Kagame Shocked By High Number of Churches in Rwanda
"I don't think we have as many boreholes. Do we even have as many factories? But 700 churches, which you even had to close? This has been a mess," said President Paul Kagame when he heard that more than 700 churches had been closed down by authorities. The churches were found to lack basic infrastructure, fell short of hygiene, breached safety regulations and their legal statuses was unconfirmed, local leaders have said.
President Paul Kagame (file photo).
New Times, 5 March 2018
Last week, the local government authorities and the Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) closed down 714 churches in Kigali for operating below the minimum required standards. Read more »