The Department of International Relations and Coperation has confirmed it has received official communication from Rwandan government that its president will no longer be attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa meeting in Cape Town.
The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed a pact on Wednesday in Angola’s capital aimed at ending a long-running rivalry that has resulted in their busiest border crossing being closed for six months.
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.