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Rwanda Day: What the diaspora expects of President Kagame
Rwandans abroad are summoned to mingle and to meet President Paul Kagame each year. The conference-style Rwanda Day, taking place in Germany on Saturday is festive but not without an unspoken political undercurrent.
Rwanda’s missing opposition
Rwanda may be attracting good reviews but being an opposition member has become a dangerous mission. Members of political groups opposed to President Paul Kagame and his ruling party, the Rwandan Patriotic Front continue to face tough times in the East African nation.
Rwanda marks 25 years since genocide
8 Apr 2019
"What happened here will never happen again," said President Paul Kagame. The country will mark the deaths of 800,000 people with a candlelight vigil in a stadium that once sheltered victims.
Rwanda bans bleaching cream
10 Jan 2019
The Rwandan government has banned cosmetics used for skin lightening or "bleaching". Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, had earlier raised concerns about the growing use of skin-lightening products on social media.
Rwanda's President Kagame stokes tension with neighbors
4 Jan 2019
In his New Year's speech Kagame accused neighboring countries of supporting a rebellion against Rwanda. Experts see Burundi as the main target of his remarks.
Kagame critic cleared by Rwandan high court
8 Dec 2018
Diane Rwigara, a high-profile critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, was cleared on Thursday of charges including inciting insurrection and forgery.
Rwanda's 'forever president' swept back into power
5 Aug 2017
Rwandans have overwhelmingly voted to extend Paul Kagame's 17 years in power. The man dubbed the nation's 'forever president' claiming almost 99% of the vote, but critics fear he will rule with an even harsher iron fist.
Rwanda's Kagame casts vote in presidential election
4 Aug 2017
Rwandan President Paul Kagame heads to the polls on Friday after 17 years in power, and he's tipped win a new term by a landslide.