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Why Rwandans Will Kiss A Frog To Keep Kagame In Power

Why Rwandans Will Kiss A Frog To Keep Kagame In Power

On August 21, 2006, Rwanda’s Capital, Kigali woke up to a paralysis. Kigali City Council authorities and the National Police had resolved that over 2500 motor taxis be banned…

Imagine A Genocide Against ONLY Women And Babies, It Happened In Nyanza

Imagine A Genocide Against ONLY Women And Babies, It Happened In Nyanza

It is Kibilizi Sector, a village 40 kilometers away from the main road of Nyanza district, South of Rwanda. The blend of tall eucalyptus trees, almost kissing the blue skies…

Tracing 15 years of “Kagamecracy” in Rwanda

Tracing 15 years of “Kagamecracy” in Rwanda

It was a Saturday, 11.45am local time (0945 GMT) on April 22, 2000, at Amahoro National Stadium in Kigali, Paul Kagame, then Vice President, took the oath of office…

Rwanda Battling Cervical Cancer, Giving Women Hope

Rwanda Battling Cervical Cancer, Giving Women Hope

Seraphine Mukandutiye, 50, is a Rwandan woman with a beautiful and glowing smile. But beneath her soft heart and a warm smile, lies a deadly monster waiting to strike. She…

Justice in Rwanda, But not From the Courts

Justice in Rwanda, But not From the Courts

Jeanine Mukayuhi, 50, a resident of Gatsibo district in eastern Rwanda, spent a decade battling a court case with hope to recover her inherited land, but justice kept escaping into…

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Taking Excellence to Canadian University

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Taking Excellence to Canadian University

Innocent Nzayisenga 21, a Rwandan, has never seen his parents. He has heard of stories from relatives and neighbors that his parents and siblings were brutally hacked by genocide militias…

Why do Kagame Scholarships Beneficiaries Return Home?

Why do Kagame Scholarships Beneficiaries Return Home?

At 8:am, on July 23, 2010, Jean Leon Iragena, 24, received a phone call from Rwanda Education Board officials informing him that he had been awarded the Presidential Scholarship…

Inside Story: Why Private Schools are Closing

Inside Story: Why Private Schools are Closing

Groupe Scolaire de Musange, a secondary school in Nyamagabe district, Southern Rwanda is now a cattle grazing ground. Classrooms have turned into cowsheds. The school is just one of the…

Rwanda Has Become World’s Largest Coltan Exporter

Rwanda Has Become World’s Largest Coltan Exporter

Rwanda is now the world’s single largest exporter of tantalum mineral known as coltan and the government says that is only a small portion of the country&#8217…

Prepex device: Rwanda targets to circumcise over a million men

Prepex device: Rwanda targets to circumcise over a million men

Emille Nzabahimana, a bar tender in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, is obsessed with spontaneous sexual adventures and over-drinking. To arrest the cold from the chilly winds of Kigali…

Iwawa: Rwanda’s rehab turns criminals into role models

Iwawa: Rwanda’s rehab turns criminals into role models

In 2012, Marcel Sikubwabo, 24, who lives in Butare town, Southern Rwanda, had been addicted to drugs and alcohol. He had become violent and a threat to his family and…

Could Kenya be running Rwanda’s economy?

Could Kenya be running Rwanda’s economy?

In August 2013, a historical event unfolded on Africa’s biggest Safari land, Kenya. President Uhuru Kenyatta invited Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, and…