Rwandan President Paul Kagame Set for Landslide Win in Presidential Election

[Deutsche Welle] Partial results released by Rwanda’s electoral commission put incumbent President Paul Kagame on track to secure some 98 percent of votes in Friday’s election. The win would grant him a third term in office.

[Deutsche Welle] Partial results released by Rwanda's electoral commission put incumbent President Paul Kagame on track to secure some 98 percent of votes in Friday's election. The win would grant him a third term in office.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Another Win for Paul Kagame

[Deutsche Welle] It’s no surprise that Rwandan President Paul Kagame won the election with a projected 98 percent, since the outcome had been known long before voters went to the polls, writes Andrea Schmidt.

[Deutsche Welle] It's no surprise that Rwandan President Paul Kagame won the election with a projected 98 percent, since the outcome had been known long before voters went to the polls, writes Andrea Schmidt.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame – Despot or Savior?

[Deutsche Welle] 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.

[Deutsche Welle] 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.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

More Than 250 People Killed in DR Kasai Region, Says UN

[Al Jazeera] More than 250 people, including 62 children, were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo from mid-March to mid-June, UN human rights investigators said in a new report

[Al Jazeera] More than 250 people, including 62 children, were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo from mid-March to mid-June, UN human rights investigators said in a new report

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Kagame Poised for Another Term As Rwanda Polls Close

[Al Jazeera] Polls have closed in Rwanda’s presidential election, which is expected to extend the rule of Paul Kagame, who has dominated the East African country’s politics for more than two decades.

[Al Jazeera] Polls have closed in Rwanda's presidential election, which is expected to extend the rule of Paul Kagame, who has dominated the East African country's politics for more than two decades.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Kenya’s Election – What Is At Stake for the Region?

[Al Jazeera] On August 8, two political heavyweights will compete for power in a tightly fought presidential election in Kenya. President Uhuru Kenyatta, who came to power in 2013, is seeking a second and final term in office. Raila Odinga, who lost to…

[Al Jazeera] On August 8, two political heavyweights will compete for power in a tightly fought presidential election in Kenya. President Uhuru Kenyatta, who came to power in 2013, is seeking a second and final term in office. Raila Odinga, who lost to Kenyatta in the last election, is his main challenger.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pres. Lungu Warns State House Staff Against Abusing Power

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has warned State House staff not to abuse their power and play hands in the sub contracting of the communication tower project. Speaking when he witnessed the $282 million project between government and China, The Head … Continued

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President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has warned State House staff not to abuse their power and play hands in the sub contracting of the communication tower project. Speaking when he witnessed the $282 million project between government and China, The Head of State warned that he would not act kindly to those who want to abuse their power and play hands in the project to prompt the contractor in his sub contracting, highlighting State House in particular. “State House, you have heard, STAY AWAY!” he warned. “Those of you who claim to have power do not abuse the contractor by insisting that he employs contractors who are not qualified, this will compromise quality.” He added; “And I will not be friendly to those who want to push their luck in that direction, please keep away. STATE HOUSE YOU HAVE HEARD!” Source: PF Media The post Pres. Lungu Warns State House Staff Against Abusing Power appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Zuma Arrives In Lusaka Saturday

President Jacob Zuma is expected in the country Saturday to be guest of honour at the Lusaka Agricultural and Commercial Show. BELOW IS THE STATEMENT FROM PRETORIA President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday, 05 August 2017, undertake a working visit … Continued

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President Jacob Zuma is expected in the country Saturday to be guest of honour at the Lusaka Agricultural and Commercial Show. BELOW IS THE STATEMENT FROM PRETORIA President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday, 05 August 2017, undertake a working visit to Lusaka, Zambia where he will officially open the 91st Agricultural and Commercial Show as a Guest of Honour, at the invitation of His Excellency President Edgar Lungu of Zambia. This show is organised under the theme The Promotion of Green Economy. South Africa and Zambia have good bilateral political, economic and social relations underpinned by strong historical ties dating back from the years of the liberation struggle. The two countries have signed twenty one Agreements and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) over the past years. A Memorandum of Understanding concerning cooperation in the field of agriculture, which enables the two countries to share agricultural development experiences, capacity building and skills development programmes amongst other areas of cooperation is amongst the MoU’s signed. President Jacob Zuma will be accompanied by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr Senzeni Zokwana. Enquiries: Dr Bongani Ngqulunga on 082 308 9373 or bongani@presidency.gov.za Issued by: The Presidency Pretoria The post Zuma Arrives In Lusaka Saturday appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Pres. Lungu At Showgrounds

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu (centre) accompanied by Livestock and Fisheries Minister Michael Katambo (second from right) and Commerce,Trade and Industry Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe checks the Fish at First Hatch Fisheries during the tour of stands at the 91st Zambia Agriculture … Continued

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President Edgar Chagwa Lungu (centre) accompanied by Livestock and Fisheries Minister Michael Katambo (second from right) and Commerce,Trade and Industry Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe checks the Fish at First Hatch Fisheries during the tour of stands at the 91st Zambia Agriculture and Commercial Show in Lusaka on Thursday, August 3,2017. – Picture State House The post Pres. Lungu At Showgrounds appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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