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Rwanda Scraps Over 1,000 Colonial-Era Laws

Rwanda has taken a very decisive, bold step to abolish more than 1,000 colonial-era laws. These were made for the interests of the colonizers, and never for the people of Rwanda.

Rwanda Scraps Over 1,000 Colonial-Era Laws

Heinrich Albert Schnee was governor of German East Africa (modern Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda) from 1912-18 (Credit - BBC)

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