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Raising and falling 5th January 2011

2010 ends with a feeling of hope and excitement for the world as a really better place, especially for blacks, Africans, women and Arabs; the historically marginalised citizens of humanity! I was born a refugee not so long ago, exiled in a country where I did not wish to stay. Paradoxically I felt happy to be a refugee in that ...

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TV football fans, stop masturbating… 5th January 2011

Over the week-end I and a couple of friends had set plans to watch the final of the African Coup of Nations over a drink in a public place; Ghana and Egypt promised breathtaking entertainment: the first team had won the two previous African coups and the second was made of youth that had won the under 21 world cup ...

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A story about love Part I 21st January 2008

Pendant mon congé je suis allé faire un tour à l’exposition. En général je n’aime pas ce genre d’endroit, ca me fatigue.C’est un ami suisse du CICR qui m’avait motivé et véhiculé. À peine entré dans l’expo, je tombe sur une Kenyane dont on ne peut localiser le coup vu que sa tête à la forme d’un ballon de basquet-Ball ...

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Vinny[1]. 21st January 2008

One day my friend Vincent had to play against the president in a tennis tournament. I have played with Vincent and I can tell you he is a good, decent amateur tennis player. But me and my other friend Patrick were amazed to see our friend Vinny playing like it was his first time to hold a tennis racket on ...

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Mugabe? take another look. 11th October 2007

I want to tell you a story about my country Rwanda; a country said to be one of the most safe in Africa, and that only for the last ten years… And certainly the most stable in the region. Rwanda receives foreign aid on a scale of around 40% of its recurrent budget: (Salaries of civil servants, scholarships, travels of ...

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The reality of a Rwandan activist: The lone wolf

When the RPF started the struggle in the bush, most youth joined against their parents’ advise. Some were locked up in the family house, others reported to the police; by their own parents. There was rarely any good bye my son, vaya con Dios; most young people ‘escaped’ their parents to join the struggle. While many of the parents eventually ...

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