Tag Archives: Rwanda

10 August 17

Rwandan refugee kidnapped in Ugandan capital

A Rwandan refugee has been kidnapped in the Uganda capital, Kampala, officials said on Thursday.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

04 July 17

Rwanda: Three presidential candidates disqualified

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

06 June 17

Rwanda increases budget for 2017/18 by 7 pct

Rwanda plans to increase government spending during the 2017/18 fiscal year by seven percent, the country’s finance minister announced on Thursday.

13 May 17

Rwanda: Opposition member ‘assassinated’

A member a banned opposition party in Rwanda has been assassinated, according to party officials.

08 May 17

Rwanda world’s largest producer of vital mineral for electronics

Rwanda is the world’s largest producer of tantalum, an essential mineral for the electronics industries.

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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