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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…

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…

China Firmly Opposes External Interference In Hong Kong and Xinjiang Affairs

China Firmly Opposes External Interference In Hong Kong and Xinjiang Affairs

Several days ago, the US President signed a so-called law bill “Hong Kong human rights and democracy act” and the US House of Representatives passed a so-called “Uyghur…

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…

Key CPC Session Highlights: Modernizing China’s System and Governance Capacity

Key CPC Session Highlights: Modernizing China’s System and Governance Capacity

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the fourth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party…

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…

Understanding Corporate Tax: Preparing for Tax Audits

Understanding Corporate Tax: Preparing for Tax Audits

Tax authorities have made the enforcement of tax compliance a top priority and this is evidenced by the established audit teams who ensure that they “collect their fair share.” Tax…

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…