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A Statement On Rwanda By UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State For Africa – (Foreign, Commonwealth And Development Office), James Philip Duddridge.

The UK Government is aware that Idamange Yvonne was arrested on 15 February and remains in detention in Rwanda. We are monitoring her case closely, including observing proceedings at her court hearings. We are also aware of reports of the disappearance of Innocent Bahati, who remains missing, in February. Through …

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Exiled Rwandan opposition politician shot dead in Cape Town

Exiled Rwandan opposition politician shot dead in Cape Town By: Guardian Staff and agencies in Johannesburg. Rwanda National Congress describes shooting of Seif Bamporiki as an ‘assassination’ A Rwandan opposition figure exiled in South Africa has been shot dead in Cape Town in what his party described as an “assassination”. Seif Bamporiki, …

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France arrests former DRC rebel leader for role in ‘crimes against humanity’

By: AFP in Paris French anti-terror prosecutors have announced the arrest of the former head of a rebel group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on charges of “complicity in crimes against humanity”. Roger Lumbala, 62, is a former opposition lawmaker who led the RCD-N party, an armed group suspected by …

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DR Congo parliament ousts pro-Kabila speaker, confirming power shift

By: Reuters The Democratic Republic of Congo’s lower house of Parliament voted on Thursday to remove its speaker, handing President Felix Tshisekedi a major victory in his power struggle with predecessor Joseph Kabila. The vote was a show of strength by Tshisekedi’s allies, who might have enough support to form a new …

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Somalia Expels Kenyan Ambassador, Lt. General (Rtd) Lucas Tumbo Over Interference In Somalia’s Internal Political Affaires.

By: Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somalia expelled Kenya’s ambassador and recalled its own envoy from Nairobi after accusing its neighbour of interfering in the electoral process in Jubbaland, one of Somalia’s five semi-autonomous states. Relations between the countries have been tense over the ownership of potential oil and gas …

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