Monthly Archives: April 2012

There is cathartic effect in remembering

And so it goes. When you think you’re done with one week of reflection on the evil that was visited on your people, circumstances bring to the fore the bitter memory that you’d willed into the recess of your mind. … Continue reading

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Conquering the demon of “leftovers”

Addressing residents of Ruhango District after opening a new cassava-processing factory and touring a new, soon-to-be-equipped referral hospital in the area last Monday (16.04.12), President Kagame used the opportunity to call on Rwandans to reject living “on leftovers”. If there … Continue reading

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“Your departed of 1994 speaking: Fight impunity!”

Many times we talk about the genocide against Batutsi as if we are talking about a faceless monster. Genocide is a monster, all right, but it has a face. Actually, it has many faces. Faces of more than a million … Continue reading

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In memory of our departed

7th April (tomorrow) is coming and, with it, the memory of the day that hell descended on Rwanda with its full load of demented demons. That morning the sun rose and froze and watched as, amid groans of over a … Continue reading

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