Rwanda: Kagame Competitor Diane Shima Rwigara Nominated

[Monitor] Kampala -Presidential candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, 35, yesterday formally submitted her nomination documents to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to challenge incumbent president Paul Kagame in Rwanda’s forthcoming presidential elections slated for August 4.

Continue reading

Africa: Kagame African Union Reform Team Seeks to Realign Key Bloc’s Institutions

[East African] A team of experts led by Rwandan President Paul Kagame have come up with proposals to end duplication of roles by various Africa Union organs; and to cede some roles to regional economic communities. If implemented, the proposals will realign a dozen or so institutions of the AU.

Continue reading