Kagame Begged Nkurunziza To Host RwandAir Fleet When Kigali International Airport Flooded On April 30, 2018

By David Himbara

RwandAir fleet in Bujumbura, Burundi, which arrived on April 30, and left on May 1, 2018. Heavy rains pounded both Rwanda and Burundi on April 30, 2018. Rwanda’s International Airport became flooded. But Burundi’s International was not flooded.

How can that be ? Kagame’s Rwanda is said to be an African development model while Burundi is purportedly a failing state. Kagame himself is the main author of this thinking.

Bujumbura’s International Airport is well-protected from floods by canals. Evidently, Burundi’s infrastructure has a lesson for Kagame. As the Director-General of Burundi’s civil aviation says, ”Bujumbura International Airport is sufficiently protected against bad weather.

An extensive drainage system protects the airport from floods observed throughout the year.” FULL STORY