A well-known critic of President Paul Kagame, Rusesabagina had been living outside Rwanda since 1996 and police did not say where he was apprehended.
Joe Biden's potential running mate worked as a private consultant for foreign governments in 2001-2. It's not clear who her clients were.
Elections in Rwanda and Kenya yield mixed results. In South Africa, cronyism wins the day.
Rwanda's president said the meeting was "an act of courage" and is the start of a "new chapter."
Perhaps of greatest significance to a nation bloodied by its recent past, Kagame has achieved a model of post-conflict justice
Congo filed a complaint against Uganda at the International Court of Justice (ICJ); the court in 2005 ruled in Congo's favor
In one of the most contentious elections in Tanzania's post-colonial history, John Pombe Magufuli was elected as the nation's fifth president in October 2015.
Let us remind ourselves that we are Africa, the continent is in our hands, nobody will fix it or blow our trumpet without a set agenda. We must wake up and raise the consciousness of our people by working together with a clear malleable manifesto that will help every single countries. We can do this!
Rwandan President Paul Kagame New Year's Eve announcement that he will run for a third term as president came as no surprise to most observers of the tiny central African country.
This year, like 2015, promises to be yet another busy year in Africa's electoral democracy stakes. More than a third of the continent's 54 countries will conduct polls.