ARTICLES RELATING TO RWANDA 2017 ELECTIONS

Rwanda opposition figure charged with insurrection

2017-10-04 06:03

Rwandan prosecutors have charged a prominent critic of the president with forgery and inciting insurrection against the state.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Rwandans vote in election that president calls 'a formality'

2017-08-04 19:20

Rwandans have voted in an election that the country's longtime president was widely expected to win, while the foreign minister mocked the head of Human Rights Watch for calling the government a "murderous dictatorship."

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.

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 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.

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