How Rwanda is Becoming the Singapore of Africa


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  • Wendover Productions
    Wendover Productions   6 months back

    I know that this topic, like most geopolitics topics, has more potential than most to be contentious so I think it's extra important for you to know where the information comes from. Nothing said in this video is new and you can find all the sources at this link:

    Normally the sources go the description but there were too many this time to fit. 

    One small note, at 11:14 it seems like some of the footage we used was mislabeled so these two clips are not actually of Rwanda. My apologies for that slip-up.

    As a policy, if there's anything more that I feel needs correcting or clarifying I'll update this top comment to include it.

    • Olivier Kagali Nkurunziza
      Olivier Kagali Nkurunziza  2 days back

      @Nanette Nette Yes, in Rwanda the universal healthcare and public schooling, are accessible to everyone

      IBEZIM CHARLES  1 weeks back

      The problem with South Africa is the whites that brought her this far has been sidelined almost. And they have the key, Mandela who spearheaded the freedom struggle wanted an all inclusive South Africa, but the people following don't, sorry to say that blacks are better in destroying than building, better in sabotaging themselves than helping, better in killing themselves.corruption among the blacks is such that they don't remember their posterity.GOD WILL HELP THE BLACKS IN GENERAL.

    • Ariey
      Ariey  3 weeks back

      Congratulations Rwanda.

    • Matt Azmy
      Matt Azmy  3 weeks back

      New Topic - Will East African Federation adopt Rwanda political system? If they do, there will be great opportunity for them. EAF will be the main powerhouse of Africa.

    • iBalastiCreepXMC itzyorpalhors
      iBalastiCreepXMC itzyorpalhors  1 months back

      i been in sing evryday

  • NadavLN
    NadavLN  1 hours back

    0:57 why is Latvia blurred?

    • Louis Tanguay
      Louis Tanguay  10 hours back

      I think if you have a place where 800,000 people are dying by genocide, then you need a strong-arm military man to clamp things down to stabilize the country before you release the binds. The people were fighting each other, so now they are not. That's improvement. However authoritarian, at least the place is safe and stable. Next step is education for the people. If Rawanda can provide free education and tech jobs for it's people, then they'll compete on the international stage, attract massive business, then the middle class can rise. Hopefully with that, will release some additional binds, until maybe 100 years from now Rwanda is truly the Singapore of Africa and then they'll have a new millions will be flocking to the small country to improve their lives, then you have another battle that will loom and plunge the country back into chaos as the success will be too new to handle the influx of population and this president will be long gone and then civil war will errupt. But hey...enjoy it while it lasts!

      For the record, my statement about neighboring immigration causing a potential Rwanda future problem is NOT consistent with my feelings about US immigration, as they are different countries at different stages with different histories. Sometimes immigration is good (United States, Germany, Brasil, Singapore), and sometimes it's bad.

      • Xxtheawsome_coolguy
        Xxtheawsome_coolguy  14 hours back

        Africa has the swine fever I can't eat meat now. I wanna eat fried meat

        • Siyamdumisa Nhlakanipho
          Siyamdumisa Nhlakanipho  16 hours back

          You mean south africa 😂

          • J W
            J W  20 hours back

            Freedom is as equally important as business.

            • A Girl Has No Name
              A Girl Has No Name  21 hours back

              As long as the *Hutu & Tutsi* don’t have a repeat of 1994 its all good. #LeftToTell #ImmaculéeILibagiza

              • JEOGRAPHY Songs For Kids
                JEOGRAPHY Songs For Kids  23 hours back

                If we can increase life expectancy at the same percentage that Rwanda has been able to do, we'll all reach 150 years old!
                100 will be the new 20.

                • Fakeslimshady
                  Fakeslimshady  23 hours back

                  Check out Singapore, it's becoming the Singapore of Singapore

                  • jeff okello
                    jeff okello  23 hours back

                    Too much is suspicious

                    • 高东锋
                      高东锋  1 days back

                      No matter what would happen in Rwanda ,America or Any white nation,get the fuck out of their own business.

                      • Curley Pubes
                        Curley Pubes  1 days back

                        Idiot. Do you even know what a third world country is? How can Singapore become first world? Please understand the meaning of the words you use

                        • R
                          R  1 days back

                          All just complete capitalist bullshit

                          • Tlou Kgaugelo
                            Tlou Kgaugelo  2 days back

                            I hope he becomes president for life, he is better than the so called democracy

                            • Andy Leak66
                              Andy Leak66  2 days back

                              Goes to show genocide can be an advantage

                              • lenny108
                                lenny108  2 days back

                                President of Ruanda, Paul Kagame: Net worth; $500million. This is the problem with all 54 African presidents. Public money ends up in the pockets of the politicians. Half of each African city is a slum.

                                • Li Chengyu
                                  Li Chengyu  2 days back

                                  thanks to our great leader Lee Kuan Yew 李罐耀 for making Singapore such a great country

                                  • ACHINTYA CHAUDHARY
                                    ACHINTYA CHAUDHARY  2 days back

                                    Cape Verde is in Africa and placed Above Rwanda

                                    • infinitecanadian
                                      infinitecanadian  2 days back

                                      What are those bracketed numbers in the lower left hand corner?

                                      • miathapapaya
                                        miathapapaya  2 days back

                                        It seems like Rwanda is using the classic "If we build it, they will come" technique. I really hope it works, it'd solve their poverty problems, but I hope the lack of money among its people and surrounding African nations won't make businesses turn away like "there's little money to be made here." If all goes well they could bring riches and power to Rwanda and even its neighbors i bet

                                        • give and take
                                          give and take  3 days back

                                          RWANDA FOREVER!!

                                          • Sam LSD
                                            Sam LSD  3 days back

                                            White people!Asians!Chinese! asswipe outsiders fuck off Africa fuck off!!
                                            Don't come to Africa.
                                            You are not welcome!
                                            You have exploited and ruined our people already.Don't come!You are not welcome.

                                            • Mdu_Highflyer
                                              Mdu_Highflyer  3 days back

                                              No matter how positive and progress happening in Africa, west media will always taint bad images about Africa, thanks to few people who are travelling and educating the brainwashed masses.

                                              • wriLLoGic
                                                wriLLoGic  3 days back

                                                Genocide worked?

                                                • Aidan Hartford
                                                  Aidan Hartford  3 days back

                                                  They've already mass murdered their undesirables. ..soo.... also Singapore had a good headstart being part of the glorious empire

                                            3 days back

                                                    Undesirables? On the contrary the people who were murdered were highly desirable. That’s why their rapists and murderers were exceedingly jealous of them. But in July 94 some brave people were able to halt the genocide and went on to build a better society.

                                                • Sarvesh Chadha
                                                  Sarvesh Chadha  3 days back

                                                  Africa has suffered enough and given enough , time to give back to them. Love from India

                                                  • Sonodo
                                                    Sonodo  3 days back

                                                    I was impressed with Ireland's fast growth in the video, so I read some articles about why they are doing so well. It unfortunately looks like it might be largely due to their part in helping big corporations such as Google and Microsoft evade taxes. These big companies made up the majority of their exports.

                                                    • IceMan TV
                                                      IceMan TV  3 days back

                                                      Even if African becomes the safest place
                                                      Never going to Visit

                                                      2 dangerous Africa
                                                      How many tourist were killed

                                                      • IceMan TV
                                                        IceMan TV  1 days back

                                                        @Denny brown wtf do u mean Çhump
                                                        If no one care why u texting here
                                                        Dump fuck
                                                        Get a life
                                                        Dick head

                                                      • Denny brown
                                                        Denny brown  1 days back

                                                        @IceMan TV nobody cares.

                                                      • IceMan TV
                                                        IceMan TV  3 days back

                                                        @Mdu_Highflyer Haha as if I care

                                                      • Mdu_Highflyer
                                                        Mdu_Highflyer  3 days back

                                                        You visit or not what difference would it make, we don’t 🤬want you anyway..

                                                    • Micro Mator
                                                      Micro Mator  3 days back

                                                      You told more about Singapore than Rwanda

                                                      • Daim
                                                        Daim  4 days back

                                                        11:14 , pretty sure that is not Rwanda.

                                                        • Jeffrey Hades
                                                          Jeffrey Hades  4 days back

                                                          Hotel Rwanda to this? Well gadamn

                                                          • H L Spence
                                                            H L Spence  4 days back

                                                            Interesting perspective and comparison!

                                                            • monster x
                                                              monster x  4 days back

                                                              Good governance is key, success.. blessings to you our brothers from Rwanda

                                                              • Pelin
                                                                Pelin  4 days back

                                                                Lets hope the west wont try to bring democraty to Rwanda lol

                                                                • Official Ball
                                                                  Official Ball  4 days back

                                                                  Love to see African grow from Nigeria happy my other African brothers are growing so Nigeria leaders can see how they ruined our once beautiful and strong nation.

                                                                  • Roy Muk
                                                                    Roy Muk  4 days back

                                                                    Wow it was mentioned here HK is spiraling down in political stability, and viola.. look at what happened to HK now. Going down...

                                                                    • Kurisutofa
                                                                      Kurisutofa  4 days back

                                                                      Why is latvia’s flag blurred???

                                                                      • Pijux
                                                                        Pijux  4 days back

                                                                        O:56 you wrote Latvia but put the Lithuanian flag

                                                                        • OGTEN
                                                                          OGTEN  5 days back

                                                                          safi said xD hh

                                                                          • Loo chee leong
                                                                            Loo chee leong  5 days back

                                                                            The West was called upon with advanced notice of oncoming genocide but yet refused to even lift a finger to prevent it. Sorry ,my bad. Madeleine Albright did lift 5 fingers, TO VETO UN help to stop an impending genocide. Yet , now we have the Western media casting aspersions as to how its a flawed Democracy just like Singapore [I'm a Singaporean by the way]. I'm beginning to believe the Western world really does have an agenda to smear and besmirch anything that doesn't fit their prescription of TRUE DEMOCRACY with the intention to keep all other countries in turmoil and unending conflicts so that they and only they can stay stay on top. I believe its called DIVIDE and CONQUER.

                                                                            • Neon Ceberus
                                                                              Neon Ceberus  6 days back

                                                                              One word.... Crap

                                                                              • mutangana emmanuel
                                                                                mutangana emmanuel  6 days back

                                                                                Best documentary

                                                                                • David Waweru
                                                                                  David Waweru  6 days back

                                                                                  while kenya is sleeping

                                                                                  • DJL L
                                                                                    DJL L  6 days back

                                                                                    I can’t blame the Rwandan president for doing what he has to do to better his people’s condition. Let him be for now.

                                                                                    • AHMEDEEQ Nur
                                                                                      AHMEDEEQ Nur  6 days back

                                                                                      We can tolerate some bad for the greater good, I agree that concept 100%

                                                                                      • Shrey S
                                                                                        Shrey S  6 days back

                                                                                        Rwanda Forever

                                                                                        • Wei Cong
                                                                                          Wei Cong  7 days back

                                                                                          They need Lee Kuan yew!

                                                                                          • Namakula Sylvia
                                                                                            Namakula Sylvia  1 weeks back

                                                                                            Yes ur very right am a Ugandan I agree with you 💯coz Uganda has corruption