Main content

Can we trust Rwanda's data?

Dodgy statistics and aid money in Africa

Is Rwanda's economic success story really all it's cracked up to be? Ed Butler speaks to Tom Wilson, east Africa correspondent at the Financial Times, about some supposedly dodgy statistics behind the economic miracle, and the World Bank aid money reliant upon it. And a former economic advisor to the Rwandan president Paul Kagame describes how economic statistics were routinely distorted during his time in government.

(Photo: Rwandan president Paul Kagame, Credit: Getty Images)

Available now

17 minutes

Last on

Fri 30 Aug 2019 12:32GMT


  • Fri 30 Aug 2019 07:32GMT
  • Fri 30 Aug 2019 12:32GMT

A year of Covid in Nairobi: Josephine's story

A year of Covid in Nairobi: Josephine's story

The diary of Josephine, a single mother of four in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya

Business Daily Podcast

Business Daily Podcast

Download every programme.