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Table of Contents
I History and Introduction …………………………………………………………………….3
II Economic Overview …………………………………………………………………………..5
III Business Culture ……………………………………………………………………………….7 A. Business Ethics ……………………………………………………………………7 B. Greetings and Courtesies …………………………………………………….7 C. Meetings …………………………………………………………………………….8 D. Business Attire …………………………………………………………………….8 E. Women in Business ……………………………………………………………..8 F. Business Advisory …………………………………………………………………9 a. Politics and Graft ………………………………………………………9 b. Fraud ………………………………………………………………………..9
IV Conclusion …………………………………………………………………………………………10
V Endnotes ……………………………………………………………………………………………11

I Hisotry and Introduction The pygmy race known as the Twa were the original settlers in the Rwanda region, and they have lived there since prehistory. The Hutu tribes arrived in numbers during the 1st century A.D. During the 14th century, the Tutsi invaded from the north and successfully dominated the more numerous Hutus as well as the nomadic Twa. During the next centuries the Hutu became the agrarian providers for the warrior Tutsis, who in turn provided defense for the Hutus. This partnership lasted until the arrival in 1897 of an even more dominant tribe: the Germans. Along with Burundi, Rwanda became part of short-lived German East Africa. In 1923, the territory became a protectorate under Belgium’s rule and it was known as Ruanda-Urundi. In 1946, the United Nations gave Ruanda-Urundi the dubious title of Trust Territory, but Belgium remained in control. The Rwandan ruler Mwami Matara III (a Tutsi) died in 1959, and this set off a coup by Tutsi clans. They seized power and commenced in a wholesale slaughter of Hutu leaders. The Hutus retaliated with the massacre of 100,000 Tutsis.…...

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