Tag Paul Kagame

Why Nkurunziza, Kagame won’t kiss and make up

So, is Burundi still a member of the East African Community? And when will President Pierre Nkurunziza stop “hiding” and show up an EAC summit? Even President Salva Kiir, who presides over the wreckage that South Sudan has become over the past two years, turns up, with his polygamous lieutenants in tow.

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Reporter’s WEF Africa notebook: We need to talk about Kagame

The World Economic Forum has its critics. It’s a club for capitalists, a refuge for rich people, the kind of place where everyone lambasts Panama for being a tax haven in public and discusses its advantages in private.

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Corruption as mass murder is Buhari’s new battle cry

There is a happy practice in Africa of countries adopting what is working in other nations on the continent. So one starts free primary education, and soon others follow. In the reforms of the 1990s and early 2000s, after the old state structures had failed dismally, semi-independent executive agencies became the fashion, so everyone created a new Revenue Authority, a Civil Aviation Authority, an Investment Promotion Board, a Communications Commission.

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President Paul Kagame confirms Rwanda-Israel deal to host African immigrants

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has confirmed media reports that Kigali is finalising a multimillion dollar deal that will see it host illegal immigrants that Israel intends to expel. According to Israeli media reports, the Middle Eastern country plans to relocate illegal immigrants to Rwanda and Uganda, which Kigali had denied knowledge of.

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Rwanda ranked Africa’s most enticing market for retailers

Rwanda is Africa’s most attractive market for retailers looking to expand in the fast-growing continent, according to a report by consultancy AT Kearney that hails the small east African state’s economic reforms and business-friendly agenda.

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Rwanda Twenty Years On: The Dangers of Demography

April 2014 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, three months of violence which saw the massacre of over 800,000 members of the Tutsi ethnic group at the hands of their Hutu compatriots.

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Direttore Responsabile Stefano Arduini