Tag: ivan mugisha

Rwanda shuts down two city markets in Kigali over coronavirus spike

The government of Rwanda has closed two city markets in Kigali as it seeks to control a sudden spike in the new infections. The decision comes after Nearly 300 new cases that were traced in Kigali in the last three days, were largely traced in the two big markets. Journalist, Ivan Mugisha joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda gives green light for provisional sports to resume, here’s how the sector plans to bounce back from COVID-19

It’s been announced by the Ministry of Sports that starting this week certain sporting activities including Cricket, Martial Arts, Badminton and Gymnastics, are allowed to resume. These are added to the list of sports that have already been approved like Golf and cycling. So as sports fans the world over anxiously await the resumption of the NBA season at the end of this month and local sports begin to rebound, could this spark the comeback of a sports sector that was only beginning to take flight before COVID-19? Journalist, Ivan Mugisha joins CNBC Africa for more.

What’s holding back Rwanda’s football?

Not since 2004 has the Rwanda football team qualified for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Over the past decade the national team has not only struggled to put up promising results but has also failed to attract as much attention among Rwandan fans. Sports Analyst, Ivan Mugisha joins CNBC Africa for more.