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Tutsi survivors calling out Paul KAGAME.

How is this possible? It all started with an open letter from Diane RWIGARA on July 15[1] In this letter, the former presidential candidate dares to call out Rwandan President Paul Kagame on extrajudicial killings that are currently raging in Rwanda as well as in the diaspora, and which are increasingly affecting Tutsi survivors of […]

Tutsi survivors calling out Paul KAGAME.
Gustave Mbonyumutwa, October 7, 2019

Rwandanlivesmatter.site: Cry for justice

On the 28thof June 2019, a new Rwandan website was launched. “Rwandanlivesmatter, cry for justice” is an initiative led by the new generation of Rwandans, the generation that was under 15 years old in 1994, tired and saddened by seeing Rwandans’ lives being wiped out in the open and the general response being indifference. For […]

Rwandanlivesmatter.site: Cry for justice
Constance Mutimukeye, July 9, 2019

Rwanda: Gilbert Nshimiyimana “my testimony, my truth, my pain”

Gilbert Nshimiyimana was born in 1985 in Rwanda. From April 6, 1994,  fightings between the Rwandan Armed Forces (RAF) and the Rwandan Patriotic Army (RPA) took place in the Remera district where he resided. He fled with his family and went into exile in former Zaire, now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). […]

Rwanda: Gilbert Nshimiyimana “my testimony, my truth, my pain”
Constance Mutimukeye, May 10, 2019

Rwanda: “I would like my pain to be recognized”

On April 6, 1994, the plane carrying President Habyarimana was shot down over Kigali. On the morning of April 7, 1994, Pauline Kayitesi, who was in Poland, received a call from her father who was particularly worried and anxious. “There is chaos in the country, the President’s plane has just been shut down. It is […]

Rwanda: “I would like my pain to be recognized”
Ruhumuza Mbonyumutwa, April 16, 2019

Who was Anselme Mutuyimana, a political opponent assassinated in Rwanda?

On Saturday 09 March at midday, Victoire Ingabire, president of the Inkingi United Democratic Forces (UDF-Inkingi), announced on her social media accounts the murder of her right-hand man Anselme Mutuyimana. His body was found in Gishwati forest on March 09, he would have been killed in the night of 08 to 09 March. In this […]

Who was Anselme Mutuyimana, a political opponent assassinated in Rwanda?
Constance Mutimukeye, March 19, 2019

The Marembo Centre, a jewel in Rwanda

In 2017, the Rwandan Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF) reported that the number of unintended pregnancies among school-going adolescents aged 17 to 19 years old was 17500 [1]. This figure is alarming because many teenage mothers find themselves in poor conditions, especially when their families do not support them. For young street girls in […]

The Marembo Centre, a jewel in Rwanda
Constance Mutimukeye, February 16, 2019

Happiness Index: Rwanda behind Syria, Finland new top ranking country

Published every 3 years by the Global Happiness Council, the latest world Happiness Report published in 2018 ranked Rwanda 151st out of 156 countries, behind Syria. Finland, Norway and Denmark, ranked 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively, are the countries where the population stands out as “the happiest in the world”. On the other end of […]

Happiness Index: Rwanda behind Syria, Finland new top ranking country
Constance Mutimukeye, January 23, 2019

Josiane Mwiseneza: The young woman who makes Rwanda vibrate

For nearly a month, the Rwandan blogosphere has been boiling around a  dynamic young woman named Josiane Mwiseneza running for Miss Rwanda 2019. With a punk haircut, modest clothing style, toe injury, lack of make-up, and average height does, Josiane Mwiseneza seemed not fit the stereotypes usually conveyed by candidates for Miss Rwanda when she […]

Josiane Mwiseneza: The young woman who makes Rwanda vibrate
Ruhumuza Mbonyumutwa, January 11, 2019

Rwanda – USA: Congressmen mobilize for the Rwigara family

Rwanda – USA: Congressmen mobilize for the Rwigara family   Several American Congressmen, both Democrats and Republicans, have been supporting Diane Rwigara and her mother Adeline Rwigara by using the hashtag #FreeDianeRwigara on Twitter. The social media support campaign started since Wednesday, November 26, 2018. This surprise mobilization comes one week before the long-awaited verdict […]

Rwanda – USA: Congressmen mobilize for the Rwigara family
Constance Mutimukeye, December 15, 2018

Rwanda – Rwigara case: An outlawed state

The acquittal of Diane and Adeline Rwigara on Thursday, December 6th, 2018 is to be welcomed. The verdict in this long-awaited trial, pronounced only a few days after American pressure, should not, however, make us forget that the two women should never have been prosecuted let alone beeing imprisoned. Meanwhile, the fate of several members […]

Rwanda – Rwigara case: An outlawed state
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