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Without A Gun, Uwemeyimana Saved 119 Tutsi

Without A Gun, Uwemeyimana Saved 119 Tutsi

Notorious convicts of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi, including senior military officers, Ministers and opinion leaders of the Genocidal regime have always defended themselves saying that they did not have…

Dilemma As Kiziguro Quarry Residents Remain Uncompensated

Dilemma As Kiziguro Quarry Residents Remain Uncompensated

In July last year, a convoy of SUVs from Kigali arrived at Kabeza trading centre, Ndatemwa cell, Kiziguro sector in Gatsibo district. The speeding convoy with tinted window glasses branched…

From Egypt, They Won Hearts of Rwandan Mothers and Stayed

From Egypt, They Won Hearts of Rwandan Mothers and Stayed

Rwanda seems to invoke an irresistible feeling to first time visitors many of whom have ended up extending their stay or leaving to return for permanent stay. In 2009, the…

The Feminist President? What Kagame has said on Women over the years

The Feminist President? What Kagame has said on Women over the years

President Paul Kagame’s stance in support of women is not a recent phenomenon. The campaign for women rights and gender equality in Rwanda, on the continent and globally…

A day in The Life of Rwandan Hunters

A day in The Life of Rwandan Hunters

On Sunday, when Christians gather in churches and synagogues to pray to God, it is a hunting day in Rwandan tradition. According to the Bible, by the seventh day, God…

How Peasant Women Turned into Professional Hoteliers

How Peasant Women Turned into Professional Hoteliers

It is a busy Tuesday afternoon in Kigali as several guests check-in at Marriott Hotel. While in the Hotel lobby, hotel staffs help guests to waiting shuttles after days…

Why are Kigali’s Malls Almost Empty?

Why are Kigali’s Malls Almost Empty?

In January this year, the city of Kigali issued a directive requiring all businesses to vacate residential neighbourhoods and relocate to commercial zones. More than 910 businesses operating in residential…

Tracking Former Mayors and Tough Performance Contracts

Tracking Former Mayors and Tough Performance Contracts

On March 1st, in 2015, all Rwanda government officials left their air-conditioned offices, homes and cars – they boarded buses that ferried them to Gabiro Combat Training Centre for…

Hospitals in Dilemma over Defaulting Patients

Hospitals in Dilemma over Defaulting Patients

When anyone falls sick they quickly walk into any nearby health facility for medical attention. It is always the duty of the patient to pay their bills as is the…

How 20,000 Rwandan Women Acquired Skills to Beat Poverty

How 20,000 Rwandan Women Acquired Skills to Beat Poverty

Marthe Mukambonera never studied beyond primary school level. When she got married about 30 years ago, she remained a house wife but didn’t want to let her husband…

Why Women Are Filling Up Kagame Rallies

Why Women Are Filling Up Kagame Rallies

When government-orchestrated massacres of a section of Rwandan society in the late 1950s started, relatives of the current speaker of Parliament Donatile Mukabalisa were among them. She is a…