Rwanda One Of The Best Places To Be A Woman In The World

November 20, 2015

By James Karuhanga Rwanda ranks sixth in closing gender gaps in the world, according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2015. Rwanda comes after Nordic nations Iceland, Norway, Finland and Sweden, and Ireland, after measuring factors, including economic opportunity, educational attainment, political empowerment and health. Sub-Saharan Africa boasts three countries, including Rwanda, Namibia (16) and South Africa (17) in the top 20 of the index.


Rwanda: 6 Mind-Boggling African Business Opportunities You Must Not Miss!

September 24, 2015

I am back! I have just returned from my business trip to Rwanda and I am buzzing with energy and excitement! The country is full of mind-boggling African business opportunities, you must not miss! But above all: They are available in a country rating extremely low on red tape and corruption, and high on personal & investment safety, effectiveness, business incentives, oh….and an amazing level of cleanliness in its capital…


The Big Problem With Calling African Fashion ‘Tribal’

House of Tayo - Ties
September 4, 2015

“Design is my tool for telling stories about my home.” You don’t need to be a veteran style editor or a high-profile blogger to recognize the huge influence African culture has on the fashion industry. From the runways of Junya Watanabe to the racks of H&M, designers and brands have reinterpreted the Ankara prints traditionally worn by African men and women for centuries into ready-to-wear pieces now considered “trendy.” While Rwandan designer…


Countries of Africa

August 20, 2015

    List of countries in Africa Surrounded by water from all directions, Africa is a continent with clearly determined and absolutely accurate borders. In the north it is separated from Europe by the Mediterranean Sea, in the northeast, is separated from Asia by the Suez Canal and farther by the Red Sea. From the east and southeast it is surrounded by the Indian Ocean, from the west by the…


Rwanda Genocide Court to Close its Doors After 21 Years

Skulls - Rwanda genocide
July 17, 2015

Arusha, Tanzania (dpa) – Posters hang in the lifts at the International Criminal Tribunal (ICTR) for Rwanda reading, “Memorabilia wanted.” It appears that the court in the north Tanzanian city of Arusha has already become history. At the entrance to the large building, the UN’s blue logo has faded to a light grey and the corridors are deserted. More than 60 high-ranking criminals have been convicted here, those who initiated…


Rwanda: British Lawmaker Files Motion Denouncing BBC Documentary

November 11, 2014

A British Member of Parliament Eric Joyce, this week filed a motion in the UK Parliament seeking to have the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) investigated over a recent documentary on Rwanda. Hon. Joyce’s Early Day Motion stated that he was “dismayed” of the BBC production that played in the hands of “Genocide denialists”. The motion further urges the Director General of the BBC, a member of the House of Lords,…