How to survive Bujumbura

How to survive Bujumbura

By Karl-Chris Nsabiyumva I was talking to a friend who lives abroad the other day, trying to convince her that she should come home, but she was telling me she isn’t ready… not ready to deal with the life and especially the people here (hah). It had me thinking...

Imana igucira icanzo

Vyanditswe na Ihorimbere Judicaël – “Ni ahejo, ndagukunda” – “Nanje ndagukunda” Uko niko bari baraye basezeranye n’umukunzi wiwe. Ciza bari baraye bavuganye n’umupfasoni wiwe. Ivyuma ntivyasezeranye ariko kubera Ciza...
Ode To A Mukeke

Ode To A Mukeke

By Jim I found myself a wee bit hungry Had a grumble in my tummy Had only Monopoly money To find a meal that satisfies We ambled to a small café Requested “Le carte, sil vous plait,” When mine eyes espied the Mukeke Served grilled along with Frenchie Fries “Pardon,...
For a change of things, now!

For a change of things, now!

By Achille Manirakiza A contemporary thinker said: “the middle class complains with social media, the lower class still cannot join the two ends of their months, and the higher class sees it…and keeps on making money”. With the general elections of 2005,...