More than 1500 participants, including ten heads of state, gathered in Kigali for the 26th World Economic Forum on Africa. The Rwandan capital is an appropriate venue as is widely viewed as a model of economic success in Africa.
It's no surprise that Rwandan President Paul Kagame won the election with 98 percent of the vote, since the outcome had been known long before electors went to the polls, writes Andrea Schmidt.
DW Debate at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban, South Africa
Rwandan President Paul Kagame is poised to win his third term in office. A constitutional amendment allows him to stay in power until 2034. Some say he's a despot; others praise him for his accomplishments.
Fifty young people - all under the age of 30 - have been invited to this year's World Economic Forum. They want to make an impact and be disruptive - in the business sense.
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