Interpol summit opens in Kigali

Nearly 300 delegates from across the continent and beyond have arrived in Kigali ahead of 24th Interpol African Regional conference.

The three-day meeting aims at discussing joint strategies to address continental shared security concerns and will also attract police cooperation bodies.

The African Regional Conference takes place every two years in order to assess the state of police cooperation and the fight against transnational crime.

The main objective of the summit is  tto discuss specific crime-related problems from across Africa.

However, on the sidelines of the Conference, Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB), Interpol, Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (EAPCCO) Secretariat, and regional partners such as the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), EU funded projects on regional law enforcement for Greater Horn of Africa are holding a Table Top Exercise (TTX) and Cyber Tracks II from February 3-7.

The TTX will equip participants with relevant skills in countering cyber enabled crimes.