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Judge cancels No.1 rated Rwigara Reality TV Show

    Rwanda’s Kardashians Thinking back to some two years ago when the Rwigara saga began to unfold, we could not help seeing parallels with the Kardashians in America. A rich glamorous family that fell on hard times after the … Continue reading

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A Blueprint for Reviving Rwanda media

    The baby and the bathwater   The year was 2010, we were faced with a dilemma in Rwanda media. How could we get rid of the bathwater without throwing out the baby? The Baby was the nascent Rwandan … Continue reading

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How Africans lost their football identity

Football identity reflects national identity   Why is African football in a slump? There was a time when many people predicted a great future for African football, Pele said an African team would win the World Cup by 2000, but … Continue reading

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HOW TO KILL YOUR BRAND IN RECORD TIME

    A recent incident at Cocobean, a popular nightspot in Kigali highlights how Rwandans need to wake up to this new digital age. First of all, Cocobean should not exist, it is a death-trap in violation of almost every … Continue reading

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Democracy, Sports and the body politic stripped bare

    Arsenal deal I wanted to write purely about democracy this week, but the Arsenal kit deal dominated the news, so I found a way to marry the two stories as they are linked. The backlash was delayed but … Continue reading

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The Sentry Bird

What is the role of the press? I was recently on my usual show on Kiss FM when the subject of the media in Rwanda was discussed. The host posed me a question. Can the press in Rwanda hold government … Continue reading

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Love Jones vs Love and Basketball

Love Jones vs Love and Basketball I miss the 90’s, we had segregation but at least we had diversity. Instead of giving us parts in mainstream films they gave us our own film market. We made a big deal of … Continue reading

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