Rwandan president Paul Kagame has secured a third term in power after a landslide victory in the country’s 2017 presidential poll.
Polls have closed in Rwanda’s presidential election with Paul Kagame widely expected to secure a third term in power.
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”.
Rwanda’s electoral commission has disqualified three candidates for next month’s presidential 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
Rwandan president Paul Kagame has assured foreign diplomats that this year’s elections will be peaceful and transparent.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has criticised the East African Community (EAC) over “careless spending” and labelled the bloc “too expensive”.
Paul Kagame will run for a third term as president of Rwanda in 2017 – that much we know. His decision was announced shortly after a national referendum, where 98 percent of voters approved constitutional changes that would allow him