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Rwandan Returns Show Support for Extending President's Time in Office

The head of Rwanda's electoral commission said Friday that partial results from a referendum showed Rwandans strongly supported changing the constitution and allowing President Paul Kagame to run for as many as three more terms in office. Friday's referendum asked for approval of an amendment to shorten presidential terms from seven years to five. But the amendment makes an exception for Kagame, allowing him to run for a third seven-year term and two more five-year terms after...

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