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UN court to review Rwanda genocide conviction

Augustin Ngirabatware was convicted for his role in Rwanda`s 1994 genocide in which an estimated 800,000 people were killed.

India, Rwanda sign 3 MoUs, direct flight to Mumbai on cards

India and Rwanda have signed three agreements to boost bilateral cooperation in areas like science and technology, that includes setting up of an entrepreneurship development centre here, and starting of direct flights to Mumbai.

India, Rwanda sign three agreements in innovation, aviation, visa requirement

India, Rwanda sign three agreements in innovation, aviation, visa requirement

India and Rwanda have signed three agreements during the visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari to boost bilateral relations that include establishment of an entrepreneurship developement centre in Kigali.

Rwanda`s last king, Kigeli V, dies at age 80

 The last king of Rwanda, Kigeli V, died early Sunday, his official website said. He was 80.

HFC phaseout: India needs to seize the moment on climate change

HFC phaseout: India needs to seize the moment on climate change

Hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, were once crucial replacements for ozone-depleting coolants, but these one-time environmental saviours have become the fastest-growing heat-trapping pollutants.

Ugandan Army says 38,000 evacuated from South Sudan conflict

The Ugandan Army said Wednesday it had evacuated 38,000 civilians caught up in fighting in Juba, the capital of crisis-hit South Sudan.

South Sudan violence to dominate African Union meet

The AU`s goal of bringing peace to the continent by 2020 has been dealt a hammer blow by the fighting that raged for four days in the South Sudanese capital Juba.

Israel`s Netanyahu starts landmark Africa trip

Israel would provide African states with training in "domestic security" and health.

25 killed in Rwanda landslides

Six of the victims were members of the same family.

At least 20 killed, mostly children, by Rwanda landslides

At least 20 people, many of them children, were killed overnight by devastating landslides in northern Rwanda triggered by torrential rainstorms, the disaster management ministry said on Sunday.

Thousands protest in Burundi against Rwanda `aggression`

Thousands of people took to the streets of Burundi`s capital Bujumbura Saturday to condemn what the country`s embattled government calls neighbouring Rwanda`s meddling in its affairs.

Burundi rebels say trained by Rwandan military: UN experts

The report cites accounts from several rebel fighters, who told the sanctions monitors the training was done in a forest camp in Rwanda. 

Won't join African Union force for Burundi: Rwanda

Won't join African Union force for Burundi: Rwanda

Rwanda will not contribute troops to a peacekeeping mission in neighbouring Burundi, President Paul Kagame said, as he rejects claims his country was arming refugees as rebels.

German court sentences two Rwandan Hutu rebels to long jail terms

A German court on Monday sentenced two Rwandan rebel leaders to long jail terms for masterminding massacres in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo from their homes in Germany.

Infant mortality rate drops in South Africa

South Africa has achieved the second fastest rate of decline in under-five mortality after Rwanda in the African continent, the government said.

Airtel sells over 1100 towers in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS

Bharti Airtel on Monday sold over 1,100 telecom towers in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS Holding at an estimated USD 180-200 million to pare debt.

BHEL commissions hydro power plant in Rwanda

State-run power equipment maker BHEL on Monday said it has commissioned a hydro power project in African country Rwanda.

Airtel to invest $100 mn in Rwanda; to launch 3G next qtr

The company said it would also be bringing in partners like IBM and Ericsson to set up and manage world-class facilities in the country.