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Paul Kagame, First Family cast their vote to support the Presidential poll luck winner

Posted By: Patience Rutayisire - On:04/08/2017
The RPF Inkotanyi flagbearer in the ongoing presidential election Paul Kagame, today morning cast his vote at APE-Rugunga polling station in Kigali Citys Nyarugenge District.

 

Kagame was accompanied by his family, including First Lady Jeanette Kagame and their four children.

 Kagame

All members of the First Family cast their vote

Some 6.8 million citizens were expected to participate in the vote that started at 7am on Friday across the country.

This is the third democratic presidential election since the end of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

In the on-going poll, which started at 7 am and closes at 3 pm across the country, citizens will choose between Kagame and two other candidates; Frank Habineza, of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, and Philippe Mpayimana, an independent.

Paul Kagame

Kagame, who is the flag bearer for the ruling RPF-Inkotanyi party and a coalition of eight political parties that endorsed him, has promised to further strengthen the country’s economy, boost social welfare, and good governance as well as justice.

Habineza’s proposed policies include tax cuts and land reforms while Mpayimana has pitched to strengthen democracy, promote trade and agriculture, foster more unity among Rwandans and empower the Rwandan youth, including those in the Diaspora.

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Paul Kagame

Paul Kagame

The Rwanda's First Lady, Jeannette Kagame casting her vote

Paul Kagame

Kagame's Children casted their votes too 

Paul Kagame

Kagame Paul with First Lady, Jeanette Kagame happy to cast their vote


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