Jolly Mutesi

Miss Rwanda: To represent your country is the greatest honour a girl can have

Today, February 22, is a big day for a certain group of smart, beautiful young girls in Rwanda. The luckiest and most deserving of this group of 19 girls will be crowned Miss Rwanda 2020! This calendar year is a year of transition. It’s the year our country is closing a major chapter in...

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 4:48 PM

Rwanda has come of age and the youth have a responsibility to sustain progress

As Rwandans celebrate 25 years of liberation today, there’s no way to gloss over the desperate situation Rwanda found itself in 25 years ago, in the aftermath of the Genocide against the Tutsi, one of the most extensive and thorough genocides ever committed in history. More than a million...

Thursday, July 4, 2019, 3:02 PM

Why Miss Rwanda contest is a big deal

Today, Saturday, January 26, Rwandans will know the lucky girl who’ll be representing her country as Miss Rwanda in 2019. First, I want to say good luck to each of the 15 girls who’ll be tussling it out at the grand finale before thousands of compatriots. I was lucky to be part of a...

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 11:32 AM