The country after recovering from a destructive war and genocide there has been a colossal progress since July of 1994. The nation is generally secure and peaceful – unlike to other African nations, things work in Rwanda.
Kigali, the capital is developing rapidly and one can not believe this is the same town that was hit by such destruction only 20 years back in 1994. Stores have opened and are filled with merchandise, the streets in the city are filled with cars, and the place is hustling with activities.
The country now is among the most beautiful countries in the world. It has an exceptionally wonderful climate and is filled with mountains and lakes. As you travel trough the countryside you see some of the most delightful sights ever seen. In the mountains the temperature drops very low and you can see the farmers with their hoes heading into the hills to till their plots on terraced mountainside.
After 7 pm, the town actually folds up and turns calm with the exception of some Police Patrols here and there. Extremely not at all like Uganda or Kenya, the streets in the country are clean, extraordinarily so, the traffic is precise, motorcyclists wear helmets, no potholes to talk about, the street lights work and the cops are honest.
Most Rwandans were affected by the genocide that took upward to a million people and the pain and anguish that people, particularly children is a tribute to the African way to handle melancholy within the family structure. Since death is a regular piece of life, the strong support built into the African relational systems aids them to face such things as disease, death and different tragedies.
The war and genocide that touched the heart and mind of all Rwandans does not simply float away on oft clouds into the sunset. It will take a paradigm shift in the hearts and mind of all people of Rwanda to move far from tribal thinking toward being a human being living in Rwanda. This can just happen as President Paul Kagame drives his country toward healing and recovery and far from examples that have visited the nation on different times. Ideally what I heard an official say to me in 1994 will turn out to be true, “never again.”…
Today – Rwanda – however a landlocked country is flourishing and pushing ahead like a charging Elephant Bull – it is astonishing to see. Corruption in Rwanda is minimal when contrasted with encompassing nations, you can enlist a new business on line in minutes, education is making an effect (including a laptop for every child), medicinal services is some of the best in the East African Union – things simply work.
The tourism industry the country has rapidly developing, where by many tour companies have opened offices in Rwanda and offers safaris to all destination in the country like Volcanoes National Park for gorilla trekking adventures, Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee watching, Akagera National Park for wildlife watching and the genocide historical sites in the country. Coffee focusing on specialty coffees is making an amazing progress, stores are popping up including a mall in Kigali, and the country is experiencing what Germany experienced after World War 2, a literal African Wirtschafts Wunder.
Higher education is one the increase, the place is getting to be wired for internet and there is a feeling of success without the corruption found so regularly in adjacent African Countries.
There is still that negative relationship between Rwanda and France, France all that much in favor of those who initiated the genocide.
On the tenth anniversary of the genocide some low-level officials came from different nations in the West but no heads of state. Former President Clinton came and muttered something “If I only had known.” That is a cluster of garbage, he and other western leaders knew, but Rwanda was of no strategic significance, 300 UN soldiers under General Romeo Dallaire arrived without an order, blocked by Africans at the UN, for example, Koffi Anan and obviously the Security Council… from Kampala…