Rwanda Overview Nations // Africa

OVERVIEW Rwanda is a landlocked nation bordered by Uganda to the north, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the west (across Lake Kivu), Burundi to the south and Tanzania to the east. Domestically, Rwanda's chief security threat stems from lingering divisions that became deadly during the 1994 genocide (see below) as well as opposition to President Paul Kagame's one-man rule. Internationally, Rwanda seeks to push groups linked to the 1994 genocide away from its borders, relying...


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