Rwandan opposition activist killed in Cape City theft

Quite a lot of Rwandan politicians have been attacked in SA.

Gen Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, who was Rwanda’s ambassador to India till February 2010, was shot outdoors the driveway of his dwelling in Johannesburg in June 2010.

Nyamwasa fled to SA after falling out with Rwandan president Paul Kagame.

In 2014, 4 males who have been concerned in his assault have been sentenced by the Kagiso regional court docket to an efficient jail time period of eight years every.

Nyamwasa has maintained orders to kill him got here from the very best workplace in Rwanda. He had additionally claimed the Rwandan authorities assassinated former intelligence chief Patrick Karegeya and boasted about it.

Karegeya, one of many Rwanda Nationwide Congress’ founders, was strangled in his room on the Michelangelo Resort in Sandton, Gauteng, on December 31 2013.

He was near Kagame for a very long time earlier than he went into exile in 2007.

In April 2019, the Randburg Justice of the Peace’s court docket referred the case again to the Nationwide Prosecuting Authority (NPA) after a discovering by the presiding officer that there was proof of identifiable individuals who have been accountable for Karegeya’s loss of life.

In September 2019, the NPA issued a warrant of arrest for 2 of the 4 alleged murderers of Karegeya.