Paul Kagame

Rwanda a land of contradictions as global policeman Kagame plans to stand again

Issue 493 - 22 Oct 2023 - By Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 9 minute read

Few countries generate such strong opinions, for and against, as Rwanda, which is ruled with an iron fist by an apparently ageless President Paul Kagame. All but set for re-election again in August 2024, Kagame continues to make himself very useful to allies, acting as a regional policeman while also a player in his neighbours’ conflicts, while drawing in finance despite criticism of governance abuses, write Tonderayi Mukeredzi and African Energy staff .

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