In mid-March, shortly after his return from Abuja, his last stop on a five-nation African tour, Rex Tillerson learned that US President Donald Trump had dismissed him as secretary of state via Twitter. By Rafiq Raji

Le président burundais Pierre Nkurunziza a procédé à un remaniement ministériel qui a vu notamment le départ de son chef de la diplomatie et le maintien à leurs postes des ministres chargés de superviser le contesté référendum constitutionnel du 17 mai. Par VOA

The leaders of the Commonwealth group of nations on Friday evening decided to hold the next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Rwanda after Malaysia pulled out.  In Medias

L’événement devait être un signe de l'apaisement au Burundi ; mais le sommet du Comesa prévu aujourd’hui a été discrètement reporté. A un mois d’un référendum crucial pour l’avenir du pays, la normalité burundaise n'est-elle que de façade? Par Podcast Exporter

A report on the state of public services in Africa has just been released by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. And its findings are a damning indictment of the failure by the African leadership to deliver on some of the continent’s most pressing areas for development . By Gina Jane-Jere.

Zimbabwe recently awakened to new way of doing business when it hosted the Rwandese delegation that was in the country to teach locals on running efficient governance systems. By Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor

Mokgweetsi Masisi, le nouveau président du Botswana a appelé son homologue congolais Joseph Kabila à ne pas se représenter à la prochaine présidentielle, pour la stabilité de la République démocratique du Congo. In Africanews

« Take care that people feel economically secure and at peace before building a governance system that looks like those of old democracies. » Cameron Commission