A survey of the commemorations since 2014 reveals the politicking behind the writing of history and Rwanda’s place in the world.
Rwanda is a paradox – a ‘development miracle’ and an authoritarian state.
The next Rwandan presidential election will take place in a week’s time. Incumbent Paul Kagame will be the certain victor, but a few other candidates have thrown their hats in the ring.
A Trump presidency brings into question America’s traditional approach to Africa, especially Rwanda. But a true shift in US foreign policy in Africa is not a priority for the Trump administration.