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Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda

Commonwealth summit opens in Rwanda amid feuds over leadership, refugees

Political leaders from across the English-speaking world gather in Kigali this week for the first time since the pandemic to try to forge a common ... path forward. Instead of a show of unity, however, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) is marked by a power struggle over who should lead the 54-member group and a global outcry over the British government's policy of deporting refugees to Rwanda.

Kenyan Deputy President Ruto campaign rally in Nairobi

Kenya 2022: Will Ruto weather the storm for voter-rich Mount Kenya?

Deputy President William Ruto is now facing rebellion from his Kenya Kwanza Alliance parties in the voter-rich Mount Kenya region over the blocking ... of candidates who are running for the parliament, senate and governor seats because they are not directly from his United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party. At the centre of the problem is Ruto’s running mate Rigathi Gachagua, whom many are referring to as a ‘dictator’.