Dr Joseph Karemera

A toast to a leader who delivers what he promises to the people

Close to four million Rwandans petitioned Parliament to amend the Constitution and, finally, this week, the Members of Parliament overwhelmingly voted to amend the constitution, paving way for the re-election of President Paul Kagame.  Among the reasons they gave was that they would like to...

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 12:00 AM

Prolonged sitting bad for your health

In our daily practice, we usually encounter cases from patients that originate from their daily lifestyles or working habits. The occurrence of computers in a modern era has simplified work but on the other hand damages the health of some users. Some health conditions can force you to work in the...

Monday, June 1, 2015, 12:00 AM

A great leader with a great track record: A recollection

Rwanda is blessed to have a great and visionary leader in President Paul Kagame. This piece is not blind praise; it is a recollection of a rare person whose character from childhood to date, has informed and shaped the current new image of Rwanda.  He has turned around a country that was on...

Monday, February 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

Conquering the Peak; A contest of will

On July 4th, 2011, President Paul Kagame told the nation that during the country’s liberation process, Rwanda conquered the peak of a steep mountain and is now running downhill. He, however, advised that the downhill leg of the journey, though not as exhausting, nevertheless requires fully...

Sunday, July 24, 2011, 12:00 AM

Will hate-peddling sustain Rwanda National Congress?

From a carcass of a country just 17 years ago, Rwanda is now on its feet and running like many other countries that have not experienced what it went through. Literally, in all aspects of development and governance, the country has a respectable ranking amongst nations.  The of Kayumba,...

Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 12:00 AM

State of the Nation Address: “We will be like Others”

At the very end of his book “A Thousand Hills” Stephen Kinzer asserts, correctly, that Rwanda’s story is still unfolding. Then he adds; “If Kagame can achieve half of what he has set out to do, he will go down in African history. If he can achieve it all, leaders of every poor country on earth...

Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 12:00 AM

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