Filip Reyntjens

Filip Reyntjens is professor of law and politics at the Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) at the University of Antwerp. His latest book is Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa (2016, coedited with Tobias Hagmann).

July 2015, Volume 26, Issue 3

Rwanda: Progress or Powder Keg?

Rwanda under Paul Kagame has been hailed for its visionary leadership, economic progress, and reforms in education, health, and agriculture. Yet the regime’s autocratic rule, human-rights abuses, persecution of the Hutu majority, and growing inequality point to an ominous future.