Kagame wins 93pc in Rwandan poll

August 11, 2010 12:00 am

, KIGALI, Aug 11 – Rwandan President Paul Kagame won 93 percent of the vote in presidential elections to secure a second seven-year term, the electoral commission announced Wednesday.

Jean Damascene Ntawukuriryayo of the Social Democratic Party was second with 5.15 percent of the vote, while the Liberal Party\’s Prosper Higiro won 1.37 percent in third place, the electoral body\’s secretary Charles Munyaneza said.

Turnout in Monday\’s elections, Rwanda\’s second since the 1994 genocide, was 97.5 percent, the electoral commission said.


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