UPDATE: Rwanda Becomes 54 member of Commonwealth

November 29, 2009

Rwanda was named the 54th member of the Commonwealth this week.  It is the only country outside of Mozambique who does not have any historical ties to Britain.   The country was originally colonized by Germany and later Belgium.

In an interview with The Sunday Times, Louise Mushikiwabo, the government spokesperson, said,”My government sees this accession as recognition of the tremendous progress this country has made in the last 15 years,” //

 

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