8 Aug 2020
Rwandans caught breaking curfew or not wearing masks are being sent to stadiums in droves for all-night lectures on the dangers of coronavirus. Since mid-July, official figures show that about 70,000 people accused of ignoring the 9:00 pm curfew or rules on mandatory face masks have been ordered by police to sit through hours of speeches at local arenas or detention centres.
5 Aug 2017
Rwandans have overwhelmingly voted to extend Paul Kagame's 17 years in power. The man dubbed the nation's 'forever president' claiming almost 99% of the vote, but critics fear he will rule with an even harsher iron fist.