Qatar stake in Rwandan airport attracts mixed reviews

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A deal by Qatar Airways to take a majority stake in Rwanda’s new airport project has had mixed reviews on social media.

Qatar agreed to take a 60% stake in the project in Bugesera, about 25km (15 miles) outside the capital Kigali, the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) posted on Twitter on Monday.

Many have praised it as a good opportunity for Rwanda’s tourism industry, including this safari company:

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Others have questioned whether the country is getting a good deal from the investment: