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

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Paul Kagame. (File: AFP)
Paul Kagame. (File: AFP)

Kigali - 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.

Through radio and newspapers, commentators appear to be lining up to sing the praises of an "active and efficient" leader who should not step down in 2017.

Rwanda watchers say that in a country where the political debate is tightly controlled, campaigning for a third term has essentially begun in earnest.

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