Claude Gatebuke speaks on Kagame, Burundi and more

by The People’s Minister of Information JR Valrey

Claude Gatebuke leads a protest against an appearance by Rwandan President Paul Kagame at Carnegie Mellon University on Sept. 16, 2011. He is being interviewed by WTAE TV-Pittsburgh.
Claude Gatebuke leads a protest against an appearance by Rwandan President Paul Kagame at Carnegie Mellon University on Sept. 16, 2011. He is being interviewed by WTAE TV-Pittsburgh.

The Block Report speaks with our correspondent Claude Gatebuke, also of the African Great Lakes Action Network, about the politics in the African Great Lakes region. We discuss Rwandan President Kagame attempting to extend his reign for a total of 40 years, Rwanda working for Western powers, tension between Burundi and Rwanda, political prisoner Victoire Ingabire, the role Tanzania has played as a stabilizing factor and more. Tune in for more at BlockReportRadio.com.

The People’s Minister of Information JR Valrey is associate editor of the Bay View, author of “Block Reportin’” and “Unfinished Business: Block Reportin’ 2” and filmmaker of “Operation Small Axe” and “Block Reportin’ 101,” available, along with many more interviews, at www.blockreportradio.com. He can be reached at blockreportradio@gmail.com.