Rwanda's Kagame is immunizing himself against difficult human rights questions

Too many African leaders want to spend the rest of their lives as president.

But Rwandan strongman Paul Kagame also wants to make sure that he won’t spend the rest of his life in prison. 657 more words

The Kagame Quagmire, or is he different?

The Kagame Quagmire, or Is he different?

By Bunmi Makinwa

With his “I can only accept” end of year address, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame opened a new chapter in the “third term” discussion. 1,261 more words

African Politics

Rwanda's Tour de Farce | TakePart

A bicycle race designed to trumpet the country’s recovery from genocide shows what has been sacrificed in the name of stability.

Source: Rwanda’s Tour de Farce | TakePart


Rwandans Vote Overwhelmingly To Give President Kagame Extra Term

Rwanda has overwhelmingly voted to change the constitution to allow President Paul Kagame to potentially rule until 2034, election officials said Saturday citing nationwide referendum results. 532 more words

International Affairs

DR Congo's Joseph Kabila is taking a slippery path to a third term

The Democratic Republic of Congo is renowned for its wealth in natural resources such as copper, cobalt and gold but the country has a crippling scarcity of at least one commodity: trust in the Congolese president. 626 more words