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Global Politics

The Dark side of Rwanda's recovery

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is almost certain to win a second seven-year term in elections Monday. But critics say there's a dark side to Kagame's rule that prevents many Rwandans from showing anything but support. Correspondent Nick Wadhams reports.

Global Politics

The Dark side of Rwanda's recovery

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is almost certain to win a second seven-year term in elections Monday. But critics say there's a dark side to Kagame's rule that prevents many Rwandans from showing anything but support. Correspondent Nick Wadhams reports.