Paul Kagame: Unrelenting reformer.

Position:RWANDA
 
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Though Paul Kagame originally came to prominence by commanding the rebel force that ended the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, his legacy has been informed more by impressive decisions as president of Rwanda. As president, Kagame has prioritised national development, launching a programme to develop Rwanda as a middle-income country by 2020 (Vision 2020). Hitherto, his record when it comes to transforming the economy speaks for itself.

As of 2013, the country was developing strongly on key indicators including healthcare and education; and annual growth averaged a record 8% per year between 2004 and 2010. Despite some tensions with DRC and some human rights groups, Kagame remains highly popular...

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