Every year the Karegeya family gather with family and friends to remember the life and loss of their patriarch, Patrick Karegeya. Patrick lived a complicated life of politics and security. In the end, he was away from his family for many years due to the dangerousness of his situation. Patrick’s wife, Leah Karegeya lives in the United States along with her three grown children who are all highly educated individuals and the living legacy of their father.Read More
BLANTYRE(AGV): Malawi police have arrested Rwandan businessman Vincent Murekezi who is accused of participating in the 1994 genocide in his home country. According to impeccable sources, Murekezi was arrested Thursday morning.Read More
LILONGWE: Barely a day after Malawi government through the Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security cleared a Malawian of Rwandan origin Vincent Murekezi of having a no hand in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, authorities in Rwanda have declared that the man is indeed a genocide suspect hunted by the government. The Rwandan National Prosecutor, Fautsin Nkusi, confirmed to Malawi’s local radio station, Zodiak, that fugitive Murekezi’s passport particulars also match the date of birth listed for the convict they have been hunting for.Read More
Disaster, disease and disorder: for decades now our TVs and newspapers have been flled with the latest unfolding debacle in Africa. How many times have we watched grim-faced reporters broadcast live from equally grim, fy-infested refugee camps?
The trouble is that whilst there’s nothing made up about the horrors of Darfur, the reality is that they’re not happening everywhere in Africa, as Baffour Ankomah, editor of New African magazine points out: “British people could be forgiven for thinking that Africa is the sum of what they see on TV and in newspapers so that they think that all of Africa is suffering. But this isn’t true.”
I am troubled by how many men choose to be stubbornly stupid when it comes to the issue of rape. Why is it so hard to grasp that when a man violates a woman and her body, the man is to blame? Because he violated her; because no means no; because no matter what a woman is wearing or anything else a man views as “suggestive,” if a woman doesn’t want you, then you back the hell away from her. Why is this such a hard concept to grasp?Read More