Africa be warned, the writing is on the wall

The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has inadvertently revealed the need for Africa to rethink and readjust its self-sustainability seatbelt. Looking back at what has happened since this virus surfaced four months ago, a lot of politicking and blame game has been rife to the detriment of...

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 12:00 AM

Collaboration among African countries is the last line of defense in fighting Covid-19

As coronavirus continues to bring world powers to their knees, the fact remains that the continuous surge in infections and number of deaths has something to do with either lack of awareness, preparedness or negligence in most instances. Beyond individual countries, it is evident that for those...

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 12:30 AM

Rayon players saluted despite exit from Confederation Cup

Rayon Sports head coach Roberto Oliveira has praised his players and stressed that neither himself nor the players will lose sleep over their 5-1 quarterfinal humiliation against Nigeria’s Enyimba FC on Sunday as they exited the Caf Confederation Cup. The Brazilian coach further noted that...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:25 PM

Rwanda’s homegrown political model guarantees progress and stability

In their rush to judgment, many foreign political commentators and media practitioners often times miss the salient features that make Rwanda such a fast growing and stable society. The critical mistake they make is to compare Rwanda with other countries that don’t share its history,...

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

Why election period in Rwanda is celebration time

It is just a day left on the presidential campaign period ahead of elections that will be held on August 3 for Rwandans in the Diaspora and 4th in the country. In contrast to many other countries, elections in Rwanda are akin to a carnival - as Brazilians might call a massive party. None of all...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 12:00 AM

View of Rwanda as espoused by The Economist smirks of neo-colonialism

It looks like right has suddenly become wrong and wrong is the new right if one is to go by the recent editorial opinion by The Economist regarding life in Rwanda today. In a long piece that oozes slanted opinion, skewed reporting and analysis to make an indecipherable mix, The Economist writes in...

Friday, July 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

National Leadership Retreat: unique way of holding leaders accountable

As part of continuing efforts to rebuild Rwanda and nurture a shared national identity, the government of Rwanda has drawn on a set of home grown initiatives to enrich its development programs. These are all drawn from Rwandan culture and traditional practices. One of such initiatives is the...

Sunday, February 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

Kwibohora22: Why we cannot afford complacency

This week Rwanda celebrated its 22nd Liberation anniversary. For us Rwandans, liberation means moving from darkness to light, divisive politics to unity, hatred to love, discord to union but, most importantly, from hopelessness to a life full of belief and promises. July 4, 1994 marked the...

Saturday, July 9, 2016, 12:00 AM

Ndi Umunyarwanda, the necessary conversation

TWENTY YEARS on, the effects of the Genocide committed against the Tutsi in Rwanda still linger. However, with the introduction of the Ndi Umunyarwanda campaign, there’s hope that Never Again will remain not in words, but will become reality. Across the country, individuals and families face...

Friday, March 7, 2014, 12:00 AM

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