Author Archives: Butamire

Will nanotechnology one day bring home our national outlaws?

Fake news is the order of the day these days. And so here is a piece doing the rounds on social media, as you’ve no doubt seen, bearing the bloodcurdling tag of “The Death of Death”. However, scary as that … Continue reading

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Is humanity visiting anarchy on this planet?

Mighty Mother Nature is hopping mad and we are at peril! Doubtless, our societies are to blame. Otherwise who else is responsible for the way this earth seems to be coming apart, threatening our very existence? Surely, aren’t we bringing … Continue reading

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“Rwanda: The Royal Tour” shows us that the summit is in sight

Watching this documentary puts you at the apex of the triumph of good over evil. The top of a literal rise of a country, sphinx-like, from the ashes – liquid and scarlet red ashes. Be you national or foreigner, knowing … Continue reading

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Verily, this country has come a long, hard way

A visit to the Campaign Against Genocide (CAG) Museum in Kigali is a plunge into the scary hole of the near-impossibility of recreating a genocidal Rwanda into the new country we see today! That the museum is in the basement … Continue reading

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Third world, reject being turned into “the grass that suffers”

Published: April 20, 2018 Every time you wake up, Rwandans all, you should remember to give a thought to the God of Rwanda, Imana y’u Rwanda. It’s not all the time that a people manage to choose a leadership whose … Continue reading

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For advancement and consolidation, we dare not tire in remembering

This day twenty four years ago, this land was already awash with the blood of close to sixty thousand victims, if not more. Yet these were only the first six days. At the end of the ninety-day genocide, the final … Continue reading

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Is total selfless leadership achievable in this land?

You remember the cartoon in these pages: a suited-up government dignitary at the head of an entourage of mollycoddling local leaders tossing up his coat behind when he feels hot. And, sure enough, the leaders are jumping over themselves, each … Continue reading

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