Fourteen years of Rwanda rule by Paul Kagame, whose forces ended the 1994 genocide that killed at least 800,000 people, is rewarding bond investors with record low yields amid the fastest economic growth in East Africa.
Rwanda’s economy may grow 6 percent this year as the resumption of aid flows will ensure the government has funds for infrastructure projects, Finance Ministry Permanent Secretary Kampeta Pitchette Sayinzoga said.
Gasto Ufiteumukinza spent 12 years in prison for murdering more than 30 people during the Rwandan genocide. Today, he lives among the families of those he killed, many of whom, he says, have forgiven him.
The worst-ever bomb attack on Nigeria’s capital which killed at least 75 people has sparked concern Islamists are shifting their targets from the northeast to the center and south of Africa’s biggest oil producer.
South African President Jacob Zuma will meet his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame, to discuss a diplomatic row following the expulsion of embassy staff who may be linked to an attempted murder of an opponent of the East African nation’s government.