Ruling Party Rolls to Victory in Rwanda Election

Rwanda’s ruling party has won a landslide victory in Monday’s parliamentary poll, as expected.

The country’s electoral commission says the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) of President Paul Kagame captured more than 76 percent of the vote.

The opposition Social Democrats were a distant second with 13 percent, followed by the Liberals with 9.4 percent.

According to the Rwandan News Agency, voter turnout for the election was about 75 percent.

The results mean Mr. Kagame’s party …