'Prostitute' Insult Puts South Africa, Rwanda Relations on Ice
The South African government has suspended the normalisation of relations with Rwanda following the publication of a now-deleted story by Rushyashya which insulted South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu by calling her a "prostitute". She was also slammed on Twitter by Rwandan Deputy Foreign Minister Olivier Nduhungirehe who described her as a "convicted criminal" who is "leading a subversive movement".
News24Wire, 11 December 2018
South Africa remains committed to normalising diplomatic relations with Rwanda, but insulting Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu isn't helping the… Read more »
Daily Maverick, 10 December 2018
Pretoria has officially protested to Kigali and recalled its envoy from Rwanda for consultations. Read more »
From left to right: South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu, President Cyril Ramaphosa, President Paul Kagame and former minister of foreign affairs and cooperation in Rwanda, Louise Mushikiwabo at the State house in Kiigali (file photo).
ISS, 8 November 2018
After an almost five-year delay, the Randburg Magistrate's Court in Johannesburg last week finally launched an inquest into the murder of Rwandan President Paul Kagame's former… Read more »