Tagged: Rwanda

Opinion: Rwanda – From horror to hope

by Simi Fajemirokun I left Rwanda torn emotionally, on one hand I felt extremely proud and another extremely ashamed.  The mantra made popular by the Obama Campaign really does ignite a can do attitude in all of us, in essence, a spirit of hope. In light of the periods in...

Opinion: From Rwanda with much love

by Dolapo Aina See you in Rwanda-the land of a thousand hills; a million smiles and a billion opportunities. Rwanda’s peaceful ambience is perfect for creative minds that need a serene location to be mentally and creatively productive. Rwanda’s business climate is conducive for any straight-forward entrepreneur. Rwanda’s tourism especially...

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Opinion: I wish your parents were gay

by Saatah Nubari To everybody who supports gay rights, be you a President or anybody, at this juncture I’ll just say to you that I WISH YOUR PARENTS WERE GAY. I am amazed at the criticisms that has trailed President Obama’s visit to Africa. One thing that catches my attention...

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Dele Momodu: If I were President Jonathan

by Dele Momodu The first and most important was that I expected a man who comes from my kind of humble background to run a simple and less expensive government. Fellow Nigerians, I had planned, and hoped, to escape from President Goodluck Jonathan’s unending brouhaha this week but that seems...

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Opinion: Nigeria’s GDP – Punching below its weight

by Tunji Andrews  Nigeria no longer stands on the that top ten list of “fastest growing countries”. Our 6.5% GDP fell way short of our African brothers like Libya (12.2%), Mozambique (8.2%), Rwanda (7.8%) and Ghana (7.6%), who all managed to make the top ten listings in 2012. For me...

TICKER: Everywhere they go: MTN fined for poor services in Rwanda

Telecommunications giant, MTN, are not having it all rosy presently in Rwanda as the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA) has levied a fine of 3 million Rwandan Franc (about $4,834) per day on MTN Rwanda for poor service, with effect from September 14. Arguably the largest provider of telecoms services...

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NYTimes: Free speech in the age of YouTube

by Somini Sengupta   COMPANIES are usually accountable to no one but their shareholders. Internet companies are a different breed. Because they traffic in speech — rather than, say, corn syrup or warplanes — they make decisions every day about what kind of expression is allowed where. And occasionally they come under...