Kigali

Queer Voices
The reaction he said he's received has been mostly “horrible,” underscoring the intolerance faced by LGBTQ people in many parts of Africa.
Environment
Le Monde, Clémentine Thiberge, "Vers une suppression des hydrofluorocarbones, puissants gaz à effet de serre" (17 August
Travel
By Maria Russo As travelers, it is important to us to leave the planet a better place. Our journeys abroad brought a richness
Impact
Together we went to Rwanda and discovered what peace and reconciliation really means. Together we faced our fears and faced each other. Do Israelis and Palestinians have to go all the way to Rwanda to finally believe that peace is possible?
Travel
Rwanda is one of the smallest countries in Africa, but it punches above its weight in terms of things to do and see. And while it did have a troubled past, the country has long since turned around and is now one of the safest places to visit on the continent.
Impact
Today is graduation day, a day of fanfare, unfettered dreams and promise. But this is no ordinary graduation. It is The Akilah Institute for Women in Kigali, Rwanda, the only college for women in East Africa.
Impact
As we remember the Rwandan genocide of 20 years ago, my hope is that we will look next door to the Democratic Republic of Congo and the everyday emergency that is bringing a people to its knees.
Travel
They are 5,250 miles apart, one in Asia, the other in Africa. But in each, huge piles of human skulls bear mute witness to the genocidal horrors of the last quarter of the 20th century when the world should already have learned better from the enormity of the Nazi Holocaust. Once the Chao Ponhea Yat High School, Pol Pot turned it into Security Prison 21 (S-21), where of the nearly 20,000 who passed through its satanic doors only a dozen survived. It was just one of scores of such hellholes where prisoners were beaten, tortured with electric shocks, burned with searing hot metal and water-boarded among other torments.
The World Post
The Rwanda genocide may seem like a black hole in history, forever beyond human understanding from which no light can ever escape. But historical events can be meaningfully explained and Rwanda is no exception.
Impact
The Kigali Public Library is one potential social business model in communities that have experienced atrocities, but it
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Bosco Ntaganda, one of the most wanted war criminals in the world, unexpectedly has surrendered to the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda and asked to be sent to The Hague to face trial at the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.
Impact
There's an old adage that says, "If you educate a woman, you educate a generation." That is what Elizabeth Dearborn Hughes, founder of the Akilah Institute for Women, is doing in Kigali, Rwanda.
Impact
A few of the thirty artisans of the Ihangane Women's Association. Each member pays $25 to join. They put 10 percent of profits
Impact
Indego Africa creates a powerful new paradigm for brands seeking to help the people of Africa by giving them a hand up instead of a hand out.
The World Post
As you pass through the country, it is hard to imagine that these same streets in this country the size of Hawaii were the scene of one of the worst human slaughters of the late 20th century.
The World Post
Access to life-saving vaccines should not be determined by the lottery of birthplace and every child deserves a healthy future, whether they are born in Baltimore or Bangalore.
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We've never traveled anywhere quite like Rwanda. The country's wounds may never completely heal, especially when "never again" happened here such a short time ago.
The World Post
In Rwanda and across Africa, the Millennium Villages project has demonstrated that food scarcity can be all but vanquished if the required resource management, investment and political will are available.
WorldPost
For one week in May, we lived and worked at the beautiful Agahozo Shalom Youth Village in rural Rwanda. The youth village houses 125 teenagers who were orphaned by the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
Business
According to the center's managing director, Dr. Anita Asiimwe, doctors spend less time on crises and more time researching