By James McClain | Variety
The landlocked African country of Rwanda is poor. Nearly 40% of the population still lives below the poverty line, though the mostly rural nation is now in an economic boom. Per the World Bank, the economy grew by nearly 10% in 2019, on the strength of increasing activity in trade, construction, mining and tourism. While the COVID-19 pandemic put an unexpected damper on that growth, economic upside is again expected this year, with the country aspiring to reach Middle Income Country status sometime in the next decade.
But there are wealthy Rwandans, of course. Chief among them appear to be the family of the country’s
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