Monthly Archives: March 2013

Ntaganda in The Hague alone no solution to DRC problems

The pundits are in a quandary; their punditry has fallen apart! I talk of the West European and North American ‘experts’ whose ‘authoritative knowledge’ of the Great Lakes region is quoted on every platform wherefrom we other mortals must draw, … Continue reading

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Habemus Papam!

The above, to those uninitiated in matters Catholic, is Latin for “We have a Pope”. So, all in the world who were beginning to express exasperation at the pace of the election should be happy. It’s said some Kenyans had … Continue reading

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Rwanda should reject this “food for work” from the UK

When I heard that the United Kingdom had gone back on its pledge of channelling aid to Rwanda through the budget as general budget support, I was thrown back to the mid-1990s. Rwanda then was a darling of the West. … Continue reading

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In Rwanda, nothing is left to chance

If last week I appeared to wax philosophical, according to direct expressions of indignation, I must have been misunderstood. I am not given to philosophising because my peasant mind is not cut out for handling profound thought. Whoever has seen … Continue reading

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