Rwanda Elections

Rwanda police arrest presidential critic Diane Shima Rwigara for forgery, tax evasion

Rwanda police justified the arrest of the former presidential hopeful, saying Diane Shima Rwigara had failed to respond to previous summonses.

Three August votes highlight three very different democracies

Three different countries with three different democracies are headed to elections in August. Simon Allison attempts to summarise them.

Editorial: In despair over elections

Three African elections in the coming month are supposed to show these countries are democracies. But that is about more than just voting.

Rwanda’s essential oils offer big profits from little land

Essential oils are increasingly in demand in richer countries for use in cosmetics, food and pharmaceuticals.

Kagame’s party set to win Rwanda elections by landslide

Paul Kagame's RPF, which has run the country since ending the genocide nearly 20 years ago, are headed for a predicted landslide win.

Kagame sweeps Rwanda’s presidential polls

Rwanda President Paul Kagame secured another seven-year term on Wednesday after being declared landslide winner of the country's election.

Rwanda’s Kagame poised for landslide election win

Rwandan leader Paul Kagame was set for a second seven-year term in office after provisional results on Tuesday showed he had won 93% of the vote.

Rwanda ‘openly flouting the rules of democracy’

Rwanda's regulatory body has suspended about 30 media organisations, Reporters sans Frontières reported on Tuesday.

Rwanda minister denies govt role in attacks

Rwanda's foreign minister on Monday vehemently denied the government was involved in three recent high-profile attacks on opponents.

Political violence casts pall over Rwanda election

Campaigning for Rwanda's August 9 presidential election begins on Tuesday in a tense atmosphere following a string of attacks.

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Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

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Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories