Monthly Archives: April 2013

After 19 years, no single survivor should be grieving!

I always take what the Saturday BBC Kinyarwanda programme, Imvo n’Imvano, says with a pinch of salt – a fat pinch. Despite its honourable intentions when it started, the programme has often been hijacked and turned into a platform for … Continue reading

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In Thatcher, the world has lost an “iron-willed” leader

Rwandans stand with the British in their time of grief, with the passing of Margaret Thatcher. For, however hard Rwanda may chide the UK for giving in to the pressures of its mean media, in the final analysis, she does … Continue reading

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A time to remember, a time to celebrate

Sunday 7th April 2013 19 years ago today, this land lay engulfed in the smell of death. 1.25 million of our compatriots (not the inaccurate “less than a million”, the vague “over 800,000” or the genocide-denier estimate of “over 500,000”) … Continue reading

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What drives Rwanda’s transformation?

As happens every year, last week the bigwigs of this land stopped all business and for two days were holed-up in a hideout where they bared it all. But I am getting ahead of myself. When I heard that these … Continue reading

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