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Saturday, December 14, 2019



Rwanda closes border with Congo over deadly Ebola outbreak

August 01, 2019 4:58 pm

Last week Saudi Arabia stopped issuing visas to people from Congo while citing the Ebola outbreak, shortly before the annual hajj pilgrimage there this month.

Rwanda to free opposition leader, 2,100 others from prison

September 15, 2018 10:23 pm

Ingabire was arrested in 2010 and found guilty of conspiracy to undermine the government and denying Rwanda's 1994 genocide, charges that she denied.

PM Modi gifts 200 cows to Rwandan village under African nation's economic development project

July 24, 2018 5:34 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited Rweru model village in Rwanda's eastern province and gifted 200 cows as India’s contribution to President Paul Kagame’s flagship “Girinka” programme.

PM Narendra Modi to visit Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa next week

July 20, 2018 4:44 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa from July 23-27, the Ministry of External Affairs announced Friday.

Rwanda leader Paul Kagame wins 3rd term in vote he called 'a formality'

August 05, 2017 3:17 pm

Electoral authorities overnight said Kagame had won more than 98 percent of the vote with 80 percent of the votes counted, with no major change expected when final results are announced later Saturday. He had faced two challengers.

Fighting erupts between Rwandan and DR Congo soldiers

June 11, 2014 4:33 pm

Rwanda is accused by the United Nations of backing rebels in the strife-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.

East African trade bloc approves monetary union deal

December 01, 2013 1:40 am

The East African Community nations aim to harmonise monetary and fiscal policies.

City doctors to perform free surgeries

September 11, 2013 3:13 am

A team of seven plastic surgeons and two anaesthesiologists from the city will soon leave for Rwanda to operate on over 150 survivors of the mass genocide of 1994

EDI to open centres in African countries

February 24, 2013 4:13 am

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) will set up Entrepreneurship Development Centres (EDCs) in Rwanda,Zambia,Namibia,Senegal,Gabon in Africa,and in Uzbekistan as part of an agreement between India and these countries.

S Korea to replace India at UNSC

October 19, 2012 1:25 am

Australia,Rwanda and South Korea,Argentina and Luxembourg were elected as the new non-permanent members of the powerful UN Security Council,replacing India,Colombia,Germany,Portugal and South Africa


Rwanda honours those killed in genocide 25 years ago

April 09, 2019 7:11 am

As many as 10,000 people were killed daily. Seventy per cent of the minority Tutsi population was wiped out, and over 10 per cent of the total Rwandan population.

25 years after worst genocide in history, Rwanda still grapples with its brutal past

April 05, 2019 9:19 pm

Rwanda will commemorate April 7, 2019 as the 25th anniversary of what was the worst genocide in recent history when some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by the majority Hutu population over a 100-day period.