Rwanda agrees to take in African refugees stuck in Libya
Rwanda agreed Tuesday to take in hundreds and potentially thousands of African refugees and asylum-seekers stranded in Libya, a deal the African Union hopes to replicate with other member states.
South Africa issues arrest warrant for suspected killers of Rwandan ex-spy
South African authorities have issued an arrest warrant for two of the four alleged murderers of an exiled Rwandan ex-spy and critic of President Paul Kagame who was killed in a Johannesburg hotel in 2014, the family lawyer said Monday.
Kagame’s stance on corruption - Part 2
We have to set our sights high. It is not enough to “fight corruption”, just as merely “fighting poverty” is too small an ambition for Africa.
Nigeria must learn from Rwandan genocide, says Gambari
To save the country from going the way of Rwanda in 1990s, Nigerians must deliberately avoid hate speech, Ibrahim Gambari, a professor of Political...
Buhari says Africa has lost over $1trillion to corruption
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the African continent has lost over one trillion dollars to corruption over the last 50 years. Buhari said this on Tuesday in Abuja at the one-day National Democracy Day Anti-corruption Summit organised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to Buhari, the recent habit of subverting…
Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll
The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived. That harmony evaporated in February when Rwanda abruptly closed the crossing, with queues of cargo trucks and thronging merchants turned back as soldiers from both armies marshalled along…
How Africa can quell next disease outbreaks
African and global health experts and policymakers, last month, gathered in Addis Ababa to discuss how to enable national public-health institutions (NPHIs) to keep emerging and re-emerging infectious disease in check. At the top of the agenda was empowering local leadership to act fast. Africa’s population is expected to double from 1.2 billion now to…
Kagame, business leaders mull digitised African economy
The Africa CEO Forum began in Kigali, Rwanda yesterday with a dialogue on the deployment of digital technology to catalyse economic prosperity on the continent.
Kagame vs Adedeji: Debating The African Free Trade Area
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was launched by the African Union (AU) in March 2018 under the chairmanship of Rwanda’s Paul Kagame...