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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Rwanda In Pictures 18 Years After Genocide

Rwanda In Pictures 18 Years After Genocide

Rwanda Today
Rwanda is a rural up and coming country with about 90 percent of the population farming for day-to-day nutritional needs. Rwanda has made substantial progress in stabilizing and rehabilitating its economy to pre 1994 genocide levels.

Rwanda in Pictures 18 years after genocide


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In 2012, Rwanda completed the first modern Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Kigali. The SEZ seeks to attract investment in all sectors, but specifically in agribusiness, information and communications technologies, trade and logistics, mining, and construction.


Rwanda in Pictures


Rwanda's capital city Kigali houses over 1.2 million people.

Rwanda's capital city Kigali houses over 1.2 million people.


Rwanda is famous for Urwagwa or Banana beer served in traditional containers. Urwagwa is a local Rwandan brew made out of crushed banana nectar.

Rwanda is famous for Urwagwa or Banana beer served in traditional containers. Urwagwa is a local Rwandan brew made out of crushed banana nectar.


Since its inception, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda or ICTR indicted 93 individuals for genocide and other serious violations of international humanitarian law committed in Rwanda 1994.

Since its inception, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda or ICTR indicted 93 individuals for genocide and other serious violations of international humanitarian law committed in Rwanda 1994.


French is the official language of Rwanda however, Kinyarwanda is spoken by over 93 percent of the population.

French is the official language of Rwanda however, Kinyarwanda is spoken by over 93 percent of the population. Swahili is spoken in the African countries of Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.


Mountain gorillas live in Virunga National Park in the Virunga mountains of Congo and Rwanda.

Mountain gorillas live in Virunga National Park in the Virunga mountains of Congo and Rwanda.


Rwanda is the most densely populated country in sub-Saharan Africa.

Rwanda is the most densely populated country in Africa below the Saharan desert with around 10 million people living on about 10,000 sq. miles or 26,000 sq. km, which is about the size of the US state of Maryland.



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