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The African Development Bank Appoints Ms. Aissa Touré, Country Manager, Rwanda

The African Development Bank Appoints Ms. Aissa Touré, Country Manager, Rwanda

The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Aissa Touré as Country Manager for Rwanda. An economist and development expert, Aissa Touré, the Country Manager designated[Read More…]

by December 18, 2020 0 comments Business, Politics
International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals May Conclude Most Cases by May 2021, Its President Tells Security Council

International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals May Conclude Most Cases by May 2021, Its President Tells Security Council

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals — the judicial body that took over the remaining work of the two dedicated tribunals for war crimes committed in Rwanda and the[Read More…]

by December 16, 2020 0 comments Lifestyle, Politics
Congo President Tshisekedi says most lawmakers back his vision

Congo President Tshisekedi says most lawmakers back his vision

Congo President Felix Tshisekedi said on Monday he believed he had the cross-party support needed to push through his plans for a new government, after ending an awkward coalition with[Read More…]

by December 15, 2020 0 comments Politics
Belgium to return slain DR Congo leader’s tooth by June

Belgium to return slain DR Congo leader’s tooth by June

Belgium will return a tooth taken from the remains of assassinated Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba to his family by the end of June, President Felix Tshisekedi said Monday. The[Read More…]

by December 15, 2020 0 comments Politics
ICC to rule in war crimes appeal by ex-Congolese VP

ICC to rule in war crimes appeal by ex-Congolese VP

International judges will Friday hand down a verdict in the appeal of disgraced former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba, fighting his conviction for war crimes and an 18-year jail term. Bemba,[Read More…]

by June 6, 2018 0 comments Politics
Russia Discusses Supplying Air Defense Systems to Rwanda – Foreign Minister

Russia Discusses Supplying Air Defense Systems to Rwanda – Foreign Minister

Russia and Rwanda are discussing possible supplies of Russian air defense systems to the African nation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday. “We have good cooperation in the area of military[Read More…]

by June 3, 2018 0 comments Politics
Angola Confirms Interest in La Francophonie

Angola Confirms Interest in La Francophonie

Toulouse — Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto confirmed Tuesday, in Castelnaudary, near Toulouse, that Angola is interested in joining the International Organization of La Francophonie as an observer. On the basis[Read More…]

by May 30, 2018 0 comments Politics
14 countries cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan due to China pressure in 18 years

14 countries cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan due to China pressure in 18 years

Within one month, Taiwan loses diplomatic allies the Dominican Republic and Burkina Faso TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the past 18 years, Taiwan has lost a total of 14 diplomatic allies due[Read More…]

by May 28, 2018 0 comments Politics
DRC swipes at Macron after talks with African Union leader

DRC swipes at Macron after talks with African Union leader

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reacted angrily on Monday after French President Emmanuel Macron met the head of the African Union, apparently suspecting closed-door dealings on the crisis-riddled country’s[Read More…]

by May 28, 2018 0 comments Politics
Poland and Rwanda should move their embassies to Jerusalem

Poland and Rwanda should move their embassies to Jerusalem

Being at the opening of the American embassy in Jerusalem was a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness history. It was moving beyond words. I could scarcely believe my[Read More…]

by May 28, 2018 0 comments Politics