Is the West unsettled by Rwanda's homegrown development path?

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To get to where Rwanda is now – a development trajectory we have wrested out of the clutches of neo-colonial control and that we ourselves finally own - we had...

How has Rwanda bounced back?

I am an American from California, who just returned from visiting your incredible country. Your museums are important, but so is the natural beauty of both the City of Kigali...

Success of Inauguration was the icing on the cake

The number of heads of state and government as well as high-level delegations representing their countries from all over Africa was only the icing on the cake. It was also...

Germany’s Genocide extradition exposes fault lines in UK rulings

Equally important, the decision by the German authorities to extradite this Genocide suspect to Rwanda, which has been endorsed by German and European courts (and which is the latest in...

Can religious organisations be trusted?

To think that human decency and moral values have to be dictated or inculcated into our psyches via foreign evangelical entities, is, in and of itself troublesome if not utterly...

Like it or not, Africa is on the right path

The so called Western media never uttered a word about an impending genocide in Rwanda even after General Romeo Dallaire, head of the UN peacekeeping force, warned the world about...

Explain the dangers of fast foods

Next time the writer should also dedicate space on the hazards of fast foods, and whether the local healthcare system can cope with the growth of lifestyle diseases that come...

Protecting the environment is a collective duty

Wetlands are vital resources and their benefits are unlimited, especially for us who mostly depend on agriculture. It’s so sad to see that, despite all the government’s efforts of protect...

Mini-chess is good for kids

Good article. On this last question of how girls could be encouraged to participate in sci-tech, there is a very interesting programme called “minichess” that’s taught to 5-9-year old kids...

Why Rwandans love to chart their own way forward

Another of those excellent opinion pieces we have come to expect from Joseph Rwagatare. If I have any quibble it is with his final remark that scholars and experts on...

Western media deliberately peddles falsehoods about Rwanda

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Dear Mr. Mbanda, you are right in every sense; the problem is that the concerned people will not learn from your article. You have said everything that they need to...

Europe's oppressive policies are self-defeating

Interesting piece. From a western standpoint it does make sense, I suppose, that we perhaps should remember that the West has thrived on inventing its own enemies, inventing wars against...

Explain the dangers of fast foods

Next time the writer should also dedicate space on the hazards of fast foods, and whether the local healthcare system can cope with the growth of lifestyle diseases that come...

Kibeho will become a top tourist destination

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It was very encouraging to read that thousands of pilgrims on Tuesday flocked to Kibeho for Assumption Day.

Turning Genocide memorials into World Heritage Sites will help preserve truth

Keeping the memory alive is crucial for prevention of genocide. Kudos to the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) for compiling the document on long-term preservation of Genocide...

Protecting the environment is a collective duty

Wetlands are vital resources and their benefits are unlimited, especially for us who mostly depend on agriculture. It’s so sad to see that, despite all the government’s efforts of protect...

Why Rwandans love to chart their own way forward

My disagreement is not so much with his entirely correct view that any such models of governance would not fit with our country. It is merely with the idea that...

We don’t need lectures from the West

First things first. The British marine veteran needs to be deported immediately. We all know how the West treats Africans who reside there “illegally”. His white/Western privilege shouldn’t deter immigration...

Our collective efforts will end poverty

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Celebrations are indeed in order, even necessary. But still, now that the elections are done and their outcome crystal-clear, let’s resume work with renewed vigor, remembering, as President Paul Kagame...

Mini-chess is good for kids

Minichess has amazing results on academic performance. Indeed, girls who play chess at a young age are most likely to study science and technology courses.

Are Africans ready to emancipate themselves from mental shackles?

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Even more hilarious, it seems the self-acclaimed ‘masters of the universe’ geniuses never seem to get it, inspite of coming a cropper for their nth time: The moment they attack...

Those behind 'climate of fear' claims put Muhanuka to shame

Their claim of Rwandans living in a ‘climate of fear’ is not only a barefaced concotion of their fevered minds. It is also stupid as enough people work, visit or...

Kenya elections: Local observers did a good job

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Right-o! Unfortunately they have us so divided and conditioned that their 'seal of approval' of our democratic processes has become all but mandatory if we are to escape the danger...

Cycling team did well in Colorado

Rwandan journalists should actually contact us for comments regarding the races. Team Rwanda is doing phenomenal at the race. They have earned the respect of all the teams, the organization...