Were Rwanda's Presidential Elections Free and Fair?

According to the Rwanda Governance Board, the presidential polls were conducted in an environment that meets democratic and good governance principles. The media has also been commended for informing voters on their rights and obligations as well as complying with the requirements such as giving candidates equitable coverage and keeping their audiences abreast of the process. A statement issued by the American government's public diplomacy and public affairs bureau has however alleged that there were some irregularities in the exercise.



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A polling station in Kigali.

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