Monthly Archives: April 2015

SOUTH AFRICA : The evil of xenophobia – shame on them all

Xenophobia is the “the unreasoned fear of that which is perceived to be foreign or strange.” A deep-rooted, irrational hatred towards foreigners, a word with Greek roots, “XENOS”. It has, for the second time since 2008, raised its ugly head … Continue reading

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KWIBUKA 21 – HOUSTON, TEXAS : A New Breed of Rwandan Youths

The month of April is a difficult one for all Rwandans, doubly hard for the survivors of the Genocide against Tutsi in April 1994, and those who are reminded of when all hell broke loose in Rwanda in April, 1994. … Continue reading

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GENOCIDE AGAINST TUTSI : Lest we forget

This month marks the 21st commemoration of the Genocide against Tutsi in 1994 when more than a million people perished because they were born Tutsi. Hundreds of thousands of Hutus were killed too, because they would not join the killing … Continue reading

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AFRICA : Why do we retain symbols of colonialism?

Why, indeed? A debate is currently raging in South Africa about tearing down symbols of apartheid, starting with a statue of Cecil Rhodes at the University of Cape Town (UCT). University authorities are trying to decide Rhodes’ ultimate stoney fate. … Continue reading

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GOODLUCK JONATHAN : Goodbye, good luck, good riddance

In a surprising, unexpected turn of events, Nigerians have spoken loud and clear, and for the first time in their history thrown out a sitting president in seemingly free and fair elections — African style. It was long over-due. By … Continue reading

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