Paul Kagame

Tensions loom over the Great Lakes region

President Félix Tshisekedi should abandon plans to invite neighbouring militaries into the eastern DRC

Amended Refugee Act restricts fundamental rights

Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi has defended the new amendments to the Refugees Act that came into effect at the...

Feud between Kagame, Museveni takes toll

The distrust between the presidents has burst into the open in recent months, with the pair trading accusations of harmful nature against each other

New look, old ways? Benin’s leader and the authoritarian past

Elected in 2016 by defeating the preferred successor of Thomas Boni Yayi, Patrice Talon won the top job without a traditional political power base

The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer

This new framework can be used to resolve past violent conflicts as well as to sustain peace and development in Africa

It’s time for a reckoning for Kagame and his estern cheerleaders

As we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, we cannot keep excusing the crimes of Rwanda’s current government

Kagame’s AU reforms will struggle to survive without him

Will Paul Kagame be able to sustain the momentum and ensure the implementation of his continental plans?

SADC, learn from Algeria how to bring peace and stability

Algeria places a particular premium on the policy of deradicalisation by quelling violent extremism

No, Africa doesn’t need more strongmen

The evidence is conclusive: over and over again, democrats trump dictators

In Tito’s Rwanda: Beneath the surface

Zukiswa Wanner explores Rwanda's ongoing attempts toward equal dignity.

AU weathers Kagame whirlwind

Rwanda’s president put everything into reforming the organisation, with mixed results

Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019

International Crisis Group lists seven particularly pressing crises the regional organisation should focus on in 2019

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Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killings of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appear to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

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Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

South Africa to be almost R 14-billion wealthier when SAB Zenzele BB-BBEE scheme winds down in April 2020

It’s the biggest BB-BEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history, with a new scheme to be launched

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Introducing the Samsung Galaxy S20: Change the way you experience the world

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series features unprecedented AI camera technologies built for the future of communications

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.