Monthly Archives: May 2013

Growing joys in a loving family

Anyone who has grown up in an African family will attest to the fact that it is great fun to look back and laugh at the times. It wasn’t fun at the time but with a hint of nostalgia it … Continue reading

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A Man’s Worth

A man’s worth A man will live forever by the good deeds and in the loving memory of those he leaves behind. I cannot believe that it has been a year since my father died after a short illness, it … Continue reading

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Kibuye the jewel of Kivu

  The west of Rwanda is the hidden treasure of Rwanda and Kibuye is its brightest jewel, it is now called Karongi but for the sake of Nostalgia I will call it by its old name. The wonders I saw … Continue reading

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The Lioness Behind The Reeds

The lioness behind the reeds In 1898, a stranger came to Rwanda, he had none of the trimmings of wealth and power that other Whites had, no caravan, no army. He travelled freely and without fear, was able to talk … Continue reading

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Three devils and a blue sea, Kanjogera’s dilemma

You see her picture, she is cunning, reserved, determined to win at all costs, fearsome even. And rightly so, she was able to kill you with words, or the short sword she kept in her draped shoals of mikenero.  She … Continue reading

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Tales of Splendor and Pain

No nation is ever conquered until it is defeated from within – Mayan Proverb (Apocalyto) Father History looks down on mere mortals and laughs, for he has seen this story before. Rwanda is a nation without a history, but for … Continue reading

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