Category Archives: News

FEATURED: SKOL, Rayon Sports ink Rwf1bn partnership

Rwanda’s football giants Rayon Sports and local brewer SKOL on Friday signed a new three-year partnership deal worth over Rwf1 billion in a deal that will run until 2026. The pair agreed to extend their partnership a year before the current deal expires in June 2023. Under the existing agreement, Rayon gets Rwf200 million annually, on […]

UNIBRA is looking for an exceptional Commercial Business Developer to join in East and Central Africa.

UNIBRA is looking for an exceptional Commercial Business Developer to join in East and Central Africa. INTRODUCTION UNIBRA is a Belgian family-owned company founded in 1960 but with artisan-brewer roots and a commitment to flavour and tradition going back to 1829. We are a genuine family business with a long history and proven track record. […]

SKOL gives out 59 scholarships under the Patronage of Mrs. Maïté Relecom

SKOL Brewery Ltd has given out 59 scholarships to its Employees’ Children pursuing secondary studies, this is part of the recently launched yearly scholarship program for SKOL Employees’ Children pursuing secondary (Technical and Vocational Education and Training included) and undergraduate studies. The scholarship program was launched under the Patronage of Mrs. Maïté Relecom, Co-Owner of […]

SKOL Brewery Ltd launches SKOL Pulse, the African/Afro icon of a party lifestyle

Today, SKOL Brewery Ltd proudly announced the launch of “SKOL Pulse” during an official ceremony that was held at Gilt Club, Kibagabaga. SKOL Pulse is a superior quality beer that stands for super premium beer and innovative packaging design. SKOL Pulse will stand on the Rwandan Market as an African icon that fits the lifestyle […]

SKOL Brewery Ltd signs a financing agreement with Gira Impuhwe NGO

SKOL Brewery Ltd, the manufacturer of SKOL and Virunga beer and water brands has signed a three-year financing agreement with Gira Impuhwe NGO, to support it in its socio-economic development activities. Gira Impuhwe is a local non-governmental organization (NGO) created in 1990 and based in Nyanza district which carries out various socio-economic development activities including […]

UNIBRA is looking for an exceptional Brewery Director to join in East and Central Africa.

INTRODUCTION Unibra is a Belgian family-owned company founded in 1960 but with artisan-brewer roots and a commitment to flavour and tradition going back to 1829. We are a genuine family business with a long history and proven track record. Unibra is in two business sectors namely: Beer production and distribution in Africa and Real Estate. […]

SKOL Brewery Ltd supports vulnerable families around the factory

SKOL Brewery Ltd, the manufacturing company that produces SKOL and Virunga beer and water brands characterized by superior quality, reiterated its annual support to vulnerable families living around the factory as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility initiatives towards the community by providing health insurance for 2021-22 to support some members of the community. […]

How SKOL Brewery Ltd Rwanda thrilled Arsenal fans that won flight tickets

On 18th December 2018, English Football Club Arsenal announced partnership deal with SKOL Brewery Ltd Rwanda. In January 2019, SKOL Brewery Ltd Rwanda shed light on the deal inked with Arsenal in a press briefing. At the time, the brewer explained that the partnership will see enthusiasts of SKOL drinks standing chance to win flight […]

SKOL BREWERY LTD extend Rayon Sports Association sponsorship deal until 2023

Nine-time Rwandan champions, Rayon Sports, and Skol brewery have agreed to a new three-year sponsorship package until the end of the 2020/23 season. The new deal, the largest signed by any Rwandan football club and one of the biggest in Rwandan football history, is worth more than Rwf200 million annually. While announcing the sponsorship extension […]

Rayon Sports starts nationwide fan registration campaign

Rayon Sports have kicked off a nationwide fan registration process that intends to inform the club about the accurate data of the club’s fan base. Fans of the Blues will have to register their names and their current district of residence and automatically become an official fan of the Blues. Registration will be done through […]

A look at SKOL’s contribution to sports, entertainment sectors in the last 10 years

SKOL is a brand not only known for offering high quality beverage products, but also bringing pleasure and much fun to both its consumers and the general Rwandan community. Since its establishment in Rwanda in 2010, SKOL has committed to supporting various sports and entertainment activities, which in return does not only offer an opportunity […]

SKOL Brewery Ltd launches Virunga Water. The first mineral water in an eco-friendly returnable glass bottle.

Today, SKOL Brewery Ltd proudly announced the launch of “Virunga Water”. The official ceremony was held at its plant in Nzove, Nyarugenge, where a new water production line was inaugurated by the Minister of Environment, Honourable Dr Jeanne d’Arc MUJAWAMARIYA. Virunga Water, the first 100% eco-friendly water brand in Rwanda, will undoubtedly shake the water […]

Areruya, Mugisha Moise, Areruya,Samuel to lead Team Rwanda at GP Chantal Biya race

Nov. 18 Stage 1: Douala – Douala (92km) Nov. 19 Stage 2: Akonolinga – Abang-Mbang (139.5Km) Nov. 20 Stage 3: Yaounde – Ebolowa-Nklandom (167 Km) Nov. 21 Stage 4: Zoétélé – Nkpwang-Meyomessala (116.4 Km) Nov. 22 Stage 5: Sangmelima – Yaoundé (166.4 Km) Former Tour du Rwanda winners Joseph Areruya and Samuel Mugisha will co-lead Team Rwanda at the upcoming 2020 Grand Prix Chantal Biya in Cameroon. The race runs from November 18 through 22. […]

Rayon start training ahead of new season

Rayon Sports are today, November 2, meeting at their Nzove base – for the first time since March to begin preparations for the coming season. The 2020/21 Rwanda Premier League season gets underway on December 4. The players and staff reported to camp, in Gikondo, Kicukiro District, on Sunday after undergoing Covid-19 testing on Saturday. The […]

How Skol and FXB transformed vulnerable households’ lives

Skol brewing Factory in Rwanda in partnership with FXB Rwanda, have completed a three-year program that has helped 60 families in Nyarugenge District in Nyamirambo Sector to get out of poverty. At least 434 members of these families were assisted with a variety of programs including financial literacy, training on income generating activities and got […]

Five things to know as sports activities return

On Monday, September 28, the Ministry of Sports announced that all sporting activities, training and competitions, would resume effective immediately. The ministry has, however, urged that Covid-19 containment measures should be observed. The development concludes a six-month-long halt imposed on sports in a bid to strengthen the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. To ensure a […]

Mugisha Samuel getting dropping by the peloton with 134km to go… this year’s UCI Road World Championships in Italy over the weekend.

Mugisha turns focus on Tour du Rwanda after dismal showing at world champs Rwandan cyclist Samuel Mugisha has turned his attention on next season, particularly the 2021 Tour du Rwanda, following his disappointing performance at this year’s UCI Road World Championships in Italy over the weekend. The 22-year old was unable to complete the gruesome […]

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs a new long-term contract!

Auba has signed a new three-year contract with Arsenal! Having put pen to paper on his new deal, our 31-year-old captain wanted to break the news on and on social media by telling fans LIVE that he was staying, with the ambition to lift more trophies and leave a long-term legacy. The Gabon international […]

Mikel Arteta’s job title has changed from head coach to first-team manager

So why has this change taken place – and what does it mean? “Mikel’s been here since the end of December and the last nine months have probably been the most challenging nine months in Arsenal’s history – and we’ve been around for 134 years. Despite all of those challenges, Mikel has been driving this football club […]

My savings became my life jacket during COVID-19 crisis – Story of Marie Rose

Marie Rose has always been a courageous woman who never gave up despite all the difficulties she went through. Her husband imprisoned, she had to cover all her family’s expenses: School fees, health insurance fees, nutrition and many more. With the support she received from FXBVillage SKOL program, she was able to develop a successful […]

Arsenal Beat Liverpool On Penalties, Confirm 16th Community Shield Title

Arsenal have emerged the 2020 Community Shield champions after beating Liverpool 5-4 on penalties after 90 minutes ended 1-1 at Wembley stadium on Saturday, It is now back-to-back Community Shield defeat for Liverpool after they lost also on penalties against Manchester City last year. The last time Arsenal and Liverpool met in the Community Shield […]

Fifa’s proposal that teams should be allowed to make up to 5 substitutions form 3 per match

RWANDA football players and coaches have weighed in on Fifa’s proposal that teams should be allowed to make up to five substitutions per match as a temporary measure to cope with fixture congestion once sporting action resumes If adopted, the dispensation can be implemented by competition organisers until the end of the 2021 season. Most […]

Striker Sarpong sacked at Rayon for insulting club boss

Rayon Sports Football Club have announced that they have – with immediate effect – terminated the contract for striker Michael Sarpong, allegedly for insulting club president Sadate Munyakazi. In a statement released on Wednesday, April 23, the club said: “Considering that no reason can justify your insulting and dishonorable behavior, we are forced to terminate […]