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.
Rwanda plans to increase government spending during the 2017/18 fiscal year by seven percent, the country’s finance minister announced on Thursday.
A member a banned opposition party in Rwanda has been assassinated, according to party officials.
Rwanda is the world’s largest producer of tantalum, an essential mineral for the electronics industries.
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
Ethiopia and Rwanda have set out a number of additional cooperation agreements at a meeting in Kigali on Tuesday.
Many Africa watchers might have taken the recent successful ejection of the Gambia’s defeated dictator, Yahya Jammeh, as a sign of hope for the upward swing of democracy in Africa. But despite this morsel of good news, the latest edition