S.Africa, Rwanda agree to resolve diplomatic row

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame/FILE JOHANNESBURG, Mar 26 – Pretoria and Kigali have agreed to resolve a furious diplomatic row sparked by attacks on Rwandan dissidents exiled in Johannesburg, South African President Jacob Zuma said Wednesday.   Speaking after meeting Tuesday in the Angolan capital Luanda with his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame, Zuma told public broadcaster SABC that the two leaders had “agreed to share some detailed information and deal with the issues”.The presence of many Rwandan dissidents in South Africa has long been a bone of contention between the two…

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KAGAME’S DIPLOMACY IS BROKEN: HOW TO RE-INVENT IT

Theogene Rudasingwa, Rwandan National CongressBy Theogene Rudasingwa

A couple of weeks ago President Museveni of Uganda , his wife and child visited Rwanda, and was warmly received by his counterpart, President Kagame. A few weeks before then President Kagame’s wife had visited the Museveni family in Uganda. During the four-day state visit, Museveni and Kagame put on their best appearances, said the right things, participated in community work, dined together and told Rwandans and Ugandans that all is good. Shortly after the Rwanda visit, President Museveni visited South Africa for talks with President Jacob Zuma. A few weeks from now, on September 12, 2011, President Kagame will be a guest to President Sarkozy in Paris, France.

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