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Rwanda: Where English Is The New Must-Have Language, But 98% Of The People Can't Speak It

Rwanda: Where English Is The New Must-Have Language, But 98% Of The People Can't Speak It | Global Affairs & Human Geography Digital Knowledge Source | Scoop.it

Where English Is The New Must-Have Language, But 98% Of The People Can't Speak It @Worldcrunch

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Rwanda has 3 official languages but the one heard through the media and in many businesses is English, and most average Rwandans know very little because they are reluctantly forced to learn it.  Officials believe it will allow their people to participate in the regional economy.  But this comes at the expense of their native language. 

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