African heads of state have agreed to make reforms in the leadership of the African Union (AU) Commission and other institutions within the AU. President Cyril Ramaphosa left Addis Ababa on Saturday night and headed back to South Africa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has led the South African delegation to the 11th Extraordinary Summit set for the 17th and 18th. The summit will discuss how to reform the African Union and make it more efficient by adopting fewer priorities.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame carried out a major ministerial reshuffle on Thursday
Diane Rwigara had planned to run against Kagame in an August election but her candidacy was blocked by the electoral board on the grounds that she had not submitted enough supporters’ signatures.
Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire was unexpectedly freed from jail on Saturday after President Paul Kagame permitted her early release, alongside two thousand other prisoners.