[ISS] Despite the efforts that had gone into the African Union (AU) reforms, ‘The pace at which we’re doing things is not sufficient,’ AU Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat told the media at the end of the 11th extraordinary summit on 18 November.
[News24Wire] South Africa remains committed to normalising diplomatic relations with Rwanda, but insulting Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu isn’t helping the cause as it only serves as a distraction.
[ISS] After an almost five-year delay, the Randburg Magistrate’s Court in Johannesburg last week finally launched an inquest into the murder of Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s former spymaster Colonel Patrick Karegeya.
[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said that addressing leadership inequalities, mainly through having more women in leadership positions could be critical in addressing corruption.
[Deutsche Welle] In a surprise move, 2,140 prisoners including opposition leader Victoire Ingabire and musician Kizito Mihigo, have been released from jail.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Friday exercised his prerogative of mercy to grant early release to over 2,000 inmates convicted for various crimes.
[New Times] Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi arrived at Kanombe International Airport this afternoon beginning his three day state visit.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that during his tenure as Chairperson of the African Union, among the action items he will seek to advance include gender inclusion and equity at the Union.
[Daily News] TANZANIA and Rwanda have agreed to construct a Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) network connecting Isaka in Shinyanga to Kigali, with the key goal of linking the landlocked country to the port of Dar es Salaam.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Saturday appointed four more senior leaders in various positions including permanent secretaries and heads of institutions.