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Rwanda closes thousands of churches, mosques in bid for more control

Rwanda's government has closed thousands of churches and dozens of mosques as it seeks to assert more control over a vibrant religious community whose sometimes makeshift operations, authorities say, have threatened the lives of followers.

Rwanda arrests six for ‘planning to defy’ church ban

Rwanda police said on Tuesday they had arrested six "masterminds" planning to defy a government order shutting down over 700 sub-standard religious buildings.

Rwanda to shut 700 churches over safety, hygiene

Rwandan authorities said on Wednesday that 714 churches and one mosque would be shut in Kigali for allegedly failing to meet safety and hygiene standards.

International observers declare Rwanda’s election as valid

International observers have declared the August 4 presidential elections held in Rwanda as valid.

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Oby Ezekwesili: Good governance possible in Nigeria

Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change.