Every book is a collaborative effort. Each idea, insight, and story contained in this book can be traced back to specific people, conversations, and lives. I would like to thank each person, for they contributed to this project sometimes more than they imagined.
My editors Stephen Kobrin and Jeanne Glasser at Prentice Hall deserve special thanks not only for their painstaking editorial support but also their forbearance.
I would like to recognize the importance that Rwanda, its leaders, and its people have played in shaping not only this book but me as well. As a young African, I have been proud and privileged to witness first-hand Rwanda’s metamorphosis. The unique brand of leadership of His Excellency President Paul Kagame ...