ABSTRACT

Rwanda's August 4 Presidential Election [July 31, 2017]   [open pdf - 146KB]

"The circumstances of Rwanda's August 4 presidential election highlight some of the policy challenges in approaching a country that arguably combines effective governance with political repression. President Paul Kagame, in office since 2000, is campaigning for a third term. A constitutional referendum in 2015 changed the presidential term from seven to five years but exempted the sitting President from the shortened term and from a two-term limit until 2024."

Report Number:
CRS Insight, IN10743
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Date:
2017-07-31
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Public Domain
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