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Back to Earth/Isanganiro update

As soon as I get excited about something minor– and let’s face it, the holiday season is full of little tiny things to get excited about– new audiobooks, beautiful holiday light displays, picking out the perfect presents and perfect recipes…the … Continue reading

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‘Qu’est-ce que tu deviens?’

My apologies for the lack of an update; I have been dealing with some technical difficulties lately… The war drags on. I will post a few relevant articles if you would like to read about it from other perspectives than … Continue reading

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Parting thoughts from a Rwandan colleague

Read this on my Facebook this afternoon and thought it was beautiful…via Prudent Nsengiyumva, a friend from CMTS who is currently with the BBC in Rwanda: Do not think that well educated people are morally superior in any way to … Continue reading

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Les médias radiophoniques et la consolidation de la paix au Burundi : le cas de la Radio Isanganiro. Quelles leçons pour l’avenir?

Plusieurs personnes ont demandé de voir mon rapport final de maitrise, intitulé un peu prétentieusement Les médias radiophoniques et la consolidation de la paix au Burundi : le cas de la Radio Isanganiro. Quelles leçons pour l’avenir? Le voilà publiquement … Continue reading

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Kwibuka 20: Remembering Rwanda (and Burundi)

Today is no ordinary day in Rwanda or Burundi. But no one would call it a holiday. 20 years ago last night, the plane carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira was shot down over Kigali (Rwanda). … Continue reading

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The Failure of the European-Style State and “Development” in Africa

Originally posted on Advokat Dyavola:
“We had escaped a place where evil stared right at you from the sockets of a child’s skull on a battlefield, only to arrive in London, where office workers led lives of such tedium and…

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Topsy Turvy

Originally posted on Genna Buck:
View of Kigali City from my street. This is really a beautiful country. “Topsy turvy” is an example of a quaint Anglo-American expression that encapsulates perfectly how I feel, yet conveys exactly no information to…

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