Monthly Archives: June 2016

The West need to rethink their democracy

June 29th 2016 Rwanda may be happening too fast for some of us, no matter how we thought we kept the closest tabs on the smallest of developments. But first things first, though all are equally important. I remember hearing … Continue reading

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Kigali, the city of a thousand rings?

June 22 2016 Time was when I used to bemoan our incapacity to work hard as Rwandans, when you compared us with the Chinese, for instance. When you read stories of a fifteen-storey hotel being built in six days in … Continue reading

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It’s true: Rwanda is the universe

June 15th 2016 Pray, where did “baton” go? Senior citizens will remember it as a rhythmic gymnastic sport that they may have enjoyed before the 1970s. But everybody else knows it as “baton twirling”, a common and interesting sport in … Continue reading

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If dictatorship could heal a society, many countries would be paradise

June 8th 2016 It was a clear morning. Sunday 29th May, Car-Free Day in Kigali, seemed to have ‘dressed’ for the occasion, indeed, as it was a day of sports for Kigali residents. And so, I and a couple of … Continue reading

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Rwanda will always attract attention

June 1st 2016 I enjoyed reading comments in the media on Rwanda’s successful hosting of the World Economic Forum. I was particularly amused by the banter between some who, on one hand, opined that the country attracted world attention for … Continue reading

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