Rwanda leader Kagame inaugurated after winning nearly 99% of vote

2017-08-18 14:03

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is being inaugurated after winning re-election with nearly 99% of the vote.

Zuma congratulates Rwanda's Kagame on re-election

2017-08-07 13:42

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Rwandan president-elect Paul Kagame on his recent election victory, after sweeping through the vote last week.

Rwandans fete Kagame's landslide poll win of nearly 99%

2017-08-05 19:03

Rwandans have celebrated the third-term victory of President Paul Kagame who pledged to continue transforming the nation after winning re-election with a record 98.63% of the vote.

Rwanda counts votes as Kagame eyes third-term

2017-08-04 20:21

Rwandan election officials have tallied votes from a presidential poll expected to hand strongman Paul Kagame a massive victory and third term at the helm of the east African nation.

Rwandans vote in presidential election

2017-08-04 09:30

Rwandans are voting in an election that the country's longtime president Paul Kagame is widely expected to win.

In Rwanda, little challenge seen in presidential election

2017-08-02 17:15

In the eyes of some voters Philippe Mpayimana, a fresh-faced former journalist who is running for president of Rwanda, is just a clown.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Kenya, Rwanda

2017-08-01 20:37

Angry war veteran have told Grace Mugabe to discipline her "unruly sons" first to prove that she is indeed the mother of the nation, as she claims, and an official crucial to running Kenya's presidential election has been found tortured and killed.

Ruling party's business arm dominates Rwandan economy

2017-07-30 10:55

Rwanda's ruling party has tightly controlled the political sphere for over two decades, but it is also accused of monopolising the economy via its very own conglomerate: Crystal Ventures.

Rwanda's president already claiming win in August election

2017-07-15 10:00

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is already claiming victory in next month's election, as campaign begins.

Rwanda's Kagame rebukes Western diplomats over elections

2017-07-05 21:30

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda is criticizing diplomats he accuses of meddling in the country's internal affairs


Rwandan refugee in Uganda kidnapped in capital: Officials

2017-08-10 20:21

A Rwandan refugee has been kidnapped by unknown people in Uganda, the victim's wife and Ugandan officials have said.

US concerned by Rwanda poll irregularities

2017-08-05 20:31

The US says it is "disturbed by irregularities" in Rwanda's presidential election which saw Paul Kagame celebrate a third consecutive victory with nearly 99% of the vote.

Rwanda leader wins 3rd term in 'formality'

2017-08-05 09:41

Rwanda's longtime president easily wins third term in election he had called 'a formality'.

Kagame poised for third-term win in Rwanda election

2017-08-04 12:07

Rwandans are voting in a presidential election widely expected to return strongman Paul Kagame to office for a third seven-year term at the helm of the small east African nation.

Rwandans overseas begin voting in presidential election

2017-08-03 17:59

Rwandans living outside the country have started voting, a day before the presidential election that longtime leader Paul Kagame is widely expected to win.

Key points on Rwanda

2017-08-02 14:01

Rwanda, which holds a presidential election on Friday, is governed by Paul Kagame, who first became de facto leader when his Rwandan Patriotic Front rebels halted a 1994 genocide.

Rwanda's Paul Kagame: visionary, despot, or both?

2017-08-01 15:01

Paul Kagame is revered for stopping Rwanda's genocide and engineering what admirers call an economic miracle, but his critics see a despot who crushes all opposition and rules through fear.

Rwanda schools face tricky task teaching genocide history

2017-07-28 19:34

"Who can tell us what the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi was all about?" teacher Josephat Arinetwe asks his pupils as he chalks the question on the blackboard.

Rwanda's Kagame in Israel hails 'blossoming' cooperation

2017-07-11 06:19

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has called for bolstering relations with Israel during a visit reflecting a waning of ties between the Jewish state and Africa.

Rwanda's ruling party picks Kagame as August candidate

2017-06-18 10:00

Rwanda's ruling party has chosen longtime President Paul Kagame as its candidate for the August election.

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