Tag Archives: Paul Kagame

19 April 18

Ugandan constitutional coup: a regrettable sign of the times

The coming weeks could represent a make-or-break moment for Uganda’s long-suffering political opposition – and for the political integrity of Africa as a whole. The country’s court is due to review a legal challenge to a recent amendment of the
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17 March 18

Rwanda bans mosques from using loudspeakers in Kigali

Mosques in the Rwandan capital of Kigali have been banned from using loudspeakers during calls to prayer.

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29 January 18

Kagame takes AU chair, launches single air market

Rwanda President Paul Kagame began his tenure as the African Union Chairperson on Sunday, announcing the launch of a Single African Air Transport (SAATM).

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06 October 17

Rwanda: Diane Rwigara to face trial on Friday

Female opposition candidate and women’s rights activist Diane Rwigara will appear in court on Friday to face charges of inciting insurrection and forgery.

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24 September 17

Rwanda: Kagame offers insights into the economic success of his regime

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has shared insights into the economic success of his regime during an event discussing Africa-US trade relations.

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07 August 17

Rwanda: Paul Kagame wins landslide election victory

Rwandan president Paul Kagame has secured a third term in power after a landslide victory in the country’s 2017 presidential poll.

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28 July 17

Rwanda polls close, Kagame victory expected

Polls have closed in Rwanda’s presidential election with Paul Kagame widely expected to secure a third term in power.

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09 July 17

Amnesty: ‘Climate of fear’ ahead of Rwanda election

Amnesty International has warned next month’s election in Rwanda will be held under a “climate of fear”, following “two decades of attacks on the political opposition, independent media and human rights defenders”.

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04 July 17

Rwanda: Three presidential candidates disqualified

Rwanda’s electoral commission has disqualified three candidates for next month’s presidential election.

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07 May 17

Rwanda: As candidates step up, could Paul Kagame possibly lose this year’s election?

The notion that Paul Kagame could lose this year’s presidential election seems almost laughable. This is the man who won his last outing with 93% of the votes and last year saw his country vote 98% in favour of constitutional
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