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Overhaul laws restricting civil society organisations, say development groups

Overhaul laws restricting civil society organisations, say development groups

Mar 12, 2014

12 March, 2014 - Civil society organisations need greater protection from harassment and repression, ACT and CIDSE say.

ACT members step up advocacy and aid in DRC

ACT members step up advocacy and aid in DRC

Nov 23, 2012

ACT members have been working around the clock to craft a unified strategy to address the deepening humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Goma falls to rebels

Goma falls to rebels

Nov 20, 2012

The strategic city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo has fallen into rebel hands heightening fears of escalating humanitarian needs in the region.

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

ACT in Rwanda

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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)