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Tears for the Victims: The World Leaders Who Cried for Genocide Victims

Tears for the Victims: The World Leaders Who Cried for Genocide Victims

Former US President George W. Bush asked the Secret Service to move out. The First Lady of Benin Mrs Claudine Tallon couldn’t hold back her tears. Renowned comedian…

Neither “Tutsi” nor “Hutu”: The Pain of Arabs Before and During Genocide

Neither “Tutsi” nor “Hutu”: The Pain of Arabs Before and During Genocide

Saidi Yahaya 31, is a Rwandan of Arab descent whose parents intermarried with Rwandans and Belgians on both sides of his family tree. At the start of genocide against the…

Here is a Copy of the Notorious Blacklist for Tutsis

Here is a Copy of the Notorious Blacklist for Tutsis

All days were traumatic since the 1960s for the Tutsi in Rwanda but September 21, 1992 brought a new painful development in the long plan to wipe out the ethnic…

A Day at Home with Elderly Genocide Widows

A Day at Home with Elderly Genocide Widows

After losing her entire family in the genocide 23 years ago, Marrianne Mukarusine 79, has found a new family: Thanks to a government housing initiative, she now shares her life…

At 101 Years: Carolina Nyirangegera has Lived the Hate, Killings and Personal Loss

At 101 Years: Carolina Nyirangegera has Lived the Hate, Killings and Personal Loss

On July 26, 1959, 43-year-old Carolina Nyirangegera, a mother of seven, attended Sunday Mass at Kiruhura Parish in Huye District, Rwanda’s southern province. A small part of…

Untold Story of the Mother of Ingabire Victoire and the Spanish Connection

Untold Story of the Mother of Ingabire Victoire and the Spanish Connection

Time check; 7:30 am in Kankuba village, Kankuba cell in Mageragere sector, Nyarugenge district -15kms from the capital Kigali. Despite the rainy Monday morning, people keep flocking the market…

Battling Demons and Malaria: Story of Community Health Workers in Rwanda

Battling Demons and Malaria: Story of Community Health Workers in Rwanda

On a Sunday morning in June last year, 7-year old Mutoni Aneth was attending prayers at a church near her home. As she walked to the church Altar to…

Rwanda Celebrates 23rd Anniversary of Heroes’ Day (Special Report)

Rwanda Celebrates 23rd Anniversary of Heroes’ Day (Special Report)

President Paul Kagame and senior government officials observe National Heroes Day at Heroes Square | Kigali, 1 February 2016 23 Years Later, Meet Ex-PM Agathe Uwilingiyimana’s Children Children…

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…

Silencing The Noisy Critics In Rwanda

Silencing The Noisy Critics In Rwanda

Ngabo Jean Marie was ‘kidnapped’ on the streets of Goma, the capital of North Kivu province in DR Congo. The assailants were right on time – Ngabo had just been paid…

The Wealthy Killer Arrested in Malawi

The Wealthy Killer Arrested in Malawi

After intense pressure, Malawi has succumbed and finally arrested Rwandan Genocide suspect Vincent Murekezi. But who is this man? He has been so powerful in Malawi that his heavy bank…

Inside Rwanda’s Affordable Housing Explosion

Inside Rwanda’s Affordable Housing Explosion

Are the announcements of huge projects for ‘affordable houses’ to be taken seriously? When King Mohammed VI of Morocco was here in October, a $68m project for 5,000 cheap…