Kagame, Mpayimana Join Rwanda's Presidential Race

The number of prospective candidates has gone up to six. These include incumbent Paul Kagame of the Rwanda Patriotic Front, Frank Habineza of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda and independent candidates Philippe Mpayimana, Gilbert Mwenedata, Diane Shima Rwigara and Fred Ssekikubo.



  • Rwanda:   Kagame Presents Nomination Papers

    New Times, 23 June 2017

    At exactly 12:30pm yesterday, President Paul Kagame arrived at the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to present his presidential candidature papers as the Rwandan Patriotic Front… Read more »

  • Rwanda:   Mpayimana Joins Presidential Race

    New Times, 23 June 2017

    Another independent presidential hopeful, Philippe Mpayimana, presented his nomination papers to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) yesterday. Read more »

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President Kagame presents his candidature documents to the National Electoral Commission, independent presidential hopeful, Philippe Mpayimana.