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This is the last of my food

This is the last of my food

Jul 08, 2011

Laurie MacGregor reports from the Horn of Africa, where 10 million are at risk of starvation

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About Rwanda
  • Population: 10 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Kigali
  • Area: 26,338 sq km (10,169 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Kinyarwanda (official), French (official), English (official), Swahili
  • Major religions: Christianity, indigenous beliefs
  • Life expectancy: 48 years (men), 52 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Rwandan franc = 100 centimes
  • Main exports: Coffee, tea, hides, tin ore
  • GNI per capita: US $410 (World Bank, 2008)