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RWANDA: Walk to remember

`Small idea’ by high school students has become global anti-genocide movement Kampala, Uganda | STEPHEN NUWAGIRA & FRANCIS BYARUHANGA | A sea of dark mass captures my attention as I head towardsthe Rwandan Parliament on this cloudy Saturday evening. It’s a mass of people clad mostly in black or dark …

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Is it really 2018?

The evidence suggests otherwise Kampala, Uganda | CHARLES C. ROZIER | According to scholars throughout history, we actually aren’t living in the year that is printed on our calendars. The more the origins and development of dating systems have been and are studied, the more it becomes apparent that time …

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RWANDA: Electricity changes lives

Rwanda has implemented one of the most comprehensive electrification programmes in the world Kampala, Uganda | JÖRG PETERS | More than 1.1 billion people in developing countries lack access to electricity. Some 590 million live in Africa, where the rural electrification rate is particularly low at only 14%. A lack of access to …

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Abusive relationships

Why it’s so hard for women to ‘just leave’ Kampala, Uganda | DANIEL G. SAUNDERS | “And so I stayed.” In a widely read blog post, Jennifer Willoughby wrote this phrase after each of the many reasons she gave for enduring what she described as her abusive marriage to former White House …

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