President Kagame Yet to Appoint Rwanda's Cabinet
More than a week after President Paul Kagame's inauguration, consultations within the ruling party ranks and between the president and the sitting premier continue, but only the head of state is privy to the details of who makes the new government. The constitution gives the president 15 days to appoint a prime minister who then has 15 days to announce a new cabinet.
President Paul Kagame takes the presidential oath in the company of First Lady Jeannette Kagame (left) at Amahoro National Stadium in the capital Kigali.
Critics have accused the ruling Rwanda Patriotic Front-Inkotanyi of locking out possible challengers but proponents of the ruling party argue that the party remains strong in terms ... Read more »