Meet Rwanda's First Female Independent Presidential Candidate
Diane Shima Rwigara has become the first female independent candidate after she declared her interest to challenge President Paul Kagame, and promised to eradicate poverty, champion free speech, and provide health insurance for all.
East African, 3 May 2017
Diane Shima Rwigara on Wednesday declared her interest to run for the Rwandan presidency, becoming the first female independent candidate. Read more »
Diane Shima Rwigara at a Press briefing in Kigali on May 3, 2017 when she announced her plans to run for Rwandan presidency in the August 4 polls.
Daily Maverick, 27 April 2017
The role of the activist within Rwanda is extremely fraught as it involves balancing the desire and need to express oneself in order to build a better future for the country, while… Read more »