Shyaka Kanuma

Shyaka Kanuma

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Rwanda: The Way We Were Then and The Way We Are Now

Rwanda: The Way We Were Then and The Way We Are Now

I’ve watched, fascinated, as Rwanda has forged itself a new identity over the past two and a half decades. I like to simplify the timeline; break it down into…

The Myth Of Unromantic, Unfriendly, Obedient, Secretive, Reserved Rwandan

The Myth Of Unromantic, Unfriendly, Obedient, Secretive, Reserved Rwandan

Stereotypes and clichés. They are quite interesting things. And we Rwandans have been saddled with more than our fair share of them, I tend to think. “Rwandans are secretive…

How Messrs. Trump and Johnson are Demystifying the West

How Messrs. Trump and Johnson are Demystifying the West

  What is this thing happening in the United States? Or this other (similar) thing that’s taking place in the United Kingdom!? For a long time we were told…

Stepp’d in Blood, A Book Review: If an Akazu Member Killed You, or Took Your Wife by Force…

Stepp’d in Blood, A Book Review: If an Akazu Member Killed You, or Took Your Wife by Force…

What would a woman do if a big government official braked his vehicle beside her as she walked, and he told her to get into the car, drove off, then…

Tito Mboweni’s Tweets on Rwanda Amuse, They Also Teach A Lot

Tito Mboweni’s Tweets on Rwanda Amuse, They Also Teach A Lot

Of all the Twitter threads one may see, few will be more amusing than what results when South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni starts a conversation about Rwanda, or its…