Kagame’s third term: Better the devil we know?

W O R L D: africa In Rwanda, enigmatic President Paul Kagame is carefully laying the groundwork for a third term in office. Now that lawmakers have voted to change the constitution in his favour, only a national referendum stands in his way – and if we know one thing about Kagame, it’s that he doesn’t lose popular votes. SIMON ALLISON looks at what this means for Rwanda, and why it’s more complicated than it looks. Paul Kagame is playing it coy. The Rwandan president will neither confirm nor deny…

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