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. The Republic of Rwanda is a former Belgian colony in east central Africa. About 85 percent of the population are ethnic Hutus; around 15 percent are Tutsis. The latter long dominated the country; ethnic tensions have affected the country for many years. In April 1994, a plane carrying Rwandan...


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