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Finance Minister Mboweni appointed to AU Peace Fund board of trustees

PRETORIA, November 18 – Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has been appointed a member of the board of trustees of the African Union (AU) Peace Fund, which will finance mediation and preventive diplomacy activities, institutional capacity requirements, and peace support operations, the ministry said on Sunday. “The appointment of the trustees of the AU’s Peace Fund […]

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Kagame critic refused bail

JOHANNESBURG, October 24 – Diane Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame who was arrested on charges including inciting insurrection against the state, has been refused bail, Kenya’s Daily Nation reported on Tuesday. The Rwandan court on Monday refused to grant Rwigara, who has been in custody since her arrest on September 22. […]