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Rwanda’s envoy to S. Africa Vincent Karega confirmed the death in an e-mail received by The New Times on Monday.

“… After dropping them around 8pm, he was no longer on phone and he did not return home…,” Karega said.

Turatsinze was a Managing Director of the Rwanda Development Bank (BRD) between 2005 -2007.

The motive behind the killing could have been ‘kidnap but no one tried to ask for a ransom until this morning [yesterday] when his body was discovered’ tied by ropes and floating in a lake, Ambassador Karega said in the e-mail.

He added that at the time of his death, Turatsinze was an accomplished businessman and a vice Chancellor at a private university in Maputo.

He said the deceased’s car was found parked and intact. “Police reports have not yet been made public,” he said.

nurse geneva;”>illness "sans-serif";”>“The committee recommends that member countries that do not have these legislations in place endeavor to have them enacted as a matter of urgency and that those that have the law in place forward copies of the same to the EAPCCO secretariat, this web ” the resolution that was reached after two-day deliberations at Speke Resort Commonwealth, Munyonyo, Kampala, reads.

The committee was concerned of the rampant threat of maritime piracy off the East African Coastline and urged member countries to establish National Maritime Piracy Task Force.

“We recommend the setting up of a Task Force comprised of members of the Legal Sub-Committee from Djibouti, Kenya, Seychelles, Somalia and Sudan to undertake a legal study and analysis of the initiatives aimed at combating maritime Piracy by IGAD and African Union,” the recommendation reads in part.

Another recommendation reads: Recognizing that the agreements on combating Terrorism, Narcotic, Drugs, Fugitive Extradition and Mutual Cooperation have not been signed and ratified by some member countries;

The members observed that many changes have taken place since the agreements were last drafted and new members have joined EAPCCO since the agreements were last drafted.

The committee recommended that a review, amendment and signing of the agreements for member countries that have not signed.

Member countries that have signed continue the process of ratification and domestication.

The committee recommended that in order to protect the rights of vulnerable persons and that some member countries do not have specific laws and policies to address violence against women and children, they recommended that members should advocacy for their enactment.

They resolved that member countries establish and strengthen Gender departments to address Gender specific needs.

The technical committee recommended that member countries continue to support Somali Police and South Sudan Police Service in capacity development.


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