South Africa is working towards allowing all African citizens to enter the country without visas – but at first “trusted travellers” like diplomats, officials, academics, business people and students will be the only ones to benefit.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame has confirmed that he will seek re-election for a third term in 2017.
Rwandans have voted overwhelmingly to allow President Paul Kagame to extend his term in office, initial referendum results show.
Parliamentarians in Rwanda have voted to support a change to the constitution that would allow President Paul Kagame to stand for a third term in 2017.
In a week dominated by events in Libya where Muammar Gaddafi is losing his 42-year-old grip on the levers of power, it is pertinent that we consider the implications for the African continent and its people.