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Democracy Is Rwanda’s Losing Candidate

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD AUGUST 11, 2017 Paul Kagame has held the reins of power in Rwanda since 1994, when his forces ousted the Hutu-led government that oversaw the slaughter of 800,000 Tutsis and others. Since that bloody beginning, Mr.

Paul Kagame’s life-presidency: The world abandons Rwanda again

Following Kagame’s 99% election win, his former chief of staff speaks out against the international community’s uncritical support for the president. On 4 August, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame was re-elected with a near-perfect vote of 99%, earning himself a place

Killing the Congolese people, an interview with Sylvestre Mido by Ann Garrison

This sign from a 2016 Congolese Solidarity Campaign march sums up a genocide that in size and brutality exceeds all others, yet U.S., U.K. and U.N. interests keep it invisible despite years of protests by Congolese and their allies inside

Rwanda’s President Thinks He’s Indispensable By Justin Fox

This could have been the year that Rwandan President Paul Kagame rode off into the sunset to riches and acclaim. Kagame has been his country’s dominant political figure since leading the 1994 military rebellion that halted the genocide by the majority Hutus

Keeping It Real With Adeola – More Than 6 Million Killed; Is Kagame Developing Rwanda At The Expense of Congo?


Kagame’s Boys Strikes Again –>Rwandan refugee kidnapped in Kampala

By Monitor Reporters Kampala- A retired Rwandan army officer who fled the country in 2004 over persecution was last Saturday kidnapped by armed men at a bar in Bakuli, a Kampala suburb, where he had gone to have a drink


Zimbabwe was a happy place in April 1980 when Robert Mugabe was elected as Prime Minister and it became independent from British colonial leadership and white minority rule. But it all went awry in 1987 when parliament amended the constitution

Tanzania’s Magufuli rejects calls to extend rule beyond two-term limit

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Monday rejected calls from some of his supporters to extend his rule beyond the constitutional limit of two, five-year terms, bucking a trend in the region. Several leaders including Uganda’s


Written by: Dr. Theogene Rudasingwa On August 4, 2017. President Paul Kagame had himself “elected” a life-President through the so-called elections in which he scored a perfect vote of 99%, earning himself a permanent place alongside Joseph Stalin, Saddam Hussein,

Did a climate of fear keep Paul Kagame in power?

It was seen by many as a done deal. Paul Kagame was returned as Rwanda’s president in a landslide win. His leadership in the past 17 years has been viewed by many as a success story. The 59-year-old has been