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In loving memory of Hon. Inyumba Aloysia 19th February 2013

Yesterday one of Rwanda’s most valuable daughters was laid to rest, having left us too early. She was still needed by her husband, her children, and the rest of us. Goodbye Rwandan rose, you will be deeply missed… I mean to pay her a tribute in the only way I know; in writing; Knowing that it is to her and ...

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The Dream must go on 14th February 2013

My fellow compatriots, I am not home but I hear that a debate has been initiated on the future of our country beyond 2017, and particularly the question on whether the presidential term limit should be changed to enable our beloved president to stand for another term. Although I am not formally a member of the RPF, I would like ...

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Kigali la belle, a memorable time in the Heart of Africa. Inspired by Eric Kabera, founder of Rwanda Cinema Centre 5th December 2012

It doesn’t matter who you are and where you are from, you will fall in love with Kigali. From your window sit in the plane, you will be entertained by a majestic hilly scenery that will take your fear of flying away just before landing, as you hear the flight attendant announcing: welcome to Kigali, the weather is heavenly at ...

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Our friends at the bank… 1st October 2012

Should donor states withdraw aid to African states which violate human rights? The Rwandan experience: The recent decision by donor countries to cut, suspend or delay aid, following the report by the United Nations Group of Experts on the DRC alleging that Rwandan government is supporting the M23, an armed group in the Eastern DRC, serves as a case in ...

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Rwanda is flying so close to the sun that it might burn its wings. unless… 5th July 2012

Rwandans have been very efficient in selling the image of the country since the end of the genocide against tutsis; quiet a strong achievement, given the amount of detractors out there, equally striving to justify their presence in exile, hide their past actions, nostalgic of the past, those avid of power; seeking foreign back-up or just the good old Rwandan ...

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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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