Rwanda

About Rwanda

Capital:  Kigali
Population Estimate:  11,901,484
Area: 26,338 sq km
Borders: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Uganda
Independence Day: July 1,1962
President: Paul Kagame
Major Religion: Christian
Other Common Religions:   Muslim
Currency:  Rwandan Francs (RWF)
Key Challenges:  High number of refugees (especially from DRC and Burundi) and internally displace persons, International disputes (especially with Burundi and Uganda)
Interesting Fact: 57,000 Rwandan refugees still reside in 21 African states, including Gabon and Zambia

Country Analysis

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February 2019

The month of February kicked off with the East African Community (EAC) Annual Summit that took place on February 1, ...
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January 2019

Rwanda’s relations with Uganda worsen in January. The two countries have been on the rocks recently. This month, there was ...
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December 2018

The country is relatively stable, having come out of parliamentary elections of September 03, 2018, in which the ruling party, ...
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