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Vincent Gasana

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Madeleine Albright, An Enviable Legacy, And Some Lessons For Africa

Madeleine Albright, An Enviable Legacy, And Some Lessons For Africa

The former United States of America, Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, who has died aged 84, leaves an enviable legacy of a life well lived. For Rwanda, however, she was…

Kagame, Kainerugaba, Turn To Ancient Tradition To Seal A Bond Of Friendship

Kagame, Kainerugaba, Turn To Ancient Tradition To Seal A Bond Of Friendship

With a highly symbolic gesture, which traditionally, creates a bond between individuals, families and even nations, President Kagame recognises a younger man’s efforts to bring harmony, where older heads…

Calling All Creatives, Access Support And Training With Africa In Colours

Calling All Creatives, Access Support And Training With Africa In Colours

Artists, creative people in general, are notoriously ill equipped to profit from the arts they produce. Africa in Colours, a newly formed organisation, wants to change that, and help realise…

Psychological Abuse The Most Dominant Form Of Domestic Violence, Says New Research

Psychological Abuse The Most Dominant Form Of Domestic Violence, Says New Research

Psychological violence is the most dominant form of domestic violence in Rwanda, according to just completed research by the Jesuit Centre for Research and Social Action. Unsurprisingly for a religious…

Scientists Go Bat Crazy, As Hill’s Horseshoe Bat Feared Extinct Is Found In Nyungwe Forrest

Scientists Go Bat Crazy, As Hill’s Horseshoe Bat Feared Extinct Is Found In Nyungwe Forrest

It was believed to have been extinct, until researchers disturbed its sleep in a cave, in Rwanda’s Nyungwe forest. The fight is now on to help it go forth…

Dr Paul Farmer, “The Man Who Would Heal The World” Leaves A Legacy That Just May

Dr Paul Farmer, “The Man Who Would Heal The World” Leaves A Legacy That Just May

Think globally, act locally, is a maxim Dr Paul Edward Farmer, who died suddenly at the age of 62, fully embodied, except that his locale was the entire globe. For…

Look To This Day, And Be Rewarded With Much than Palindromes, And Ambigrams

Look To This Day, And Be Rewarded With Much than Palindromes, And Ambigrams

We are often urged to “live in the moment” but how many of us ever do, or try to live each of our days fully, let alone, the moments? If…

Has PEN International Mislead Writers Into Joining Anti Rwanda Campaign?

Has PEN International Mislead Writers Into Joining Anti Rwanda Campaign?

Poet Innocent BahatiA letter to a head of state, signed by some of the world’s most renowned writers, would ordinarily signal some happening of significance. But that the head…

Gatuna Border Post Is Open For Business, But Will it Be Permanently Or Just For Now?

Gatuna Border Post Is Open For Business, But Will it Be Permanently Or Just For Now?

 In the small hours of Sunday 30th January, Uganda transnational lorry driver, Fabrison Wasswa Ndugwa, steered his lorry through the shiny, newly installed metal gates, into the shiny, newly constructed…

“I Like It This Way” President Kagame On A Gratifying Morning’s Work

“I Like It This Way” President Kagame On A Gratifying Morning’s Work

The government of Rwanda is consistently ranked among the top ten most efficient governments in the world, by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Such achievements do not come serendipitously. Thanks…

Guinea-Bissau: Armed Men Open Fire As President And Prime Minister Met

Guinea-Bissau: Armed Men Open Fire As President And Prime Minister Met

Reports are coming in, from Guinea-Bissau, of gunfire near the Prime ministerial offices. According to witness in the capital Bissau, gun men dressed in civilian clothing, opened fire around…

Burkina Faso Army Deposes President, Suspends Constitution

Burkina Faso Army Deposes President, Suspends Constitution

Only since the government had categorically denied a military coup had taken place, the Army in Burkina Faso has announced it had ousted the President, suspended the constitution, dissolved government…