Although the lawsuit focused on irregularities in contracting with an independent agency, its purpose was to prevent a study showing an improvement in the human rights situation in Eritrea, in preparation for the deportation of illegal migrants.
Diplomatic sources said there was significant Arab pressure on African states not to strengthen ties with Israel.
The Togolese president wrote in the guest book at the prime minister’s residence: “I am dreaming of Israel’s return to Africa and Africa’s return to Israel.”
"Rwanda is open for business and we look forward to welcoming private sector delegations from Israel even more frequently in the future."
Prime Minister Netanyahu met with President Kagame last July in Kigali, Rwanda when he visited East Africa.
New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English sent a letter with an apology to his Israeli counterpart, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after the two men spoke earlier this week.
"In bilateral relations they will be with Israel, but when it comes to multilateral relations they need to be okay with everyone."
'Africa and Israel share a natural affinity. We have, in many ways, similar histories. '
Prime Minister Netanyahu urged his hosts that bilateral relations need to be expressed in international forums, where African states have not usually sided with Israel.
This visit to west Africa follows Prime Minister Netanyahu's successful visit to east Africa last year.
'We wanted the place to look relaxing and modern.'
The ban includes liquids and all electronics except mobile phones and medical devices needed during the flight.
Italian Foreign Minister Alfano emphasized his obligation to defend the Italian Jewish community against incidents of anti-Semitism.
'In seizing the future, Israel is coming back to Africa in more than a verbal way,' Netanyahu promised.
Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky is spending this week meeting with Jews and non-Jews in Africa.
Prime Minister Netanyahu underscored the warm relations and long history Israel has with Togo when he met with Foreign Minister Dussey in Jerusalem.
'Please be aware that any engagement on your part ... may be detrimental to the community's interest given the sensitive nature of this matter at this time.'
'The only difference [between the Jewish Holocaust and our own] is that the Jews are white and we are black,' said Herero chief Sam Kambazembi.
Israel has cut its assistance to Angola in retaliation for that country's vote in favor of the anti-Israel resolution at the UNSC.
PM Netanyahu orders two ambassadors home for "consultations" and an end to aid programs for one of the sponsors of anti-Israel UN Resolution 2334. That's for starters.
A project of the Jewish Agency for Israel, Project TEN, aims to help children in Uganda.
Thousands of Israeli Ethiopians marked the Day of Sigd in Jerusalem this week. It's an echo of the First Temple era.
A Somali-born terrorist inspired by ISIS injured 11 people in Ohio but officials still don't know why he attacked his own school.
The terrorist who carried out a Middle Eastern-style ram-and-stab attack at Ohio State University was a Somali Muslim immigrant teen who had lived in Pakistan.
Egypt has extended protection to an Israeli football coach for Ghana, after receiving threats on his life from Egyptian "fans."