US singer Barbara Streisand (C) sings the 'Hatikva' (hope), Israel's national anthem as former US president Bill Clinton (R) and President of the Republic of Rwanda (L) Paul Kagame listen on at the end of the gala to celebrate the 90th birthday of Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on June 18, 2013. A slew of stars, politicians and public figures flocked to Jerusalem to take part in Peres's 90th birthday celebrations.
Those are the highest numbers since 1994, when people fled genocide in Rwanda and bloodshed in former Yugoslavia
Fifty-thousand girls alive today will develop cervical cancer that would have been prevented if we had reached 80 percent vaccination rates, as Rwanda has. For every year we delay in doing so, another 4,400 women will develop cervical cancer.
For a long time Rwanda has been in the lead in terms of the priority it places on technology and the internet. Paul Kagame sees himself as a digital visionary.More quotes »
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