Tag Archives: Rwanda election 2017

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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27 September 17

Rwanda: Diane Rwigara charged with treason

Opposition leader and female rights activist Diane Rwigara has been charged with treason in Rwanda.

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12 September 17

Rwanda: Diane Rwigara targeted in forgery and tax evasion case

Rwandan women’s rights activist and opposition figure Diane Rwigara is locked in a legal battle with authorities over allegations of forgery and tax evasion.

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16 August 17

Is the world turning its back on Rwanda yet again?

More than 20 years after the world ignored the horrors of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, Paul Kagame has been re-elected as the country’s leader with a 99% majority win. And why not? Kagame is widely credited as the man who steered
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09 August 17

Rwanda: US ‘disturbed by irregularities’ in Kagame election win

The US says it is disturbed by “irregularities” in Rwanda’s presidential election last week.

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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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