Willis Shalita

palestine

I WEEP FOR PALESTINE

Before I delve into this, I affirm Israel’s right to statehood, as an independent, sovereign Jewish state. But not at any cost. Israel’s rights must not extinguish the rights of Palestinians and their right to live in their homeland. Francesca...

Tshisekedi

FELIX TSHISEKEDI IS A TOOTHLESS BULLDOG

During the last shambolic elections in the DRC where Tshisekedi was seeking a second five-year term in office, he made wild childish and baseless accusations against Rwanda, and many empty threats that he cannot keep. He mindlessly threatened to...

AFRICA: Imponderable questions

In 1957 Ghana became the first African country to gain independence — that is political independence. That is more than six decades ago. Several African countries followed suit. But how independent are we? Why have so many things remained the same...

RWANDA : My vision and sentiments – unadulterated

Yes, you are reading this correctly. And why should they? Every Rwandan, wherever they are, whatever their background and history, and all we have been through has a different take and perception of The Motherland. I say all positive. We have had a...

CAPT MBAYE DIAGNE – Our True Hero

On May 31, 2023, it was twenty nine years since this gallant Senegalese warrior was murdered in Kigali doing what his conscience demanded : saving Tutsi from the marauding genocidal forces of the Habyarimana regime and the thuggish criminal...

RWANDA : Protecting and preserving the brand

There is a spirited and vigorous energy at home and in the Diaspora about protecting and keeping alive our brand – The Brand – that unique Rwandan spirit that defines who we are as a People. It means different things to each and everyone...

2022 IN REVIEW – Rwanda held its own

And what a year it was. In spite of many challenges and hysterical detractors whose noises are for not, Rwanda had a very busy and successful year. Let us review together. The 26th Commonwealth Conference (CHOGM) was held in Kigali with 54 Heads of...