Britain Freezes Aid to Rwanda

The United Kingdom has decided to withhold budgetary support to Rwanda, following a controversial United Nations report accusing the country of backing rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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  • Rwanda:  Britain Freezes Aid

    The New Times, 30 November 2012

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  • Rwanda:  Implication of Donor Suspension of Aid to Rwanda Over DRC Crisis (analysis)

    The New Times, 3 December 2012

    THE decision of some donors to suspend aid to Rwanda raises a fundamental question on the rationale for rich countries to give aid to poor countries. Is the major reason for aid to ... read more »

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