President Paul Kagame is in South Africa where he joined other African and world leaders at the ongoing BRICS Leaders’ Summit.
A state house press statement said that President Kagame, in his capacity as the Chairperson of the African Union, “will deliver remarks at BRICS Africa Outreach Session and attend a Business Networking Lunch hosted by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.”
President Kagame arrives in South Africa to participate at the BRICS Leaders' Summit tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/ocPZsDPCLr
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BRICS is an acronym for the grouping of the world’s leading emerging economies, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
This year’s Summit is attended by President Michel Temer of Brazil, President Vladimir Putin of Russia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, President Xi Jinping of China and host President Cyril Ramaphosa amongst others.
Convened annually, the Summit discusses spheres of political and socio-economic matters in which member countries have identified viable business opportunities, economic complementarities, and areas of cooperation.