Rwanda commemorates one of the most horrifying chapters of human history: the 1994 genocide that saw nearly one million Tutsis and Hutus killed in just 100 days. The bloodshed eventually ended, but the scars remain.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame is poised to win his third term in office. A constitutional amendment allows him to stay in power until 2034. Some say he's a despot; others praise him for his accomplishments.
Rwandans are heading to the polls on Friday, but there won't be any surprises: President Paul Kagame is expected to win by a mile. Still, opposition candidate Frank Habineza has also been trying to mobilize support.
Results released by Rwanda's electoral commission have given incumbent President Paul Kagame nearly 99 percent of the vote in the national election. The win granted him a third term in office.
Rwanda police justified the arrest of the former presidential hopeful, saying Diane Shima Rwigara had failed to respond to previous summonses. She had been barred from standing in the August elections.
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