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Rwanda to bid for 2019 Under-17 World Cup

Rwanda's Football Association (Ferwafa) is preparing to finalise its bid to host the 2019 Under-17 World Cup. The Ferwafa president Vincent Nzamwita insists the country is capable of host a tournament of such a stature.

Kagame wins Rwanda Presidential elections

Incumbent leader Paul Kagame swept to a landslide victory in Rwanda's presidential election, securing a third term in office and extending his 17 years in power, final results showed on Saturday.

Rwanda: Candidate pledges retrial of jailed dissidents

Rwanda's Frank Habineza, the only registered opposition leader competing against President Paul Kagame in Friday's elections, pledged on Wednesday to retry political prisoners if he's elected. Appearing in the last day of campaigning,…

Kagame’s opponent wants ‘true democracy’ for Rwanda

Frank Habineza is an environmentalist running to become Rwanda's president for the first time after an eight-year struggle to register his party and obtain a spot on the ballot paper. The 40-year-old leader of the Democratic Green Party…

Rwanda’s Kagame claims victory in August election

Rwanda's president is already claiming victory in next month's election. President Paul Kagame told supporters at his first campaign rally on Friday that the results of the vote were already known in 2015, when Rwandans petitioned…