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US playing the stick and the carrot with Rwanda

March 17, 2009

On March 2nd, the US based company Contour Global announced the investment of 325 million U$ to develop a gas extraction and electricity generation facility which “will provide 100 MW of natural gas fired electricity to Rwanda and the East African Region”. According to Contour Global, this is the biggest investment in the history of Rwanda (you can download the press release here).

The Rwandan army finished the joint military operation and left Congolese soil on February 27th.

Of course, both news have no link to each other.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. December 15, 2014 12:52 am

    Thanks for stntairg the ball rolling with this insight.


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