Over 5 million Rwandans, yesterday, went to the polls to vote for the next President of Rwanda, who will serve a 7-year term. A cross section of Rwandans, talked to The New Times about what the voting process was like and what it means for the country’s future.
Emmanuel Kayitare, 40, Gatsata, Teacher
These presidential elections are self explanatory in terms of democracy because there were no problems, no chaos among political parties during the campaigns and I have voted some one whom I strongly believe that will further develop our country in various aspects of life especially in as far as the promotion of education and fighting illiteracy is concerned. The polling staff knew what to do compared to the previous presidential elections of 2003