The anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International has found Rwanda to be the least corrupt country in East Africa.
It is the latest in a long line of accolades heaped upon President Paul Kagame, the man credited with ending the unimaginable horror of the 1994 genocide.
The president has been hailed as a hero and visionary, but now there are doubts about his commitment to genuine democracy.
Rwanda's critics say corruption is so low because it is a police state.
It is holding elections in August but opposition groups say they have been barred from taking part.
Zeinab Badawi spoke to Alfred Ndahiro, an advisor to President Kagame.
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