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Questions relating to the government and politics of the Republic of Rwanda.

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What do countries gain from UN peacekeeping deployment?

The countries with the highest number of UN peacekeeping forces include countries like Bangladesh, Nepal, Rwanda, etc. They are not major geopolitical players unlike US, UK or China. What do these ...
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What facilitates a fair representation of women in government in Rwanda?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women_in_government What facilitates a fair representation of women in government in Rwanda? According to Wikipedia, Rwanda has one of the highest representation of women ...
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Has there been any explanation of why Kagame avoided the 'family photo' at the US-Africa Leaders Summit?

The US-Africa Leaders Summit was held in Washington from December 13th to the 15th, and according to the White House, was intended to "demonstrate the United States’ enduring commitment to Africa,...
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What is the current state of the plan to send those seeking asylum in the UK to Rwanda?

The recent question Is the UK going to abandon asylum for refugees? reminded me of the BBC's April 14, 2022 One-way ticket to Rwanda for some UK asylum seekers. A lot has happened since then. Question:...
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Why didn't the UN send peacekeepers to Rwanda in 1994?

In just 100 days in 1994, some 800,000 people were killed in Rwanda. Canadian General Romeo Dallaire was the overseer of the peacekeeping mission there. He had a small garrison of peacekeepers. Why ...
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Why does Rwanda have a high proportion of women in parliament?

Rwanda has the highest proportion of women in parliament in the world - even above the proportion of women in the general population at 64%. Why is this the case?
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