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Rwanda/Tanzania/Burundi: Groundbreaking for Rusumo Falls
Construction of the 80MW Rusumo Falls hydroelectric project in Rwanda is under way following an official groundbreaking ceremony held on 30 March. The run-of-river project on the Kagera River along Rwanda’s border with Tanzania, just downstream of the tripoint where the two countries share a common border with Burundi, is scheduled to be commissioned in 2020, with output to be shared equally between the countries.
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