Monthly Archives: November 2011

“This is the land of second chances.”

The way some of us go on about some foreign media practitioners, you’d think we do not appreciate any report from an outsider. Truth be told, we do. We know that the detailed knowledge of Rwanda that some of them … Continue reading

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An enigma or a figment of the imagination?

I’ve developed a cynical vein against foreign media reports on Rwanda that can sometimes make me miss unbiased remarks in some of them. Conscious of that, I tried to pick interest in the blog of an American journalist that I … Continue reading

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Wherever his body lies, Gaddafi will always be a lesson to us

This eleventh day of the eleventh month of the eleventh year after year 2000, let’s give a thought to our brothers and sisters up North. After raising our hopes with their successful ouster of dinosaurian despots, will their Arab spring … Continue reading

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A state run by co-opted political elites is a sham democracy

Andrew Mwenda’s article, “Two Presidents – Two Uncompromising Styles” (The Independent, 26th October 2011) piqued me. Having been used to Mwenda’s bare-knuckles approach to the defence of the ordinary citizen, I held my breath when I began to read the … Continue reading

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