Rwandan court dismisses presidential term limits case as baseless

2015-10-08 12:36

Rwanda's Supreme Court has dismissed an application aimed at preventing the president from extending his time in office beyond two terms.

Rwanda appoints commission to consider Kagame third term

2015-09-10 18:57

Rwanda has appointed a seven-member commission to review possible constitutional changes to allow President Paul Kagame a third term in power, the justice minister says.

Rwanda celebrates spy chief release after 'political' arrest

2015-08-11 15:32

Rwanda is celebrating the release in Britain of its intelligence chief, claiming the "wrongful arrest" was a “political” tactic by those who deny the 1994 genocide.

Rwanda launches consultations on Kagame 3rd term

2015-07-20 12:45

Rwandan lawmakers have begun a national tour consulting people on possible constitutional changes to allow strongman Paul Kagame a third term in power, the country’s parliament speaker says.

Rwandan parliament supports Paul Kagame's third term bid

2015-07-14 13:36

Rwandan lawmakers have voted in support of a constitutional change to allow strongman Paul Kagame a third term in power as president, backing a petition signed by millions of citizens.

Rwanda opposition unable to find lawyer

2015-07-08 20:01

Rwanda's Green Party, the country's tiny but main opposition is having trouble finding a lawyer to handle its challenge to President Paul Kagame's bid to stand for a third term.

Rwanda's General "KK", a key player in the regime

2015-06-23 21:02

General Karenzi Karake, Rwanda's intelligence chief arrested in London on a European arrest warrant, has long been a key figure in the regime of President Paul Kagame.

Rwanda opposition seeks to block third term for Kagame

2015-06-04 13:03

Rwanda's Green Party, the country's tiny but main opposition, says it is challenging moves to change the constitution to allow strongman and President Paul Kagame to stand for a third consecutive term in elections in 2017.

Rwanda: French genocide papers could answer 'dark' questions

2015-04-08 19:04

Rwanda says France’s declaration of documents relating to the 1994 genocide will shed light on unanswered questions over the mass killings, in which Kigali accuses Paris of having an indirect role.

Rwanda's Kagame keeps options open

2015-04-02 21:11

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is opposed to a limit being lifted on how many terms a leader can serve, but he was open to staying on if people wanted him.


Burundi's hunt for 'rebels' spooks frightened Rwandans

2015-10-04 07:24

Buses to Burundi from neighbouring Rwanda used to be full, but nowadays they struggle for passengers: a reflection of tensions amid accusations Kigali is backing a rebellion against Bujumbura.

Rwanda court to rule on Kagame legal challenge

2015-09-09 17:58

Rwanda's Supreme Court will hear a challenge by the country's main opposition party to counter moves allowing President Paul Kagame a third term.

Only 10 Rwandans oppose Kagame third term - report

2015-08-11 11:59

Rwandan lawmakers have found only 10 people in nationwide consultations who opposed possible constitutional changes to allow strongman Paul Kagame a third term in power, a report says.

Rwandan lawmakers have voted for third term

2015-07-14 22:05

Rwandan lawmakers have backed a petition to have President Paul Kagame get more time in office.

Rwandan parliament to debate 3rd term for Kagame

2015-07-10 16:59

Rwandan lawmakers are set to debate possible changes to the constitution to allow strongman Paul Kagame a third term in power as president, parliament says.

Kagame slams Western 'arrogance, contempt' after spy chief arrest

2015-06-25 17:02

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has launched furious attacks on Western countries during an address to parliament after the arrest in Britain of the country’s head of intelligence.

Rwanda's ruling party wants Kagame to run again

2015-06-15 22:06

Senior members of Rwanda's ruling party have endorsed a change in constitution so President Paul Kagame can seek a third term in office.

Burundi on knife edge over president's possible 3rd-term run

2015-04-23 15:09

Any move by Burundi’s president to run for a third term risks undermining a peace deal that has kept the east African country calm since civil war ended a decade ago.

Rwandan leader complains of rebels in DRC

2015-04-07 21:41

Rwandan President Paul Kagame says that 21 years after Rwanda's genocide, the country is still threatened by the rebels.

Rwanda's Kagame looks set to join Africa's stay-put leaders

2015-03-05 13:05

As the second and final mandate of Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame draws to a close, there are increasing indications he may join other African leaders in bending the rules and staying put.

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