Monthly Archives: August 2013

We are called to force the dream

These days, what’s happening around Goma and DR Congo spokesman, Lambert Mende, is a farce made in outer space! When asked about the source of the bombs that dropped on Goma just before the alliance of FARDC (Congolese army), UN … Continue reading

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Two is company and the more the merrier

Like a bad smell, the D.R. Congo question sticks on you even when you thought you were done, ever mentioning it again. Correct me if I err, but I think it’s what in French they call “mise en abyme”, a … Continue reading

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It’s all hands on deck for a face-off with the Titans

As I’ve said before, I urge everybody, interested in the details of the Genocide against Batutsi and feeling they know them, to read Gil Courtemanche’s book, A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali. The story was based in Hôtel des … Continue reading

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Second-hand democracy for Africa?

I remember the first shoes I wore because they were forced on me and yet they were rejects from someone else. Don’t get me wrong; I did not dislike them because they were second-hand. I only didn’t want to appear … Continue reading

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“Why this bad blood between Rwanda and the West?”

In an e-mail, someone asked me what at first I thought was a simple question: “Why this bad blood between Rwanda and the West? You must be doing something vicious that the West should gang against you.” However, given serious … Continue reading

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