29 November 2017

Africa: Kagame Arrives in Cote d'Ivoire for AU-EU Summit

President Paul Kagame Tuesday night arrived in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire for the 5th African Union-European Union Summit.

On arrival at Félix-Houphouët-Boigny airport, Kagame was received by his host, President Alassane Ouattara, according to the President's Office.

The summit will be held under the theme "Investing in youth for a sustainable future".

Kagame travelled to Côte d'Ivoire on his way from Nairobi, Kenya where he attended the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday.

The meeting in Abidjan comes amid outrage at the incidents of slavery in Libya where African migrants desperate to cross to Europe are trapped, with individuals being sold for as little as $400, according to media reports.

African migrants also continue to die at sea in large on their way to Europe, where there is growing public discomfort over illegal immigrants.

Rwanda

Karengera On How She Became a Global Makeup Artist

Laura Isimbi Karengera describes makeup as "an art form like any other". Read more »

Copyright © 2017 The New Times. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.