Jean Paul Rutagarama is actively involved in the mining industry and has followed in Paul Kagame's footsteps in Maputo, having already signed a partnership in gold refining with Kinshasa, thanks to the Rwandan head of state.
By sending the humanitarian aid organisation The Halo Trust to oversee the management of arms stocks of the Mozambican forces fighting in Cabo Delgado, Washington has entered into a tentative partnership with Maputo on security matters.
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.
While the military relies on equipment provided by Paramount and its sister company Burnham Global to fight Islamist-linked insurgents in Cabo Delgado, the police are continuing a discreet collaboration with the Dyck Advisory Group.