Monthly Archives: December 2011

Season of celebration, seasoned with concern for others

Our westerly neighbours have always been known for their artistic creativity. Ndombolo? Not only in music, in other sectors, too. So when at home we thought we were going to be crushed under the depression exacted by bombardments of liberties-suppression … Continue reading

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Democracy is as good as the context it is premised in

Last Monday, my curiosity got the better of me and I asked for a clarification on a passing remark in one of the regional papers. The gracious author surprised me by complying. Normally, I wouldn’t have bothered to ask because … Continue reading

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But Rwandans no buts!

Last week Rwandans were shocked to learn of the death of a Rwandan, Charles Ingabire, at the hands of a gunman in the streets of Kampala, Uganda. For all Rwandans, one life of a single Rwandan lost in mysterious circumstances … Continue reading

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“Endless questioning that no answers can fully satisfy”

  The way I’ve seen it, there is a hardcore group of individuals and organisations for whom it has become a signature feature of every comment on Rwanda. Their every comment will start with a lengthy enumeration of the positive … Continue reading

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