Women in Rulindo district are breaking down another gender barrier, while at the same time building things: they are learning carpentry. Chipping away at gender barriers at Nyirangarama. (photo Timothy Kisambira) Having dropped out of school in primary four, life seemed bleak for Florence Mukaneza. “I wanted to continue with my education, but because of […]
Life can be hard and cruel, but with determination (and some skills) you can turn it around. Blowing his own wind of change: Mahame Nizeyimana. (photos Timothy Kisambira) For Mahame Nizeyimana, early life was not auspicious at all. “My parents died when I was young, so I did not go to school. I was on […]
Producer Justin Musoni, a.k.a Babyjay, intends to rock the music industry’s boat.
Household maids have long been used as servants, a fact that allows their bosses to dominate their lives, and it is this oppression, together with their relative seclusion, that makes them more vulnerable to HIV/AIDS. Due to their isolation, house workers are often not aware of precautions against HIV/AIDS. (File photo) According to a research […]
Most Westerners don’t realize that in 1884 the Berlin Conference convened and the African continent was carved up by drawing lines on maps. European colonial powers, later endorsed by Americans, drew borders in some places where white explorers had not even set foot and they did so without regard to ethnic groups, language, local identities […]
Predictably, the drumbeat of condemnation has begun against Rwanda for arresting an American lawyer, Peter Erlinder who is a notorious denier of the Genocide of Tutsis of 1994.
Protesters want “harsh punishment for genocide-denying criminal” The notorious Genocide denier Peter Erlinder was full of bluster when Criminal Investigations Department Police went to pick him at the Laico Hotel in the morning of last Friday. Peter Erlinder, genocide denier. (Internet photo) As CID officers led him away, Erlinder, an American lawyer who […]
Employees of the Social Security Fund last week gathered at Musha sector in Rwamagana district to honor Genocide victims, and later held a remembrance service for 19 social security workers who perished in 1994.
The never ending problems of the recently registered political party PS-Imberakuri, have reached new heights with the party’s stand-in President Christine Mukabunani announcing that they intend to drag the former leader Bernard Ntaganda to court.
John Rwakabishya, a resident of Kiyanzi in Kirehe district in the Eastern province, cannot believe the turn of events. He and another 246 families are now proud owners of new houses thanks to the efforts of Rwanda Red Cross and some of its partners. The returnees have left the refugee camps behind. (Internet photo) Rwakabishya […]