Natasha Muhoza

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Public libraries a prospect for prosperity

For a country that is literally bursting forth into the knowledge-driven stage of development, hubs from which such a surge can be enhanced are essential. Thus, more public libraries across Rwanda are vital. This claim is based on the conviction that the common good of a given society can be best...

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwanda Re-found

WE ALL tend to envision Rwanda potentially shaking hands with America, Great Britain as well the other powers, influencing global governance at noteworthy levels, that sort of thing… Is it attainable? Well, we sure hope that all the visions and missions we are investing will lead us there....

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 12:00 AM

2013… REFLECT, IDENTIFY

When we look back, we sigh at the realisation of how far we’ve come, how much we’ve accomplished (that we had no idea we could), how much we’ve endured (that we cannot believe we did)…Personally, the trip down my 2012 memory lane simply amazes me. All the surprises, lessons...

Wednesday, January 2, 2013, 12:00 AM

Born for the art!

The value of the arts in Rwanda, is an essential part of developing our nation. Without it we’re something less as a country. I am amazed by how strongly the first world countries have prospered based on the devotion to creativity, to free thinking and pursuit of dreams as though they were...

Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 12:00 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!

It’s been a short while since we, Senior Six leavers, finally got our long awaited results. Some of us feeling finally relieved, some feeling like the Rwanda Education Board should have sincerely stayed with them a little while longer, others, like if they had a chance, they would most...

Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 12:00 AM

NATASHA’S CHRONICLES:THE SKY IS NO LONGER THE LIMIT

When you look around and take time to observe what many fellow young people are doing to benefit the world around them, I hope you picture yourself as well in such a position of great influence…Some of us won’t dare imagine that we are possibly as brilliant as some others; some of us...

Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 12:00 AM

Follow your dream!

THIS article is dedicated to my siblings, Shax, Toti, Portia, Jessica, Rominah, Lynn, Lillian, Mary-Jane and all former S.6 students of 2011, of Riviera High School. Following your dream is like a lion following its prey. It invests all its energy, concentration, and focus into the plan and...

Monday, January 30, 2012, 12:00 AM

The New You in 2012!

It’s the most beautiful time of the year, where the word ‘new’ gives a bright touch to everything. Well, what else could be the essence of the season? My sincere hope for you is that you find true joy in embracing whatever ‘new’ there is to your life this year…as long as it adds meaning to who you...

Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 12:00 AM

GREAT TO BE BACK!

I know it seems like forever since I last fed your minds with a meal from my kitchen and believe me, it’s not been a good feeling for me either. You bet I have a WHOLE LOT cooking that is waiting to be served to you! First of all, I’ve never missed writing to you so extremely! It felt like leaving...

Monday, December 26, 2011, 12:00 AM

Valediction Speech at the 4th Graduation Ceremony for Class of 2011

I know most of you have been wondering where I have gone with my chronicles and you are right to, but this is to simply inform you that I am still a lover of what I do and of all my supporters and will soon be back with you in full force. Being ever closer to the national exams, situation demands...

Monday, September 19, 2011, 12:00 AM

Natasha’s Chronicles

One of the most effective ways of expressing oneself is through poetry. Inspired by the observation that unless we make a solid decision to succeed, we simply cannot: This is for you. MY CONQUERING FLAMECease the moment And smile;Never forgettingAt least to tryYou may wonder why the tide is high,...

Monday, August 15, 2011, 12:00 AM

Keeping your word

I’m sure most of us, are irritated by people who fail to keep their word. If someone has promised to do something for you, agreed to help you out with something important or urgent, or is supposed to keep time to some appointment, agreed to attend to you for something you really need; could be a...

Monday, July 18, 2011, 12:00 AM

NATASHA’S CHRONICLES: The First Lady

There is a lot can I say about Rwanda‘s First Lady but above all we are truly blessed with a brilliant FirstLady. Slung users would join me in saying ‘ahaa…we have a first lady and a half!’ We have and continue to witness her efforts to promote, inspire, protect and dignify the Rwandan girl....

Monday, July 11, 2011, 12:00 AM

NATASHA’S CHRONICLES :A common currency for East Africans

We recently held a debate on the issue of having a common currency in East Africa. My conclusion was interesting. As many of us know, the fast developing economic bloc that the East African Community (EAC) is, has developed into a variety of common systems aimed at boosting our region as a whole...

Tuesday, July 5, 2011, 12:00 AM

Natasha’s Chronicles:MAKING THE BEST OF TODAY

I didn’t always know that a big percentage of our life situations and shortcomings is our choice. I learnt this recently. Through our attitudes, order of priorities, what dominates over our time, attention and way of thinking, we determine whether we get the best out of our daily situations....

Tuesday, June 7, 2011, 12:00 AM

Natasha’s Chronicles:Loyalty to our country

Loving our country, enjoying it, and all that is wonderful but what makes you an actual part of loyalty. The free dictionary best describes it as ‘feelings or attitude of devoted attachment and affection’, similar to having a best friend for whom you do good things, share nice stories, lean on one...

Monday, May 23, 2011, 12:00 AM

Youth using the past to build their future

On Friday, 15th April 2011, a group of 75 Riviera High School students joined by a few supporting students from other schools walked in commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi from Kinamba, Kacyiru to the Kigali Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi. The project was named; ‘Path to...

Monday, April 25, 2011, 12:00 AM

GENDER BASED VIOLENCE!

Let’s start with domestic violence. According to Wikipedia, it refers to abusive behavior by one or both partners in an intimate relationship such as; marriage, friendship, dating, family or cohabitation. It also takes various forms for example; physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and...

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 12:00 AM

GENDER BASED VIOLENCE!

Let’s start with domestic violence. According to Wikipedia, it refers to abusive behavior by one or both partners in an intimate relationship such as; marriage, friendship, dating, family or cohabitation. It also takes various forms for example; physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and...

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 12:00 AM

NATASHA’S CHRONICLES : Gender Month

I have resolved to dedicate the month of March to ‘gender’. I’ll be discussing its associated issues, facts and its relevance in the world today and I know you will be definitely learning loads from it. I would be very grateful if you felt free to write to me if you have any further ideas for the...

Tuesday, March 1, 2011, 12:00 AM