Rwanda is a landlocked African country and borders Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is “the land of a thousand hills”, rich in flora and fauna and with stunning natural beauty. About 350 of the world’s 700 mountain gorillas live in Rwanda. Rwandan people do not typically form villages but each family is surrounded by its own fields. Tin ore (cassiterite) and coffee are major exports. Toy made with Rwandan tin
Image accompanying a Ugandan journalist's memories of the Rwandan genocide, its parallels with incidents in his own childhood and its legacy
Living with 1994
David Tumusiime   In April 1994, he was 24. He had been married a month to a woman he called “My Jasmine”. Like the flower. That was her name: Jasmine...
Rwanda Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre Gisozi travel writing
April
Patrick Whang   April in Rwanda is probably one of the most beautiful times of the year. The start of the long rainy season brings forth a burst of green...