President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa said: “These are acts of criminality. When we were involved in our struggle we said the South Africa that we are fighting for is the South Africa which will regard everyone who lives in South Africa on the basis of equality, respect for human rights. “They can never be targeted on intentional basis as people who must either be attacked or killed.”
Chinese government sees special significance in a Beijing summit with African leaders set for September alongside the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. If China can bring the last holdout, Swaziland — recently renamed eSwatini — into its corner, it will go into the meeting having diplomatically conquered the continent, so to speak.
While Abiy Ahmed’s rise to power has led to a dramatic decrease in protests, critics say what he has done so far is simply “putting out fires.” Abiy Ahmed has been called “Prime Minister Bolt” for the sprinter-like pace of reforms Some Ethiopians say it’s hardly possible to comprehend a single day’s events.