Rwanda is a country still trying to recover from the ethnic genocide in the 1990s when 800,000 people lost their lives in 100 days. In many ways its economy has recovered well and poverty and inequality has reduced, however healthcare remains poor as does its reputation over its political and human rights.
Uganda remains a poor country despite an abundance of natural resources, and it’s plagued by corruption and poor management. To add to these challenges, it’s a country with over 1.2 million displaced people from conflict in surrounding countries, and the remnant of displacement as a result of internal conflicts.
Zimbabwe was once known as the bread-basket of Africa, with rich natural resources and a productive agricultural sector, but the country has been in economic crisis since the 1990s and currently there is hyper-inflation, shortages of fuel and food and a general unease in the country.