Archive for: Rwanda

Opinion: Rwanda – From horror to hope

Opinion: Rwanda – From horror to hope

by Simi Fajemirokun I left Rwanda torn emotionally, on one hand I felt extremely proud and another extremely ashamed.  The mantra made popular by the Obama Campaign really does ignite a can do...

 

Garba Shehu: “Jews (Read: Northerners) unwelcome” – The dangers of ethnic/religious profiling

Garba Shehu: “Jews (Read: Northerners) unwelcome” – The dangers of ethnic/religious profiling

by Garba Shehu Profiling of citizens in accordance with their religion and ethnicity is wrong and condemnable.  As the Nazi leaders quickened their preparations for the European war of conquest...

 

Opinion: From Rwanda with much love

Opinion: From Rwanda with much love

by Dolapo Aina See you in Rwanda-the land of a thousand hills; a million smiles and a billion opportunities. Rwanda’s peaceful ambience is perfect for creative minds that need a serene location...

 

Woman hacked husband to death with a machete out of fear he would give her AIDS

Woman hacked husband to death with a machete out of fear he would give her AIDS

by Oge Okonkwo A Rwandan woman hacked her husband to death with a machete for fear that he would infect her with HIV, local media reports. The suspect, Annonciata Kampororo was said to have...

 

Opinion: I wish your parents were gay

Opinion: I wish your parents were gay

by Saatah Nubari To everybody who supports gay rights, be you a President or anybody, at this juncture I’ll just say to you that I WISH YOUR PARENTS WERE GAY. I am amazed at the criticisms that...

 

Dele Momodu: If I were President Jonathan

Dele Momodu: If I were President Jonathan

by Dele Momodu The first and most important was that I expected a man who comes from my kind of humble background to run a simple and less expensive government. Fellow Nigerians, I had planned,...

 

Gbenga Olorunpomi: The Bola Tinubu Colloquium – When a new generation spoke (Y! Politico)

Gbenga Olorunpomi: The Bola Tinubu Colloquium – When a new generation spoke (Y! Politico)

by Gbenga Olorunpomi This time around, the youth took centre stage, while the elderly and experienced listened and marveled. Just over a week before hugely successful Future Awards Symposium,...

 

Opinion: Nigeria’s GDP – Punching below its weight

Opinion: Nigeria’s GDP – Punching below its weight

by Tunji Andrews  Nigeria no longer stands on the that top ten list of “fastest growing countries”. Our 6.5% GDP fell way short of our African brothers like Libya (12.2%), Mozambique (8.2%),...

 

The ‘failure’ of #OccupyNigeria, and where we can go from here (#NewLeadership Series by Chude Jideonwo)

The ‘failure’ of #OccupyNigeria, and where we can go from here (#NewLeadership Series by Chude Jideonwo)

by Chude Jideonwo Chude Jideonwo I am very proud of what Nigerians achieved this time last year, when we came together to fight an unreasonable government policy of fuel subsidy removal, and properly...

 

‘Big boy thingz’: Psquare again jet off to Uganda, enjoy luxury hotels (See photos)

‘Big boy thingz’: Psquare again jet off to Uganda, enjoy luxury hotels (See photos)

by Akan Ido Psquare continue their ‘big boy’ commute around Africa as they head to Uganda after a successful concert in Rwanda which saw fans throng their concert. Here is another...