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Tribute to the people of India!

In this video, the devastation of British colonialism in India and the crimes of Winston Churchill to the Indian people, by Author Shashi Tharoor, from his recent book: ‘An Era of Darkness dark; The British Empire in India’. Lest we forget..

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Diane Rwigara; bless her Soul.

‘RWANDA police probing Diane Rwigara, a fierce critic of President Kagame, for suspected tax evasion and forgery.’ – This is what The East African newspaper tweeted this morning. I am not a journalist, but I keep wondering why they do this… – For one, Diane has no known individual business, or even a know carrier. She lived at her parents’ ...

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The Rwandan Restoration, a story in the making…

The Rwandan political culture is characterized by secrecy and unpredictability of the selection process. Even President Kagame was chosen a long time ago, by the powers that might be, while no one expected him. I can bet even himself was made aware only when the time was right. Speculators on ‘Kagame didn’t groom a successor’, completely miss the point; if ...

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Rwanda’s Vs Liberal Democracy, who won?

It hasn’t been measured, but western media’s criticism around the 2017 presidential elections in Rwanda felt more passionate than ever before. They all had the same message: ‘Rwanda, under Paul Kagame has achieved remarkable stability and progress, but Paul Kagame shouldn’t have continued because he is bad for democracy.’ A hangover piece by the Editorial Board of the New York ...

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Paul Kagame is part of the solution; always has been…

‘This Army of ours will be the pillar of change… If you are saying that you are fighting tribalism, racism, but in the end your action show tribalism, then there is no difference between you and those you are waging war against. Or if you say that those you are fighting are thieves, if you are a thief too, then ...

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The Rwandan uprising

Something remarkable happened during the just concluded elections. In a surge of temper, Kenneth Roth, the Executive Director of Human Rights Watch tweeted: ‘Rwanda trolls are using #RwandaDecides hashtag against criticism of country’s murderous dictatorship, as if anyone but Paul Kagame decides’ Indeed #RwandaDecides is the hastag that Rwandan people were using to communicate on social media throughout the electoral ...

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No ‘Goodluck Jonathan’ for Rwanda?

In the last couple of days that I visited Europe, I heard: ‘The process of changing the constitution in your country isn’t real – or democratic, because it did not emanate spontaneously from the people’ I even heard Rwandans struggle with it: ‘No! The president, the party, the government, has no hand in this…’ The truth is, nothing is spontaneous in politics – ...

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Can you handle ‘The’ Kigali

Since mayors are elected not hired, we don’t get feisty kids who grew up in Lagos, Jo-burg or New York City for Mayors. We get God fearing, decent family people, straight from the ‘hood’. Luckily they don’t run this town; we do! You see, people don’t visit cities because of the niceness of their citizens, the affordability of their hotels ...

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Before you call Kagame a dictator, would you show some respect?

‘Many Africans see Kagame’s Rwanda as a model. [we people at the economist are here to say]: They are wrong!’ This is how the Economist signed its editorial this morning. In the last few days there has been similar reports: Human Rights Watch alleging that goat thieves and political opponents are summarily killed, and Amnesty International declaring that Rwandan elections ...

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‘Farewell to Arms’ – Ernest Hemingway

A tribute to my Uncle Musafiri Ntwali Ruhumuliza Rwandan Independence Day doesn’t mean much to me – or at least nothing worth celebrating- that’s the day my grandparents were being chased like animals and killed. My real independence is on the 4th of July when, I and my people finally returned to the land of my ancestors after 30 years ...

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