Summary of Rwanda, Inc.

How a Devastated Nation Became an Economic Model for the Developing World

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Rwanda, Inc. book summary
Visionary President Paul Kagame drives the transformation of once war-torn Rwanda into a peaceful, profitable, stable nation.


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In 1994, Rwanda’s gruesome neighbor-on-neighbor genocide stunned the world. The aftermath of that societal meltdown is a major surprise: The East African sovereign state is now a safe, stable nation successfully striving to lift its people out of poverty. Patricia Crisafulli and Andrea Redmond report that former exile Paul Kagame, who is now president of Rwanda, single-handedly put his nation on the path to prosperity. While their writing can be a little cloying at times, the two authors provide colorful details that make a compelling case for Kagame’s heroism. getAbstract recommends their study to international businesspeople, investors, academicians, NGOs and policy makers.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How Rwanda has responded to its genocidal past
  • How President Paul Kagame’s unique leadership is steering his nation to success


Rwanda’s Stunning Recovery
In 1994, Rwanda became synonymous with senseless slaughter. The citizens of this small, landlocked African nation went insane. Tribal warfare between Hutus and Tutsis killed a million citizens in three months. Flash forward: Two decades later, Rwanda is on the...
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About the Authors

Business journalist Patricia Crisafulli wrote The New York Times bestseller House of Dimon about JP Morgan banker Jamie Dimon. Governance expert Andrea Redmond is a board member of the Allstate Corporation and Northwestern University Hospital.

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