Paul Kagame is the incoming leader of the African Union, which has called on Trump to retract and apologize for his alleged remarks.
With 80 percent of votes counted from Friday's election, the 59-year-old former guerrilla leader had secured 98.66 percent.
Trump has praised decisive yet controversial leaders such as the presidents of Egypt and the Philippines. Kagame seems to fit the bill.
Seventeen years is a long time for a leader to stay in power, but not everyone in Rwanda is ready for change.
Violette Uwamahoro traveled to Rwanda for a family funeral before she was detained.
Pope Francis met with Rwandan President Paul Kagame at the Vatican on Monday.
The African Union wants to roll out the continental passport to millions of Africans.
Two ex-Rwandan mayors have been sentenced to life imprisonment in Paris.
The U.N. has accused Rwanda of training Burundian rebels to topple Burundi's president.
Macky Sall is bucking the trend of many other leaders in Africa overstaying their constitutional mandate.
The government said it was opposed to meeting with "those who are supporting violence" in the opposition.
Paul Kagame, who has been president since 2000, will seek a third term in 2017.
A Refugees International report found 80 cases of alleged recruitment into a non-state Rwandan militia.
Frank Habineza thinks that Rwanda's president should honor the constitution and step down in 2017.
Ladislas Ntaganzwa is accused of killing and raping thousands of people during the 1994 genocide.