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Empowering the African Union

Fatigue in the global multilateral order is a moment of peril, but also a golden opportunity for Africans COMMENT | Donald P. Kaberuka | When the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) was founded in 1963, Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, the bloc’s first president, issued a clarion call: “What we …

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Kagame is new head of the EAC summit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After several postponements, Presidents of the East African Community (EAC) met in the Tanzanian city of Arusha on Feb.01. The summit which has aborted twice – first on Nov. 30 when Burundi pulled out forcing its cancellation and Dec.27 when the meeting didn’t happen …

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Regional leaders head to Addis to discuss DRC situation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  African Regional leaders will meet in Addis Ababa tomorrow to help chat a way forward for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The meetings will start with a Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika Summit, that will be followed by a consultative meeting between …

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Two Rwandan soldiers killed by rebels on DR Congo border

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP |  At least two Rwandan soldiers in an attack by rebels who had crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Paul Kagame said on Friday. The Rwandan army blamed the December 9 assault in the country’s restive east on Hutu rebel group, the …

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RWANDA: Kagame shuffles cabinet

Urges new team to transform Rwanda and citizens Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & AGENCIES | Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Oct.19 swore in six new ministers appointed in a major cabinet reshuffle. The new ministers are Minister of Defence, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Minister of Trade and …

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RWANDA: Kagame reshuffles team after losing foreign minister

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP |  Rwandan President Paul Kagame carried out a major ministerial reshuffle on Thursday, following the voluntary departure of foreign minister Louise Mushikiwabo, notably removing his influential defence minister from the post. The resignation of Mushikiwabo, who was last week chosen to head the world organisation of French-speaking …

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