Rwanda to hold referendum on Kagame third term on December 17

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame delivers a speech at the Amahoro stadium, in Kigali, on April 7,2014. The country will hold a referendum on December 17 and 18, 2015 to allow him to run for a third term. AFP FILE PHOTO | SIMON MAINA

What you need to know:

  • The date was set after an cabinet meeting chaired by Kagame on Tuesday.
  • The United States and European Union have warned that the move undermines democratic principles in the central African country.



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