Rwanda is the hidden gem in East Africa

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LOUISE HEALY

“Crouch down and don’t move a muscle,” the guide said with steady unease as the silverback charged towards us, beating his mighty fists against his chest.

Squatting down in the thick vegetation of the Karisimbi forest in northwest Rwanda with nowhere to run and absolutely nowhere to hide I began to question why I had come here, and paid to come here at that. Continue reading

Padiri yigishije ko jenoside yari ngombwa, ikaba umugisha wakomeje ukwemera

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Ubushize, kuwa 16 Gicurasi 2011 nanditse kubijyanye n’uburyo hari abapadiri bagiye bagira inama Kiliziya ariko ntizifate. Reba; Kiliziya yaharaniye umubano mwiza na leta zateguye jenoside, itahira icyocyere cy’umubano uhuma amaso

Mu gihe hari abapadiri nka Mbonyintege na Mungwarareba bandikaga bemeza ko hari ibyo Kiliziya itakoze kandi hakaba n’ibindi ikwiye gukosora, hari abapadiri nka Joseph Ngomanzungu na Kagabo Vincent batabibona nkabo. Abo bapadiri, kuri bo nta cyiza Kiliziya itakoze. Continue reading

Letters from Africa: A test of faith

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By Dau Jok and Zack Rosen–May 27, 2011

Editor’s Note: In this space, Penn teammates Dau Jok and Zack Rosen will provide a series of blog updates on their trip to Africa and Dau’s work to start up the Dut Jok Youth Foundation to help his native Sudan. For more on the tragic, yet inspiring reasons, behind Dau’s mission, read Dana O’Neil’s story here. Also make sure to check out previous entries in Dau and Zack’s blog journal.  Continue reading