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Shyaka Kanuma

Shyaka Kanuma

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American Academic Spitting Mad Due to British Journalist’s Book on Genocide Denialism

American Academic Spitting Mad Due to British Journalist’s Book on Genocide Denialism

A US academic, Susan Thomson has weighed in on the arrest of Paul Rusesabagina with a lengthy piece of writing that is titled “how not to write about the Rwandan…

Why The New York Times Got It Wrong On the Rusesabagina Story

Why The New York Times Got It Wrong On the Rusesabagina Story

When I read The New York Times’ big article on the arrest of Paul Rusesabagina last Friday, I did so through the lenses of a student and practitioner of journalism…

Stand Up, and clap! Rwanda’s Achievements Are Becoming Africa’s

Stand Up, and clap! Rwanda’s Achievements Are Becoming Africa’s

It was a decade when Rwanda did great things. Of course when we say such and such an entity “did great things”, it is relative. Did great as compared to…

Some Mindsets We Must Overcome as Our New Year’s Resolutions…

Some Mindsets We Must Overcome as Our New Year’s Resolutions…

Suddenly a lot of Rwandan manufacturers are smiling all the way to the bank! They have a lot of local customers streaming to their products who used to go for…

Rwanda: Good PR? Yes, But We Don’t Sell Fire Extinguishers!

Rwanda: Good PR? Yes, But We Don’t Sell Fire Extinguishers!

I am intrigued every time I read somewhere that “Rwanda has a good image because of good PR.” A lot of that has been coming up lately, on social media…

Rwanda: The Way We Were Then and The Way We Are Now

Rwanda: The Way We Were Then and The Way We Are Now

I’ve watched, fascinated, as Rwanda has forged itself a new identity over the past two and a half decades. I like to simplify the timeline; break it down into…

The Myth Of Unromantic, Unfriendly, Obedient, Secretive, Reserved Rwandan

The Myth Of Unromantic, Unfriendly, Obedient, Secretive, Reserved Rwandan

Stereotypes and clichés. They are quite interesting things. And we Rwandans have been saddled with more than our fair share of them, I tend to think. “Rwandans are secretive…

How Messrs. Trump and Johnson are Demystifying the West

How Messrs. Trump and Johnson are Demystifying the West

  What is this thing happening in the United States? Or this other (similar) thing that’s taking place in the United Kingdom!? For a long time we were told…

Stepp’d in Blood, A Book Review: If an Akazu Member Killed You, or Took Your Wife by Force…

Stepp’d in Blood, A Book Review: If an Akazu Member Killed You, or Took Your Wife by Force…

What would a woman do if a big government official braked his vehicle beside her as she walked, and he told her to get into the car, drove off, then…

Tito Mboweni’s Tweets on Rwanda Amuse, They Also Teach A Lot

Tito Mboweni’s Tweets on Rwanda Amuse, They Also Teach A Lot

Of all the Twitter threads one may see, few will be more amusing than what results when South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni starts a conversation about Rwanda, or its…