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Rwandan Senate Paves Way for Kagame to Extend Rule

The Rwandan Senate has endorsed constitutional amendments that would allow President Paul Kagame to stay in office for another two decades. The vote Tuesday in the Senate was unanimous.  The proposed changes will be put to a national referendum, where they are expected to win easy approval.  Kagame, 58, has ruled Rwanda since his army ended the 1994 genocide and ousted Hutu extremists from power. Under current law, he has to step down at the end of his second elected term...

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