What Will Likely Become The Ugliest “Non-Political” Fight In Post-Kagame Rwanda?

(Editors note: The following article was written by Dr. David Himbara in January of 2013, A Rwanda native, Mr. Himbara spent a total of six years working for President Paul Kagame: from 2006 to 2010 as the head of strategy and policy in the Office of the President and from 2000 to 2002 as the principal private secretary to the president. He has worked on numerous development projects thoughout the world and is a published author. Dr. Himbara is working on a new book currently.) My readers often ask me all…

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WHAT WILL LIKELY BECOME THE UGLIEST ‘NON-POLITICAL’ FIGHT IN POST-KAGAME RWANDA?

By: Dr. David Himbara My readers often ask me all sorts of questions including strange ones that take me to task. I try to answer them the best way I can. One of such questions posed to me earlier today is: “what will likely become the ugliest non-political fight in post-Kagame Rwanda.” This question is NOT about the near-term political outcomes and consequences regarding what might happen in and beyond 2017. Nobody knows what will happen in the realm of politics – whether for example: (1) A constitutional change will…

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Behind the presidential curtains-reasons why President Kagame will clinch on power forever

BY Noble Marara and Jennifer Fierberg President Paul Kagame has launched a process that he believes can finally end the debate on whether or not he will seek a third term. He has tasked three senior members of his Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) to come up with a “transition formula.” President Kagame used the platform of the party’s annual Nnational Executive Committee (NEC) on February 8 to task Tito Rutaremara, Joseph Karemera and Antoine Mugesera to come up with a formula that would deliver “change, continuity and stability” after 2017,…

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