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Thirty years behind the Camera

PROFILE:   Rwanda’s longest serving Cameraman Valence Rwamukwaya is one of the longest serving TV camera operators in Rwanda. He is the brains behind some of the documentaries, features and newscasts that are aired on Rwanda Broadcasting Corporation. Born on October 10, 1956 in the...

Friday, March 2, 2012 - 12:00am

Addressing reproductive behaviour issues among Rwanda’s youth

The future Shaping the youth into responsible citizensReproductive behaviour among the youth has become a great concern among Rwandans. This was cited during a workshop held by UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) on Thursday, 23 February 2012 at the UNICEF Country Office, Kigali. The workshop...

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:00am

Just “C.H.I.L.L”

Several times we are overloaded with school, work and other life issues. It puts us in a terrible state where even breathing seems to be taking up few calories. In this case, sometimes, the problem is not the activities and responsibilities you have. It’s how you deal with them. We can’...

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:00am

Rwandan girl with damaged spine, cured

The miracle of science - Life has never been easy for the eighteen-year-old Alice Umuhoza. At the tender age of three, she developed lower back pains and could not sit or stand for a stretched period of time.Everyone in her family took it lightly and thought that it was a matter of time before...

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 12:00am

Engagement, Commitment, Loyalty, and Passion of Rwandan Youth

There is something powerful about being inspired. It is almost like I am born into a new world, like the possibilities and opportunities all of a sudden become endless.  It is almost like I have been given wings to fly. As great as this may seem, it so rarely happens. Very few people can set...

Monday, June 27, 2011 - 12:00am

An African leader who fights corruption will face resistance from powerful vested interests using democracy to subvert his reforms

This month, Rwanda commemorates 17 years since the genocide. Most of its citizens look back at what they have achieved with both pride and humility. The society that had been torn asunder by genocide has been reconstituted, the state that had disintegrated has been reconfigured and the economy that...

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 12:00am

Coaching for Performance

Leading in the 21st Century means that skills need to be constantly honed and adapted to stay aligned with an ever-changing environment driven by globalization, increased competition and new technology. New styles of Leadership are required—no longer are command and control sufficient. Leaders are...

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00am

The value of Positive Thinking

Who said it is easy to think positively with all the negative people, events and situations around the World? It is not easy to be positive-minded but it is worth making an effort to join the club of a few who control their minds and decide to delete destructive thoughts. Negative thinking is...

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00am

Kayumba: The Real Kayumba

Kayumba, as usual, The Real Kayumba was in media recently (Monitor, 11/1/11), but this time arguing about an issue that is too basic for even the simplistic mind to comprehend. His demotion by a military court. His utterance in The Monitor, took many by surprise. Not so much as to its content, for...

Monday, February 21, 2011 - 12:00am

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