Rwandan opposition figure says she won’t be deterred by detention

Diane Rwigara, a critic of veteran Rwandan President Paul Kagame, gestures during an interview with Reuters in Kigali, Rwanda January 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jean Bizimana

KIGALI (Reuters) – Diane Rwigara says she will not let more than a year in detention derail her campaign against President Paul Kagame, the rebel-turned-statesman lauded for transforming the small African nation’s economy but criticized for smothering dissent. The 37-year-old accountant tried to run against Kagame in a 2017 election, in which he won a […]

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