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Rwanda (Vol 5, 2008)
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See also Rwanda 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019.

Contents Volume 5, 2008.

The ruling Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), under the leadership of President Paul Kagame, retained political power. In September, it handily won parliamentary elections that the EU observer mission characterised as having fundamental shortcomings by international standards. The neo-traditional local ‘gacaca’ courts continued to hear evide…

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Thomson, Susan M., “Rwanda (Vol 5, 2008)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 23 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2008_COM_0037>
First published online: 2009
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004178113, ISSN: 1871-2525



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