Monthly Archives: February 2012

How colonialism begot self-denigrating Rwandans

The other day, the reminiscence of a colleague about the lack of literature in English on the history of Rwanda reminded me of the brutality of colonialism by Belgians. Africa has forcibly hosted a wide variety of colonialists but I … Continue reading

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Call it porcupine politics; we call it empowerment politics

Another opposition party has been thrust onto the crowded arena of political parties, usually with hardly a member, that are frequently being formed by self-exiled Rwandans. Asked on BBC why he could not go back to Rwanda and form his … Continue reading

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All Africans need to own their processes

It is depressing when you happen on the observations of Africans on how their fellow Africans are governed. With the admission that a majority of their countries are confined to the intensive care unit or morgue, Africans give you an … Continue reading

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The nine lives of Rwanda

Last Wednesday, 1st February, Rwandans celebrated Heroes’ Day. There are many reasons why Rwandans should celebrate but chief among them should be the fact alone that Rwanda is still in existence as their country. Rwanda has many times tottered on … Continue reading

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