Cash, conflict and Kagame top AU summit agenda
Feted for turning around tiny, conflict-torn Rwanda, President Paul Kagame will have to tackle the far larger task of reforming the African Union as he takes over as chairman at its main annual summit.
Trump sends 'warmest regards' to African leaders after reported slur
US President Donald Trump on Friday asked the African Union chairman to pass on his "warmest regards" to other regional leaders at a summit this weekend, after sparking outrage with a reported slur against Africans.
Kagame critic questioned over 'state security' offences
Police in Rwanda said they are questioning a prominent critic of President Paul Kagame on suspicion of "offences against state security".
French, Rwandan presidents hold rare meeting amid tense diplomatic ties
Rwandan President Paul Kagame has met with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in New York for rare talks, Kigali said Tuesday, as diplomatic ties remain icy over the 1994 genocide.
Rwanda's Kagame sworn in for third term
Rwandan President Paul Kagame was sworn in Friday for a third term in office after a crushing election win that rights groups criticised over irregularities and voter intimidation.
Rwanda poll commission confirms Kagame's nearly 99% win
Rwanda's electoral commission on Wednesday confirmed President Paul Kagame's overwhelming victory in last week's presidential election, even improving his score slightly to 98.79 percent.
Rwandans celebrate Kagame's record 98% election landslide
"I am very pleased. I had hoped for this victory," said Yvette Uwineza, a 36-year-old computer scientist. "The continuity is reassuring," she said, crediting Kagame with developing the country and creating "a better life for Rwandans."
Voting starts in Rwanda with Kagame poised for third-term win
Rwandans began voting Friday in a presidential election widely expected to return strongman Paul Kagame to office for a third term at the helm of the small east African nation.