Rwanda

How Rwanda became an oasis of liberal Islam

1 June 2019 9:00 am

 Kigali, Rwanda To most outsiders, Rwanda is still synonymous with genocide. Nearly a million killed in 100 days; almost three…

What Rwanda can teach us about gender equality

13 January 2018 9:00 am

What an incredible statement we heard on My Perfect Country. ‘I can walk into a boardroom and forget I am…

Dark magus: Don Cheadle as Miles Davis in ‘Miles Ahead’

‘Do black movies really not sell?’: Don Cheadle on Miles Ahead

16 April 2016 9:00 am

The musical biopic is a staple of the Hollywood economy. Like an Airfix model kit it comes with the necessary…

Rwanda is sliding into a new tragedy. And this time we’re funding it

9 January 2016 9:00 am

Never lighthearted, my African political exile friend sounded particularly lugubrious on the line from Washington. His voice was low and…

Portrait of the week

15 August 2015 9:00 am

Home The Metropolitan Police encouraged people to celebrate VJ Day despite reports in the Mail on Sunday (picked up from…

Portrait of the week

27 June 2015 9:00 am

Home Tens of thousands took part in a demonstration in London against austerity, and thousands more in other cities. Russell…

I want to do for field rations what Jamie Oliver did for school dinners

17 January 2015 9:00 am

Hell’s Kitchen My ambition to open a fish and chip shop in Mogadishu has not happened yet, though I remain…

Was this Christian pioneer of radio evangelism a fraud?

29 November 2014 9:00 am

She was the sequinned star of the airwaves back in the 1920s, the first preacher to realise the potential of…

There are echoes of Turkey and Armenia in the revisionist view of the Rwandan genocide

22 November 2014 9:00 am

Kenya It’s a long time since I thought of Thaddee, our Kigali stringer when I was covering Rwanda for Reuters.…

Kate Chisholm on what makes the BBC World Service so special

1 November 2014 9:00 am

‘Don’t take it for granted,’ she warned. ‘It’s one of the few places where you can hear diverse voices, different…

Brian Lara: Why I'm helping build a cricket stadium in Rwanda

13 September 2014 9:00 am

Twenty years ago, in 1994, I had a golden summer. I scored 375 against England in Antigua, a Test record…

Before you talk about 'Lessons from Rwanda', read this

5 April 2014 9:00 am

In Rwanda I was an ant walking over the rough hide of an elephant — this time 20 years ago…

Mortar fire, weddings, camels, the French revolution: all kind of things get in the way of cricket

5 April 2014 9:00 am

It isn’t just the elk, either. Also bringing proceedings to a halt in this wonderful anthology are camels (Bahrain), cows…

Why I won’t let my children learn French

29 March 2014 9:00 am

My children won’t learn French. If their school tries to force the issue, I’ll fight tooth and nail. There’ll be…

Land of Second Chances, by Tim Lewis - review

27 July 2013 9:00 am

This is a book about Rwanda. It’s a book about cycling. But it’s not, in the end, a book about…