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(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 10, 2020 a passenger wearing a face mask or covering due to the Covid-19 pandemic, arrives at Heathrow airport, west London. - Britain's Transport Secretary Grant Shapps set out new rules which, from next week, will require passengers arriving in England by boat, train or plane - including UK nationals - to take a test up to 72 hours before leaving the country of departure. Failure to comply will lead to an immediate £500 fine.(AFP)

UK bans direct flights to and from UAE, Dubai to London's airline route suffers

Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 09:03 AM IST
Britain adds the United Arab Emirates, Burundi and Rwanda to its coronavirus travel ban list, shuts down the world's busiest international airline route from Dubai to London, due to worries over the spread of a more contagious and potentially vaccine resistant Covid-19 variant
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Rwanda is famed for endangered mountain gorillas.(Unsplash)
Rwanda is famed for endangered mountain gorillas.(Unsplash)

Covid-19 crisis: Wildlife parks reopen in Rwanda for those free of virus

By Bloomberg | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Rwanda
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 04:41 PM IST
Rwanda has reopened all tourism activities to visitors arriving on chartered flights and who are confirmed free of the coronavirus 72 hours before arrival in the nation famed for endangered mountain gorillas.
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Meet nine chefs whose wanderings around the world expanded their menus
Meet nine chefs whose wanderings around the world expanded their menus

9 top chefs pick dishes inspired by their travels

By Rupali Dean | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 02:31 AM IST
How the exotic has found its way into dishes on the world’s most-celebrated menus
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In this file photo, Rwandan refugees cross Rusumo border to Tanzania from Rwanda May 30, 1994 carrying their belongings.(Reuters photo)
In this file photo, Rwandan refugees cross Rusumo border to Tanzania from Rwanda May 30, 1994 carrying their belongings.(Reuters photo)

French researcher wins access to ex-president’s 1994 Rwanda genocide files

By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Niyati Singh | Paris
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 10:51 PM IST
The ruling is the latest chapter in a long dispute between France and Rwanda in the aftermath of the genocide in which some 800,000 people, mainly minority Tutsis but also moderate Hutus, were slaughtered in 100 days of ethnic violence.
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Presenting the budget for 2019-20 in Parliament, Sitharaman said five embassies had already been opened in Rwanda, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Guinea and Burkina Faso in 2018-19.(PTI)
Presenting the budget for 2019-20 in Parliament, Sitharaman said five embassies had already been opened in Rwanda, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Guinea and Burkina Faso in 2018-19.(PTI)

India to open 18 new missions in Africa, including four this fiscal year

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 01:37 AM IST
The Indian government had cleared the opening of 18 new missions in Africa over the four-year period of 2018-21 in March last year. This will take the number of Indian missions in Africa from 29 to 47.
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Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)

It is a 6! Mali out for lowest total in women’s T20 Internationals

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 09:56 PM IST
Mali’s innings lasted nine overs with opener Marima Samake scoring one, while the rest five were extras.
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A lawsuit against Boeing Co was filed in U.S. federal court on Thursday in what appeared to be the first suit over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash that killed 157 people.(AFP)
A lawsuit against Boeing Co was filed in U.S. federal court on Thursday in what appeared to be the first suit over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash that killed 157 people.(AFP)

US lawsuit filed against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 09:52 PM IST
The lawsuit was filed in Chicago federal court by the family of Jackson Musoni, a citizen of Rwanda, and alleges that Boeing, which manufactures the 737 MAX, had defectively designed the automated flight control system
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Panoramic view of Lake Kivu, which lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. (Shutterstock)
Panoramic view of Lake Kivu, which lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. (Shutterstock)

Here’s why East Africa’s Rwanda should be on your bucket list

By Anurag Mallick and Priya Ganapathy | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 01:36 PM IST
Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, boasts a rich history, nightlife, local cuisine, shopping and an amazing local city tour.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Ugandan President Yoweri K. Museveni, at the State House in Uganda on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Ugandan President Yoweri K. Museveni, at the State House in Uganda on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)

India to lend Uganda $200 million for energy, farming

By Fred Ojambo | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2018 10:36 AM IST
India, which already has defense cooperation with Uganda, is ready to strengthen its collaboration with Uganda, Modi said in a televised speech in Entebbe.
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China said it is willing to work with India in Africa and implement the consensus reached between PM Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping during their recent meetings in Wuhan and Qingdao.(File Photo)
China said it is willing to work with India in Africa and implement the consensus reached between PM Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping during their recent meetings in Wuhan and Qingdao.(File Photo)

Ready to work with India in Africa, says China after Modi, Xi’s simultaneous visit to Rwanda

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 05:33 PM IST
PM Modi arrived in Rwanda on Monday and agreed to provide $200 million in loans. China’s Xi Jinping arrived in Rwanda on Sunday and signed various agreements, including a $126 million loan plan to build two roads. Both Xi and Modi are expected to meet on the sidelines of the BRICS summit.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in gifts cows to 200 households in Rweru model village in Bugesera, Rwanda.(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in gifts cows to 200 households in Rweru model village in Bugesera, Rwanda.(ANI Photo)

PM Narendra Modi gifts 200 cows to Rwanda village

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 07:54 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the first Indian PM to visit the East African country. He arrived on Monday on a two-day state visit to Rwanda on the first leg of his three-nation Africa tour.
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(Narendra Modi/Twitter)
(Narendra Modi/Twitter)

PM Modi in Rwanda: Indians abroad are country’s ‘rashtradoots’

By Press Trust of India | Kigali
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 12:13 PM IST
Addressing a gathering of Indian community members here, Modi said Rwanda’s President Kagame had told him about the Indian community’s work in the country
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India and China are rivals in Africa; India had an early start, but China has powered ahead, largely on the back of its willingness to underwrite, even build infrastructure in the continent.(Reuters File Photo)
India and China are rivals in Africa; India had an early start, but China has powered ahead, largely on the back of its willingness to underwrite, even build infrastructure in the continent.(Reuters File Photo)

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping look to boost ties with Africa

By Jayanth Jacob | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 11:07 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are visiting Africa and will attend the 10th BRICS summit in South Africa.
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India will open a new High Commission in Rwanda in what can be seen as yet another manifestation of India’s increasing engagements with Africa(Twitter/Narendra Modi)
India will open a new High Commission in Rwanda in what can be seen as yet another manifestation of India’s increasing engagements with Africa(Twitter/Narendra Modi)

In Rwanda, PM Modi announces new diplomatic mission and $200mn credit line

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 07:01 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Kigali, Rwanda, on Monday evening in the first leg of his three-nation tour of Africa
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Narendra Modi with Rwanda president Paul Kagame at Kigali International Airport.(Photo: Twitter/@PMOIndia)
Narendra Modi with Rwanda president Paul Kagame at Kigali International Airport.(Photo: Twitter/@PMOIndia)

Modi becomes first Indian PM to set foot in Rwanda

By Press Trust of India | Kigali, Kigali
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 02:04 PM IST
A defence cooperation agreement is also expected to be signed between India and Rwanda during the visit.
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Rwanda is the first stop in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s five-day, three-nation tour of Africa which begins Monday.(PTI)
Rwanda is the first stop in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s five-day, three-nation tour of Africa which begins Monday.(PTI)

PM Modi to gift 200 cows to village in Rwanda

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2018 08:24 PM IST
The locally sourced cows will be a contribution to Rwandan President Kagame’s flagship programme Girinka.
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Kenya scored a mind-boggling 270/6 in their allotted 20 overs against a hapless Rwanda cricket team.(Twitter)
Kenya scored a mind-boggling 270/6 in their allotted 20 overs against a hapless Rwanda cricket team.(Twitter)

Kenya denied world record despite amassing 270/6 in T20 innings

By Devarchit Varma | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2018 04:07 PM IST
The new ICC rule that comes into effect January 1, 2019, has let down Kenya’s effort.
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