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Rwandan Patriotic Front (1987– ) 

Source:
A Dictionary of African Politics
Author(s):

Nic Cheeseman,

Eloïse Bertrand,

Sa’eed Husaini

The ruling political party in Rwanda since 1994. The Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) was founded in Kampala, Uganda, as a political and military movement aimed at repatriating Rwandans in exile and taking control of the Rwandan government. The RPF was composed mainly of exiled Rwandans of Tutsi heritage who had left the country during episodes of Hutu–Tutsi violence and who had assisted President ... ...

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