The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has applied to join the East African Community (EAC) regional bloc and there is speculation that some countries want the process of its admission fast tracked.
Former Benin President Boni Yayi left the country on Saturday after “his health deteriorated rapidly.”
An exiled Rwandan opposition leader claimed Tuesday that President Paul Kagame’s government had used torture to coerce a terrorism confession from a rebel chief.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame was the surprise guest at ceremonies in DR Congo Friday to honour deceased opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi hosted by his son Felix, the country’s president.
Rwanda’s supreme court on Wednesday repealed a law that banned the publication of political cartoons, while upholding another that punishes insulting or defaming the president with at least five years in prison.