Some years ago I remember reading in one edition of The Economist how different countries valued the lives of their citizens. Japan topped the ranking. Africa as a whole was at the bottom of the index that the newspaper had put together. There is ample evidence of different worths of lives around the world ifContinue reading “African lives matter”
In the census of 1991, there were three ethnic groups in Rwanda, recorded proportionally as in the following statistical figures: HUTU (85%); TUTSI (14%); and TWA (1%). These numbers might have significantly changed since for different reasons, the main one being war. According to today’s upheld propaganda, prevalent especially since 1994 and which is foundContinue reading “The danger of palestinizing the HUTU community”
When International Criminal Tribunal prosecutor Carla Del Ponte learned from a Canadian newspaper in 2000 that the Rwandan Patriotic Front and its leader Paul Kagame were prime suspects in the April 6, 1994, assassination of the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi, she reportedly said: “If it is the RPF that shot down the plane, theContinue reading “Has the rewriting of the Rwandan genocide history started?”
On 20th and 21st October 2014, London is hosting the Global African Investment Summit. Presidents Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Joweri Museveni of Uganda are among the heads of states who will be attending. It is an undeniable fact that Africa requires a lot of capital from external investors for its development.
By Bosco Mutarambirwa There are many who wish [the Rwandan president Paul] Kagame was hit as a way to get rid of a mass murderer who won’t leave Rwandans alone. What remains unknown is, though, whether Kagame’s sudden death would help or hurt Rwanda’s reconciliation process – or the region’s for that matter. Rwanda hasContinue reading “Kagame: a world’s liability to be handled the Noriega-style”