Rwanda has rebuffed international pressure to release Paul Rusesabagina, a man made famous by Hollywood.
The US has become one of Rwanda’s staunchest defenders.
Gabon and Togo’s recent decision to join the Commonwealth seemed like a blow to France – but was it?
Colonisation, genocide and changes in official languages have resulted in the hybridisation of languages. A mix of Kinyarwanda, French and English is dubbed kinyafranglais.
Internal affairs of the bloc may dominate the summit which seeks to address a wide range of international issues.
The global waste trade is a prominent environmental and social justice issue. And while second hand clothing that comes to Africa from the Global North, at a cost, is not technically classified as waste, an alarming percentage of it is completely unusable and goes straight into landfills.
The UK government recently revealed that it will soon send the first group of refugees to Rwanda, where they will remain while their applications are being processed.
The countdown has begun for asylum seekers in the United Kingdom who are destined to be sent to Rwanda, where they will have to remain while their applications are processed.
Summit provides opportunity to showcase modernity of Kigali and government achievements.