EQTY 440.00 -5 CTL 65.00 0.00 KCB 370.00 0.00 USL 104.00 0.00 NMG 1,200.00 0.00 BLR 139.00 0.00 BK 265.00 0.00 IMR 90.00 0.00
Vincent Gasana

Vincent Gasana

Writed 75 posts

Ethiopia in Rwanda, Celebrates Ethiopia Day

Ethiopia in Rwanda, Celebrates Ethiopia Day

“The land of origins” celebrated in a “remarkable” one, or less cryptically, and admittedly more prosaic, Ethiopia in Rwanda, marks Ethiopia Day. Judging by the event itself, the two countries…

A Farewell to Prince Charles Kwizera, A short Life that Will Be Long Cherished

A Farewell to Prince Charles Kwizera, A short Life that Will Be Long Cherished

“Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them” said the writer George Eliot. Charles Kwizera, who has died so very young, so very prematurely, at the…

Death of A Fallen Singing Angel, The Terrible End of Kizito Mihigo

Death of A Fallen Singing Angel, The Terrible End of Kizito Mihigo

The terrible end of Kizito Mihigo in a Police cell, will no doubt be seized upon by a myriad anti Rwanda groups, and individuals, alleging foul play. It is however…

Earthbag Technology, a New Term in Affordable Housing

Earthbag Technology, a New Term in Affordable Housing

There is a global affordable housing crisis, according to the World Economic Forum. For less wealthy nations, a mix of creative solutions is essential, if they are to get anywhere…

Darkness Before Dawn? Death Toll Rises as China Combats Coronavirus

Darkness Before Dawn? Death Toll Rises as China Combats Coronavirus

It is by any measure, a global health emergency. That the spread of the Coronavirus is not spreading even more widely, must surely be largely due to China’s determination…

Imanzi, Imena And Why The Month Of February

Imanzi, Imena And Why The Month Of February

There are few of us who on a tired Monday morning, have not wished for Monday to begin on Tuesday. It is a wish that is granted once a year…

Rehabilitation, Humanising the Inhumane: Prison Life in Rwanda

Rehabilitation, Humanising the Inhumane: Prison Life in Rwanda

 “The degree of civilisation in a society can be judged by entering its prisons” wrote the great Russian writer and philosopher, Fyodor Dostoevsky. By this measure, many countries of the…

Rats, Red Envelopes and a Shared Vision, Happy Chinese New Year

Rats, Red Envelopes and a Shared Vision, Happy Chinese New Year

More and more diverse cultures are calling Rwanda home, this can mean celebrating the usual events at unexpected times, so according to the Chinese Lunar calendar Happy New Year, in…

Itorero for Today’s Teachers to Explain the Past to Future Generations

Itorero for Today’s Teachers to Explain the Past to Future Generations

 “History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again” so said American writer and poet, Maya Angelou, who could almost have…

Mislead Or Misleading, Are African Journalists Deliberately Distorting Rwandan Story?

Mislead Or Misleading, Are African Journalists Deliberately Distorting Rwandan Story?

Rwanda is news, and being miscast can come with the territory, but it has come to a point where to understand the country as it actually is, it is necessary…

New Year, Same Old Story: Rwandans ill-treated by Uganda Security Forces

New Year, Same Old Story: Rwandans ill-treated by Uganda Security Forces

Nothing is really ever sudden, even thunder and lightning have a process. Perhaps the recent fine sentiments from President Yoweli Museveni are a precursor to normalisation of relations between Rwanda…

Lucky Number 17, Umushyikirano and the Changing Face of a Nation.

Lucky Number 17, Umushyikirano and the Changing Face of a Nation.

In a popular café in Rwanda’s capital Kigali, a mixed group of about ten, have turned their seats to face a large television screen. All around the busy…