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Rwanda Issues - 2024


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Disputes - international

Rwanda-Burundi: Burundi's Ngozi province and Rwanda's Butare province dispute the two-kilometer-square hilly farmed area of Sabanerwa in the Rukurazi Valley where the Akanyaru/Kanyaru River shifted its course southward after heavy rains in 1965 around Kibinga Hill in Rwanda's Butare Province

Rwanda-Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC):
the 2005 DRC and Rwanda border verification mechanism to stem rebel actions on both sides of the border remains in place

 a joint technical committee established in 2007 to demarcate sections of the border

Refugees and internally displaced persons

refugees (country of origin): 79,684 (Democratic Republic of the Congo), 48,533 (Burundi) (2024)

stateless persons: 9,500 (2022)

NOTE: The information regarding Rwanda on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Rwanda 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Rwanda 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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