Rwanda

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INFORMATION

Capital: Kigali

Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic

Current President: Paul Kagame

Economy:

  • 90% of the population engaged in, mainly subsistence, agriculture and some mineral and agro-processing.
  • Tourism, minerals, coffee and tea are Rwanda’s main sources of foreign exchange.

Population: 11,262,564 (2015)

Land Size: 26,338 sq km (10,169 sq miles)

Major Ethic Groups:

  • Hutu: 84%
  • Tutsi: 15%
  • Twa: 1%
Religions:

  • Roman Catholic: 56.5%
  • Protestant: 26%
  • Adventist: 11.1%
  • Muslim: 4.6%
  • Indigenous beliefs: 0.1%
  • None: 1.7%

Language(s):

  • Kinyarwanda (official, universal)
  • French (official)
  • English (official)
  • Kiswahili (Swahili, used in commercial centers)

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RECENT NEWS

  • Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Rayon Ease Past Police FC to Seal Cup Semi-Final Slot - AllAfrica News: Rwanda
    [New Times] Holders Rayon Sports maintained their scintillating form by thrashing Police FC 4-1 yesterday at stade de Kigali to progress to the semi-finals of this year's Peace Cup, on a 6-1 aggregate score.
  • Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Africans Need and Deserve Excellent Service Delivery - Premier Murekezi - AllAfrica News: Rwanda
    [Rwanda Govt] Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has reminded public servants from across Africa that Africans need and deserve excellent service delivery.
  • Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Rider Niyonshuti Eyes National Title Defence - AllAfrica News: Rwanda
    [New Times] Rwanda's most successful cyclist Adrien Niyonshuti has said he is in high spirits ahead of this year's National Championship, which is scheduled for this weekend. The National Championships is the fourth race on the Rwanda Cycling Cup calendar.
  • Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Busingye Urges Court Bailiffs, Notaries on Integrity - AllAfrica News: Rwanda
    [New Times] Justice minister Johnston Busingye has called on court bailiffs and notaries to avoid temptation of corruption while executing their duties.
  • Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Misigaro to Grace Beauty for Ashes Concert - AllAfrica News: Rwanda
    [New Times] US-based Rwandan gospel singer, songwriter, and worship leader Adrien Misigaro is set to perform live in Kigali next month.