'Why Rwandans get a lot of stick for doing right'. Rwagatare is spot on


RE: “Why Rwandans get a lot of stick for doing right” (The New Times, July 27). Fully agree with Joseph Rwagatare’s analysis of why Rwanda, specifically President Paul Kagame and...

African youth should help rebrand Africa

RE: “YouthConnekt: Rebranding Africa” (The New Times, July 26). Excellent commentary. Don’t expect anything to change unless more and more Africans – especially young ones – stop acting as if...

Agric: A review of CIP could come in handy

RE: I conducted a public opinion survey among peasants about the current agricultural policy, but the majority of respondents replied that this policy was unfair to them because they were...

EAC's stand on secondhand clothes has nothing to do with inferiority complex


RE: “Cagua: EAC should remain firm and reject US blackmail” (The New Times, July 25). Frankly speaking, I think our reactions are often guided by fanaticism against the West and...

Are Western-trained Africans' perspectives problematic?

RE: “Are multilateral trade agreements overrated?” (The New Times, July 26). I don’t have much more to add than the excellent advice from Ggwanga Mujje.

Cagua: EAC should remain firm and reject US blackmail


RE: “Trade experts fault US over AGOA review” (The New Times, July 24). It’s dehumanizing to witness secondhand clothes being sold in East Africa, and its morally wrong for U.S...

Is imperialism Africa's biggest challenge?

RE: “It’s up to Africans to save Africa from imperialism” (The New Times, July 22). Personally, I don’t get the gist of the article. It sounds like a convoluted rant...

Let’s ignore the Western media’s fictional narrative about Rwanda


Sometimes I feel like no one should respond to such nonsense, but no, silence might mean we are in agreement. I am not a journalist but my little knowledge is...

Indeed RPF-Inkotanyi is more than a party


Dr Richard Sezibera took the words right out of my mouth. I remember back in Burundi, when I was barely a teenager, just shortly before the Genocide against the Tutsi,...

It’s up to Africans to save Africa from imperialism

Hope is a wondrous thing. Unfortunately, like the idea of Santa Claus, time and age beat it the hell out of you and live in its place only hard reality.

Discipline has helped RPF to stay focused


RE: “Why RPF-Inkotanyi is not a political party but a family” (The New Times, July 20). Great piece - indeed campaign season reminds us of the bond we all have...

Has the meaning of democracy changed?

RE: “Your contribution is invaluable, RPF candidate tells Nyabugogo traders” (The New Times, July 20). Rwanda and Rwandans have once again proved the world wrong. United more than any time...

Promote use of public cemeteries in the countryside

RE: “Efficient land use vital for sustainable devt – scholars” (The New Times, July 13). I would urge the Government of Rwanda to put in place public cemeteries all over...

As Africans increasingly mature politically, the West needs to embrace new thinking


RE: “Why large crowds instil a climate of fear” (The New Times, July 18). This is our war to win. As Rwandans, we are now mature intellectually and politically, and...

RDF discharge: May the officers retire gracefully  

RE: “RDF retires three generals, over 800 others” (The New Times, July 18). Much respect to the generals and other retiring servicemen and women of the Rwanda Defence Forces. Your...

Africans must do everything possible to chart their future


RE: “Why large crowds instill a climate of fear” (The New Times, July 17).

Rwanda's distinctive politics

RE: “Rwandans celebrate decades of gains at campaign rallies” (The New Times, July 18).

Black people are still marginalised

RE: “Rwanda, US have common values, envoy says” (The New Times, July 8).

Slashing prices of Vision City housing units is a good move


RE: “Developer slashes prices for Vision City homes” (The New Times, July 11).

Kagame always delivers

RE: “I will never disappoint you, Kagame tells supporters in Nyaruguru” (The New Times, July 16).

Let's keep our culture of peaceful campaigns

RE: “Local Govt, Police draw security plan for presidential campaigns” (The New Times, July 11).

Neoliberalism and its consequences

RE: “Why large crowds instil a climate of fear” (The New Times, July 17).

How thirst for power has derailed HRW, Amnesty Int’l from their original missions

The road to hell, as we know, is paved with the best intentions. These organisations originally started with such goals of making the world a better place.

To borrow or not to borrow

The author forgot that most people who open (bank) accounts target borrowed funds (loans and/or cash advances) of financial institutions.

Rwanda Decides