From RDR to DALFA-Umurinzi: Why Victoire Ingabire has never changed

When the Genocide against the Tutsi was brought to a halt in 1994, Rwandans embarked on the journey of reconstruction, which required resilient citizens and a focused leadership. The country faced criminals who were supported or used by foreigners. They are either patronising characters or...

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 12:00 AM

France’s Media Monde: From distortion to peddling Fake News

Ciceron, a Roman emperor of the first century post Christum Natum observed that; “the responsibilities of bad leaders are disastrous. Not only do they take care of their vices themselves, but they also impregnate the society”. This is what the staff and leadership at Radio France...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rwanda’s transformation journey is a citizen-centred process

There is a saying that‘The tree is in the roots as the fruit is in the seeds’. This makes the prerequisite for effective democratisation and sustainable development for any country. All African countries but Ethiopia have been subject to colonisation. That exception does not make...

Monday, September 3, 2018, 12:16 AM

A permanent seat at UN Security Council won’t fix Africa’s problems

Since its creation in 1945, the United Nations Security Council remained a club of five “super powers” that had formed the coalition to win the Second World War (WWII). Others keep rotating, rather grumblingly. We should organize, instead. The leading coalition was made up of the...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 10:56 PM

Parliament is not about cheap politics, it’s about but the people

Rwandans will go to the polls on September 3, 2018 to elect Members of Parliament who will represent them and the nation’s interests during the next five years. It is a very important milestone that nobody should miss. Subsequently, special interest groups, namely; youth, women and persons...

Friday, August 24, 2018, 11:39 PM

UR's decision on campus locations prudent, timely

Editor, RE: “Distribution of UR campuses across the country is a good move” (The New Times, June 15). I can only commend both University of Rwanda (UR) and the Government for review and the reforms at the University. Restructuring at UR was indeed imperative for increased productivity...

Friday, June 16, 2017, 12:00 AM