Mushikiwabo

Mushikiwabo unveils her Francophonie manifesto

Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo has unveiled her manifesto for the Francophonie grouping, which she promises to implement once elected the secretary-general of the organisation. In a lengthy statement posted on her website, Mushikiwabo outlines four pillars of her...

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 2:09am

Rwanda’s Francofolly?

French philosopher, Michel Foucault, inverted the Clausewitzian saying that ‘war is politics by other means’, arguing that the German philosopher, Carl von Clausewitz’s famous treatise was in fact inverted from an older, original discourse, namely: ‘politics is war by other...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:26am

Foreign Minister Mushikiwabo submits candidature for top Francophonie job

Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo on Wednesday officially submitted her candidature for the position of Secretary General of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF). The body, to which Rwanda subscribes, brings together French-speaking countries across the...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 6:32am

Mushikiwabo chairs AU Council meetings in Mauritania

Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and EAC minister, Louise Mushikiwabo, on Thursday and Friday chaired the 33rd ordinary session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU). The Executive Council is composed of ministers of foreign affairs of the African Union or other ministers...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 12:24pm