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The latest debacle over border is distracting attention from successes in fostering economic growth

Congo casts a pall over progress

The latest debacle over border is distracting attention from successes in fostering economic growth, writes William Wallis

Economy: Growth spurred by command and control

Katrina Manson reports on a country that has stringent development targets and a plethora of plans

Rwandan Patriotic Front: Party builds a formidable business group

The RPF is one of the best endowed political movements in the region, writes William Wallis

Security: New chapter of conflict opens in the region

William Wallis finds evidence is mounting of Rwandan support for revolt

Politics: Tough task navigating a legacy of genocide

Government tends to clamp down on anything it perceives as threatening, says Katrina Manson

Banking: Big opportunities for growth

Reform and better prospects start to pay off. Katrina Manson reports

Tax: Campaign to embrace the informal economy

Katrina Manson reports on attempts to wean the country off reliance on aid

Stock exchange: Well placed for regional integration

Thanks to its late start in 2008, Rwanda’s market has some of the most advanced regulations going, writes Katrina Manson

Infrastructure: Mission to transform lives

William Wallis finds a rare sense of purpose in government plans

Mining: State takes a belated interest in minerals

Katrina Manson reports on the snags hampering a valuable sector

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