Ebola outbreak in Congo declared 'health emergency'

Latest UN figures showed that some 650 people have died in the current outbreak, while about 12 new cases are reported every day.

Jul 18, 2019, 17:47 PM IST

Mali all out for 6 in lowest Twenty-20 International score

Mali’s opening batter Mariam Samake scored one run while all other players in the team failed to add even one more.

Jun 19, 2019, 11:34 AM IST

PM Modi gifts 200 cows to Rwanda village, says Indians would be happy to know importance being given to cows

The word Girinka means ‘may you have a cow’ and describes a centuries-old cultural practice in Rwanda where cows were given to each other as a sign of respect and gratitude.

Jul 24, 2018, 15:39 PM IST

Modi's Big Africa visit!

The visit will see 200 cows being gifted to Rwanda, an address to the Parliament of Uganda and a meet with Chinese President Xi in South Africa on the sidelines of BRICS.

Jul 22, 2018, 15:25 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa from July 23-27

PM Modi will first stop at Rwanda in what is the first-ever visit to this country by an Indian PM.

Jul 20, 2018, 13:18 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: After eight competitors from Cameroon, five more athletes reported missing

Gold Coast organisers confirmed reports that athletes from Rwanda and Uganda were thought to have gone missing.

Apr 12, 2018, 12:30 PM IST

Uganda police detain journalists with treason, accuse of publishing false story

Eight managers and editors of a daily newspaper arrested this week have been charged with treason, Ugandan police said on Thursday.

Nov 24, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame sworn in for third term

The 59-year-old Kagame, who was re-elected with nearly 99 per cent of the vote, took a swipe at critics who regularly highlight repression and lack of freedoms in the tiny east African nation.

Aug 18, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

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.

Jun 20, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

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.

Feb 21, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

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.

Feb 21, 2017, 10:59 AM IST

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.

Oct 17, 2016, 06:13 AM IST

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.

Oct 14, 2016, 11:37 AM IST

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.

Jul 20, 2016, 22:25 PM IST

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.

Jul 15, 2016, 09:29 AM IST

Israel`s Netanyahu starts landmark Africa trip

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

Jul 04, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

25 killed in Rwanda landslides

Six of the victims were members of the same family.

May 09, 2016, 01:24 AM IST

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.

May 08, 2016, 22:25 PM IST

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.

Feb 13, 2016, 21:25 PM IST

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. 

Feb 04, 2016, 07:28 AM IST