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Rwanda’s outstanding improvement after genocide against the Tutsi

It has been 20 years since the genocide that took as many as a million lives and left Rwanda in ruins. So it is illuminating that a new report shows that life expectancy in the formerly splintered African nation has doubled in that time.


Kwibuka 20

       So much has happened over the course of just a month. It has been hard being away from my family. Not being there for my family when my grandfather passed was difficult, not being there for my Nana and not being able to be there for my Dad. 1,139 more words

Photo of the Day #2

Rwanda has two rainy seasons, one that starts in March and the other that starts in October – just like in Hawaii.  However, because this is the Land of a Thousand Hills, the storms never last for very long.   299 more words

Meditation: My Photography

Never Again

This year marks 20 years since the Rwandan genocide began and this week people are remembering their experiences in the country undergoing a mass killing of citizens. 356 more words

Health Reporting

Kwibuka20: a flame to remember Rwanda's Genocide

“The Kwibuka Flame symbolises remembrance as well as the resilience and courage of Rwandans over the past twenty years” said a spokesperson of the Kwibuka20, 319 more words

The human map of Rwanda

On Monday I took part in the ‘Walk to Remember’, a march from the Rwandan Parliament to the National Amahoro Stadium, which culminated in a candlelight vigil in remembrance of those who lost their lives during the Genocide against the Tutsi. 819 more words