Monday April 21st 2014

‘Book Review’ Archives

A Question to Immaculee Ilibagiza and Pauline Kayitare

A Question to Immaculee Ilibagiza and Pauline Kayitare

Do Pauline and Immaculee ever take the opportunity to acknowledge to their audience that, although their parents' killers were hutus, also ordinary Hutus people have suffered during the same period you survived the genocide? Do their believe that there are thousands of [Read More]

Kagame’s Hidden War in the Congo

Kagame’s Hidden War in the Congo

Kagame’s Hidden War in the Congo is a review by Howard W. French of the following three books from The New York Review of Books Magazine. Africa’s World War: Congo, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Making of a Continental Catastrophe, by Gérard Prunier, Oxford University [Read More]

La RDC ou la République des Inconscients

La RDC ou la République des Inconscients

By Congo Collectif SOS RDCongo Le réquisitoire du sénateur Modeste Mutinga, dans son ouvrage intitulé « RD Congo, la République des inconscients », pose une question fondamentale. « Ceux qui dirigent la RDC sont-ils des hommes d’Etat ou, tout simplement, des [Read More]

BOOK REVIEW: LE CHÂTEAU: The Lives of Prisoners in Rwanda

BOOK REVIEW: LE CHÂTEAU: The Lives of Prisoners in Rwanda

Le Château: the lives of prisoners in Rwanda tells the story of life in Rwanda’s prisons in the ten years which followed the 1994 genocide. In 2004, around 85,500 people were detained in Rwanda. Forty centimetres is the standard width of a prisoner’s individual space, [Read More]

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Tutsi Congolese? Decency commands to keep quiet

Tutsi Congolese? Decency commands to keep quiet

By B. K. Kumbi Mary Robinson said: ''I think there is a recognition that we need to deal with the deeper causes [Read More]

The Fall of M23 – A Very Expensive Loss to Many

The Fall of M23 – A Very Expensive Loss to Many

Before its defeat, M23 was seating on a very profitable business of the conflict mineral resource trade in the east of [Read More]

Rwanda: Use of Child Soldiers is Finally Beginning to Catch up

Rwanda: Use of Child Soldiers is Finally Beginning to Catch up

The Rwandan ruling party RPF has used child soldiers known as “kadogo” or “little ones”: children aged 15 and [Read More]

Rwanda: Minority Tutsi regime or ruling Tutsi bourgeoisie?

Rwanda: Minority Tutsi regime or ruling Tutsi bourgeoisie?

By Didas Gasana Here is why I disagree with folks who say we have a minority Tutsi regime. The main psychological [Read More]

Rwandan students overseas forced to join Rwandan spy networks

Rwandan students overseas forced to join Rwandan spy networks

200 Rwandan students have just received military and intelligence training in Gako military camp and are set to join [Read More]