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Maneno – A blogging system for Africans

Maneno – Swahili meaning ‘words’. Maneno is a new multi-lingual, lightweight blogging platform for sub-Saharan African bloggers. The platform is based on a lightweight framework which allows those with limited or narrow-bandwidth internet to access and contribute to the site easily and quickly. Maneno is committed to all African bloggers and therefore is available in English, Spanish, French, […]

Reconciliation in Rwanda: Fifteen years on from the genocide

Reconciliation in Rwanda: Fifteen years on from the genocide

Rwandan Genocide on Film Today I watched ‘Shooting Dogs‘, a film depicting the tragic story of the Rwandan genocide from the L’Ecole Technique Officielle. There are similarities between this and another film, ‘Hotel Rwanda‘, which also depicts the same tragic story of the Rwandan genocide only set in a hotel compound rather than a school.  […]