Rwanda: When a Journalist Asks Whether ‘You Speak Hutu Or Tutsi’

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“Rwanda has been such a good surprise for me,” was all a vividly confounded Angolan journalist, Maria Luisa de Carvalho-Rogerio, could say as we drove from the Kigali International Airport on the night of August 24, ahead of the opening of an international conference on gender and media, last week. Continue reading

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The Top Ten Myths in the War Against Libya

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By Maximilian C. Forte– August 31, 2011

Since Colonel Gaddafi has lost his military hold in the war against NATO and the insurgents/rebels/new regime, numerous talking heads have taken to celebrating this war as a “success”. They believe this is a “victory of the Libyan people” and that we should all be celebrating. Continue reading

L’Afrique de l’Est pourrait égaler le Japon dans la facilité à faire des affaires

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Communiqué-Banque Mondiale

IFC et la Banque mondiale ont publié aujourd’hui un rapport affirmant que si les meilleures règlementations et procédures est-africaines étaient mises en œuvre à tous les niveaux, l’environnement réglementaire des entreprises en Afrique de l’Est, tel que mesuré par le rapport, serait comparable à celui du Japon. Continue reading