release clause in the Barcelona player’s contract.
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has revealed quite how much his football surroundings have changed since his childhood in Chile.
Manchester United are facing an injury crisis ahead of their Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion this weekend.
Youngster Jacob Kiplimo became the first ever athlete from Uganda to win a gold medal at the IAAF world cross country championships.
Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the "non-resident president."
East African rivals Kenya and Uganda played to a 1-1 draw in their international friendly at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Thursday.
Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain’s parliament
At Chelsea, a precocious young Jose Mourinho was a headline writer’s wet dream when he proclaimed himself the ’Special One’ upon first joining the club. Then during his second stint at Stamford Bridge he changed that to the rather more humble ’Happy One’.
Queen Elizabeth set the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay in motion during a star-studded commencement ceremony on Monday at Buckingham Palace as part of Commonwealth Day celebrations.
LIONEL MESSI has reportedly issued three demands to Barcelona in order to stay at the club amid interest from the Chinese Super League.
REAL MADRID players are reportedly concerned about Cristiano Ronaldo’s erratic form.