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Rwanda appeals acquittal of Paul Kagame critic Diane Rwigara

Rwanda's chief prosecutor on Wednesday said he would appeal after dissident politician Diane Rwigara was acquitted in a high-profile trial.

Paul Kagame removes influential minister in cabinet reshuffle

Rwandan President Paul Kagame carried out a major ministerial reshuffle on Thursday, following the voluntary departure of foreign minister Louise Mushikiwabo, notably removing his influential defence minister from the post.

Rwanda auctions assets belonging to jailed critic of President Kagame

Rwandan authorities on Wednesday sold assets belonging to the family of a woman, who was barred from standing against President Paul Kagame at an election in 2017 and then jailed pending trial for alleged incitement to insurrection.

Critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame asks for freedom in court

A critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame asked him to free her and her detained mother and sister as she stood in court on Monday charged with forgery and "inciting insurrection".

Mother of Rwandan President Kagame’s challenger Diane Rwigara tells court of torture

The mother and sister of a prominent critic of Rwanda's president said on Friday all three of them had been tortured and deprived of food as they were held in jail on charges of forgery and inciting insurrection.

Paul Kagame’s critic Diane Rwigara denies insurrection, forgery charges in court

A prominent opponent of Rwandan President Paul Kagame pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of forgery and inciting insurrection and said she was being prevented from accessing her case file to chart her defense.

Rwanda files charges against Kagame’s critic Diane Rwigara

Police have charged Rwandan opposition leader Diane Rwigara, who was detained at the weekend along with her mother and sister, with "offenses to state security and forgery," according to a statement issued Monday.

Rwanda police rearrests female critic of Kagame, her mom and sister

Diane Rwigara, a fierce critic of Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, has been rearrested by the police days after she was released.

Rwanda police confirm arrest of Kagame’s female critic, mom and sister

Rwandan police have confirmed the arrest of a female opponent of President Paul Kagame, five days after she was declared missing and police denied holding her.

Rwandans must rise up and tell Kagame ‘enough is enough’ – Group

A group formed by missing critic of Rwandan president Paul Kagame is calling on citizens to rise up and tell the president that enough is enough.

Kagame’s female opponent facing forgery and tax evasion charges

Rwandan police said on Wednesday they were investigating Diane Shima Rwigara – a critic of President Paul Kagame barred from challenging him in elections this month – for tax evasion and forgery.

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame takes oath of office for third term

Rwandan President Paul Kagame was sworn in for a third term after a landslide victory in the East African nation’s elections earlier this month that critics said took place amid a crackdown on his political opponents.

Rwandans in the diaspora begin casting ballots in presidential elections

Rwandans back home will cast their votes in presidential polls on Friday, August 4. But before they do, nationals across the world are casting their ballots.

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