2012 is gone, but there are some people who made our year.
Society Magazine’s Martin Bishop went on a mission to find out who should be voted or considered person of the year 2012.
No one deserves more recognition than Joyce Banda, the Malawi president who took over from Bingu Wa Mutharika when he suddenly died in office. She saved the country from falling into a mile long pit.
Nsuti Edward, electrician
If I was to give an award of the year, Malala Yousafzai, would take it .This young Pakistani activist was shot in the head by the Taliban for her crusade campaigning for girls’ education.
Colombe sugira Ineza,
The Late Aloysia Inyumba was and will always be a great inspiration to many people. Even though she left us last year, her legacy still lives on.
Bugingo Valens, Remera resident
My award would go to Bill and Hillary Clinton for their global humanitarian and political activism.
Umuhoza Alice, ULK Student
President Paul Kagame is my person for all the years he has been in power. He continues to lead Rwanda in an amazing way.
Uwihoreye Arimeric, Boda Boda Motorist
The first Lady is my person of the year; her efforts towards shaping the girl-child’s future are amazing.
Mukarwigema Marie France, Salesperson
I admire Mr. Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man as of 2012 with a net worth of $11.2 billion.
Sonia Gisa, Model
H.E Paul Kagame was, is and will always be the best human being to me forever!