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UK withholds £21m Rwanda aid

International Development Secretary Justine Greening said that the UK was withholding £21 million of aid due to be paid to Rwanda next month.

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Britain stops aid to Rwanda, cancelling £21 million

Britain has cancelled £21 million of aid to Rwanda, due to President Paul Kagame's support for rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Traditionally Rwanda has had close ties with Downing Street, but the decision comes after the United Nations asserted that Rwanda were helping fund the "M23" insurgents who have captured the city of Goma.

ITV News Africa Correspondent Rohit Kachroo reports:

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