The European Union (EU) has just approved a €20m support plan for Kigali.
On 21 April, the European Union adopted an assistance measure to provide the African Union with €600m in aid over three years. A €170m package has already been set aside for 2022. The package should be put towards the fight against Boko Haram and the AU mission in Somalia but leaves out the G5 Sahel.
Porté par le haut représentant de l'Union européenne pour les affaires étrangères, Josep Borrell, depuis le mois de mars, le projet de déploiement d'une mission de formation militaire des Forces armées de la République démocratique du Congo (FARDC) a été suspendu par Bruxelles depuis cet automne.
From Bangui to Maputo, Paul Kagame has turned Rwanda's armed forces into a powerful tool of his African diplomacy, wielded adeptly by his army commander Jean-Bosco Kazura and his police chief Dan Munyuza.
Since arriving in power in 2015, President Filipe Nyusi has little by little restructured his diplomatic corps, which serves as a vital tool for conveying to the international community justification for the army's lack of results in the conflict-hit region of Cabo Delgado.
The SADC member countries fighting terrorist groups in Cabo Delgado province have each taken on a different role in the operation. Angola has been tasked with delivering equipment to the troops on the ground.
Defence companies Aselsan, Havelsan, Otokar and STM woo Rwandan military officials as part of Turkey's plan to become more influential in the Land of a Thousand Hills.
The Rwandan soldiers deployed to Cabo Delgado have already fired shots at the Islamist-linked group whose actions forced TotalEnergies to bring the construction of its gas liquefaction facility to a standstill.
The Rwandan army's mission in Cabo Delgado in northern Mozambique, which had been shrouded in mystery and which went on for longer than expected, ended on 8 July. The 30 soldiers sent there on reconnaissance have retreated to Nacala for a few days.
Rwandan army officers have made a number of trips to the northern Mozambican gas-producing province. They are looking into how they might intervene against the violent armed groups operating there.