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Zuma Defends Fugitive Rwandan Officers Kayumba Nyamwasa and Karegeya

Jacob Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma has defended his country over hosting two army officers from Rwanda, Lt general Kayumba Nyamwasa and colonel Karegeya, who are against Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and who have taken refuge in South Africa

President Zuma who was addressing a press conference on Friday just before ending his three day state visit to Uganda said, “You know there are international laws that govern those who seek refugee in other countries. One of the two officers has already been granted a refugee status. Another one has applied but not yet been granted the status.

South Africa, according to Jacob Zuma, has not yet received an official complaint from the government of Rwanda about the two wanted persons. He however said that if Rwanda complains, the South African government will discuss the issue.

March 27, 2010   1 Comment