When Rwanda gets mentioned in the international media, it’s usually about the genocide, Western guilt, the M23, and Susan Rice. But its worth looking at how they’ve transformed their economy to become an African tiger.
TODAY: Putin, visiting Greece, threatens NATO with retaliation for missile shield; raising retirement age not a given, says economic aide; ECHR Khodorkovsky compensation not paid; opposition party hopeful flees country; food import ban could continue till end of 2017; OPEC cooperation not yet 100% ruled out; more positive doping tests, this time from the 2012.» Read More
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