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How RPF Soldiers Rescued 2000 Tutsi at Saint Paul Church

How RPF Soldiers Rescued 2000 Tutsi at Saint Paul Church

Gilbert Masengo survived the 1994 genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda. When the killings started on April 7, he fled from his parents home and sought refuge at Saint Paul church…

Inside Rwanda’s Wars To Contain its Enemies and Friends

Inside Rwanda’s Wars To Contain its Enemies and Friends

Rwanda is concerned there is still a lot of politicking about the issue of FDLR militia based in DRCongo and nothing is being done to remove the militia group which…

Rwandans Now Benefiting From New Maternity Law

Rwandans Now Benefiting From New Maternity Law

Mothers working for public and private employers can now begin applying for the newly enacted 12-weeks maternity leave to attend to their newborn babies, under the new law which…

He Nearly Kissed Death But Now Makes Coffins

He Nearly Kissed Death But Now Makes Coffins

One morning in February 2011, Justin Hakiri 44, a father of three started the day feeling unwell but moved on with his daily carpentry work. For him it was a…

Rwanda Proves World Wrong As Kagame Unveils 25MW Methane Plant

Rwanda Proves World Wrong As Kagame Unveils 25MW Methane Plant

For many decades, scientists had claimed that it was very dangerous to extract methane gas from Rwanda’s lake Kivu which is so close to Nyiragongo active volcano in…

US Endorses Rwanda’s Principles On Civilian Protection

US Endorses Rwanda’s Principles On Civilian Protection

Civilians caught up in the middle of armed conflicts may become safer as the world adopts Rwanda’s values on protection of civilians. These values known as the &#8216…

US Endorses Rwanda’s Principles On Civilian Protection

US Endorses Rwanda’s Principles On Civilian Protection

Civilians caught up in the middle of armed conflicts may become safer as the world adopts Rwanda’s values on protection of civilians. These values known as the &#8216…

Hakizimana Rescued Before His Last Breath

Hakizimana Rescued Before His Last Breath

Isaac Hakizimana’s father, Laurent Kamirindi, had been warned by Interahamwe that they would kill him. Acting on the warning, he started spending nights hiding in the bush. Then…

Teenager Gang-raped In Genocide Finds Love 22 Years Later 

Teenager Gang-raped In Genocide Finds Love 22 Years Later 

Muhoza Goreti, 34, prefers to be dead whenever she recollects about her disturbing childhood. During the 1994 genocide against Tutsi, Muhoza was just 12 years when her father and her…

Watch Out, The Killers Are Still Out There

Watch Out, The Killers Are Still Out There

In December 2015, Jean Damascène Ndayambaje 36, a genocide survivor from Busoro sector in Nyanza district, Southern Rwanda, relocated to Nyagatare district in the East. He settled in Rutaraka…

100s and still counting, but can Tech Startups survive in Rwanda

100s and still counting, but can Tech Startups survive in Rwanda

In 2013, Rwanda’s Auditor General released a report indicating that the country had lost Rwf10.5 billion on non-billed water. This loss represented 42.38% of the…

A New Technology Turning Rwanda’s Unproductive Lakes Into Fish Money

A New Technology Turning Rwanda’s Unproductive Lakes Into Fish Money

Jerôme Musomandera was born and raised in a fishing community on the shores of Lake Kivu, Bwishyura Sector in Karongi district. His dream was to become an accountant about…