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Rwandans Approve New Constitution

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Rwandans Approve New Constitution

Rwandans Approve New Constitution

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Rwandans vote overwhelmingly for a new constitution, paving the way for the first multi-party elections in the central African nation since its independence in the 1960s. The new constitution sets down the rules for presidential and parliamentary elections and also puts tight controls on political parties. Dina Temple-Raston reports.