Donah Mbabazi and Joan Mbabazi

When religious faith becomes toxic

Earlier this month, one Theodore Dushimimana, an evangelist and resident of Bumbogo sector, Gasabo District, was apprehended after he was found with two sisters he had locked inside his prayer room for almost a week. The girls believed they were possessed by evil spirits and that is why they...

Friday, October 26, 2018, 3:41 PM

Hashtag activism: Powerful or pointless?

People and organisations are using social media to spread ideas and gain support for their causes at exceptional levels. Memorable movements like #BringBackOurGirls, #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter have seen wide international coverage in the past years. Like many things, activism has evolved;...

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:25 PM

Tattoo: Art or self-destruction?

Lisa Mutoni got her first tattoo on her right leg when she was 19 years old because it was fashionable, however, she also liked the idea of added colour to her light skin complexion. The experience, she says, wasn’t as scary as she’d thought, or been told. And this heightened her...

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 11:02 PM

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