Rwandan Presidential Aspirant Rwigara Nominated
As required for independent presidential aspirants, Diane Shima Rwigara has presented documents that include 600 signatures of at least 12 registered voters from each of the 30 districts of Rwanda, proof of Rwandan citizenship and a birth certificate among others. She becomes the fourth aspirant after Frank Habineza, of Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, and two independent hopefuls Gilbert Mwenedata and Fred Sekikubo Barafinda, to submit her credentials.
Contesting. Diane Shima Rwigara (left) submits her documents to the chairman of the National Electoral Commission Kalisa Mbanda, in Kigali.
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The process to submit nomination forms runs until June 23. Read more »