Two opposition lawmakers elected in Rwanda for the first time

Founder and chairman of Democratic Green Party of Rwanda Frank Habineza, speaks during a Reuters interview in Kigali, Rwanda September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Jean Bizimana

KIGALI (Reuters) – Opposition candidates have won seats in the Rwandan parliament for the first time, election results showed on Wednesday, although the two new lawmakers will be heavily outnumbered by members of President Paul Kagame’s ruling party. Kagame’s Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) declared the results of Monday’s election proof that the country is a […]

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