Kagame's spy chief Karake under arrest

 

Rwandan President Paul Kagame's intelligence chief, Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, has been arrested with a European Arrest Warrant based on a Spanish indictment charging him with genocide, the massacre of Hutu civilians in Rwanda.
 

The voice of reason regarding Burundi


Dr. Charles Kambanda's essay, which was first posted to the Facebook forum Friends of Reason, brought reason to the discussion of presidential term limits in Burundi, which had been overwhelmed by propaganda and fearmongering about the renewal of ethnic violence between Hutus and Tutsis in the tiny East African nation. 
 

The US in African elections


Ami Omara Otunnu told KPFA that no country in Africa can afford to undermine US interests, but that the US therefore has the power to demand free and fair elections in Africa.
 

Would Hillary Clinton change new US policy on Rwanda?



The new US policy toward Rwanda, opposing constitutional change to allow President Paul Kagame to stay in power, has garnered wide attention. Friends of the Congo's Maurice Carney warns that it might well changed if Hillary Clinton becomes the next US president. 
 

Western power and press versus Burundi's President Nkurunziza



Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza
Should incumbent Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza be allowed to run for election again?  Most Western powers and Western press say no. 

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