The body of Patrick Karegeya, the former head of Rwanda’s military intelligence and a critic of President Paul Kagame, was recently found in a hotel room in Johannesburg. It appears that he may have been strangled to death. Brian Endless, director of African Studies at Loyola University and a senior adviser to the Hotel Rwanda Rusesabagina Foundation, believes this could be a politically motivated assassination. He tells us why.
Photo: The Michelangelo Towers hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Rwanda’s former spy chief Patrick Karegeya was found dead, possibly strangled, in his room at the hotel, police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)