During Russ Feingold's African press conference to urge military action against the FDLR in eastern Congo, a reporter asked whether he shared South Africa and Tanzania's concern that it has the potential of pulling in the entire region, especially Rwanda and Uganda.
August 16th was the second Anniversary of the Marikana Miners Massacre. A commemoration was held in Marikana, but neither officials of the ruling African National Congress party nor the local government were invited.
Former Rwandan General Kayumba Nyamwasa spoke to KPFA about the assassination of former Rwandan Colonel Patrick Karegeya, who was found strangled in a Johannesburg hotel room on New Year's Day. Karegeya is the latest in a long list of Rwandan President Paul Kagame's political opponents who have been assassinated in exile.