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Rwandan President Paul Kagame was the surprise guest at ceremonies in DRC on Friday to honour deceased opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi hosted by his son Felix, the country's president.
Nearly six years after the African Union shut it out in the cold, Egypt will take the organisation's helm - and strengthening multilateral powers is unlikely to be on the agenda.
Rwanda's government has withdrawn an appeal against the acquittal of dissident politician Diane Rwigara, who was tried on charges of inciting insurrection and forgery, prosecutors say.
Rwanda's chief prosecutor has said he would appeal after dissident politician Diane Rwigara was acquitted in a high-profile trial.
Rwanda's high court has acquitted the country's highest-profile opposition figure, Diane Rwigara, of all charges against her, with the judge saying the prosecution failed to provide evidence of insurrection and forgery.
President Paul Kagame has insisted that Rwanda's courts will operate freely in the case of leading dissident politician Diane Rwigara, as prosecutors push for her to face 22 years in jail.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged companies to take a closer look at Africa's "huge" economic opportunities, as Germany hopes that development of the continent will help curb illegal migration to Europe.
One of Rwanda's most prominent opposition leaders has walked free after the government approved the early release of more than 2 100 prisoners with little explanation.
Rwanda's ruling party has been set to win three-quarters of directly elected parliamentary seats in this week's poll, provisional results have shown.
Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially been sworn-in as the president of Zimbabwe following a bitterly disputed election. See some of the pictures from his colourful inauguration in Harare over the weekend.
A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions has pleaded guilty to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working with foreign governments against Kigali.
President Cyril Ramaphosa commands respect as a leader, but SA has its work cut out to impress investors, says Solly Moeng.
At least two Rwandan soldiers in an attack by rebels who had crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Paul Kagame has said.
South Africa remains committed to normalising diplomatic relations with Rwanda, but insulting Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu isn't helping the cause as it only serves as a distraction, says Sisulu's spokesperson.
African Union leaders have agreed on reforms to reduce donor dependence, and police are on high alert as armed gangs are reportedly 'terrorising' Zimbabwean cities.
Rwanda is "like a prison" with Paul Kagame its imperious warden, according to Diane Rwigara, a young politician who sought to challenge for the presidency and whose treason trial begins on Wednesday.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame has carried out a major ministerial reshuffle following the voluntary departure of foreign minister Louise Mushikiwabo, notably removing his influential defence minister from the post.
The family of 60-year-old Leon Orsmond, who went missing in February, are losing hope of ever seeing him again.
Rwandans have voted in parliamentary elections that are expected to shore up the power of President Paul Kagame's ruling party a year after he was re-elected with 98% of the vote.
German carmaker Volkswagen has opened the first car assembly plant in Rwanda's capital in a milestone for the east African country that is trying to cut back on used car imports from Asia.
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