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Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda

Rwanda parliament votes to allow Kagame third term

Rwanda’s lower house of parliament on Thursday passed a constitutional amendment enabling President Paul Kagame to run for a third consecutive term in 2017 and potentially paving the way for the strongman to remain in power till 2034.

Paul Kagame has been president of Rwanda since 2000.

Rwanda MPs back scrapping presidential term limits

Parliamentarians in Rwanda have voted to support a change to the constitution that would allow President Paul Kagame to stand for a third term in 2017.

Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda

Rwanda's ruling party RPF to amend constitution to allow Kagame third term bid

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame’s bid to run for a third term has been endorsed by senior members of the country’s ruling party, paving the way for a constitutional amendment.