Rwandans vote in legislative election

Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - About 7.172 million Rwandans are voting on Monday to elect 80 deputies of the National Assembly.

There are 512 candidates, including four independent candidates at the polls. The others are standing on the tickets of five political parties.

Among the candidates are 26 youth who vying for the two seats reserved for them, 171 women contesting for 24 seats, while 10 seats are reserved for people with disabilities.

Some 900 national and international observers are in Rwanda to observe the vote.
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03 september 2018 10:51:12

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