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Rwandans turn their back on their French language heritage

Rwanda has just finished taking part in its first ever Commonwealth Games. After Mozambique, it's only the second country to have joined the Commonwealth that doesn't have constitutional ties with the United Kingdom. It's just one more sign that the country is turning its back on its francophone history in favour of English - although with the French school reopening in Kigali, there are some who still have a place in their hearts for French.

By Gabriel KAHN

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