Tag: Rwanda

Why are Arsenal players naming baby gorillas?

Arsenal players took part in the annual Rwandan Kwita Izina for the third year running, this time remotely.

Arsenal agree two-year deal

Arsenal have signed a partnership agreement with National Geographic to "highlight the tourism opportunities that our official partner, Visit Rwanda, has to offer."
Ivory Coast's head football coach Kamara Ibrahim addresses media representatives during a press conference at FIF headquarters in Abidjan on August 30, 2018, ahead of a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying football match between Ivory Coast and Rwanda. (Photo by ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP)

Rwandan officials arrested after bribery allegations

Rwandan police say they have arrested two football officials in the country and are investigating allegations that they tried to bribe a referee before an AFCON qualifying match against the Ivory Coast last week.

Arsenal fan Kagame’s Rwanda rule to continue

Rwanda will continue to be ruled by Paul Kagame’s Patriotic Front after they netted 74 per cent of the vote, along with seven of their allied parties, in elections this week.

Arsenal send ‘superstars’ to Rwanda for gorilla ceremony

redirected to https://dailycannon.com/2020/09/arsenal-rwanda-gorilla-naming-ceremony-kwita-izina/ Arsenal were expected to send a ‘senior player’ to a gorilla-naming ceremony in Rwanda as part of their £30m sponsorship deal with...

Arsenal approached controversial sponsor says CEO

The CEO of Rwanda's national development board claims Arsenal approached Rwanda about a shirt sponsorship deal, not the other way around

CNN told to ‘be quiet’ over Arsenal Rwanda deal

Rwanda's Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Olivier Nduhungirehe, has told broadcaster CNN to ‘be quiet’ after they criticised his country’s deal with Arsenal, prompting a backlash in the nation.

Why outrage over Arsenal’s deal with Rwanda but not with Emirates?

There has been a lot of talk over the past week or so about Arsenal’s sleeve sponsorship deal with Rwanda yet the moral outrage from some journalists that greeted news of the arrangement has been conspicuously lacking in relation to deals with the likes of Emirates, Etihad, or Roman Abramovich.
KIGALI, RWANDA - APRIL 07: Rwandan President Paul Kagame addresses the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of his country's genocide at Amahoro Stadium April 7, 2014 in Kigali, Rwanda. Tens of thousands of Rwandans joined with leaders from around the world at the stadium to remember the country's 1994 genocide, when more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsi and moderate Hutus were slaughtered over a 100 day period. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dutch MPs call for enquiry into Arsenal deal as UK government responds

Dutch MPs have called for an enquiry into Arsenal’s controversial sleeve sponsorship deal with Rwanda, asking how the country, that receives so much in foreign aid, can afford to spend £30m on advertising with the Gunners.