Daily Archives: January 31, 2017

23 Years Later, Meet Ex-PM Agathe Uwilingiyimana’s Children

23 Years Later, Meet Ex-PM Agathe Uwilingiyimana’s Children

Children of late Prime Minister and national hero Agathe Uwilingiyimana have remained in exile for the last 23 years and say they dearly miss home. Five children that were born…

Bizimana Was Killed For Defying Ex-FAR Orders

Bizimana Was Killed For Defying Ex-FAR Orders

His dream was to build a good house for his siblings and support them throughout their education – Sylvestre Bizimana was among Inyange students killed for defying orders by defeated…

Helene Nayituliki: The Heroine Who Detests Speaking About Her Life

Helene Nayituliki: The Heroine Who Detests Speaking About Her Life

Even before the Genocide against Tutsi, Chantal Mukazayire 42, a genocide survivor and mother of three had understood that Tutsi were not meant to enjoy the same rights as the…

How Niyitegeka Saved 104 Tutsis From Jaws of Death

How Niyitegeka Saved 104 Tutsis From Jaws of Death

For hiding 104 Tutsi in his home while Interahamwe militia were combing villages looking for Tutsi to kill, Sosthene Niyitegeka didn’t know his selfless act would earn him a…

The Catholic Nun Who Rejected Armed Escorts

The Catholic Nun Who Rejected Armed Escorts

Twenty three years ago in every corner of Rwanda, Interahamwe militia had one mission – to locate and kill any Tutsi by all means possible. With death looming everywhere, a little…

We Can’t Afford Giving up HIV Fight – Jeannette Kagame

We Can’t Afford Giving up HIV Fight – Jeannette Kagame

Full Speech by First Lady of Rwanda Mrs Jeannette Kagame at the 18th Ordinary General Assembly and 15th Anniversary of the Organization of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA…

African Universal Internet Alliance Expands to 17 nations

African Universal Internet Alliance Expands to 17 nations

In 2013, seven governments meeting in Kigali adopted an ambitious agenda to turn their countries into “smart nations” – making tech and broadband connection a universal right. Today, the alliance’s…