Richard Mugisha

No cause for alarm, Rwandans have clarity of their democratisation process

Last year, Rwandans expressed their will in a referendum to amend the Constitution to allow President Paul Kagame to offer himself for re-election in 2017. In the period leading to the referendum and after, the US and the European Union claimed that the constitutional amendment undermined...

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 12:00 AM

The building of institutions in Rwanda and the succession debate

I have followed the debate about the two term limit for anyone to serve as the President of the Republic of Rwanda which is provided for by Article 101 of Rwanda’s 2003 constitution.  I would like to add my two cents to the debate by focusing on two aspects which I believe both those who...

Monday, April 6, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rather than blame the media, deliver on your promises

Editor,Refer to the article, “Slow progress as city job centre makes six months” (The New Times, November 22).  First of all, I would like to thank The New Times for some of the observations in the article – about Kigali Employment Service Centre (KESC). However, in my...

Sunday, November 24, 2013, 12:00 AM

Law reforms: Putting the record straight

Reference is made to the article which appeared in the Sunday Times newspaper of 26th July 2009 entitled “Senate endorses Law Reform Commission”. In the article the Minister of Justice and Attorney General was quoted as having told the Senate that the justification for establishing the Commission...

Sunday, August 2, 2009, 12:00 AM