Tag Archives: Rwanda

Facing the facts

African history has often been overlooked by the general public, with perceptions of the continent being ravaged by famine, Aids, tribal conflict and many other negative connotations. At times this lead to donations to various charities but is quickly forgotten. … Continue reading

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Is Food Security in Africa Increasing?

  Eastern Cape Big Pineapple; Author: NJR ZA; Source: Wiki Commons An interesting article by Miriam Gathigah for Inter Press Africa suggests that several countries on the continent have hugely improved food security over recent years. Ghana, South Africa, Rwanda, Liberia, Malawi … Continue reading

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No Fear: Explorations of a Congolese Refugee Camp in Rwanda

As we twisted up the hills outside of Kibuye, the beautiful resort town on the edge of Lake Kivu, I started to formulate elaborate metaphors that matched our drive.  Our intentions felt a bit twisted as well. Mine were out … Continue reading

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Contributions Wanted!

Perspectivesonafrica would welcome contributions from anyone with a knowledge of events surrounding the unfolding environmental disaster in the Horn and East Africa. We are also looking for contributions on issues of any kind in central Africa- DRC, Central African Republic, … Continue reading

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