World Politics
0 Time for a new narrative on Rwanda

Analysis Woman and child tilling the fieldTom Paulson For some, Rwanda is beautiful, a story of amazing recovery and rebuilding. For others, Rwanda is creepy, a story of ongoing Western-sanctioned political repression and murder. In other words, Rwanda is complex. Incredibly complex, with some deep wounds that have not yet…

5 Transforming Kigali, murder mystery site and Hotel Rwanda

The first thing a seasoned traveler might notice about Rwanda’s capital city Kigali is how clean and ordered it is, as compared to many other cities in Sub-Saharan Africa (or anywhere, for that matter). Not much garbage and no plastic bags flying around. They’ve been banned here. The grass and…