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Can Rwanda Bring Back Its Drying Waters?

Can Rwanda Bring Back Its Drying Waters?

The world was supposed to end just at the beginning of the New Year 2000 (Y2K), prophesies of doom said. Media caused panic as it constantly reported that the 19th…

Francophonie Vs Commonwealth: How Rwanda Bagged $3 Billion When It Said ‘au revoir’

Francophonie Vs Commonwealth: How Rwanda Bagged $3 Billion When It Said ‘au revoir’

Jacques Chirac, former French President, must have been laughing at what he imagined were ‘les imbéciles’. Why not? For starters, France had been Rwanda’s master for three decades…

November 22: ‘Happy Birthday’ Dr. Leon Mugesera

November 22: ‘Happy Birthday’ Dr. Leon Mugesera

The gods have not let go of a man who, years before, blessed the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda   It’s November 22, 1992, and the political situation…

TOUR DU RWANDA: Banana-eating Team Rwanda Gains Praise, Sets Bar High For Other Sports

TOUR DU RWANDA: Banana-eating Team Rwanda Gains Praise, Sets Bar High For Other Sports

A sarcastic cartoon caricaturizing the captain of the National Football Team, Amavubi, pleading to the President of the Rwanda Cycling Federation to give him a bike so he can ride…

Rwandan Kids Raise Rwf400m In Bank Savings

Rwandan Kids Raise Rwf400m In Bank Savings

Sometime in 2013 on a busy morning at Saint André primary school in Muhanga district, Uwase Noella Chartine 12, was attentive in her grade four maths’ class. Suddenly three men…

Genocide Widows Urgently Need Houses, Despite Jeannette Kagame’s Effort

Genocide Widows Urgently Need Houses, Despite Jeannette Kagame’s Effort

Kayenzi village in Kamonyi district is known for producing sweet and juicy yellow pineapples. Early morning, farmers are seen attending to their gardens on the surrounding hills beautifully decorated by…

‘Mon Colonel’ – Inside FDLR And The Deadly Escape To Rwanda

‘Mon Colonel’ – Inside FDLR And The Deadly Escape To Rwanda

The thick jungles of Democratic Republic of Congo have been home for Gerard Ntibibaza as a member of the notorious Les Forces démocratiques de libération du Rwanda (FDLR…

Where Do Abused Children Report Cases?

Where Do Abused Children Report Cases?

There is a growing number of children faced with injustice, domestic threats, violence, and have no where to report, it has emerged. It has emerged that when in need of…

Rwanda Desperately Needs Cereals And Grains

Rwanda Desperately Needs Cereals And Grains

Despite being a food secure country, with abundant volumes of food, Rwanda is in immediate need of cereals and grains to compliment other foods grown locally. Data obtained by KT…

Irrigation Projects Overwhelming Government, Needs Private Sector Support

Irrigation Projects Overwhelming Government, Needs Private Sector Support

 The government is burdened by the heavy costs of operating irrigation systems and wants the private sector to take over irrigation projects across the country. The government has spent over…

Why Low Income Earners Own Kigali

Why Low Income Earners Own Kigali

Michel Nzabahimana lived in Nyamagabe district in southern Rwanda with family, but the father of six always thought of trying his luck in the capital Kigali. In 1995, Nzabahimana took…

What Value Does Umuganda Bring To Rwanda?

What Value Does Umuganda Bring To Rwanda?

A Saturday is such a cool day for relaxing, at least for many. In Rwanda though; everyone is now used to it that the last Saturday of the month all…