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Rwanda, Africa Keep Kagame Busy at UN General Assembly

Rwanda, Africa Keep Kagame Busy at UN General Assembly

Heads of State and government are all converged in New York for the 73rd UN General Assembly (UNGA). Since September 23, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda has had a busy…

Apology or NOT: How Ingabire Victoire Negotiated her  Freedom from Rwanda Prison

Apology or NOT: How Ingabire Victoire Negotiated her Freedom from Rwanda Prison

About two months before the official opening of her trial in 2011 at the High Court of Rwanda in Kigali on serious charges including ethnic divisionism, Ingabire Victoire Umuhoza sought…

Jambo ASBL and the Story of a Military Camp in Southern Rwanda

Jambo ASBL and the Story of a Military Camp in Southern Rwanda

This September 2018, students all over Rwanda are a few weeks into the 3rd and last term of the academic year. But back in 1993, September was beginning of the…

The Boy from Nyarushishi Refugee Camp is ALIVE

The Boy from Nyarushishi Refugee Camp is ALIVE

When the Genocide erupted April 7, 1994, he was dressed in that jacket, a t-shirt and shorts. He wore the same cloths until September 1994 when the new government…

Automatic or Manual Vehicles: Why Can’t We Have Driving Permits for Both?

Automatic or Manual Vehicles: Why Can’t We Have Driving Permits for Both?

Back in 2006, the Kigali Bus Services (KBS) – a commuter shuttle service in Kigali city began operations. It had 10 buses. But within months, the buses were already falling…

Who is the RPF Rebel and Baby in this Museum Photo? We Found Them

Who is the RPF Rebel and Baby in this Museum Photo? We Found Them

For four years back in 1990s, she donned the rare dotted green rebel uniform and gumboots – both of which were the signature attire of the Rwanda Patriotic Front/Army…

Genocide Beyond Borders: Hunted in Rwanda and Killed in Tanzania

Genocide Beyond Borders: Hunted in Rwanda and Killed in Tanzania

In early December 1996, the Tanzanian government ordered the closure of all four camps occupied by more than 480,000 Rwandan refugees and forced them out at gunpoint back to…

Environment Week: Taking Stock of the Biogas Project

Environment Week: Taking Stock of the Biogas Project

Bénoît Segatoma, a resident of Muyebe I Settlement in Ruhango Cell of Rongi Sector – Muhanga District, wakes up early morning, collects cow dung from the cowshed and mixes…

Bugesera International Airport at 14.8% Value Cost

Bugesera International Airport at 14.8% Value Cost

Bugesera International Airport, Rwanda’s biggest venture ever, is under construction in Eastern Province and contractors have promised they will not disappoint when it comes to meeting the deadline. Eleven…

The Killer in this PHOTO is Identified, and the Victims Too

The Killer in this PHOTO is Identified, and the Victims Too

The time, the day and the place are still fresh for the survivors. It is 24 years since the horrific scene in this photo was captured. For anybody browsing the…

Nyakizu: 104 Women and Babies Locked In A House, Then Set On Fire 

Nyakizu: 104 Women and Babies Locked In A House, Then Set On Fire 

A memorial plaque stands on a hill in Southern Rwanda where on May 19, 1994, only women and their children were gathered from different locations by marauding Genocide militia. One…

Cooking Gas Importers Hiking Prices at Own Discretion

Cooking Gas Importers Hiking Prices at Own Discretion

The number of Gas users in Rwanda may continue to diminish as retail prices on the market remain ‘unbearable’,gas users say. Currently, a kilogram of gas on the retail…